Kazuo Awai

Last Updated :2017/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences (Biomedical Sciences Major), Professor
Web Site
E-mail
awaihiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-257-5257 FAX : (+81)82-257-5259
Self-introduction
Diagnostic Radiologist Major interest: Development of low dose CT, Analysis of pharmacokinetics of contrast material for CT and MRI, Clinical application of computer aided imaging diagnosis

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • School of Medicine:Program of Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences:Biomedical Sciences Major

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Medicine

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Clinical internal medicine;Radiation science

Research Keywords

  • CT
  • contrast media
  • CIN
  • radiation dose reduction
  • Perfusion CT
  • Dual Energy CT
  • iterative image reconstruction

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japan Radiological Society
  • Radiology Society of North America
  • European Society of Radiology
  • The Japan Lung Cancer Society
  • Japanase Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • Japanese Association for Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
  • The Japanese Society of CT Screening
  • Society of Japanese Interventional Radiology
  • Japanese Sciety of Medical Imaging

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Radiation Biology & Radiation Health Risk Sciences
  2. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical diagnosis and treatment I
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical diagnosis and treatment II
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Symptomatology, Diagnosis and Treatment
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice for medical research
  6. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Intensive
  7. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical Clerkship (Advanced Course)
  8. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Diagnostic Radiology
  9. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  10. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  11. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced research on Diagnostic Radiology
  12. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced research on Diagnostic Radiology

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Oda S, Awai K,Murao K, Ozawa A, Yanaga Y, Kawanaka K, Yamashita Y. Computer-Aided volumetry of pulmonary nodules exhibiting cround-glass opacity at MDCT.AJR 2010,194:398-406, American Journal of Roentgenology, 194, 398-406, 20100201
  2. Yanaga Y, Awai K, Nakaura T, Utsunomiya D, Oda S, Hirai T, Yamashita Y. Contrast material injection protocol with the dose adjusted to the body surface area for MDCT aortography. AJR 2010; 194: 903-908, American Journal of Roentgenology, 194, 903-908, 20100401
  3. Utsunomiya D, Oda S, Funama Y, Awai K, Nakaura T, Yanaga Y, Hirai T, Yamashita Y. Comparison of standard- and low-tube voltage MDCT angiography in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Eur Radiol. 2010; 20: 2758-2765, Eur Radiol., 20, 2758-2765, 20101101
  4. Shimizu K, Utsunomiya D, Nakaura T, Awai K, Oda S, Yanaga Y, Funama Y, Hirai T, Hashida M, Yamashita Y. Uniform vascular enhancement of lower-extremity artery on CT angiography using test-injection monitoring at the central level of the scan range: a simulation flow phantom study with clinical correlation.Acad Radiol. 2010; 17: 1153-1157, Acad Radiol, 17, 1153-1157, 20100901
  5. Oda S, Awai K, Funama Y, Utsunomiya D, Yanaga Y, Kawanaka K, Yamashita Y.Effects of dual-energy subtraction chest radiography on detection of smallpulmonary nodules with varying attenuation: receiver operating analysis using a phantom study. Jpn J Radiol. 2010; 28: 214-219, Jpn J Radiol., 28, 214-219, 20100401
  6. Radiation exposure of operator performing interventional procedures using a flat panel angiography system: evaluation with photoluminescence glass dosimeters, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 28(6), 423-429, JUL 2010
  7. Uniform Vascular Enhancement of Lower-Extremity Artery on CT Angiography Using Test-Injection Monitoring at the Central Level of the Scan Range: A Simulation Flow Phantom Study with Clinical Correlation, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 17(9), 1153-1157, SEP 2010
  8. Comparison of standard- and low-tube voltage MDCT angiography in patients with peripheral arterial disease, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 20(11), 2758-2765, NOV 2010
  9. Low-Kilovoltage, High-Tube-Current MDCT of Liver in Thin Adults: Pilot Study Evaluating Radiation Dose, Image Quality, and Display Settings.Nakaura T, AwaiK, Oda S, Funama Y, Harada K, Uemura S, Yamashita Y,AJR,196(6)1332-1338,2011, American Journal of Roentgenology, 196(6), 1332-1338, 20110601
  10. Cutaneous complications after transcatheter arterial treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma via the internal mammary artery:how to avoid this complication.Kajiwara K, Kakizawa H,Awai K,et al.Jpn J Radiol,29(5)307-315,2011, Jpn J Radiol, 29(5), 307-315, 20110601
  11. Low-dose contrast protocol using the test bolus technique for 64-detector computed tomography coronary angiography.Nakaura T, Awai K, et al,Jpn J Radiol. 29(7)457-465,2011, Jpn J Radiol, 29(7), 457-465, 20110801
  12. Recanalization after Successful Occulusion by Transcatheter Arterial Embolization with N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate for Traumatic Splenic Artery Injury.Ishikawa M,Kakizawa H, Awai K,Hiroshima J Med Sci. ,60(4)87-90,2011, Hiroshima J Med Sci, 60(4), 87-90, 20110401
  13. Volume-Doubling Time of Pulmonary Nodules with Ground Glass Opacity at Multidetector CT: Assessment with Computer-Aided Three-Dimensional Volumetry, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 18(1), 63-69, JAN 2011
  14. Effect of Lapatinib on Hepatic Parenchymal Enhancement on Gadoxetate Disodium (EOB)-Enhanced MRI Scans, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 35(3), 351-352, MAY-JUN 2011
  15. Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients Weighing 70 kg or Less: Initial Trial of Compact-Bolus Dynamic CT With Low-Dose Contrast Material at 80 kVp, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 196(6), 1324-1331, JUN 2011
  16. A Low Tube Voltage Technique Reduces the Radiation Dose at Retrospective ECG-gated Cardiac Computed Tomography for Anatomical and Functional Analyses, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 18(8), 991-999, AUG 2011
  17. Abdominal Dynamic CT in Patients with Renal Dysfunction: Contrast Agent Dose Reduction with Low Tube Voltage and High Tube Current-Time Product Settings at 256-Detector Row CT, RADIOLOGY, 261(2), 467-476, NOV 2011
  18. Baseline incidence and severity of renal insufficiency evaluated by estimated glomerular filtration rates in patients scheduled for contrast-enhanced CT, ACTA RADIOLOGICA, 52(5), 581-586, JUN 2011
  19. Cutaneous complications after transcatheter arterial treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma via the internal mammary artery: how to avoid this complication, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 29(5), 307-315, JUN 2011
  20. Newly developed compression fractures after percutaneous vertebroplasty: comparison with conservative treatment, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 29(5), 335-341, JUN 2011
  21. Signal intensity of lanthanum carbonate on magnetic resonance images: phantom study, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 29(5), 366-370, JUN 2011
  22. Multidetector computed tomography evaluation of coronary plaque morphology in patients with stable angina, HEART AND VESSELS, 26(4), 392-398, JUL 2011
  23. Combination of a Low-Tube-Voltage Technique With Hybrid Iterative Reconstruction (iDose) Algorithm at Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 35(4), 480-485, JUL-AUG 2011
  24. Is It Possible to Predict Heart Rate and Range during Enhanced Cardiac CT Scan from Previous Non-enhanced Cardiac CT?, JOURNAL OF DIGITAL IMAGING, 24(4), 688-693, AUG 2011
  25. Multiple Myeloma: Microstructural Analysis of Lumbar Trabecular Bones in Patients without Visible Bone Lesions-Preliminary Results, RADIOLOGY, 260(2), 472-479, AUG 2011
  26. Feasibility of extended-coverage perfusion and dynamic computer tomography (CT) angiography using toggling-table technique on 64-slice CT, JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 38(3), 156-160, JUL 2011
  27. Indirect Computed Tomography Venography With a Low-Tube-Voltage Technique: Reduction in the Radiation and Contrast Material Dose-A Prospective Randomized Study, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 35(5), 631-636, SEP-OCT 2011
  28. Clinical Significance of the Transitional Phase at Gadoxetate Disodium-Enhanced Hepatic MRI for the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Preliminary Results, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 35(6), 723-727, NOV-DEC 2011
  29. Diffusion tensor imaging of peripheral nerve in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: a feasibility study, NEURORADIOLOGY, 53(12), 955-960, DEC 2011
  30. Clinical outcome of esophageal varices after hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with major portal vein tumor thrombus, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 41(11), 1046-1056, NOV 2011
  31. Total Coronary Artery Plaque Burden Measured by Cardiac Computed Tomography is Associated with Metabolic Syndrome, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 18(11), 939-945, 2011
  32. Evaluation of lumber nerve root compression using thin-slice thickness coronal magnetic resonance imaging: three-dimensional fat-suppressed multi-shot balanced non-steady-state free precession versus three-dimensional T1-weighted spoiled gradient-recalled echo, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 29(9), 623-629, NOV 2011
  33. Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil and systemic interferon-a for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in combination with or without three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy to venous tumor thrombosis in hepatic vein or inferior vena cava, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 42(5), 442-453, MAY 2012
  34. Chronological evaluation of liver enhancement in patients with chronic liver disease at Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced 3-T MR imaging: does liver function correlate with enhancement?, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 30(1), 25-33, JAN 2012
  35. Dose profiles for lung and breast regions at prospective and retrospective CT coronary angiography using optically stimulated luminescence dosimeters on a 64-detector CT scanner, PHYSICA MEDICA-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PHYSICS, 28(1), 76-82, JAN 2012
  36. Optimal Setting of Automatic Exposure Control Based on Image Noise and Contrast on Iodine-enhanced CT, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 19(4), 478-484, APR 2012
  37. Iterative decomposition of water and fat with echo asymmetry and least-squares estimation (IDEAL) imaging of multiple myeloma: initial clinical efficiency results, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 22(5), 1114-1121, MAY 2012
  38. Direct vasodilation by transdermal administration of nitroglycerin: preliminary, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of nitroglycerin skin spray for premedication before artery puncture, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 30(4), 370-375, MAY 2012
  39. Association Between Plasma High-Molecular-Weight Adiponectin and Coronary Plaque Characteristics Assessed by Computed Tomography Angiography in Conditions of Visceral Adipose Accumulation, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 76(7), 1687-1696, JUL 2012
  40. Low Contrast Agent and Radiation Dose Protocol for Hepatic Dynamic CT of Thin Adults at 256-Detector Row CT: Effect of Low Tube Voltage and Hybrid Iterative Reconstruction Algorithm on Image Quality, RADIOLOGY, 264(2), 445-454, AUG 2012
  41. Effect of age on the fractional anisotropy (FA) value of peripheral nerves and clinical significance of the age-corrected FA value for evaluating polyneuropathies, NEURORADIOLOGY, 54(8), 815-821, AUG 2012
  42. Coronary Artery Stent Evaluation by Combining Iterative Reconstruction and High-resolution Kernel at Coronary CT Angiography, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 19(11), 1324-1331, NOV 2012
  43. Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring on Different 64-detector Scanners Using a Low-tube Voltage (80 kVp), ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 19(11), 1402-1407, NOV 2012
  44. Use of preprocedural multidetector computed tomography to decrease atrial fibrillation recurrence following extensive encircling circumferential pulmonary vein isolation, JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 60(3-4), 236-241, SEP-OCT 2012
  45. Association between epicardial adipose tissue volume and characteristics of non-calcified plaques assessed by coronary computed tomographic angiography, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 161(1), 45-49, NOV 1 2012
  46. Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma according to Child-Pugh classification, JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 27(12), 1850-1857, DEC 2012
  47. Clinical applications of high-resolution ocular magnetic resonance imaging, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 30(9), 695-705, NOV 2012
  48. Migration to the pulmonary artery of nine metallic coils placed in the internal iliac vein for treatment of giant rectal varices.Wataru Yamasaki, Hideaki Kakizawa, Masaki Ishikawa, Shuji Date, ;Fuminari Tatsugami, Hiroaki Terada, Keiichi Masaki, Tomokazu Kawaoka, Masataka Tsuge, Hiroshi Aikata, Kazuaki Chayama, and Kazuo Awai.Acta Radiol.1(6),2012, Acta Radiol, 1(6), 20120701
  49. Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Determined Subretinal Fluid Volume in An Uveitic Patient.Okimoto S, Kiuchi Y, Tanitame K, Awai K.RETINAL Cases & Brief Reports.6(4)375-378,2012, RETINAL Cases & Brief Reports, 6(4), 375-378, 20121101
  50. Long-Term Outcomes of Hepatic Arterial Port Implantation using a Coaxial Microcatheter System in 176 Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma.Ishikawa M, Kakizawa H, Hieda M, Toyota N, Katamura Y, Aikata H, Chayama K, Awai K.Hiroshima J Med Sci.61(1)7-13,2012, Hiroshima J Med, 61(1), 7-13, 20120301
  51. Reduction of Interpatient Variability of Arterial Enhancement Using a New Bolus Tracking System in 320-Detector Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 37(1), 79-83, JAN-FEB 2013
  52. Detectability of hepatocellular carcinoma by gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI: Tumor-by-tumor analysis in explant livers, JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 37(3), 684-691, MAR 2013
  53. Automatic exposure control at MDCT based on the contrast-to-noise ratio: Theoretical background and phantom study, PHYSICA MEDICA-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PHYSICS, 29(1), 39-47, JAN 2013
  54. Compact-bolus dynamic CT protocol with a test bolus technique in 64-MDCT coronary angiography: comparison of fixed injection rate and duration protocol, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 31(2), 115-122, FEB 2013
  55. Contrast Enhancement During Hepatic Computed Tomography: Effect of Total Body Weight, Height, Body Mass Index, Blood Volume, Lean Body Weight, and Body Surface Area, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 37(2), 159-164, MAR-APR 2013
  56. Low-Contrast Dose Protection Protocol for Diagnostic Computed Tomography in Patients at High-Risk for Contrast-Induced Nephropathy, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 37(2), 289-296, MAR-APR 2013
  57. Stereotactic body radiation therapy combined with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for small hepatocellular carcinoma, JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 28(3), 530-536, MAR 2013
  58. Effect of lapatinib on hepatic parenchymal enhancement on gadoxetate disodium (EOB)-enhanced MRI scans of the rat liver, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 31(6), 386-392, JUN 2013
  59. Noncalcified atherosclerotic lesions with vulnerable characteristics detected by coronary CT angiography and future coronary events, JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, 7(3), 192-199, MAY-JUN 2013
  60. Recommended Iodine Dose for Multiphasic Contrast-Enhanced Mutidetector-Row Computed Tomography Imaging of Liver for Assessing Hypervascular Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Multicenter Prospective Study in 77 General Hospitals in Japan, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 20(9), 1130-1136, SEP 2013
  61. Novel connecting tube for saline chaser in contrast-enhanced CT: the effect of spiral flow of saline on contrast enhancement, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 23(11), 3213-3218, NOV 2013
  62. Incremental prognostic value of cardiac computed tomography angiography in asymptomatic aortic stenosis: Significance of aortic valve calcium score, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 168(6), 5205-5211, OCT 15 2013
  63. Non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia (NOMI): utility of measuring the diameters of the superior mesenteric artery and superior mesenteric vein at multidetector CT, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 31(11), 737-743, NOV 2013
  64. Precise size evaluation of extraocular muscles using fat-suppressed fast T1-weighted gradient-recalled echo imaging and multiple gaze fixation targets, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 31(12), 812-818, DEC 2013
  65. Ocular Volumetry Using Fast High-Resolution MRI during Visual Fixation, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 34(4), 870-876, APR 2013
  66. Magnetic Resonance Evaluation of Multiple Myeloma at 3.0 Tesla: How Do Bone Marrow Plasma Cell Percentage and Selection of Protocols Affect Lesion Conspicuity?, PLOS ONE, 9(1), JAN 28 2014
  67. Novel contrast-injection protocol for coronary computed tomographic angiography: contrast-injection protocol customized according to the patient's time-attenuation response, HEART AND VESSELS, 29(2), 149-155, MAR 2014
  68. Transarterial Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Fed by the Right Renal Capsular Artery, JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 25(3), 389-395, MAR 2014
  69. Brain MR Findings in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with and without Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 35(1), 100-105, JAN 2014
  70. Rationale and design of the PREDICT (Plaque Registration and Evaluation Detected In Computed Tomography) registry, JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, 8(2), 90-96, MAR-APR 2014
  71. Effectiveness of combined use of imprint cytological and histological examination in CT-guided tissue-core biopsy, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 24(5), 1127-1134, MAY 2014
  72. Prognostic value of coronary artery calcium and epicardial adipose tissue assessed by non-contrast cardiac computed tomography, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 233(2), 447-453, APR 2014
  73. Long-term outcome of patients with gastric varices treated by balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration, JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 29(5), 1035-1042, MAY 2014
  74. Pilot Study of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Combined with Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization for Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma, HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, 61(129), 31-36, JAN-FEB 2014
  75. Re-evaluation of detectability of liver metastases by contrast-enhanced CT: added value of hepatic arterial phase imaging, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 32(8), 467-475, AUG 2014
  76. Percutaneous transvenous embolization for portosystemic shunts associated with encephalopathy: Long-term outcomes in 14 patients, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 44(7), 740-749, JUL 2014
  77. Low-dose abdominal CT protocols with a tube voltage setting of 100 kVp or 80 kVp: Performance of radiation dose reduction and influence on visual contrast, CLINICAL RADIOLOGY, 69(8), 804-811, AUG 2014
  78. Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization with an interventional-CT system for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after living donor liver transplantation, HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, 61(133), 1387-1392, JUL-AUG 2014
  79. Venous sac embolization of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation: safety and effectiveness at mid-term follow-up, ACTA RADIOLOGICA, 55(9), 1093-1098, NOV 2014
  80. Multidetector Computed Tomography-Based Microstructural Analysis Reveals Reduced Bone Mineral Content and Trabecular Bone Changes in the Lumbar Spine after Transarterial Chemoembolization Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma, PLOS ONE, 9(10), OCT 16 2014
  81. Prediction of Aortic Enhancement on Coronary CTA Images Using a Test Bolus of Diluted Contrast Material, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 21(12), 1542-1546, DEC 2014
  82. Measurement of Electron Density and Effective Atomic Number by Dual-Energy Scan Using a 320-Detector Computed Tomography Scanner with Raw Data-Based Analysis: A Phantom Study, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 38(6), 824-827, NOV-DEC 2014
  83. A Longitudinal Computed Tomography Study of Lenalidomide and Bortezomib Treatment for Multiple Myeloma: Trabecular Microarchitecture and Biomechanics Assessed Using Multidetector Computed Tomography, CLINICAL LYMPHOMA MYELOMA & LEUKEMIA, 14(6), 485-492, DEC 2014
  84. Radiation Dose Reduction at MDCT With Iterative Reconstruction for Prenatal Diagnosis of Skeletal Dysplasia: Preliminary Study Using Normal Fetal Specimens, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 203(6), 1249-1256, DEC 2014
  85. Vertebral Fracture Risk of Multiple Myeloma Assessed by a CT-based Finite Element and Trabecular Structure Analysis., Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk., 14(1), 12-13, FEB 2014
  86. Pneumonia occurring after injection of Lipiodol to localize pulmonary nodules before fluoroscopy-aided thoracoscopic resection., Acta Radiol Short Rep., 23(3), 1, JAN2014
  87. Age-and sex-related differences in coronary plaque high-risk features in patients with acute coronary syndrome assrssed by computed tomography angiography., lnt J Cardiol., 174(3), 744-747, JUL2014
  88. Computerized determination of the likelihood of malignancy of pulmonary nodules using high-resolution CT- and positron emission tomography scans., Advanced Biomedical Engineering., 3, 116-122
  89. Pituitary Volumes and Functions in Children with Growth Hormone Deficiency: Volumetric Magnetic Resonance Findings., Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, 2(1), 39-44
  90. Cost-effectiveness of the Introduction of Low-dose CT Screening in Japanese Smokers Aged 55 to 74 years Old., Hiroshima J Med Sci., 63(1-3), 13-22, SEP2014
  91. Radiation Dose Reduction at Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring by Using a Low Tube Current Technique and Hybrid Iterative Reconstruction, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 39(1), 119-124, JAN-FEB 2015
  92. A new technique for noise reduction at coronary CT angiography with multi-phase data-averaging and non-rigid image registration, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 25(1), 41-48, JAN 2015
  93. Evaluation of early response to hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma using the combination of Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors and tumor markers, JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 30(4), 726-732, APR 2015
  94. Iterative Decomposition of Water and Fat with Echo Asymmetry and Least-Squares Estimation (IDEAL) Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Biomarker for Symptomatic Multiple Myeloma, PLOS ONE, 10(2), FEB 23 2015
  95. T Categorization of Urothelial Carcinomas of the Ureter With CT: Preliminary Study of New Diagnostic Criteria Proposed for Differentiating T2 or Lower From T3 or Higher, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 204(4), 792-797, APR 2015
  96. Stereotactic body radiotherapy for patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma ineligible for resection or ablation therapies, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 45(4), 378-386, APR 2015
  97. Association of Epicardial and Abdominal Visceral Adipose Tissue With Coronary Atherosclerosis in Patients With a Coronary Artery Calcium Score of Zero, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 79(5), 1084-1091, MAY 2015
  98. Geographic Distribution of CT, MRI and PET Devices in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(5), MAY 6 2015
  99. Radiation dose reduction for coronary artery calcium scoring at 320-detector CT with adaptive iterative dose reduction 3D, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 31(5), 1045-1052, JUN 2015
  100. Role of 3-D conformal radiotherapy for major portal vein tumor thrombosis combined with hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 45(6), 607-617, JUN 2015
  101. Vascular Wall Imaging of Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms with a Hybrid of Opposite-Contrast MR Angiography, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 36(8), 1507-1511, AUG 2015
  102. Role f Preoperative Helical CT before Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : Evaluation of Gallbladder and Peritoneal Adhesion, Radiat Med, 22(2), 111-115, 200403
  103. Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Double-echo FLASH Sequence during the Hepatic Arterial Phase, MRMS, 3(2), 87-93, 20040715
  104. Contrast Enhancement for Whole-body Screening Using Multidetector Row Helical CT : Comparison between Uniphasic and Biphasic Injection Protocols, Radiat Med, 22(5), 303-309, 200409
  105. Optimal dose and injection duration (injection rate) of contrast material for depiction of hypervascular hepatocellular carcinomas by multidetector CT, 25(6), 278-288, 20070725
  106. Prediction of aortic peak enhancement in monophasic contrast injection protocols at multidetector CT : phantom and patient studies, 25(1), 14-21, 20070125
  107. Multidetector CT findings suggesting a perforation site in the gastrointestinal tract : analysis in surgically confirmed 155 patients, 25(3), 113-118, 20070425
  108. Initial experience with X-ray CT based attenuation correction in myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging using a combined SPECT/CT system, Ann Nucl Med., 19(6), 485-489, 20050901
  109. Reduction of Radiation Dose at HRCT of the Temporal Bone in Children, Radiat Med, 23(8), 578-583, 20051201
  110. Identification and characterization of focal ground-glass opacity in the lungs by high-resolution CT using thin-section multidetector helical CT : experimental study using a chest CT phantom, 26(1), 21-27, 20080125
  111. Radiation dose reduction in hepatic multidetector computed tomography with a novel adaptive noise reduction filter, 26(3), 171-177, 20080425
  112. Ectopic cervical thymus in an infant, Radiat Med., 24(6), 452-455, 20060725
  113. Solitary necrotic nodule of the liver, J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg, 9(1), 120-124, 20020101
  114. Evaluation of Hypervascular Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Cirrhotic Liver by Means of Helical CT : Comparison of Different Contrast Medium Concentrations within the Same Patient, Radiat Med, 21(6), 239-245, 20031101
  115. Association Between Plasma High-Molecular-Weight Adiponectin and Coronary Plaque Characteristics Assessed by Computed Tomography Angiography in Conditions of Visceral Adipose Accumulation, JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 76(7), 1687-1696, 20120625
  116. Digital Cine Angiography Permits Radiation Dose Reduction without Reduction in Image Quality, 23(3), 151-155, 20050501
  117. Guideline for Radiation Safety in Interventional Cardiology (JCS 2011) : Digest Version, 77(2), 519-549, 20130125
  118. Clinical outcome of esophageal varices after hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with major portal vein tumor thrombus, 41(11), 1046-1056, 20111101
  119. Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil and systemic interferon-α for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in combination with or without three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy to venous tumor thrombosis in hepatic vein or inferior vena cava, Hepatol Res, 42(5), 442-453, 20120501
  120. Guidelines on the Use of Iodinated Contrast Media in Patients With Kidney Disease 2012 : Digest Version, JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 77(7), 1884-1914, 20130625
  121. Association Between Serum Levels of n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Coronary Plaque Detected by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Patients Receiving Statin Therapy, JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 77(10), 2578-2585, 20130925
  122. Detection of small pulmonary nodules on chest radiographs: efficacy of dual-energy subtraction technique using flat-panel detector chest radiography, Clinical Radiology, 65(8), 609-615, 201008
  123. Effects of dual-energy subtraction chest radiography on detection of small pulmonary nodules with varying attenuation: receiver operating characteristic analysis using a phantom study, Japanese Journal of Radiology, 28(3), 214-219, 201004
  124. Portal-Systemic Shunt between the Inferior Mesenteric Vein and Inferior Vena Cava in a Patient with Hepatic Encephalopathy : Successful Occlusion by Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 60(1), 15-19, 201103
  125. Recanalization after Successful Occlusion by Transcatheter Arterial Embolization with N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate for Traumatic Splenic Artery Injury, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 60(4), 87-90, 201112
  126. Uniform Vascular Enhancement of Lower-Extremity Artery on CT Angiography Using Test-Injection Monitoring at the Central Level of the Scan Range: A Simulation Flow Phantom Study with Clinical Correlation, Academic Radiology, 17(9), 1153-1157, 201009
  127. Diagnostic Capability of Gadoxetate Disodium-enhanced Liver MRI for Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma : Comparison with Multi-detector CT, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 62(3), 55-61, 201309
  128. Cost-effectiveness of the Introduction of Low-dose CT Screening in Japanese Smokers Aged 55 to 74 Years Old, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 63(1), 13-22, 201409
  129. Additional Value of Diffusion-weighted MRI to Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced Hepatic MRI for the Detection of Liver Metastasis : the Difference Depending on the Experience of the Radiologists, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 64(1), 15-21, 201506
  130. Long-Term Outcomes of Hepatic Arterial Port Implantation using a Coaxial Microcatheter System in 176 Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 61(1), 7-13, 201203
  131. Computerized Determination of the Likelihood of Malignancy of Pulmonary Nodules Using High-resolution CT and Positron Emission Tomography Scans, ABE, 3(0), 116-122, 2014
  132. Association of Epicardial and Abdominal Visceral Adipose Tissue With Coronary Atherosclerosis in Patients With a Coronary Artery Calcium Score of Zero, JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 0(0), 2015
  133. Total Coronary Artery Plaque Burden Measured by Cardiac Computed Tomography is Associated with Metabolic Syndrome, The Journal of Japan Atherosclerosis Society, 18(11), 939-945, 2011
  134. PJ-052 Quantitative Assessment of Total Coronary Artery Plaques Volume Using Multi-slice Computed Tomography is Associated with Metabolic Syndrome(PJ009,CT/MRI (Coronary/Vascular) 4 (I),Poster Session (Japanese),The 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting of The Japanese Circulation Society), Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society, 73(0), 20090301
  135. Differential diagnosis of nodular lesions in cirrhotic liver by post-vascular phase contrast-enhanced US with Levovist : comparison with superparamagnetic iron oxide magnetic resonance images, J Gastroenterol., 40(12), 1139-1147, 20051201
  136. Evaluation of CRT Diagnosis from Clinical Point of View, MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY, 18(2), 115-119, 20000325
  137. The efficacy of contrast protocol in hepatic dynamic computed tomography: multicenter prospective study in community hospitals, SPRINGERPLUS, 2, 2013
  138. Ultra-High-Resolution Computed Tomography of the Lung: Image Quality of a Prototype Scanner, PLOS ONE, 10(9), SEP 9 2015
  139. Low contrast dose protocol involving a 100 kVp tube voltage for hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with renal dysfunction, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 33(9), 566-576, SEP 2015
  140. Geographic Distribution of Radiologists and Utilization of Teleradiology in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(9), SEP 30 2015
  141. Clinical utility of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI for stereotactic body radiotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 33(10), 627-635, OCT 2015
  142. Arteriography after embolization before distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 24(6), 350-355, NOV 2 2015
  143. Delivering the Saline Chaser Via a Spiral Flow-Generating Tube Improves Arterial Enhancement for Computed Tomography Angiography of the Lower Extremities, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 39(6), 962-968, NOV-DEC 2015
  144. Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration successfully performed for a large gastric varix in combination with temporary occlusion of the splenic artery in a child, ACTA RADIOLOGICA OPEN, 4(3), MAR 2015
  145. Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varix with multiple drainage veins performed with temporal occlusion of the pericardiacophrenic vein with a micro-balloon, ACTA RADIOLOGICA OPEN, 4(8), AUG 2015
  146. Embolization therapy for bleeding from jejunal loop varices due to extrahepatic portal vein obstruction, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 25(1), 57-61, JAN 2 2016
  147. The essence of the Japan Radiological Society/Japanese College of Radiology Imaging Guideline, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(1), 43-79, JAN 2016
  148. Cerebral blood flow in transient hypothyroidism after thyroidectomy: Arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance study, NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, 36(6), 545-551, 2015
  149. Low-tube-voltage selection for non-contrast-enhanced CT: Comparison of the radiation dose in pediatric and adult phantoms, PHYSICA MEDICA-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PHYSICS, 32(1), 197-201, JAN 2016
  150. Safe use of iodinated and gadolinium-based contrast media in current practice in Japan: a questionnaire survey, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(2), 130-139, FEB 2016
  151. Changes in the regional cerebral blood flow detected by arterial spin labeling after 6-week escitalopram treatment for major depressive disorder, JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 194, 135-143, APR 2016
  152. Accumulation of epicardial adipose tissue increases coronary morbidity in non-obese patients with suspected coronary artery disease, IJC METABOLIC & ENDOCRINE, 8, 7-12, SEP 2015
  153. Embolization for type 2 endoleak with sac expansion after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: safety and effectiveness, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, MAR 2 2016
  154. A case of tubulocystic carcinoma of the kidney with aggressive features, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(4), 307-311, APR 2016
  155. Change in Imaging Findings on Angiography-Assisted CT During Balloon-Occluded Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma, CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 39(6), 865-874, JUN 2016
  156. Preoperative Coil Embolization in Patients With a Replaced Hepatic Artery Scheduled for Pancreatectomy With Splanchnic Artery Resection Helps to Prevent lschemic Organ Injury, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 40(1), 172-176, JAN-FEB 2016
  157. Long-term pulmonary complications of chemical weapons exposure in former poison gas factory workers, INHALATION TOXICOLOGY, 28(8), 343-348, JUL 2016
  158. The Optimal Body Size Index with Which to Determine Iodine Dose for Hepatic Dynamic CT: A Prospective Multicenter Study, RADIOLOGY, 278(3), 773-781, MAR 2016
  159. Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformations: Effect of Flow Control and Composition of n-Butyl-2 Cyanoacrylate and Iodized Oil Mixtures with and without Ethanol in an in Vitro Model, RADIOLOGY, 279(3), 910-916, JUN 2016
  160. Relationship between diverse patient body size- and image acquisition-related factors, and quantitative and qualitative image quality in coronary computed tomography angiography: a multicenter observational study, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(8), 548-555, AUG 2016
  161. Efficacy of the projection onto convex sets (POCS) algorithm at Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced hepatobiliary-phase hepatic MRI, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, AUG 9 2016
  162. Preoperative Fluorine 18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography for Prediction of Microvascular Invasion in Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 40(4), 524-530, JUL-AUG 2016
  163. Effect of the Motion Correction Technique on Image Quality at 320-Detector Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 40(4), 603-608, JUL-AUG 2016
  164. Orbital Fat Volumetry and Water Fraction Measurements Using T2-Weighted FSE-IDEAL Imaging in Patients with Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 37(11), 2123-2128, NOV 2016
  165. Coronary CT angiography in patients with implanted cardiac devices: initial experience with the metal artefact reduction technique, BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 89(1067), 2016
  166. Radiation dose reduction based on CNR index with low-tube voltage scan for pediatric CT scan: experimental study using anthropomorphic phantoms, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, DEC 1 2016
  167. Identifying Small Coronary Calcification in Non-Contrast 0.5-mm Slice Reconstruction to Diagnose Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with a Conventional Zero Coronary Artery Calcium Score, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 23(12), 1324-1333, 2016
  168. Effects of Iterative Reconstruction Algorithms on Computer-assisted Detection (CAD) Software for Lung Nodules in Ultra-low-dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 24(2), 124-130, FEB 2017
  169. Sarcopenia is closely associated with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in patients with pancreatic disease, PANCREATOLOGY, 17(1), 70-75, JAN-FEB 2017
  170. Retrograde venography during balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 26(1), 1-6, 2017
  171. Aortic and Hepatic Contrast Enhancement During Hepatic-Arterial and Portal Venous Phase Computed Tomography Scanning: Multivariate Linear Regression Analysis Using Age, Sex, Total Body Weight, Height, and Cardiac Output, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 41(2), 309-314, MAR-APR 2017
  172. DNA damage in lymphocytes induced by cardiac CT and comparison with physical exposure parameters, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 27(4), 1660-1666, APR 2017
  173. Clinical utility of optimized three-dimensional T1-, T2-, and T2*-weighted sequences in spinal magnetic resonance imaging, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 35(4), 135-144, APR 2017
  174. Lung cancer screening with ultra-low dose CT using full iterative reconstruction, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 35(4), 179-189, APR 2017
  175. Disrupted Brain Activation and Deactivation Pattern during Semantic Verbal Fluency Task in Patients with Major Depression, NEUROPSYCHOBIOLOGY, 74(2), 69-77, 2016
  176. Diffusion-weighted MR imaging of non-complicated hepatic cysts: Value of 3T computed diffusion-weighted imaging, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY OPEN, 3, 138-144, 2016
  177. CT Angiography of Suspected Peripheral Artery Disease: Comparison of Contrast Enhancement in the Lower Extremities of Patients Undergoing and Those Not Undergoing Hemodialysis, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 208(5), 1127-1133, MAY 2017
  178. Vertebral Fracture Risk of Multiple Myeloma Assessed by a CT-based Finite Element and Trabecular Structure Analysis, CLINICAL LYMPHOMA MYELOMA & LEUKEMIA, 14(1), 12-13, FEB 2014
  179. Paradoxical Effect of Cardiac Output on Arterial Enhancement at Computed Tomography: Does Cardiac Output Reduction Simply Result in an Increase in Aortic Peak Enhancement?, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 41(3), 349-353, MAY-JUN 2017
  180. Functional image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy planning for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, MEDICAL DOSIMETRY, 42(2), 97-103, SUM 2017
  181. Use of the augmentation index from applanation tonometry of the radial artery for assessing the extent of coronary artery calcium as assessed by coronary computed tomography, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HYPERTENSION, 39(4), 355-360, 2017
  182. CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous drainage: comparison of the one step and the Seldinger techniques, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 26(3), 162-167, 2017
  183. Relationship between sudden natural death and abdominal fat evaluated on postmortem CT scans, OBESITY SCIENCE & PRACTICE, 3(2), 219-223, JUN 2017
  184. Coronary Artery Stent Evalurtion with Modell-based lteratilve Reconstruction Coronary CT Angiography, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 24(8), 975-981, AUG 2017
  185. F-18-sodium fluoride positron emission tomography for molecular imaging of coronary atherosclerosis based on computed tomography analysis, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 263, 385-392, AUG 2017
  186. Experimental Study on Early Detection of Alloxan-induced Pulmonary Injury by Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 55(9), 633-637, 19950825
  187. Distal Pulmonary Vessels Demonstration by Magnetic Resonance Angiography and Its Usefulness in the Diagnosis of Peripheral Nodules, 55(12), 885-889, 19951025
  188. Utility of Thin-section/High-pitch Helical CT for the Asessment of Small Lung Nodules, 59(3), 53-59, 19990225
  189. Report from the Radiation Therapy Law Committee, 56(11), 1306-1311, 20001120
  190. Diagnosis of Pulmonary Vessel Diseases Using Multi-slice CT, 41(11), 775-779, 20011125
  191. Pulmonary MR Angiography Using Fast SPGR with ECG Triggered K-Space Segmention, 16(4), 129-137, 19960601
  192. Dynamic Study of Temporomandibular Joints with IR-prepared Fast GRASS, 17(3), 167-173, 19970415
  193. Usefulness of Three-dimensional Computed Tomography in Surgical Management of Patients with Arteriosclerosis Obliterans or an Aortic Aneurysm, 42(8), 515-519, 20020825
  194. Cerebral aneurysms detection based on majority rule by voting of curvature information in MR Angiogram, Technical report of IEICE. PRMU, 105(62), 49-54, 20050512
  195. Development of a Temporal Subtraction Method with Thoracic Multi Slice CT by Use of a 3-D Image Matching, The Journal of the Institute of Image Electronics Engineers of Japan, 36(6), 883-890, 20071125
  196. Differential Diagnosis of Nodular Lesions in chirrhosis Liver by post-vascular image of contrast-enhanced US with Levovist. Comparison with SPIO-MRI, 32, 20050415
  197. A case of clear cell intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, 28(4), 261-268, 20111031
  198. Guidelines for iodinated contrast in patient with CKD 2012, 54(4), 393-496, 20120525
  199. Serial Changes in CT Findings of Small Peripheral Pulmonary Adenocarcinounas Followed up for More than One Year, Japanese Journal of Lung Cancer, 38(1), 19-28, 199802
  200. Collimation Field Detection from Digital Radiographs Using Plane Detection Hough Transform, The transactions of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers. D-II, 88(3), 646-656, 20050301
  201. Reduction of Cardiac Motion Artifact by Using New Subsec Application(I) : Basic Study of the Technique and Principle, 19980831
  202. Reduction of Cardiac Motion Artifact by Using New Subsec Application : 2nd Report : Clinical Evaluation on HR-CT, 19980831
  203. Development of collimator with built-in moving filter for peripheral angiography(stepping DSA), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 51(8), 19950801
  204. 254 Useful of added filter to reduction of exposure dose on the bedside chest examinations, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 51(10), 19951001
  205. 350 An attempt of dose reduction incine angiography : Application of added filter, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 51(10), 19951001
  206. 2.Radiation Protection in Radiographic Technology (Panel Discussion of Radiation Protection in Medicine), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 52(5), 692-694, 19960520
  207. Image quality and radiation exposure in cardiac catheterization : 2. The effect of a patient-intensifier distance, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 52(9), 19960920
  208. Opening Address(Panel Discussion:Measuring Methods of Patients' Exposure Doses in Diagnostic X-ray Examinations), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 53(12), 19971220
  209. 402 The protective capacity and the directional dependence of X-ray protective aprons in angiography, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 53(8), 19970820
  210. Radiation Protection in Radiological Technology, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 55(6), 536-541, 19990620
  211. (Y2K Problems in Radiation Control Introduction), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 57(1), 20010120
  212. Report from the Group of Aerial-dosis Measurement in Case of IVR (PTCA), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 57(1), 33-48, 20010120
  213. Report from the Radiation Therapy Law Committee (Science Exchange Committee Report), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 57(4), 393-410, 20010420
  214. The Meaning of the Exposure Special Number, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 57(12), 1427-1428, 20011220
  215. DQE AND NEQ CORRESPONDENCE WITH DETECTABILITY REGARDING THE SIGNAL DETECTION THEORY, AND SCANNING APERTURE SIZES, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 43(5), 615-620, 19870501
  216. Before Introducing a French Academy Report(Report from the Scientific Section), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 58(9), 20020920
  217. SENSITOMETRY OF CRT FILM, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 39(6), 886-890, 19831101
  218. DIGITAL SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY (DSA) BY INTRAARTERIAL INJECTION, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 40(1), 8-13, 19840101
  219. EXAMINATION OF PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES IN THE DIGITAL SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY (I. Clinical Use of Digital Subtraction Angiography), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 41(2), 308-310, 19850301
  220. SENSITOMETRY OF X-RAY CINE FILM, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 41(4), 600-609, 19850701
  221. APPLICATION OF DIGITAL SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY TO MACROGRAPHY AND STEREOGRAPHY : WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ANGIOTRON, DSA EQUIPMENT MADE BY S COMPANY, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 39(3), 366-369, 19830501
  222. Study Reports in Radiation Exposure for a Medical Workers and Protective Clothing in Recent X-ray Study, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 54(5), 687-696, 19980520
  223. APPLICATION OF DIGITAL SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY TO SENILE ANGIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION : WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GREATER AND PERIPHERAL ANGIOGRAPHY, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 40(2), 305-308, 19840301
  224. PRECISION MEASUREMENTS OF SENSITOMETER, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 38(4), 424-430, 19820701
  225. 286. A study of extrely high speed processing system, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 46(8), 19900801
  226. 290. The application of high speed proces sing system by M8 processor, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 46(8), 19900801
  227. 291. A routine experience with 45 seconds processing system by utilizing current 90 seconds processor, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 46(8), 19900801
  228. 392. A transition of gradient and density level for the image of coronary angiography, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 46(8), 19900801
  229. 11. Aralysis of experience for etremely rapid x-ray film processor Model M6RA, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 47(2), 19910201
  230. 46. Assessment of injection system for Angiographic examination, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 47(2), 19910201
  231. 92. High temperature-Rapid processing method by ultra-low speed cine film, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 47(2), 19910201
  232. 103. Relative Luminance measurement of Image Intensifier using photomultiplier tube, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 47(2), 19910201
  233. 458. Precision measurements of compact densitometer (PDA-85), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 49(8), 19930801
  234. 140. The development of stepping DSA system to peripheral angiography, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 50(8), 19940801
  235. 141. Evaluation of the compensating filter in the peripheral angiography using stepping DSA, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 50(8), 19940801
  236. 137. Fadibg of latent images of cinefilms, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 49(2), 19930201
  237. 1. QUALITY CONTROL OF RAPID X-RAY FILM PROCESSER, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 48(12), 2093-2102, 19921201
  238. 190. An experiment with a new cine film "Kodak CFL" about its physical properties and the application of it to the present development system, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 48(2), 19920201
  239. Special Feature about Radiation Protection, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 60(12), 20041220
  240. Interaction between a Ceiling Pendent-type Lead Acrylic Protective Board for Use in IVR and Scattered Radiation, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 60(12), 1694-1703, 20041220
  241. 2. Problems of Radiation Exposure in X-ray Computed Tomography and Optimization of Exposure Dose(Symposium Rightness of Examination at X-ray CT : To Make Up the Guideline onto Evidence-Based Medicine, The 61st Annual Scientific Congress), Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 61(10), 1375-1377, 20051020
  242. Comparison of LCD and CRT Monitors for Detection of Pulmonary Nodules and Interstitial Lung Diseases on Digital Chest Radiographs by Using Receiver Operating Characteristic Analysis, Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology, 62(5), 734-741, 20060520
  243. Examination of radiation exposure and image noise with automatic exposure control (AEC) technique at multidetector CT : Effect of scanogram and patient table position, Bulletin of Kumamoto University, School of Health Sciences, 6, 29-33, 20100210
  244. Intracranial Aneurysms Detection Based on Integration of Curvature Information in Magnetic Resonance Angiogram, The IEICE transactions on information and systems (Japanese edetion), 93(11), 2548-2557, 20101101
  245. Detection method for epileptic focus using 11C-Flumazenil PET., IEICE technical report., 111(199), 61-64, 20110830
  246. Noise reduction method for coronary CT using padding images, IEICE technical report., 112(271), 23-28, 20121022
  247. Computerized scheme for determination of the likelihood of malignancy of pulmonary nodules on HRCT and PET scans, IEICE technical report., 113(410), 115-120, 20140119
  248. Estimation of hepatic function after radiation therapy using Gd-EOB-DTPA enhanced MR : Registeration method for MRI and radiation dose distribution map, IEICE technical report., 113(281), 1-4, 20131031
  249. Esperimental Study on Early Detection of Alloxan-induced Pulmonary Injury by Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 55(9), 633-637, 19950825
  250. Analysis of Pyrophillitosis by High-Resolution Computed Tomography, 51(6), 656-662, 19910625
  251. Alteration Ratio of Lung Field CT Numbers of Full Inspiration to End Expiration Scans in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, 51(11), 1352-1358, 19911125
  252. Distal Pulmonary Vessels Demonstration by Magnetic Resonance Angiography and Its Usefulness in the Diagnosis of Peripheral Nodules, 55(12), 885-889, 19951025
  253. A simple calculation method of the scattering radiation dose rate in the vicinity of cineradiographic apparatus, Japanese Journal of Radiation Safety Mnegement, 2(2), 58-67, 2003
  254. Multicenter Trial for Optimization of Bolus Tracking Settings and Contrast Material Injection Protocol in Arterial Dominant Phase of Dynamic Computed Tomography for Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Jpn. J. Radiol. Technol., 70(8), 805-813, 2014
  255. Effects of Differences in Head Holder on Image Quality and Radiation Dose in Head CT, Jpn. J. Radiol. Technol., 70(10), 1166-1172, 2014
  256. Evaluation of Patients' Radiation Exposure in Neuroendovascular Therapy ─Estimated dose by questionnaire investigation─, JNET, 8(5), 305-312, 2014
  257. Selective Arterial Calcium Injection Test for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors, Jpn Intervent Radiol, 30(1), 23-28, 2015
  258. Computerized determination of the likelihood measure of malignancy for pulmonary nodules on positron emission tomography(PET)and high resolution CT(HRCT) images, 2012(16), 1-6, 20120516
  259. Analysis of chest radiography based on three-dimensional anatomy using CT data, 60(7), 447-456, 2007
  260. Survey of lung cancer screening with low-dose CT in Hiroshima Prefecture, 66(3), 174-180, 201303
  261. Transarterial embolization therapy for uterine fibroid, 85(2), 166-176, 200208
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  264. James Lean body weight formula is not appropriate for determining CT contrast media dose in patients with high body mass, Radiology, 278(3), 957, 2016
  265. Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformations: Effect of Flow Control and Composition of n-Butyl-2 Cyanoacrylate and Iodized Oil Mixtures with and without Ethanol in an in Vitro Model., Radiology, 279(3), 910-919, 2016
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Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Electron density and effective atomic number images generated by dual energy imaging with a 320-detector CT system: A feasibility study., Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Tsushima S, Taniguchi A, Date S, Awai K., ECR2014, 2014/03, Without Invitation, Vienna Austria.
  2. Interrelationships between 3T-MRI-, 64-section-MDCT-, and micro-CT-derived trabecular bone structure parameters: a study in cadavers., Takasu M, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Date S, Akiyama Y, Kuroda Y, Sakai A, Awai K., 2014/05, Without Invitation
  3. Magnetic Resonance Evaluation of Multiple Myeloma at 3.0 Tesla: How Do Bone Marrow Plasma Cell Percentage and Selection of Protocols Affect Lesion Conspicuity?, Takasu M, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Date S, Akiyama Y, Kuroda Y, Sakai A, Awai K., The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Joint Annual Meeting, 2014/05, Without Invitation
  4. Towards radiation dose reduction in MDCT with iterative reconstruction for the prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia: the minimum radiation dose required to evaluate the normal fetal bones?, Tani C, Funama Y, Fujioka C, Awai K., The Society for Pediatric Radiology 57th Annual Meeting & Postgraduate Course, 2014/05, Without Invitation
  5. Regional cerebral blood flow in depression: Arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance study., Matsubara Y, Kaichi Y, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Date S, Akiyama Y, Yamagami T, Awai K, Okamoto Y, Yamawaki S., ASNR 52nd Annual Meeting & The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2014, 2014/05, Without Invitation
  6. A mixture of n-butyl cyanoacrylate , Lipiodol and ethanol under flow control uisng an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) model, is it useful for embolization., Ishikawa M, Horikawa M, B T. Uchida, HA. Timmermans, JA. Kaufman, Awai K, Yamagami T., 2014/11, Without Invitation
  7. Demonstration of salivary flow from the parotid gland by MR imaging using time-spatial labeling inversion pulse (Time-SLIP) technique: feasibility study using normal volunteers. Demonstration of salivary flow from the parotid gland by MR imaging using time-spatial labeling inversion pulse (Time-SLIP) technique: feasibility study using normal volunteers., Fukumoto W, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Iwakado Y, Okubo T, Awai K, Kaichi Y, Kajiwara K., RSNA 2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  8. Measurement of Electron Density Using Raw data-based Dual-energy Computed Tomography: Phantom Study., Higaki T, Kaichi Y, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Tsushima S, Awai K, Yamagami T, Tatsugami F., RSNA 2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  9. Computer-aided Detection of Epileptic Foci on 18F-FDG-PET Images., Higaki T, Komoto D, Kaichi Y, Iida K, Hirokawa Y, Awai K., RSNA2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  10. Clinical Importance of Portal Vein Imaging in Neonates with Mild Hypergalactosemia., Tani C,Kaichi Y, Honda Y, Komoto D, Date S, Awai K, Fukumoto W., 2014/11, Without Invitation
  11. Predicting pathologic spine fracture in multiple myeloma patients using trabecular microarchitecture and CT-based finite element analysis: a longitudinal study., Takasu M, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Date S, Kiguchi M, Awai K, Kuroda Y, Sakai A., RSNA2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  12. Understanding general principles and new technologies at dual energy CT, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Kiguchi M, Tsushima S, Taniguchi A, Awai K, Kaichi Y., RSNA2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  13. Clinical Utility and Pitfalls of Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL) in Depressed Patients, Kaichi Y, Higaki T, Tani C, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Awai K., RSNA2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  14. Role of the Preoperative CT Analysis in Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)., Honda Y, Fukumoto W, Komoto D, Tanitame K, Date S, Awai K., RSNA2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  15. CT Urography (CTU) Using New CT Technologies: Clinical Advantages of a Proposed Scan and Contrast Injection Protocol., Honda Y, Higaki T, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Taniguchi A, Awai K., RSNA2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  16. Usefulness of the max entrance skin dose measured with CareMonitor irrespective of changes in the geometry of the angiography system. Scientific posters., Saeki K, Yamagami T, Misezaki Y, Kono S, Ishifuro M, Awai K., RSNA2014, 2014/11, Without Invitation
  17. Cloud-based diagnostic image viewer and storage system: application to low-dose CT lung cancer screening., Hirai N, Kitamura N, Suzuki T, Awai K, Nishioka Y., RSNA2014, 2014/10, Without Invitation
  18. Percutaneous CT fluoroscopy-guided abdominal and pelvic abscess drainage: Comparison of one-step and Seldinger techniques., Kajiwara K, Yamagami T, Yoshimatsu R, Ishikawa M, Awai K., RSNA2014, 2014/09, Without Invitation
  19. The optimal body size index for determining the iodine dose for hepatic dynamic CT: a prospective multicenter study using hierarchical multivariate linear regression analysis., Awai K, Kanematsu M, Tonsok K, Ichikawa T, Yoshioka K, Mochizuki T, Matsunaga N, Yamashita Y., ECR2015, 2015/03, Without Invitation
  20. Precise Volumetry of Orbital Fat: Comparison of IDEAL-FSE and T1-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging., Tanitame K, Takahashi Y, Kaichi Y, Takasu M, Higaki T, Awai K., ECR2015, 2015/03, Without Invitation
  21. Prevention of contrast induced nephropathy (CIN) at cardiac CT, 2014/06/14, With Invitation
  22. Electron density and effective atomic number images generated by dual energy imaging with a 320-detector CT system: A feasibility study, Awai K, ECR2015, 2014/03/06, Without Invitation
  23. Arterial spin laveling imaging of the brain parenchyma after implanationof gliadel wafers., 2014/06/13, Without Invitation
  24. Percutaneous CT fluoroscopy-guided abdominal and pelvic abscess drainage:Comparison of one-step and Seldinger techniques, 2014/06/13, Without Invitation
  25. Interrelationships between 3T-MRI-, 64-section-MDCT-, and micro-CT-derived trabecular bone structure parameters: a study in cadavers, The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Joint Annual Meeting(Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2014), 2014/05/10, Without Invitation
  26. Magnetic Resonance Evaluation of Multiple Myeloma at 3.0 Tesla: How Do Bone Marrow Plasma Cell Percentage and Selection of Protocols Affect Lesion Conspicuity?  , The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Joint Annual Meeting(Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2014), 2014/05/11, Without Invitation
  27. Towards radiation dose reduction in MDCT with iterative reconstruction for the prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia: the minimum radiation dose required to evaluate the normal fetal bones?, 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Radiology, 2014/05/13, Without Invitation
  28. Transient hypothyroidism:An arterial spin laveling magnetic resonance study, ASNR 52nd annual meeting and foundation of the ASNR symposium 2014, 2014/05/17, Without Invitation
  29. Novel CT urography(CTU)using split bolus injection and dual energy CT(DECT)technology:Feasibility study using a phantom, Honda Y, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Fukumoto W, Kaichi Y, Tatsugami F, Iida M, Taniguchi A, Awai K, 2015/04/16, Without Invitation
  30. Renal tumors showing low signal intensity on T2 weighted images および 画像診断ガイドライン 婦人科領域小委員会・会議, 2015/06/19, Without Invitation
  31. Tubulocystic carcinoma in the left kidney with lymph node metastasis:A case report, ACAR2015, 2015/06/19, Without Invitation
  32. Clinical importance of portal vein imaging in neonates detected hypergalactosemia by mass screening, AOSPR2015, 2015/06/11, Without Invitation
  33. Precise Volumetry of Orbital Fat: Comparison of IDEAL-FSE and T1-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Tanitame K, Takahashi Y, Kaichi Y, Takasu M, Higaki T, Awai K, ECR2015, 2015/03/04, Without Invitation, Vienna Austria
  34. The optimal body size index for determining the iodine dose for hepatic dynamic CT: a prospective multicenter study using hierarchical multivariate linear regression analysis, Awai K,Kanematsu M, Tonsok K, Ichikawa T, Yoshioka K , Mochizuki T , Matsunaga N , Yamashita Y, ECR2015, 2015/03/04, Without Invitation
  35. Vertebral bone marrow fat content measured by MRI associated with lower bone mineral density:a human cadaver study, Takasu M, Akiyama Y, Akita R, Yokomachi K, Kaichi Y, Date S, Honda M, Awai K, International Society for Magnetic Resonanse in Medicine,23rd annual meeting, 2015/05/30, Without Invitation, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  36. Clinical applicatin of gamma distribution model for spinal lesions: Initial clinical results, Takasu M, Oshio K, Akiyama Y, Akita R, Yokomachi K, Kaichi Y, Date S, Awai K, 2015/05/30, Without Invitation, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  37. Current Situation Surrounding Contrast-Induced Nephropathy and Its Prevention, Awai K, 2015/04/16, Without Invitation
  38. Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration successfully performed for a large gastric varix in combination with temporary occlusion of the splenic artery in a child, Yamagami T, Yoshimatsu R, Kajiwara K, Hiyama E, Ishikawa M, Awai K, Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe 2015, 2015/09/26, Without Invitation, Lisbon
  39. Useful CT guide for balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration via a subphrenic vein for gastric varices without gastro-renal shunt, Ishikawa M, Kajiwara K, Fukumoto W, Yoshimatsu R, Yamagami T, Awai K, JSIR、ISIR&APCIO2015, 2015/05/28, Without Invitation
  40. Systemic venous sampling for FGF23 to idcntify tumors implicated in tumor-induced osteomalacia(T10), Fukumoto W, Ishikawa M, Kajiwara K, Yoshimatsu R, Yamagami T, Awai K, JSIR、ISIR&APCIO2015, 2015/05/28, Without Invitation
  41. Optinal cutoff value for the selective Arterial calcium injection test for insulinomas, Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Fukumoto W, Yoshimatsu R, Yamagami T, Awai K, JSIR、ISIR&APCIO2015, 2015/05/28, Without Invitation
  42. Clinical importance of portal vein imaging in neonates detected hypergalactosemia by mass screening, Tani C, Matubara Y, Iida M, Kagawa R, Tajima G, Sakura N, Awai K, AOSPR2015, 2015/06/11, Without Invitation
  43. DNA double-stand breaks (DSBs)in blood lymphocytes of patient undergoing coronary CT, Fukumoto W, Tashiro S, Kiguchi M, Fujioka C, Kajiwara K, Kaichi Y, Nishiki M, Awai K, 2015/04/16, Without Invitation
  44. Transcatheter arterial embolization for high-energy trauma, Ishikawa M, Kajiwara K, Yoshimatsu R, Fukumoto W, Kaikizawa H, Nakamura Y, Kaichi Y, Nishiki M, Yamagami T, Awai K, 2015/04/16, Without Invitation
  45. A longitudinal study of predicting pathologic spine fractures in multiple with CT-based finite element analyses, Honda Y, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Fukumoto W, Kaichi Y, Tatsugami F, Iida M, Taniguchi A, Awai K, 2015/04/16, Without Invitation
  46. Optinal cutoff value for the selective Arrterial calcium injection test for insulinomas, Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Fukumoto W, Yoshimatsu R, Yamagami T, Awai K, CIRSE2015, 2015/09/26, Without Invitation, Lisbon,Portugal
  47. Ultra-low-dose Chest CT for Lung Cancer Screening Using Full Iterative Reconstruction: Feasibility Study, Nishiki M, Higaki T, Awaya Y, Nakamura Y, Tsushima S, Awai K, Iida M, 2015/11/30, Without Invitation, Chicago
  48. Lung cancer screening (LCS) in ultra-low-dose CT (U-LDCT) by means of massive-training artificial neural network (MTANN) image-quality improvement: An initial clinical trial, Fukumoto W, Suzuki K, Higaki T, Awaya Y, Nishiki M, Awai K,, RSNA2015, 2015/12/01, Without Invitation, Chicago
  49. SQuantitative Assessment of Coronary Artery CT Images with Full Iterative Reconstruction Performed on a 320 Detector-row Scanner, Kiguchi M, Fujioka C, Nishimaru E, Yokomachi K, Higaki T, Awai K, Taniguchi A, Tsushima S, RSNA2015, 2015/12/01, Without Invitation, Chicago
  50. DNA Double-strand Breaks in Blood Lymphocytes of Patients Undergoing Coronary CT: Comparison with the Physical CT Radiation Exposure Index, Fukumoto W, Ishida M, Tashiro S, Kajiwara K, Iida M, Awai K, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, 2015/12/02, Without Invitation, Chicago
  51. Techniques to Generate High-accuracy Computed Diffusion-weighted Images (cDWIs) of the Liver, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Akiyama Y, Ohkubo T, Kassai Y, Awai K, 2015/12/04, Without Invitation
  52. Contrast Material Injection via Fenestrated Catheters is Useful in Pediatric Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing CT Angiography, Masuda T, Funama Y, Kiguchi M, Oku T, Imada N, Awai K, Sato T, Noda N, RSNA2015, 2015/12/01, Without Invitation, chicago
  53. Is there any Prognostic Biomarker of Computed Tomogrophy(CT)images in Patients with Blunt Trauma?:A single Trauma Centers Experience, Baba Y, Ishikawa M, Kajiwara K,Fukumoto W, Awai K, 2015/12/03, Without Invitation, Chicago
  54. Technique for the Composition of Virtual Monochromatic Images in the Fourier Domain: High Contrast-to-noise on CT Images of Brain Tumors, Higaki T, Kaichi Y, Fukumoto W, H onda Y, Iida M, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015/12/01, Without Invitation, Chicago
  55. Computer simulation of contrast enhancement in the whole body: A highly accurate simulation of the bolus transmission of contrast material in individual organs, Higaki T,Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Kiguchi M, Iida M, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015/12/01, Without Invitation, Chicago
  56. Improved accuracy of the CT number of iodine-enhanced structures on virtual monochromatic dual-energy CT images, Higaki T, Kaichi Y, Kiguchi M, Tatsugami F, Tsushima S, Awai K, Iida M, Honda Y, RSNA2015, 2015/11/30, Without Invitation, Chicago
  57. Evaluation of the Automatic Tube Current Modulation (ATCM) in Pediatric CT Examinations, Masuda T, Oku T, Imada N, Yamashita Y, Noda N, Awai K, ishibashi T, Kobayashi Y, Sato T, RSNA2015, 2015/12/02, Without Invitation, Chicago
  58. Usefulness of the synchronism subtraction method at CT Angiography for dialysis patients with peripheral arterial diseases, Noda N, Masuda T, Imada N, Oku T, Sato T, Awai K, Yamashita Y, RSNA2015, 2015/11/30, Without Invitation
  59. Vertebral Bone Marrow Fat Content Measured by MRI is Associated with Bone Mineral Density: A Cadaveric Study Using Micro-CT, M Takasu, Y Akiyama; R Akita, K Yokomachi, M Honda; K Awai,C Tani, Y Kaichi, RSNA2015, 2015/12/01, Without Invitation, Chicago
  60. Clinical Utility of Dual-energy CT in the Diagnosis of Brain Tumors, Kaichi Y, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Kajiwara K, Tsushima S, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  61. Full Iterative Reconstruction Optimized for Specific Organs: Principle and Capabilities, Akagi M, Higaki T, Nishiki M, Fukumoto W, Taniguchi A, Awai K, Kiguchi M, Tsushima S, Fujioka C, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  62. Intrathoracic Huge Malignant Tumors in Children: Basic Knowledge and Tips for a Differential Diagnosis, Sueoka T, Tani C, Kaichi Y, Tatsugami F, Iida M, Awai K, Honda Y, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  63. Easy Understanding of the Technical Aspects of Abdominal Perfusion CT for Radiologists, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Fukumoto W, Kiguchi M, Iida M, Awai K, Honda Y, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  64. Clinical Approach and Recent Topics at Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Kitera N, Kiguchi M, Fukumoto W, Awai K, Kaichi Y, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  65. All about the Selective Arterial Calcium Injection Test for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors, Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Fukumoto W, Yamagami T, Baba Y, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  66. Integration of Computer-assisted Detection into Lung Cancer Screening with Low-dose CT: Utility and Pitfalls, Nishiki M, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Awaya Y, Nomura Y, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  67. Multidetector CT Urography of 2015: Did the Current State of CTU Change? — Current Techniques, Clinical Utility and New Applications, Honda Y, Higaki T, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Iida M, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  68. MRI for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: Basic Knowledge, Optimal Scan Protocols, Interpretations, and New Applications, Akita R, Honda Y, Yokomachi K, Akiyama Y, Iida M, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  69. Recent Advances in Spinal Cord MRI: How Should the Radiologist Use Conventional and Recent MRI Techniques for Diagnosing Spinal Cord Lesions?, Tanitame N, Tanitame K, Nishiki M, Kaichi Y, Honda Y, Awai K, Fukumoto W, Ono C, Date S, RSNA2015, 2015/11/29, Without Invitation, Chicago
  70. Hepatic Perfusion CT : Current Status and Future Perspectives, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Awai K, ICRR2015, 2015/05/25, Without Invitation, Kyoto
  71. First experience of forward projected model-based iterative reconstruction solution (FIRST) on image quality at 320-detector row CT coronary angiography., Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Iida M, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Awai K, ECR2016, 2016/03/02, Without Invitation, Vienna
  72. Effect of the motion correction technique on image quality at 320-detector CT coronary angiography in patients with atrial fibrillation., Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Iida M, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Awai K, ECR2016, 2016/03/02, Without Invitation, Vienna
  73. Relationship between tube voltage at scout view scanning and automatic tube current modulation during helical scanning: a phantom study., Masuda T, Funama Y, Kiguchi M, Imada N, Oku T, Satou T, Matsumoto Y, Awai K., RSNA2016, 2016/12/01, Without Invitation
  74. Radiation Dose Reduction for Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring at 256-detector CT with an Iterative Reconstruction Technique, C Fujioka, K Yokomachi, N Kitera, E Nishimaru, M Kiguchi, K Awai, RSNA2016, 2016/11/27, Without Invitation
  75. Radiation Dose Reduction for Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring at 320-detector CT with Full Iterative Reconstruction: Study using a Cardiac CT Calibration Phantom, K Yokomachi, F Tatsugami; Y Funama, C Fujioka, E Nishimaru, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/11/29, Without Invitation
  76. Contrast Material Injection Protocols at Coronary CT Angiorapraphy with Short Injection Duration Can Yield Sufficient Arterial Enhancement in Wide Range of Cardiac Output Value: Computer Simulation Study, T Higaki, T Nakaura, M Kidoh, H Yuki, Y Yamashita, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/11/30, Without Invitation
  77. Effect of Autologous Stem Cell Transplant on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Strength in Patients with Multiple Myeloma, M Takasu, C Fujioka, K Takauchi, Y Baba, Y Kaichi, K Awai, et al., 2016/12/01, Without Invitation
  78. Development of an Automatic Acquisition Time Control System for Whole-body PET, K Takauchi, A Ushio, M Kobayashi, N Abe, M Iida, K Awai,, RSNA2016, 2016/11/28, Without Invitation
  79. Conversion of Ultra-low-dose (ULD) to Virtual High-dose (VHD) Thin-slice Chest CT by means of 3D Supervised Volume-based Artificial Neural Network (ANN), N Tajbakhsh, J Liu, T Higaki, , W Fukumoto, K Awai, K Suzuki,, RSNA2016, 2016/11/29, Without Invitation
  80. The Effect of Full Iterative Reconstruction on The Image Quality of Coronary Artery Stent at 320 Detector-Row CT Scanner, F Tatsugami, T Higaki, C Fujioka, W Fukumoto, Y Kaichi, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/11/29, Without Invitation
  81. Evaluation of Restenosis After Carotid Artery Stenting: Comparison on CT Images Reconstructed with Full Iterative Reconstruction and Ultrasound Images, K Yokomachi S Kume; F Tatsugami; C Fujioka, E Nishimaru, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/11/29, Without Invitation
  82. Hepatic Perfusion CT Yields Early Imaging Biomarkers for Treatment Response of Sorafenib on Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Y Nakamura, Bethesda, T Higaki, W Fukumoto, C Fujioka, M Kiguchi, K Awai, et al, RSNA2016, 2016/11/30, Without Invitation
  83. Detectability of Restenosis after Carotid Artery Stenting Using Full Iterative Reconstruction at 320-detector CT Angiography, K Yokomachi, F Tatsugami; T Higaki, C Fujioka, M Kiguchi, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/11/30, Without Invitation
  84. Comparison of the Measured and Estimated Effective Dose in Pediatric CT Examination with Lower Tube Voltage Scan Settings: Phantom Study, T Masuda,Y Funama, M Kiguchi, Y Yamashita, N Imada, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/12/01, Without Invitation
  85. Analyzing Factors Affecting the Hepatic Vein Pressure Gradient in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease, Y Baba, T Fuji, M Ishifuro, K Kajiwara, M Ishikawa, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/11/27, Without Invitation
  86. The Maximum Diameter of the Pancreaticoduodenal Arcade on CT Angiograms Can Predict the Blood Flow from the Superior Mesenteric- To the Proper Hepatic Artery in Patients with Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome, W Fukumoto, N Kitera, K Kajiwara, M Ishikawa, Y Baba, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016/11/27, Without Invitation
  87. Comparison of Contrast Enhancement on CT Angiograms of the Lower Extremity of Dialysis and Non-dialysis Patients, T Masuda, Y Funama, N Imada, T Satou, T Oku, K Awai,, RSNA2016, Without Invitation
  88. Development of a General Management System Integrating Power Injectors and Radiology Information System for Contrast Enhancement CT Examinations, S Kamioka, N Kitera, M Kiguchi, C Fujioka, M Iida; K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation
  89. Introduction to Postmortem CT Imaging for Diagnostic Radiologists, H Higashibori, Y Kaichi, C Ono, Y Honda, C Tani, K Awai,, RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation
  90. Organ-based Tube-current Modulation Applied on Different MDCT Scanners: Reduction in the Radiation Dose to the Eye Lens at Head CT, N Kitera, C Fujioka, K Yokomachi, M Kiguchi, E Nishimaru, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, Without Invitation
  91. Impact of a Newly Developed Full Iterative Reconstruction (FIRST) Algorithm on Head CT Diagnoses, H Sakane, Y Kaichi; T Higaki, F Tatsugami, H Taguchi, K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation
  92. Radiation Dose Reduction at CT Angiography Using CNR Based Radiation Dose Modulation: Experience in Pediatric CT Angiography, T Masuda, Y Matsumoto, Y Funama, M Kiguchi,Y Kobayashi; K Awai, et al., RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation
  93. Easy Understanding of the Technical Aspects of Computed Diffusion-weighted Image (cDWI) for Radiologists, T Higaki,Y Nakamura, H Sakane, W Fukumoto, Y Kassai, MS; K Awai,, RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation
  94. Clinical Importance of and Practical Procedures for Interventional Radiology in Patients with Renal Injury, H Mitani, M Ishikawa, K Kajiwara, W Fukumoto, T Fuji, K Awai,; et al., RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation
  95. Embolization for Type 2 Endoleak with Sac Expansion after Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, K Kajiwara,M Ishikawa, Y Baba, W Fukumoto, T Fuji, K Awai,, RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation
  96. Clinical importance of joint evaluation by ultrasonography in pediatric patients with haemophili., Tani C, Nakashima Y, Kobayashi M , Kume S, Iida M, Awai K, IPR2016, 2016/05, Without Invitation
  97. Quantitative evaluation of volume and edema of orbital fat in thyroid-associated orbitopathy by using IDEAL., Kaichi Y, Tanitame K, Itakura H, Ohno H, Yoneda M, Takahashi Y, Akiyama Y, Awai K, ASNR2016, 2016/05, Without Invitation
  98. Differentiation of spinal lesions using monoexponential, biexponential, and gamma distribution diffusion-weighted MR Imaging : Initial clinical results., Takasu M, Akiyama Y, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Oshio K, Awai K, ISMRM2016, 2016/05, Without Invitation
  99. CT during pancreatic arteriography for localization neuroendocrine tumors., Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Baba Y, Fuji T, Fukumoto W, Awai K., CIRSE2016, 2016/09, Without Invitation
  100. Outcome of endovascular treatment (BRTO/PTO) for visceral varices due to portal hypertension in one institute., Baba Y, Fuji T, Ishikawa M, Kajiwara K, Fukumoto W, Awai K, CIRSE2016, 2016/09, Without Invitation
  101. Radiation dose reduction for coronary artery calcium scoring at 320-detector CT with full iterative reconstruction: A Phantom Study., Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Iida M, Awai K., ASCI, 2016/08, Without Invitation
  102. Orbital fat volumetry and fat fraction measurement using iterative decomposition of water and fat with echo asymmetry and least squares estimation (IDEAL)-fast spin echo (FSE) ., Tanitame K, Kaichi Y, Takahashi Y, Naito A, Awai K, ISMRM2016, 2016/05, Without Invitation

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  2. 2014, Japanese Journal of Radiology, Assistant Editor, 4
  3. 2014, European Radiology
  4. 2014, Abdominal Imaging
  5. 2014, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging