Publication(English)  2008


Fujita N, Okada K, Tanaka H, Murase K. Optimum voxel volume for maximizing contrast-to-noise ratio in BOLD functional MRI. The Open Magnetic Resonance Journal. 1: 54-59, 2008

Iihara K, Murao K, Yamada N, Takahashi JC, Nakajima N, Satow T, Hishikawa T, Nagata I, Miyamoto S. Growth potential and response to multimodality treatment of partially thrombosed large or giant aneurysms in the posterior circulation. Neurosurgery. 63(5): 832-842; discussion 842-834, 2008

Kinoshita M, Hashimoto N, Goto T, Kagawa N, Kishima H, Izumoto S, Tanaka H, Fujita N, Yoshimine T. Fractional anisotropy and tumor cell density of the tumor core show positive correlation in diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging of malignant brain tumors. Neuroimage. 43: 29-35, 2008

Kinoshita M, Hashimoto N, Goto T, Yanagisawa T, Okita Y, Kagawa N, Kishima H, Izumoto S, Tanaka H, Fujita N, Shimosegawa E, Hatazawa J, Yoshimine T. Use of fractional anisotropy for determination of the cutt-off value in 11C methionine positron emission tomography for glioma. Neuroimage 2008, Dec 10 [Epub ahead of print]

Sasaki M, Yamada K, Watanabe Y, Matsui M, Ida M, Fujiwara S, Shibata E. Variability in Absolute Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Values Acoss Different Platforms May BE Substantial: A Multivendor, Multi-institutional Comparison Study. Radiology. 249(2): 624-630, 2008

Uotani K, Yamada N, Kono AK, Taniguchi T, Sugimoto K, Fujii M, Kitagawa A, Okita Y, Naito H, Sugimura K. Preoperative Visualization of the Artery of Adamkiewicz by Intra-Arterial CT Angiography. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 29(2): 314-318, 2008

Uno H, Taguchi A, Oe H, Nagano K, Yamada N, Moriwaki H, Naritomi H. Relationship between detectability of ischemic lesions by diffusion-weighted imaging and embolic sources in transient ischemic attacks. Eur Neurol. 59(1-2): 38-43, 2008

Watanabe Y, Kashiwagi N, Yamada N, Higashi M, Fukuda T, Morikawa S, Onishi Y, Iihara K, Miyamoto S, Naito H. Subtraction 3D CT angiography with orbital synchronized helical scan technique for the evaluation of postoperative cerebral aneurysms treated with cobalt-alloy clips AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 29: 1071-75, 2008

Watanabe Y, Uotani K, Higashi M, Fukuda T, Yamada N, Naito H. Dual energy direct bone removal CT angiography for evaluation of intracranial aneurysm or stenosis: Comparison with conventional digital subtraction angiography Eur Radiol. 19(4): 1019-1024, 2009


Daimon T, Johkoh T, Sumikawa H, Honda O, Fujimoto K, Koga T, Arakawa H, Yanagawa M, Inoue A, Mihara N, Tomiyama N, Nakamura H, Sugiyama Y. Acute eosinophilic pneumonia: Thin-section CT findings in 29 patients. Eur J Radiol. 65(3): 462-467, 2008

Kataoka T, Shinoda H, Yanagawa M, Kamiura S, Nishizawa Y, Hongyo T. Heterologous carcinosarcoma of Douglas’ pouch with adenocarcinomas of the fallopian tube and the peritoneal cavity, Pathology 40(6): 641-645, 2008

Sumikawa H, Johkoh T, Colby TV, Ichikado K, Suga M, Taniguchi H, Kondo Y, Ogura T, Arakawa H, Fujimoto K, Inoue A, Mihara N, Honda O, Tomiyama N, Nakamura H, Muller NL. Computed Tomography Findings in Pathological Usual Interstitial Pneumonia: Relationship to Survival. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 177(4): 433-439, 2008

Sumikawa H, JohkohT, Nagareda T, Sekiguchi J, Matsuo K, Fujita Y, Natsag J, Inoue A, Mihara N, Honda O, Tomiyama N, Minami M, Okumura M, Nakamura H. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma with Ground-glass Attenuation on Thin-section CT: Quantification by Three-dimensional Image Analyzing Method. Eur J Radiol. 65(1): 104-11, 2008

Abdominal Imaging & Interventional Radiology_Group

Higashihara H, Murakami T, Kim T, Hori M, Onishi H, Nakata S, Osuga K, Tomoda K, Nakamura H.Differential diagnosis between metastatic tumors and nonsolid benign lesions of the liver using ferucarbotran-enhanced MR imaging. Eur J Radiol. 2008 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Higuchi I, Yasuda T, Yano M, Doki Y, Miyata H, Tatsumi M, Fukunaga H, Takiguchi S, Fujiwara Y, Hatazawa J, Monden M. Lack of fludeoxyglucose F 18 uptake in posttreatment positron emission tomography as a significant predictor of survival after subsequent surgery in multimodality treatment for patients with locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 136: 205-212, 212.e1-3, 2008

Imai Y, Murakami T, Hori M, Fukuda K, Kim T, Marukawa T, Abe H, Kuwabara M, Onishi H, Tsuda K, Sawai Y, Kurokawa M, Hayashi N, Monden M, Nakamura H. Hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma: Combined dynamic MDCT and SPIO-enhanced MRI versus combined CTHA and CTAP. Hepatol Res. 38(2): 147-158, 2008

Isohashi K, Tatsumi M, Higuchi I, Inoue A, Nakajo K, Ishikawa J, Shimosegawa E, Kanakura Y, Nakamura H, Hatazawa J. 18F-FDG-PET in patients with malignant lymphoma having long-term follow-up: staging and restaging, and evaluation of treatment response and recurrence. Ann Nucl Med. 22: 795-802, 2008

Khankan AA, Murakami T, Onishi H, Matsushita M, Iannaccone R, Aoki Y, Tono T, Kim T, Hori M, Osuga K, Passariello R, Nakamura H. Hepatocellular carcinoma treated with radio frequency ablation: An early evaluation with magnetic resonance imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 27(3): 546-551, 2008

Kitada T, Murakami T, Kuzushita N, Minamitani K, Nakajo K, Osuga K, Miyoshi E, Nakamura H, Kishino B, Tamura S, Hayashi N. Effectiveness of real-time virtual sonography-guided radiofrequency ablation treatment for patients with hepatocellular carcinomas. Hepatol Res. 38: 565-571, 2008

Kuwabara M, Shimono T, Toyomasu M, Shioyama M, Mitsui Y, Yoshinaga E, Kawada A, Hosono M, Murakami T, Kusunoki S.“Prominent ear sign”on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in relapsing polychondritis. Radiat Med. 26: 438-441,2008

Maeda N, Osuga K, Mikami K, Higashihara H, Onishi H, Nakaya Y, Tatsumi M, Hori M, Kim T, Tomoda K, Nakamura H, Angiographic evaluation of hepatic arterial damage after transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma. Radiation Medicine. 26(4): 206-212, 2008

Mikami K, Murakami T, Okada A, Osuga K, Tomoda K, Nakamura H. Magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused ultrasound ablation of uterine fibroid: Early clinical experience. Radiat Med. 26: 198-205, 2008

Okada T, Shimada R, Hori M, Nakamoto M, Chen YW, Nakamura H, Sato Y. Automated segmentation of the liver from 3D CT images using probabilistic atlas and multi-level statistical shape model. Acad Radiol. 15(11): 1390-1403, 2008.

Okada M, Murakami T, Kumano S, Imaoka I, Shimono T, Ashikaga R, Hosono M. Comparison between one-route and two-route injection for liver and aortic enhancement using MDCT.Am J Roentgenol. 190: 323-326,2008

Osuga K, Hori S, Hiraishi K, Sugiura T, Hata Y, Higashihara H, Maeda N, Tomoda K, Nakamura H. Bland Embolization of hepatocellular carcinoma using superabsorbent polymer microspheres. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 31: 1108-1116, 2008

Satake M, Uchida H, Arai Y, Anai H, Sakaguchi H, Nagata T, Yamane T, Kichikawa K, Osaki Y, Okazaki M, Higashihara H, Nakamura H, Osuga K, Nakao N, Hirota S. Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization (TACE) with Lipiodol to Treat Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Survey Results from the TACE Study Group of Japan. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 31:756-761, 2008

Shimamoto H, Tatsumi M, Kakimoto N, Hamada S, Shimosegawa E, Murakami S, Furukawa S, Hatazawa J. (18)F-FDG accumulation in the oral cavity is associated with periodontal disease and apical periodontitis: an initial demonstration on PET/CT. Ann Nucl Med. 22: 587-593, 2008

Shimono T, Tsuboyama T, Kuwaraba M, Im SW, Yagyu Y, Imaoka I, Ashikaga R, Hosono M, Murakami T: Discordance of motion artifacts on magnetic resonance imaging in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:comparison of diffusion-weighted and conventional imaging sequences. Radiat Med. 26: 151-155, 2008

Tsuboyama T, Imaoka I, Shimono T, Nakatsuka T, Ashikaga R, Okuaki T, Koyama N, T Murakami T. T2*-sensitized high-resolution magnetic resonance venography using 3D-PRESTO technique. Magn Reson Med Sci. 7: 73-77, 2008

Yoh T, Hosono M, Komeya Y, Im SW, Ashikaga R, Shimono T, Tsuchiya N, Okada M, Hanada K, Yagyu Y, Nishimura Y, Murakami T. Quantitative evaluation of norcholesterol scintigraphy, CT attenuation value, and chemical-shift MR imaging for characterizing adrenal adenomas. Ann Nucl Med. 22: 513-519, 2008

Radiation Oncology_Group