Kazuo Awai

Last Updated :2021/01/05

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, Advanced research on Diagnostic Radiology
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced research on Diagnostic Radiology
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester,
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced seminar on Diagnostic Radiology
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Diagnostic Radiology
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Cause of Death Investigation
  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. 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
  2. Radiation Dose Reduction at Low Tube Voltage CCTA Based on the CNR Index, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 25(10), 1298-1304, OCT 2018
  3. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Human Lymphocytes after Computed Tomography Scan Procedure, RADIATION RESEARCH, 190(4), 424-432, OCT 2018
  4. 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
  5. Improved differentiation between high- and low-grade gliomas by combining dual-energy CT analysis and perfusion CT, MEDICINE, 97(32), AUG 2018
  6. Relationship between coronary arterial F-18-sodium fluoride uptake and epicardial adipose tissue analyzed using computed tomography, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, 47(7), 1746-1756, 202007
  7. Improving Low -contrast Detectability and Noise Texture Pattern for Computed Tomography Using Iterative Reconstruction Accelerated with Machine Learning Method: A Phantom Study, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 27(7), 929-936, 202007
  8. Evaluation of metal artefact techniques with same contrast scale for different commercially available dual-energy computed tomography scanners, PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES IN MEDICINE, 43(2), 539-546, 202006
  9. T2-FLAIR mismatch sign in dysembryoplasticneuroepithelial tumor, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 126, 202005
  10. Biological Effects of Low-Dose Chest CT on Chromosomal DNA, RADIOLOGY, 295(2), 439-445, 202005
  11. Impact of radiological morphology of clinical T1 renal cell carcinoma on the prediction of upstaging to pathological T3, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 50(4), 473-478, 202004
  12. Preoperative PET-CT is useful for predicting recurrent extrahepatic metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma after resection, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 124, 202003
  13. Assessment of early treatment response on MRI in multiple myeloma: Comparative study of whole-body diffusion-weighted and lumbar spinal MRI, PLOS ONE, 15(2), 20200227
  14. Magnetic resonance imaging/transrectal ultrasonography fusion targeted prostate biopsy finds more significant prostate cancer in biopsy-naive Japanese men compared with the standard biopsy, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 27(2), 140-146, 202002
  15. Utility of dual-energy CT for predicting the vascularity of meningiomas, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 123, 202002
  16. Deep Learning Reconstruction at CT: Phantom Study of the Image Characteristics, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 27(1), 82-87, 202001
  17. Guideline on the use of iodinated contrast media in patients with kidney disease 2018, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL NEPHROLOGY, 24(1), 1-44, 202001
  18. Guideline on the use of iodinated contrast media in patients with kidney disease 2018, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 38(1), 3-46, 202001
  19. Pseudo-random Trajectory Scanning Suppresses Motion Artifacts on Gadoxetic Acid-enhanced Hepatobiliary-phase Magnetic Resonance Images, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICAL SCIENCES, 19(1), 21-28, 2020
  20. Possibility of Deep Learning in Medical Imaging Focusing Improvement of Computed Tomography Image Quality, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 44(2), 161-167, 2020
  21. Individual Optimization of Contrast Media Injection Protocol at Hepatic Dynamic Computed Tomography Using Patient-Specific Contrast Enhancement Optimizer, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 44(2), 230-235, 2020
  22. Synthesized effective atomic numbers for commercially available dual-energy CT, REPORTS OF PRACTICAL ONCOLOGY AND RADIOTHERAPY, 25(4), 692-697, 2020
  23. Guideline on the Use of Iodinated Contrast Media in Patients With Kidney Disease 2018, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 83(12), 2572-2607, 201912
  24. Baseline High-Resolution CT Findings Predict Acute Exacerbation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: German and Japanese Cohort Study, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, 8(12), 201912
  25. Deep learning reconstruction improves image quality of abdominal ultra-high-resolution CT, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(11), 6163-6171, 201911
  26. Usefulness of Histogram-Profile Analysis in Ring-Enhancing Intracranial Lesions, WORLD NEUROSURGERY, 131, E226-E236, 201911
  27. Clinical staging of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma for T staging: Review and pictorial essay, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 26(11), 1024-1032, 201911
  28. Contrast enhancement on 100-and 120 kVp hepatic CT scans at thin adults in a retrospective cohort study Bayesian inference of the optimal enhancement probability, MEDICINE, 98(47), 201911
  29. Deep learning-based image restoration algorithm for coronary CT angiography, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(10), 5322-5329, 201910
  30. Usefulness of Amplatzer Vascular Plug for Preoperative Embolization Before Distal Pancreatectomy with En Bloc Celiac Axis Resection, CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 42(9), 1352-1357, 201909
  31. The feasibility of contrast-enhanced spectral mammography immediately after contrast-enhanced CT, RADIOLOGICAL PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY, 12(3), 277-282, 201909
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. Clinical application of radiation dose reduction at abdominal CT, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 111, 68-75, 201902
  38. ★, Neointimal formation after carotid artery stenting: phantom and clinical evaluation of model-based iterative reconstruction (MBIR), EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(1), 161-167, 201901
  39. ★, Improvement of image quality at CT and MRI using deep learning, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 37(1), 73-80, 201901
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Does the Tube Voltage Affect the Characterization of Coronary Plaques on 100-and 120-kVp Computed Tomography Scans, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 43(3), 416-422, 2019
  45. Thyroid-associated Orbitopathy: Quantitative Evaluation of the Orbital Fat Volume and Edema Using IDEAL-FSE, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY OPEN, 6, 182-186, 2019
  46. Contrast Material Injection Protocol With the Dose Determined According to Lean Body Weight at Hepatic Dynamic Computed Tomography: Comparison Among Patients With Different Body Mass Indices, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 43(5), 736-740, 2019
  47. Deep learning–based CT image reconstruction: Initial evaluation targeting hypovascular hepatic metastases., Radiology: Artifical Intelligence, 1(6), 2019
  48. Paraumbilical vein embolization with amplatzer vascular plug via the paraumbilical vein approach in a patient with hepatic encephalopathy., Gavin Publishers, 12(1), 262, 2019
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. Post-marketing surveillance of gadobutrol for contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in Japan, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 36(11), 676-685, 201811
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma: a review of literature focused on radiological findings for differential diagnosis, ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY, 43(7), 1540-1545, 201807
  55. 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
  56. Feasibility and Safety of CT-guided Intrathoracic and Bone Re-biopsy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, ANTICANCER RESEARCH, 38(6), 3587-3592, 201806
  57. 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
  58. ★, 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. Diagnostic accuracy of in-stent restenosis using model-based iterative reconstruction at coronary CT angiography: initial experience, BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 91(1082), 2018
  62. ★, 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
  63. Introduction to the Technical Aspects of Computed Diffusion-weighted Imaging for Radiologists, RADIOGRAPHICS, 38(4), 1131-1144, 2018
  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. 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
  69. 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
  70. Prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement features in Japanese young adults without symptoms: Hip joint morphology using radial reformation from computed tomography., Hiroshima J Med Sci, 67, 97-103, 2018
  71. 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
  72. Patients with major depressive disorder exhibit reduced reward size coding in the striatum, PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 79, 317-323, 20171003
  73. 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
  74. Coronary Artery Stent Evalurtion with Modell-based lteratilve Reconstruction Coronary CT Angiography, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 24(8), 975-981, 201708
  75. F-18-sodium fluoride positron emission tomography for molecular imaging of coronary atherosclerosis based on computed tomography analysis, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 263, 385-392, 201708
  76. Data on analysis of coronary atherosclerosis on computed tomography and F-18-sodium fluoride positron emission tomography, DATA IN BRIEF, 13, 341-345, 201708
  77. Visualization of simulated small vessels on computed tomography using a model-based iterative reconstruction technique, DATA IN BRIEF, 13, 437-443, 201708
  78. 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
  79. Relationship between sudden natural death and abdominal fat evaluated on postmortem CT scans, OBESITY SCIENCE & PRACTICE, 3(2), 219-223, 201706
  80. ★, 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
  81. ★, DNA damage in lymphocytes induced by cardiac CT and comparison with physical exposure parameters, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 27(4), 1660-1666, 201704
  82. ★, Lung cancer screening with ultra-low dose CT using full iterative reconstruction, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 35(4), 179-189, 201704
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. Sarcopenia is closely associated with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in patients with pancreatic disease, PANCREATOLOGY, 17(1), 70-75, 2017
  88. Retrograde venography during balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 26(1), 1-6, 2017
  89. 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
  90. Functional image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy planning for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, MEDICAL DOSIMETRY, 42(2), 97-103, 2017
  91. 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
  92. CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous drainage: comparison of the one step and the Seldinger techniques, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 26(3), 162-167, 2017
  93. Radiation dose reduction based on CNR index with low-tube voltage scan for pediatric CT scan: experimental study using anthropomorphic phantoms, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, 20161201
  94. 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
  95. Efficacy of the projection onto convex sets (POCS) algorithm at Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced hepatobiliary-phase hepatic MRI, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, 20160809
  96. 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
  97. Long-term pulmonary complications of chemical weapons exposure in former poison gas factory workers, INHALATION TOXICOLOGY, 28(8), 343-348, 201607
  98. 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
  99. 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
  100. 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
  101. A case of tubulocystic carcinoma of the kidney with aggressive features, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(4), 307-311, 201604
  102. Embolization for type 2 endoleak with sac expansion after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: safety and effectiveness, SPRINGERPLUS, 5, 20160302
  103. 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
  104. 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
  105. Embolization therapy for bleeding from jejunal loop varices due to extrahepatic portal vein obstruction, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 25(1), 57-61, 20160102
  106. The essence of the Japan Radiological Society/Japanese College of Radiology Imaging Guideline, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 34(1), 43-79, 201601
  107. 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
  108. 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
  109. Coronary CT angiography in patients with implanted cardiac devices: initial experience with the metal artefact reduction technique, BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 89(1067), 2016
  110. 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
  111. 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
  112. 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
  113. Disrupted Brain Activation and Deactivation Pattern during Semantic Verbal Fluency Task in Patients with Major Depression, NEUROPSYCHOBIOLOGY, 74(2), 69-77, 2016
  114. 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
  115. 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
  116. 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
  117. 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
  118. 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
  119. Arteriography after embolization before distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 24(6), 350-355, 20151102
  120. Clinical utility of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI for stereotactic body radiotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 33(10), 627-635, 201510
  121. Geographic Distribution of Radiologists and Utilization of Teleradiology in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(9), 20150930
  122. Ultra-High-Resolution Computed Tomography of the Lung: Image Quality of a Prototype Scanner, PLOS ONE, 10(9), 20150909
  123. 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
  124. Accumulation of epicardial adipose tissue increases coronary morbidity in non-obese patients with suspected coronary artery disease, IJC METABOLIC & ENDOCRINE, 8, 7-12, 201509
  125. Vascular Wall Imaging of Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms with a Hybrid of Opposite-Contrast MR Angiography, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 36(8), 1507-1511, 201508
  126. 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
  127. 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
  128. 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
  129. Additional Value of Diffusion-weighted MRI to Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced Hepatic MRI for the Detection of Liver Metastasis : the Difference Depending on the Experience of the Radiologists, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 64(1), 15-21, 201506
  130. Geographic Distribution of CT, MRI and PET Devices in Japan: A Longitudinal Analysis Based on National Census Data, PLOS ONE, 10(5), 20150506
  131. 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
  132. ★, 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
  133. 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
  134. Stereotactic body radiotherapy for patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma ineligible for resection or ablation therapies, HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 45(4), 378-386, 201504
  135. 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
  136. 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
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  278. 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
  279. Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Double-echo FLASH Sequence during the Hepatic Arterial Phase, MRMS, 3(2), 87-93, 20040715
  280. Role f Preoperative Helical CT before Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : Evaluation of Gallbladder and Peritoneal Adhesion, Radiat Med, 22(2), 111-115, 200403
  281. 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
  282. Usefulness of Three-dimensional Computed Tomography in Surgical Management of Patients with Arteriosclerosis Obliterans or an Aortic Aneurysm, 42(8), 515-519, 20020825
  283. Transarterial embolization therapy for uterine fibroid, 85(2), 166-176, 200208
  284. Solitary necrotic nodule of the liver, J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg, 9(1), 120-124, 20020101
  285. Utility of Thin-section/High-pitch Helical CT for the Asessment of Small Lung Nodules, 59(3), 53-59, 19990225
  286. 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
  287. Serial Changes in CT Findings of Small Peripheral Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas Followed up for More than One Year., JJLC, 38(1), 19-28, 1998
  288. Dynamic Study of Temporomandibular Joints with IR-prepared Fast GRASS, 17(3), 167-173, 19970415
  289. Pulmonary MR Angiography Using Fast SPGR with ECG Triggered K-Space Segmention, 16(4), 129-137, 19960601
  290. Distal Pulmonary Vessels Demonstration by Magnetic Resonance Angiography and Its Usefulness in the Diagnosis of Peripheral Nodules, 55(12), 885-889, 19951025
  291. Esperimental Study on Early Detection of Alloxan-induced Pulmonary Injury by Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 55(9), 633-637, 19950825
  292. Alteration Ratio of Lung Field CT Numbers of Full Inspiration to End Expiration Scans in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, 51(11), 1352-1358, 19911125
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Publications such as books

  1. 2019, Contrast Enhancement at CT, Multislice CT. 4th ed, Springer, 2019, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 英語, Awai K, Higaki T, Tatsugami F
  2. 2018/03, Textbook of Body CT diagnosis, Medical Sciences International, 2018, 3, Scholarly Book, Compilation, Japanese
  3. Fundamental of Skeletal Radiology, Textbook, Joint Translation
  4. 2019//9//3, Kazuo AWAI, Dual-energy CT: Principles and Clinical Usage, Medical View, 2019, 9, Scholarly Book, Compilation, 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, English, 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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English, 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, English
  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, Japanese, 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, English, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  37. Current Situation Surrounding Contrast-Induced Nephropathy and Its Prevention, Awai K, 2015/04/16, Without Invitation, English
  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, English, 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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, Japanese
  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, Japanese
  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, Japanese
  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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English
  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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English
  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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, Japanese, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English, Chicago
  70. Hepatic Perfusion CT : Current Status and Future Perspectives, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Awai K, ICRR2015, 2015/05/25, Without Invitation, English, 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, English, 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, English, 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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, 2016/.1, Without Invitation, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, 2016/.1, Without Invitation, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  108. Repeat percutaneous vertebroplasty at treated levels with recurrent pain., Chosa K, Awai K, Naito A., CIRSE2017, 2017/09/16, Without Invitation, English
  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, English
  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, Japanese
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, Japanese
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, Japanese
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  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, English
  174. Differentiation of myelodysplastic syndrome from aplastic anemia using conventional multiparametric MRI and machine learning., Takasu M, Abe T, Baba Y, Kawase T, Maeda S, Nishikori A, Ichinohe T, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  175. Influence of different Iodinated contrast material on the induction of DNA damage by cardiac CT., Sakane H, Fukumoto W, Sasaki S, Ishida M, Tashiro S, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  176. Dual-energy CT of the renal lesions., Mori T, Honda Y, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Nakamura Y, Terada H, Akagi M, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  177. Comparison of emphysema scores on low and ultra-low radiation dose CT images using different reconstruction methods., Fukumoto W, Schreuder A, Lafebre S J, Higaki T, Prokop M, Nakamura Y, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  178. CT image retrieval based on morphological similarities in diffuse lung diseases using a deep convolutional neural network., Terada H, Higaki T, Takebe H, Moriwaki Y, Baba T, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  179. Capability of a new model-based Iterative reconstruction for brain CT to diagnose acute ischemic stroke: multicenter study., Mitani H, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Prokop M, Ono C, Ono K, Fukumoto W, Nakamura Y, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  180. Comparison of ultrasonographic and radiographic findings in patients with hemophilic arthropathy, Matsubara Y, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  181. Estimation of minimal liver fibrosis using gadoxetic acid-enhanced liver MRI and machine learning., Narita K, Nakamura Y, Akagi M, Higaki T, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  182. Diagnostic reference levels for Japan during diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization in age-based pediatric examinations., Ishibashi T, Takei Y, Kato M, Matsumoto K, Yamashita Y, Miyazaki O, Chida K, Sakamoto H, Tsukamoto A, Katoh Y, Mizutani H, Masuda T, Suzuki S, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  183. Can computational fluid dynamics predict the progression of visceral artery aneurysms?, Mitani H, Baba Y, Chosa K, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  184. Effect of radiation dose outside scan range with lower tube voltage in pediatric CT examination: phantom study., Masuda T, Funama Y, Nakaura T, Baba Y, Oku T, Matsumoto Y, Yamashita Y, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  185. Late complications, sequelae, and residua in patients after surgery for congenital heart diseases: What should radiologists know?, Tanitame N, Tanitame K, Tani C, Tachikake T, Urashima M, Tamura A, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  186. CT imaging of fetal skeletal anomalies at minimized radiation exposure: clinical significance, indications, and scan protocol., Matsubara Y, Tani C, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Honda Y, Fukumoto W, Sakane H, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  187. The biological and cytogenetic effects of ionizing radiation from CT scans., Sakane H, Tashiro S, Fukumoto W, Tatsugami F, Iida M, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  188. Assessment of DNA damage induced by different tube voltage CT scan using gamma-H2AX focus assay., Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Narita K, Akagi M, Matsubara Y, Terada H, Kaichi Y, Awai K., RSNA2019, 2019/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  189. Ultrasonography imaging of the intestine in children with acute graft-versus-host disease after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation., Matsubara Y, Tani C, Awai K., ESPR2019, 2019/05/16, Without Invitation, English
  190. Visibility of Fe2+-bound DC BeadTM on low keV monochromatic images from dual energy computed tomography and T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging., Tanitame K, Fuji T, Kurose T, Takahashi Y, Chosa K, Mitani H, Kobayashi M, Awai K., CIRSE2019, 2019/09/07, Without Invitation, English
  191. Visibility of DC BeadTM bound with Fe2+ or Ca2+ ions on low keV monochromatic images from dual energy computed tomography., Tanitame K, Fuji T, Kurose T, Chosa K, Tamai E, Takahashi Y, Kishida N, Tsuchida Y, Kobayashi M, Awai K., CIRSE2019, 2019/09/07, Without Invitation, English
  192. Portal vein stenting to treat benign portal vein stenosis due to inflammation after surgey., Chosa K, Baba Y, Fukumoto W, Mitani H, Awai K., CIRSE2019, 2019/09/07, Without Invitation, English
  193. 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging: Clinical capability of new applications for abdominal imaging., Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Nishihara T, Harada K, Takizawa M, Bito Y, Narita K, Akagi M, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  194. Pseudo-random trajectory scan technique to suppress motion artifacts on gadoxetic acid-enhanced hepatobiliary-phase magnetic resonance images., Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Nishihara T, Harada K, Takizawa M, Bito Y, Narita K, Akagi M, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  195. Image noise reduction with deep learning-based CT image reconstruction., Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Akino N, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  196. Feasibility of radiation dose reduction using a deep learning based reconstruction at coronary CT angiography., Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Fukumoto W, Ito Y, Tsushima S, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  197. Radiation dose reduction in calcium volume measurement at cardiac CT using model-based iterative reconstruction: A phantom study., Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Iida M, Fujioka C, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  198. Measurement of coronary artery calcium score using ultra-high resolution CT: Cadaver study., Fukumoto W, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Klein MM, Prokop MM, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  199. Deep learning based reconstruction improves the image quality of abdominal ultra-high-resolution computed tomography scans., Utsunomiya K, Nakamura Y, Toru Higaki, Akagi M, Narita K, Zhou J, Zhou Y, Akino N, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  200. Dual-energy computed tomography of renal lesions., Honda Y, Terada H, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Nakamura Y, Awai K., ECR2019, 2019/02/27, Without Invitation, English
  201. Quantitative comparison of conventional and synthetic MRI for cortical and trabecular bone architecture: ex vivo study of bovine coccyx., Takasu M, Akiyama Y, Nishikori A, Kaichi Y, Maeda S, Awai K., ISMRM2019, 2019/05/11, Without Invitation, English

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