Kazuo Awai

Last Updated :2020/09/04

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Medicine), Professor
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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 new CT technologies and its clinical application, Clinical application of artificial intelligence to diagnostic radiology, Analysis of pharmacokinetics of contrast material for CT and MRI,

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences, Japan, 1986/04, 1990/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan, 1980/04, 1986/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Medicine : Program of Medicine
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Biomedical Sciences : Program of Medicine

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. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Radiation Biology & Radiation Health Risk Sciences
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Year, Clinical diagnosis and treatment I
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Year, Clinical diagnosis and treatment II
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Symptomatology, Diagnosis and Treatment
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice for medical research
  6. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester,
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced research on Diagnostic Radiology
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced research on Diagnostic Radiology
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Cause of Death Investigation
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Diagnostic Radiology
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Research on Diagnostic Radiology
  16. 2020, 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. 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
  5. 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
  6. Comparison of standard- and low-tube voltage MDCT angiography in patients with peripheral arterial disease, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 20(11), 2758-2765, 201011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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, 201101
  10. 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, 201106
  11. 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, 201108
  12. 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, 201111
  13. 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, 201106
  14. 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, 2011
  15. Optimal Setting of Automatic Exposure Control Based on Image Noise and Contrast on Iodine-enhanced CT, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 19(4), 478-484, 201204
  16. 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, 201208
  17. Coronary Artery Stent Evaluation by Combining Iterative Reconstruction and High-resolution Kernel at Coronary CT Angiography, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 19(11), 1324-1331, 201211
  18. Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring on Different 64-detector Scanners Using a Low-tube Voltage (80 kVp), ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 19(11), 1402-1407, 201211
  19. 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, 2013
  20. 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, 201302
  21. 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, 2013
  22. 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, 2013
  23. Noncalcified atherosclerotic lesions with vulnerable characteristics detected by coronary CT angiography and future coronary events, JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, 7(3), 192-199, 2013
  24. 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, 201311
  25. 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, 201408
  26. 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, 201408
  27. Prediction of Aortic Enhancement on Coronary CTA Images Using a Test Bolus of Diluted Contrast Material, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 21(12), 1542-1546, 201412
  28. 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, 2014
  29. 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, 201412
  30. 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, 2015
  31. 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, 201501
  32. 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, 201504
  33. Optimal dose and injection duration (injection rate) of contrast material for depiction of hypervascular hepatocellular carcinomas by multidetector CT, 25(6), 278-288, 20070725
  34. Prediction of aortic peak enhancement in monophasic contrast injection protocols at multidetector CT : phantom and patient studies, 25(1), 14-21, 20070125
  35. 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
  36. 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, 201509
  37. 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, 2015
  38. The Optimal Body Size Index with Which to Determine Iodine Dose for Hepatic Dynamic CT: A Prospective Multicenter Study, RADIOLOGY, 278(3), 773-781, 201603
  39. 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, 201608
  40. 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, 2016
  41. Coronary CT angiography in patients with implanted cardiac devices: initial experience with the metal artefact reduction technique, BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 89(1067), 2016
  42. 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, 201702
  43. 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, 2017
  44. DNA damage in lymphocytes induced by cardiac CT and comparison with physical exposure parameters, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 27(4), 1660-1666, 201704
  45. Lung cancer screening with ultra-low dose CT using full iterative reconstruction, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 35(4), 179-189, 201704
  46. Coronary Artery Stent Evalurtion with Modell-based lteratilve Reconstruction Coronary CT Angiography, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 24(8), 975-981, 201708
  47. Iterative Reconstruction Designed for Brain CT: A Correlative Study With Filtered Back Projection for the Diagnosis of Acute Ischemic Stroke, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 41(6), 884-890, 2017
  48. Hepatocellular carcinoma treated with sorafenib: Arterial tumor perfusion in dynamic contrast-enhanced CT as early imaging biomarkers for survival, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 98, 41-49, 201801
  49. Diagnostic accuracy of in-stent restenosis using model-based iterative reconstruction at coronary CT angiography: initial experience, BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 91(1082), 2018
  50. Effect of contrast material injection duration on arterial enhancement at CT in patients with various cardiac indices: Analysis using computer simulation, PLOS ONE, 13(2), 20180223
  51. Clinical Indication for Computed Tomography During Hepatic Arteriography (CTHA) in Addition to Dynamic CT Studies to Identify Hypervascularity of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 41(4), 618-627, 201804
  52. Quantification of the salivary volume flow rate in the parotid duct using the time-spatial labeling inversion pulse (Time-SLIP) technique at MRI: A feasibility study, JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 47(4), 928-935, 201804
  53. Preliminary Results of High-Precision Computed Diffusion Weighted Imaging for the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma at 3 Tesla, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 42(3), 373-379, 2018
  54. Introduction to the Technical Aspects of Computed Diffusion-weighted Imaging for Radiologists, RADIOGRAPHICS, 38(4), 1131-1144, 2018
  55. Improved differentiation between high- and low-grade gliomas by combining dual-energy CT analysis and perfusion CT, MEDICINE, 97(32), AUG 2018
  56. Radiation Dose Reduction at Low Tube Voltage CCTA Based on the CNR Index, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 25(10), 1298-1304, OCT 2018
  57. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Human Lymphocytes after Computed Tomography Scan Procedure, RADIATION RESEARCH, 190(4), 424-432, OCT 2018
  58. Preoperative risk classification using neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and hydronephrosis for upper tract urothelial carcinoma, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 48(9), 841-849, SEP 2018
  59. Comparison of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Combined With or Without Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization for Patients With Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma Ineligible for Resection or Ablation Therapies, TECHNOLOGY IN CANCER RESEARCH & TREATMENT, 17, JUL 1 2018
  60. Post-marketing surveillance of gadobutrol for contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in Japan, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 36(11), 676-685, 201811
  61. Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma: a review of literature focused on radiological findings for differential diagnosis, ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY, 43(7), 1540-1545, 201807
  62. Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy followed by sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HICS 55): an open label, non-comparative, phase II trial, BMC CANCER, 18, 20180604
  63. Feasibility and Safety of CT-guided Intrathoracic and Bone Re-biopsy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, ANTICANCER RESEARCH, 38(6), 3587-3592, 201806
  64. A new embolic liquid agent comprised of amino acid, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 27(1), 17-21, 2018
  65. Effect of Patient Characteristics on Vessel Enhancement at Lower Extremity CT Angiography, KOREAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 19(2), 265-271, 2018
  66. Anastomosing haemangioma with fatty changes in the perirenal space: a lesion mimicking liposarcoma, BJR CASE REPORTS, 4(2), 2018
  67. Development and Validation of Generalized Linear Regression Models to Predict Vessel Enhancement on Coronary CT Angiography, KOREAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 19(6), 1021-1030, 2018
  68. Relationship between the radiation doses at nonenhanced CT studies using different tube voltages and automatic tube current modulation during anthropomorphic phantoms of young children, JOURNAL OF APPLIED CLINICAL MEDICAL PHYSICS, 18(6), 232-243, 201711
  69. Patients with major depressive disorder exhibit reduced reward size coding in the striatum, PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 79, 317-323, 20171003
  70. Clinical features and predictive value of serum inflammatory markers of perivascular involvement in immunoglobulin G4-related disease, HEART AND VESSELS, 32(10), 1176-1185, 201710
  71. F-18-sodium fluoride positron emission tomography for molecular imaging of coronary atherosclerosis based on computed tomography analysis, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 263, 385-392, 201708
  72. Imaging features of papillary renal cell carcinoma with cystic change-dominant appearance in the era of the 2016 WHO classification, ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY, 42(7), 1850-1856, 201707
  73. Relationship between sudden natural death and abdominal fat evaluated on postmortem CT scans, OBESITY SCIENCE & PRACTICE, 3(2), 219-223, 201706
  74. 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, 201705
  75. 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, 201704
  76. Sarcopenia is closely associated with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in patients with pancreatic disease, PANCREATOLOGY, 17(1), 70-75, 2017
  77. Retrograde venography during balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 26(1), 1-6, 2017
  78. 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, 2017
  79. Functional image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy planning for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, MEDICAL DOSIMETRY, 42(2), 97-103, 2017
  80. 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
  81. CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous drainage: comparison of the one step and the Seldinger techniques, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 26(3), 162-167, 2017
  82. Radiation dose reduction based on CNR index with low-tube voltage scan for pediatric CT scan: experimental study using anthropomorphic phantoms, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, 20161201
  83. 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, 201611
  84. Efficacy of the projection onto convex sets (POCS) algorithm at Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced hepatobiliary-phase hepatic MRI, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, 20160809
  85. Long-term pulmonary complications of chemical weapons exposure in former poison gas factory workers, INHALATION TOXICOLOGY, 28(8), 343-348, 201607
  86. 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, 201606
  87. 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, 201606
  88. 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, 201604
  89. A case of tubulocystic carcinoma of the kidney with aggressive features, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(4), 307-311, 201604
  90. Embolization for type 2 endoleak with sac expansion after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: safety and effectiveness, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, 20160302
  91. 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, 201602
  92. Embolization therapy for bleeding from jejunal loop varices due to extrahepatic portal vein obstruction, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 25(1), 57-61, 20160102
  93. The essence of the Japan Radiological Society/Japanese College of Radiology Imaging Guideline, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(1), 43-79, 201601
  94. 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, 201601
  95. 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, 2016
  96. 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, 2016
  97. 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
  98. Disrupted Brain Activation and Deactivation Pattern during Semantic Verbal Fluency Task in Patients with Major Depression, NEUROPSYCHOBIOLOGY, 74(2), 69-77, 2016
  99. 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
  100. Blood Flow Redistribution Using the AMPLATZER Vascular Plug 4 before Distal Pancreatectomy with en Bloc Celiac Axis Resection, J Vasc Interv Radiol., 27(2), 285-286, 2016
  101. 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
  102. 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
  103. Assessment of outcome of hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma by the combination of RECIST and tumor markers., Hiroshima J. Med. Sci, 65(2), 25-33, 2016
  104. Arteriography after embolization before distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 24(6), 350-355, 20151102
  105. Clinical utility of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI for stereotactic body radiotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 33(10), 627-635, 201510
  106. Geographic Distribution of Radiologists and Utilization of Teleradiology in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(9), 20150930
  107. Ultra-High-Resolution Computed Tomography of the Lung: Image Quality of a Prototype Scanner, PLOS ONE, 10(9), 20150909
  108. Accumulation of epicardial adipose tissue increases coronary morbidity in non-obese patients with suspected coronary artery disease, IJC METABOLIC & ENDOCRINE, 8, 7-12, 201509
  109. Vascular Wall Imaging of Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms with a Hybrid of Opposite-Contrast MR Angiography, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 36(8), 1507-1511, 201508
  110. 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), 201508
  111. 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, 201506
  112. 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, 201506
  113. 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
  114. Geographic Distribution of CT, MRI and PET Devices in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(5), 20150506
  115. 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, 201505
  116. 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, 201504
  117. Stereotactic body radiotherapy for patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma ineligible for resection or ablation therapies, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 45(4), 378-386, 201504
  118. 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), 201503
  119. 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), 20150223
  120. 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
  121. Cerebral blood flow in transient hypothyroidism after thyroidectomy: Arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance study, NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, 36(6), 545-551, 2015
  122. 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, 201412
  123. Venous sac embolization of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation: safety and effectiveness at mid-term follow-up, ACTA RADIOLOGICA, 55(9), 1093-1098, 201411
  124. 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), 20141016
  125. 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, 201409
  126. 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
  127. Percutaneous transvenous embolization for portosystemic shunts associated with encephalopathy: Long-term outcomes in 14 patients, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 44(7), 740-749, 201407
  128. 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, 201407
  129. Effectiveness of combined use of imprint cytological and histological examination in CT-guided tissue-core biopsy, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 24(5), 1127-1134, 201405
  130. Long-term outcome of patients with gastric varices treated by balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration, JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 29(5), 1035-1042, 201405
  131. Prognostic value of coronary artery calcium and epicardial adipose tissue assessed by non-contrast cardiac computed tomography, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 233(2), 447-453, 201404
  132. 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, 201403
  133. Transarterial Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Fed by the Right Renal Capsular Artery, JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 25(3), 389-395, 201403
  134. 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, 201402
  135. 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, 201402
  136. 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), 20140128
  137. Brain MR Findings in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with and without Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 35(1), 100-105, 201401
  138. Pneumonia occurring after injection of Lipiodol to localize pulmonary nodules before fluoroscopy-aided thoracoscopic resection., Acta Radiol Short Rep., 23(3), 1, 201401
  139. Rationale and design of the PREDICT (Plaque Registration and Evaluation Detected In Computed Tomography) registry, JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, 8(2), 90-96, 2014
  140. Pilot Study of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Combined with Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization for Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma, HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, 61(129), 31-36, 2014
  141. Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization with an interventional-CT system for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after living donor liver transplantation, HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, 61(133), 1387-1392, 2014
  142. 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, 2014
  143. Pituitary Volumes and Functions in Children with Growth Hormone Deficiency: Volumetric Magnetic Resonance Findings., Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, 2(1), 39-44, 2014
  144. 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, 201312
  145. 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, 201311
  146. 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, 20131015
  147. 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
  148. 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, 201309
  149. 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
  150. 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, 201306
  151. Ocular Volumetry Using Fast High-Resolution MRI during Visual Fixation, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 34(4), 870-876, 201304
  152. 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, 201303
  153. Stereotactic body radiation therapy combined with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for small hepatocellular carcinoma, JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 28(3), 530-536, 201303
  154. 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, 201301
  155. The efficacy of contrast protocol in hepatic dynamic computed tomography: multicenter prospective study in community hospitals, SPRINGERPLUS, 2, 2013
  156. Guidelines on the Use of Iodinated Contrast Media in Patients With Kidney Disease 2012 : Digest Version, JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 77(7), 1884-1914, 20130625
  157. Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma according to Child-Pugh classification, JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 27(12), 1850-1857, 201212
  158. 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, 20121101
  159. 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
  160. Clinical applications of high-resolution ocular magnetic resonance imaging, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 30(9), 695-705, 201211
  161. 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, 201208
  162. 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
  163. 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, 201207
  164. 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
  165. 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, 201205
  166. 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, 201205
  167. 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, 201205
  168. 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
  169. 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
  170. 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, 201201
  171. 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, 201201
  172. 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, 2012
  173. Diffusion tensor imaging of peripheral nerve in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: a feasibility study, NEURORADIOLOGY, 53(12), 955-960, 201112
  174. 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
  175. 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
  176. 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, 201111
  177. 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, 201111
  178. 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, 201108
  179. Multiple Myeloma: Microstructural Analysis of Lumbar Trabecular Bones in Patients without Visible Bone Lesions-Preliminary Results, RADIOLOGY, 260(2), 472-479, 201108
  180. Multidetector computed tomography evaluation of coronary plaque morphology in patients with stable angina, HEART AND VESSELS, 26(4), 392-398, 201107
  181. 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, 201107
  182. 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
  183. 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, 201106
  184. Newly developed compression fractures after percutaneous vertebroplasty: comparison with conservative treatment, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 29(5), 335-341, 201106
  185. Signal intensity of lanthanum carbonate on magnetic resonance images: phantom study, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 29(5), 366-370, 201106
  186. 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
  187. 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
  188. Effect of Lapatinib on Hepatic Parenchymal Enhancement on Gadoxetate Disodium (EOB)-Enhanced MRI Scans, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 35(3), 351-352, 2011
  189. 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, 2011
  190. 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, 2011
  191. 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
  192. 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
  193. 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
  194. 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
  195. 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, 201007
  196. 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
  197. Radiation dose reduction in hepatic multidetector computed tomography with a novel adaptive noise reduction filter, 26(3), 171-177, 20080425
  198. 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
  199. Multidetector CT findings suggesting a perforation site in the gastrointestinal tract : analysis in surgically confirmed 155 patients, 25(3), 113-118, 20070425
  200. Ectopic cervical thymus in an infant, Radiat Med., 24(6), 452-455, 20060725
  201. Reduction of Radiation Dose at HRCT of the Temporal Bone in Children, Radiat Med, 23(8), 578-583, 20051201
  202. 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
  203. Digital Cine Angiography Permits Radiation Dose Reduction without Reduction in Image Quality, 23(3), 151-155, 20050501
  204. 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
  205. Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Double-echo FLASH Sequence during the Hepatic Arterial Phase, MRMS, 3(2), 87-93, 20040715
  206. Role f Preoperative Helical CT before Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : Evaluation of Gallbladder and Peritoneal Adhesion, Radiat Med, 22(2), 111-115, 200403
  207. Selective Arterial Calcium Injection Test for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors, Jpn Intervent Radiol, 30(1), 23-28, 2015
  208. Screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography for reduction of mortality from lung cancer in Hiroshima, 67(8), 611-614, 201408
  209. 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
  210. Effects of Differences in Head Holder on Image Quality and Radiation Dose in Head CT, Jpn. J. Radiol. Technol., 70(10), 1166-1172, 2014
  211. 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
  212. Survey of lung cancer screening with low-dose CT in Hiroshima Prefecture, 66(3), 174-180, 201303
  213. Guideline for Radiation Safety in Interventional Cardiology (JCS 2011) : Digest Version, 77(2), 519-549, 20130125
  214. Noise reduction method for coronary CT using padding images, IEICE technical report., 112(271), 23-28, 20121022
  215. Guidelines for iodinated contrast in patient with CKD 2012, 54(4), 393-496, 20120525
  216. 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
  217. 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
  218. A case of clear cell intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, 28(4), 261-268, 20111031
  219. Detection method for epileptic focus using 11C-Flumazenil PET., IEICE technical report., 111(199), 61-64, 20110830
  220. 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
  221. 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
  222. Analysis of chest radiography based on three-dimensional anatomy using CT data, 60(7), 447-456, 2007
  223. 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, 2007
  224. 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
  225. 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
  226. Cerebral aneurysms detection based on majority rule by voting of curvature information in MR Angiogram, IEICE technical report., 105(64), 49-54, 20050512
  227. Differential Diagnosis of Nodular Lesions in chirrhosis Liver by post-vascular image of contrast-enhanced US with Levovist. Comparison with SPIO-MRI, 32, 20050415
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  229. 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
  230. Usefulness of Three-dimensional Computed Tomography in Surgical Management of Patients with Arteriosclerosis Obliterans or an Aortic Aneurysm, 42(8), 515-519, 20020825
  231. Transarterial embolization therapy for uterine fibroid, 85(2), 166-176, 200208
  232. Solitary necrotic nodule of the liver, J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg, 9(1), 120-124, 20020101
  233. Utility of Thin-section/High-pitch Helical CT for the Asessment of Small Lung Nodules, 59(3), 53-59, 19990225
  234. 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
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  236. Dynamic Study of Temporomandibular Joints with IR-prepared Fast GRASS, 17(3), 167-173, 19970415
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  238. Distal Pulmonary Vessels Demonstration by Magnetic Resonance Angiography and Its Usefulness in the Diagnosis of Peripheral Nodules, 55(12), 885-889, 19951025
  239. Esperimental Study on Early Detection of Alloxan-induced Pulmonary Injury by Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 55(9), 633-637, 19950825
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  242. Predictive Value of F-18-Sodium Fluoride Positron Emission Tomography in Detecting High-Risk Coronary Artery Disease in Combination With Computed Tomography, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 7(20), 20181016
  243. Radiation Dose Reduction With a Low-Tube Voltage Technique for Pediatric Chest Computed Tomographic Angiography Based on the Contrast-to-Noise Ratio Index, CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF RADIOLOGISTS JOURNAL-JOURNAL DE L ASSOCIATION CANADIENNE DES RADIOLOGISTES, 69(4), 390-396, 201811
  244. New Diagnostic Criteria for the Localization of Insulinomas with the Selective Arterial Calcium Injection Test: Decision Tree Analysis, JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 29(12), 1749-1753, 201812
  245. Neointimal formation after carotid artery stenting: phantom and clinical evaluation of model-based iterative reconstruction (MBIR), EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(1), 161-167, 201901
  246. Utility of radial reformation of three-dimensional fat-suppressed multi-echo gradient-recalled-echo images for the evaluation of acetabular labral injuries and femoroacetabular impingement, SKELETAL RADIOLOGY, 48(2), 267-273, 201902
  247. Comparison of hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy between 5-fluorouracil-based continuous infusion chemotherapy and low-dose cisplatin monotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 48(13), 1118-1130, 201812
  248. Improvement of image quality at CT and MRI using deep learning, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 37(1), 73-80, 201901
  249. Usefulness of diluted contrast medium for test-scanning of infants scheduled for contrast-enhanced cardiovascular computed tomography angiography, BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 92(1094), 2019
  250. Clinical application of radiation dose reduction at abdominal CT, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 111, 68-75, 201902
  251. How to Improve the Conspicuity of Breast Tumors on Computed High b-value Diffusion-weighted Imaging, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICAL SCIENCES, 18(2), 119-125, 2019
  252. Minimizing individual variations in arterial enhancement on coronary CT angiographs using "contrast enhancement optimizer": a prospective randomized single-center study, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(6), 2998-3005, 201906
  253. Coronary Artery Calcium Is Associated with Left Ventricular Diastolic Function Independent of Myocardial Ischemia Assessment by Myocardial Perfusion Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography, INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL, 60(3), 554-559, 201905
  254. Effect of Patient Characteristics on Vessel Enhancement in Pediatric Chest Computed Tomography Angiography, CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF RADIOLOGISTS JOURNAL-JOURNAL DE L ASSOCIATION CANADIENNE DES RADIOLOGISTES, 70(2), 181-185, 201905
  255. Analysis of the anatomical features of pulmonary veins on pre-procedural cardiac CT images resulting in incomplete cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation, JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, 13(2), 118-127, 2019
  256. Machine-learning integration of CT histogram analysis to evaluate the composition of atherosclerotic plaques: Validation with IB-IVUS, JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, 13(2), 163-169, 2019
  257. Percutaneous transvenous shunt occlusion for portosystemic encephalopathy due to lenvatinib administration to a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma and portosystemic shunt, CLINICAL JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, 12(4), 341-346, 201908
  258. Improved detectability of hyper-dense nodules with dual-energy CT scans: Phantom study using simulated liver harboring nodules., Hiroshima J Med Sc, 67, 63-69, 2018
  259. Predicting blood flow from the superior mesenteric artery to the celiac arterial region on CT angiography in patients with median arcuate ligament syndrome., Hiroshima J Med Sci, 67, 35-39, 2018
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Publications such as books

  1. 2018/03, Textbook of Body CT diagnosis, Medical Sciences International, 2018, 3, Japanese
  2. Fundamental of Skeletal Radiology
  3. 2019//9//3, Kazuo AWAI, Dual-energy CT: Principles and Clinical Usage, Medical View, 2019, 9, 日本語

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
  103. The 2016 WHO classification of renal tumors: What do radiologists need to know? , Honda Y, Terada H, Nakamura Y, Tani C, Iida M, Awai K., ECR2017, 2017/03/01, Without Invitation
  104. Preliminary investigation: Gaussian and non-Gaussian measurements of water diffusion in diagnostic differentiation of focal lesions of malignant spinal bone tumors., Takasu M, Akiyama Y, Yokomachi K, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Oshio K, Awai K., ISMRM2017, 2017/04/22, Without Invitation
  105. Utility of Radial Reformation of Three-dimensional Fat-suppressed Multi-echo Gradient-recalled-echo Imaging in the Evaluation of Acetabular Labral Injuries and Femoroacetabular Impingement., Tanitame K, Sueoka T, Honda Y, Takahashi Y, Naito A, Awai K., ISMRM2017, 2017/04/22, Without Invitation
  106. Changes of brain magnetic resonance imaging in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis under enzyme replacement therapy., Matsubara Y, Miyazaki O, Kosuga M, Okuyama T, Awai K, Nosaka S., SPR2017, 2017/05/16, Without Invitation
  107. What is the fetal MRI findings to suggest existence of the hernia sac in congenital diaphragamtic hernia?, Tani C, Matsubara Y, Sakane H, Iida M, Awai K., ESPR2017, 2017/05/30, Without Invitation
  108. Repeat percutaneous vertebroplasty at treated levels with recurrent pain., Chosa K, Awai K, Naito A., CIRSE2017, 2017/09/16, Without Invitation
  109. Diagnostic accuracy of in-stent restenosis with model-based iterative reconstruction at coronary CT angiography., Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Sakane H, Iida M, Baba Y, Awai K., ESCR2017, 2017/10/12, Without Invitation
  110. Prediction of aortic enhancement for pediatric CT angiography using test-bolus technique with diluted contrast material., Masuda T, Funama Y, Nakaura T, Kiguchi M, Imada N, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017, Without Invitation
  111. DNA damage in lymphocytes after low dose chest CT., Fukumoto W, Ishida M, Sakai C, Sakane H, Tashiro S, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  112. Radiation dose reduction in thin-slice chest CT at a micro-dose (mD) level by means of 3D deep neural network convolution (NNC)., Zarshenas A, Zhao Y, Liu J, Higaki T, Awai K, Suzuki K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  113. High-precision computed diffusion weighted images for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, Akagi M, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Iida M, Umeda M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  114. The detectability of forward projected model-based iterative reconstruction for low contrast lesions: acute cerebral infarction-phantom study., Higaki T, Kaichi Y, Tatsugami F, Taguchi H, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  115. Utility of joint screening by ultrasonography (US) in children and young adults with hemophilia: comparison with radiograph., Tani C, Matsubara Y, Fukumoto W, Iida M, Baba Y, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  116. Feasibility of radiation dose reduction with new CNR index and low-tube voltage at pediatric cardiac CTA., Masuda T, Funama Y, Nakaura T, Kiguchi M, Imada N, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  117. Accuracy of pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation using non-enhanced cardiac computed tomography (CT): comparison of contrast enhanced cardiac CT., Matsumoto Y, Funama Y, Masuda T, Yamashita Y, Imada N, Oku T, Sato T, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  118. Detection of solid pulmonary nodules in micro-dose CT (mDCT) with “virtual” higher-dose (vHD) CT technology: An observer performance study., Fukumoto W, Suzuki K, Higaki T, Zhao Y, Zarshenas A, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  119. CT image retrieval based on morphological similarity: initial clinical trial for diffuse lung diseases., Terada H, Higaki T, Takebe H, Moriwaki Y, Baba T, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  120. Prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement features in Japanese young adults without symptoms: hip joint morphology using radial reformation from computed tomography., Tanitame K, Nishikori A, Higashibori H, Fuji T, Honda Y, Kaichi Y, Nakamura Y, Chosa K, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  121. Effect of luminal CT number on detection of neointimal formation after carotid artery stenting at 320-detector CT angiography: comparison among filtered back projection, hybrid iterative reconstruction and full iterative reconstruction., Yokomachi K, Tatsugami F, Funama Y, Fujioka C, Higaki T, Nishimaru E, Kiguchi M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  122. Effect of patient characteristics on vessel enhancement at cardiac CT angiography in pediatric patient., Masuda T, Nakaura T, Funama Y, Imada N, Higaki T, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  123. Can iterative reconstruction methods improve low-contrast detectability?, Funama Y, Higaki T, Utsunomiya D, Nakaura T, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  124. Novel technique to generate computed diffusion weighted brain MRI with ultra-high B-values., Higaki T, Tatsugam F, Kaichi Y, Akiyama Y, Umeda M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  125. Improvement of spatial resolution of CT using model-based iterative reconstruction on CT: a phantom study., Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Nakamura Y, Yokomachi K, Tsushima S, Fujioka C, Iida M, Baba Y, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  126. Proposal of a new diagnostic criteria for localizing insulinomas in the selective arterial calcium injection (SACI) test: decision tree analysis., Kajiwara K, Toyota N, Kakizawa H, Baba Y, Yamagami T, Hieda M, Urashima M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  127. Imaging and treatment of the congenital heart diseases., Tanitame N, Narita K, Tamura A, Hieda M, Urashima M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  128. Recent technical development at coronary CT angiography: impact on the image quality., Kondo S, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Sakane H, Narita K, Fujioka C, Iida M, Baba Y, Tani C, Nakamura Y, Narita K, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  129. Optimization of contrast material injection technique for cardiac CT with contrast noise ratio (CNR) based dose mulation technique: experience in neonates with congenital heart disease., Masuda T, Funama Y, Nakaura T, Kiguchi M, Sato T, Imada N, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  130. Pitfall for automatic tube current modulation technique in pediatric CT examination., Masuda T, Funama Y, Matsumoto Y, Nakaura T, Kiguchi M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  131. A new quantitative index for the noise power spectrum at CT: correlation with subjective nodule detectability on CT images., Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Nakamura Y, Fujioka C, Tsushima S, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  132. Essential knowledge about gadolinium contrast agents on magnetic resonance imaging to plan optimal contrast enhancement protocols: graphic demonstration using a computer simulation., Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Honda Y, Akiyama Y, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  133. Progress in the diagnosis of upper tract urothelial carcinoma: advances and remaining hurdles., Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Fuji T, Tanitame K, Terada H, Fukuoka K, Ikeda K, Goto K, Hayashi T, Teshima J, Matsubara A, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  134. Endovascular treatment for delayed post-pancreatectomy hemorrhage., Narita K, Fukumoto W, Fuji T, Chosa K, Baba Y, Mitani H, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  135. Embolization of common hepatic and left gastric arteries before distal pancreatectomy with celiac axis resection., Fuji T, Baba Y, Fukumoto E, Kajiwara K, Nakamura Y, Terada H, Tani C, Ishikawa M, Iida M, Chosa K, Awai K., RSNA2017, 2017/11/26, Without Invitation
  136. Evaluation of chemical shift imaging for diagnosis and disease severity of multiple myeloma., Takasu M, Akiyama Y, Yokomachi K, Fuji T, Terada H, Sakai A, Awai K., 2017/09/14, Without Invitation
  137. Improvement of diagnostic image quality of abdominal CT by using a deep learning based reconstruction: Initial clinical trial targeting hepatic metastases, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Zhou J, Yu Z, Akino N, Ito Y, Iida M, Awai K., ECR 2018, 2018/02/28, Without Invitation
  138. Improving image quality of low-dose abdominal CT by a deep learning reconstruction: Feasibility study using a liver phantom including simulated tumors., Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Zhou J, Yu Z, Akino N, Nemoto T, Iida M, Awai K., ECR 2018, 2018/02/28, Without Invitation
  139. Possibility of deep learning technique in CT image reconstruction, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Iida M, Yu Z, Zhou J, Akino N, Tsushima S, Awai K, ECR 2018, 2018/02/28, Without Invitation
  140. Radiation dose reduction in CT using Deep Learning based Reconstruction (DLR): A phantom study, Higaki T, Nishimaru E, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Yu Z, Zhou J, Verleker AP, Akino N, Awai K, ECR 2018, 2018/02/28, Without Invitation
  141. Quantitative evaluation of thyroid-associated orbitopathy: the edema and volume evaluation of orbital fat using FSE-IDEAL, Kaichi Y, Tanitame K, Akiyama Y, Higashibori H, Terada H, Awai K, ECR 2018, 2018/02/28, Without Invitation
  142. Radial reformation of 3D fat-suppressed multi-echo gradient-recalled-echo images in the evaluation of acetabular labral injuries and femoroacetabular impingement., Tanitame K, Sueoka T, Honda Y, Takahashi Y, Fuji T, Awai K., ECR 2018, 2018/02/28, Without Invitation
  143. Morphological comparison before and after coil embolization of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations on computed tomographs., Baba Y, Chosa K, Mitani H, Fuji T, Choi YH, Awai K., SIR 2018, 2018/03/17, Without Invitation
  144. Does chemical shift imaging offer a biomarker for the diagnosis and assessment of disease severity in multiple myeloma?, Takasu M, Tamura T, Akiyama Y, Kaichi Y, Fuji T, Tani C, Awai K, ISMRM-ESMRMB 2018, 2018/05/31, Without Invitation
  145. Assessment of early treatment response by multiparametric whole-body MRI as a 1-step approach to prediction of overall response rate in patients with multiple myeloma., Takasu M, Tamura T, Akiyama Y, Kaichi Y, Kondo S, Tani C, Awai K., ISMRM-ESMRMB 2018, 2018/06/16, Without Invitation
  146. Comparison of fetal lung-to-liver signal intensity ratio (LLSIR) on 3T and 1.5T MRI scans., Tani C, Matsubara Y, Nakamura Y, Iida M, Awai K., ESPR2018, 2018/06/18, Without Invitation
  147. Detectability of pulmonary nodules by magnetic resonance imaging with ultra-short echo time in paediatric patients: Comparison with x-ray computed tomography., Matsubara Y, Tani C, Narita K, Akagi M, Kawaguchi H, Awai K., ESPR2018, 2018/06/18, Without Invitation
  148. Deep 3D anatomy-specific neural network convolution for radiation dose reduction in chest CT at a micro-dose level., 217. Zarshenas A, Zhao Y, Liu J, Higaki T, Fukumoto W, Awai K, Suzuki K, EMBC2018, 2018/07/17, Without Invitation
  149. Improvement of diagnostic image quality of abdominal CT by using a deep-learning based reconstruction: Initial clinical trial targeting hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma., Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Yu Z, Zhou J, Akino N, Ito Y, Nemoto T, Tatsugami F, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  150. Demonstration of the fetal bone cortex on MRI Scans: Preliminary clinical study on normal fetal specimens, Matsubara Y, Tani C, Higaki T, Kamioka S, Nakamura Y, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  151. DNA damage in peripheral blood lymphocytes induced by low-dose chest CT: comparison with standard dose chest CT., Sakane H, Sakai C, Ishida M, Fukumoto W, Tashiro S, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  152. CT findings on hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C showing a sustained virologic response after interferon-free therapy: Comparison with that in patients with interferon-based therapy, Akagi M, Nakamura Y, Narita K, Honda Y, Higaki T, Iida M, Awai K221. Akagi M, Nakamura Y, Narita K, Honda Y, Higaki T, Iida M, Awai K, RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  153. Effect of simulated micro-dose (mD) CT on the performance of neural network convolution (NNC) deep-learning (DL) in radiation dose reduction in chest CT., 222. Zhao Y, Zarshenas A, Higaki T, Awai K, Suzuki K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  154. Assessment of early treatment response by MRI in multiple myeloma: Comparative study of whole-body MRI and lumbar spinal MRI., Takasu M, Akiyama Y, Yokomachi K, Fuji T, Kondo S, Sakane H, Tani C, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  155. Utility of CT metal artifact reduction algorithms for intervertebral devices: Experimental study in ex vivo bovine coccyx using micro-CT as the reference standard., 224. Takasu M, Nakanishi K, Fujioka C, Kondo S, Fuji T, Kiguchi M, Tani C, Awai K., RSNA2018., 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  156. Development a software which assists radiologists to determine optimal contrast material administration protocol at CT: Validation study using a computer simulation., Higaki T, Matsumoto Y, Masuda T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  157. Accuracy of volume measurements of coronary calcification at CT using model-based iterative reconstruction: a phantom study., Higaki T, Tatsugami T, Fujioka C, Yokomachi K, Nakamura Y, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  158. Evaluation of age-related changes in the posterior cruciate ligament using T2* maps derived from MR images with an ultra-short TE sequence., Iwakado Y, Akiyama Y, Hayashi S, Umeda M, Adachi N, Nagata Y, Yokomachi K, Takahashi Y, Kamioka S, Nishikori A, Tamura T, Sumida H, Akita R, Usuki R, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  159. Low radiation dose cardiac computed tomography for left atrium and pulmonary vein imaging using a new protocol based on contrast-to-noise ratio., Matsumoto Y, Funama Y, Masuda T, Yamashita Y, Imada N, Awai K., RSNA2018., 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  160. Does the tube voltage affect the characterization of coronary plaques on 100- and 120-kVp CT scans., Masuda T, Nakaura T, Funama Y, Kiguchi M, Matsumoto Y, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  161. Machine learning to evaluate atherosclerotic plaque composition by coronary CT: validation with IB-IVUS., 230. Masuda T, Nakaura T, Funama Y, Matsumoto Y, Sato T, Awai K., RSNA2018., 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  162. Development and validation of generalized linear regression models to predict vessel enhancement on coronary CT angiography scans., Masuda T, Nakaura T, Funama Y, Sato T, Matsumoto Y, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  163. Analysis of the anatomical features of pulmonary veins on pre-procedural cardiac CT images resulting in incomplete cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation., Matsumoto Y, Funama Y, Masuda T, Ishibashi T, Yamashita Y, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  164. Easy understanding of theory and image characteristics of the model-based iterative reconstruction at CT for radiologists: how does it work?, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Nakamura Y, Fujioka C, Tsushima S, Awai K., RSNA2018., 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  165. Possibility of deep learning technique in medical imaging: Can deep learning improve image quality?, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Yu Z, Zhou J, Akino N, Tatsugami F, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  166. Update of CT urography: current techniques, clinical utility, and new applications., Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Terada H, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  167. Imaging physiology of contrast agent: Difference in pharmacokinetic and signal characteristics between gadolinium and iodine contrast agent., Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Honda Y, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  168. Non-invasive evaluation of liver fibrosis using imaging technique: current problems and future perspective., Narita K, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Akagi M, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  169. Deep learning-based texture classification for similar CT image retrieval., Takebe H, Moriwaki Y, Baba T, Terada H, Higaki T, Ozawa A, Ogino Y, Nakagawa M, Kitayama K, Miyazaki N, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  170. “Virtual” high-dose technology: Radiation dose reduction in thin-slice chest CT at a micro-dose (mD) level by means of 3D deep neural network convolution (NNC)., Zarshenas A, Zhao Y, Liu J, Higaki T, Awai K, Suzuki K., RSNA2018., 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  171. Low-contrast detectability (LCD) of abdominal CT: improvement of LCD by a newly developed iterative reconstruction algorithm., Funama Y, Aoki Y, Goto T, Takahashi H, Hayashi H, Kumagai Y, Awai K., RSNA2018., 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  172. Effect of connecting part of extension table on radiation dose and image quality at head CT scan., Kodakari K, Masuda T, Ishikawa M, Takaki K, Toyota N, Yokomachi K, Hatono N, Yamane A, Miyake S, Awai K., RSNA2018, 2018/11/25, Without Invitation
  173. The usefulness of Amplatzer vascular plug (AVP) for preoperative embolization before distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection (DP-CAR)., Fuji T, Fukumoto W, Chosa K, Baba Y, Awai K., CIRSE2018, 2018/09/22, Without Invitation

Awards

  1. 2010, Certificate of Merit, 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Radiology Society of North America
  2. 2007/12/03, Certificate of Merit, 88th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Radiology Society of North America
  3. 2002/12/03, Certificate of Merit,88th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Radiology Society of North America
  4. 1999/12/01, Certificate of Merit,85th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Radiology Society of North America
  5. 1999/03/02, Certificate of Appreciation, European Congress of Radiology (ECR99), European Society of Radiology

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, 2014, 2016
  2. KAKENHI, 2013, 2015
  3. KAKENHI, 2013, 2016
  4. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  5. KAKENHI, 2011, 2014
  6. KAKENHI, Study on radiation dose reduction using iterative reconstruction technique in CT, 2011, 2013
  7. KAKENHI, Reduction of X-ray exposure and contrast material dose at abdominal CT using low kV or plural kV setting, 2009, 2011
  8. KAKENHI, Improvement of legion detectability and development of further radiation reduction at 64-detector CT, 2008, 2010
  9. KAKENHI, 2005, 2006
  10. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. 理事, 2018/04/01
  2. Board member, 2017

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2014, American Journal of Roentogenology, 2
  2. 2014, Japanese Journal of Radiology, Assistant Editor, 4
  3. 2014, European Radiology
  4. 2014, Abdominal Imaging
  5. 2014, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging