WATARU HUKUMOTO

Last Updated :2022/12/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences Center, Assistant Professor
E-mail
wfukumotohiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Research Fields

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

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Year, Clinical diagnosis and treatment II
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice for medical research
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice of Medicine I
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice of Medicine II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Triaging of COVID-19 patients using low dose chest CT: Incidence and factor analysis of lung involvement on CT images, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(6), 797-801, 202206
  2. Cranio-caudal puncture with computed tomography-guided drainage of a deep pelvic abscess, POLISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 87, E177-E180, 20220317
  3. Global illumination rendering versus volume rendering for the forensic evaluation of stab wounds using computed tomography, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12(1), 20220214
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ★, DNA damage in lymphocytes induced by cardiac CT and comparison with physical exposure parameters., Eur Radiol, 27(4), 1660-1660, 201704
  8. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Human Lymphocytes after Computed Tomography Scan Procedure, RADIATION RESEARCH, 190(4), 424-432, 201810
  9. Clinical application of radiation dose reduction at abdominal CT, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 111, 68-75, 201902
  10. Recanalization after successful occlusion by transcatheter arterial embolization with N-butyl cyanoacrylate for traumatic splenic artery injury, Hiroshima J Med Sci
  11. Direct vasodilation by transdermal administration of nitroglycerin: preliminary, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of nitroglycerin skin spray for premedication before artery puncture, Jpn J Radiol, 2012
  12. Effect of lapatinib on hepatic parenchymal enhancement on gadoxetate disodium (EOB)-enhanced MRI scans of the rat liver, Jpn J Radio, 2012
  13. Non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia (NOMI): utility of measuring the diameters of the superior mesenteric artery and superior mesenteric vein at multidetector CT, Jpn J Radiol
  14. Transarterial therapies for hepatocellular carcinoma Fed by the Right Renal Capsular Artery, J Vasc Interv Radiol
  15. Radiation dose reduction at coronary artery calcium scoring by using a low tube current technique and hybrid iterative reconstruction, J Comput Assist Tomogr
  16. Radiation dose reduction for coronary artery calcium scoring at 320-detector CT with adaptive iterative dose reduction 3D, Int J Cardiovasc Imaging
  17. 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 J Med Sci
  18. Effect of the motion correction technique on image quality at 320-detector CT coronary angiography in patients with atrial fibrillation, J Comput Assist Tomogr
  19. Preoperative coil embolization in patients with a replaced hepatic artery scheduled for pancreatectomy with splanchnic artery resection helps to prevent ischemic organ injury, J Comput Assist Tomogr
  20. Diffusion-weighted MR imaging of non-complicated hepatic cysts: value of 3T computed diffusion-weighted imaging, Eur J Radiol Open
  21. Coronary CT angiography in patients with implanted cardiac devices: initial experience with the metal artefact reduction technique, Br J Radiol
  22. Blood flow redistribution using the AMPLATZER vascular plug 4 before distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection, J Vasc Interv Radiol
  23. Retrograde venography during balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices, Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol
  24. Coronary artery stent evaluation with model-based iterative reconstruction at coronary CT angiography, Acad Radiol
  25. CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous drainage: comparison of the one step and the seldinger techniques, Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol
  26. Improved detectability of hyper-dense nodules with dual-energy CT scans: Phantom study using simulated liver harboring nodules, Hiroshima J Med Sc
  27. 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
  28. Usefulness of Amplatzer Vascular Plug for preoperative embolization before distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection, Cardiovasc Intervent Radio
  29. Clinical application of radiation dose reduction at abdominal CT, Eur J Radiol
  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. 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
  32. Biological Effects of Low-Dose Chest CT on Chromosomal DNA, RADIOLOGY, 295(2), 439-445, 202005
  33. Measurement of coronary artery calcium volume using ultra-high-resolution computed tomography: A preliminary phantom and cadaver study, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY OPEN, 7, 2020
  34. Computer Simulation of the Effects of Contrast Protocols on Aortic Signal Intensity on Magnetic Resonance Angiograms, CURRENT MEDICAL IMAGING, 17(3), 396-403, 2021
  35. Advanced CT techniques for assessing hepatocellular carcinoma, RADIOLOGIA MEDICA, 126(7), 925-935, 2021
  36. Incidence and factor analysis of laryngohyoid fractures in hanging individuals-computed tomography study, European Radiology, 2021
  37. Incidence and factor analysis of laryngohyoid fractures in hanging individuals-computed tomography study, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 31(10), 7827-7833, 202110
  38. Potential benefits of volumetric modulated arc therapy to reduce the incidence of >= grade 2 radiation pneumonitis in radiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 51(12), 1729-1735, 202112

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Incidence of laryngohyoid fractures on CT images of hanging suicides, Wataru Fukumoto, Hidenori Mitani, Makoto Iida, Yuko Nakamura, Fuminari Tatsugami, Kazuo Awai, RSNA 106th annual meeting, 2020, Without Invitation, English, published
  2. 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, Japanese
  3. 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
  4. CT during pancreatic arteriography for localization neuroendocrine tumors, Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Baba Y, Fuji T, Fukumoto W, Awai K, CIRSE2016, 2016, Without Invitation, Japanese, Barcelona
  5. Outcome of endovascular treatment (BRTO/PTO) for visceral varices due to portal hypertension in one institut, Baba Y, Fuji T, Ishikawa M, Kajiwara K, Fukumoto W, Awai K, CIRSE2016, 2016, Without Invitation, Japanese, Barcelona
  6. Easy understanding of the technical aspects of computed diffusion-weighted Image (cDWI) for radiologis, 26. Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Sakane H, Fukumoto W, Kassai Y, Awai K, RSNA 2016, 2016, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  7. 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), Tajbakhsh N, Liu J, Higaki T, Fukumoto W, Awai K, Suzuki K, RSNA 2016., 2016, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  8. The effect of full iterative reconstruction on the image quality of coronary artery stent at 320 detector-row CT scanner, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Fukumoto W, Kaichi Y, Awai K, RSNA 2016, 2016, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  9. Useful CT guide for balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration via a subphrenic vein for gastric varices without gastro-renal shunt, Ishikawa M, Kajiwara K, Yoshimatu R, Fukumoto W, Yamagami T, Awai K, ISIR,ISIR&APCIO2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Miyazaki
  10. Systemic venous sampling for FGF23 to idcntify tumors implicated in tumor-induced osteomalacia(T10), Fukumoto W, Ishikawa M, Yoshimatu R, Yamagami T, Awai K, ISIR,ISIR&APCIO2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Miyazaki
  11. Optinal cutoff value for the selective hrterial calcium injection test for insulinomas, Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Fukumoto W, Yoshimatu R, Yamagami T, Awai K, ISIR,ISIR&APCIO2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Miyazaki
  12. Optinal cutoff value for the selective Arrterial calcium injection test for insulinomas, 14. Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Fukumoto W, Yoshimatsu R, Yamagami T, Awai K, CIRSE2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Lisbon,Portugal
  13. 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, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  14. 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, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  15. 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, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  16. 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, Honda Y, Iida M, Awai K, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  17. Full iterative reconstruction optimized for specific organs: Principle and capabilities, Akagi M, Nishiki M, Higaki T, Fukumoto W, Kiguchi M, Taniguchi A, Awai K, Tushima S, Fujioka T, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  18. 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, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  19. Clinical approach and recent topics at coronary artery calcium scoring, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Kitera N, Kiguchi M, Fukumoto W, Awai K, Kaichi Y, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  20. All about the selective arterial calcium injection test for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, Kajiwara K, Ishikawa M, Fukumoto W, Yamagami T, Baba Y, Awai K, RSNA 2015, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  21. 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, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  22. 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, RSNA 2014, 2014, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  23. Role of the Preoperative CT Analysis in Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP), Honda Y, Fukumoto W, Komoto D, Tanitame K, Date S, Awai K, RSNA 2014, 2014, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  24. Estimation of Pulmonary Nodule Malignancy: Effect of a Computer-aided Diagnosis System Integrating PET and HRCT Findings on the Performance of Radiologists, Komoto D, Aoyama M, Takaki Y, Higaki T, Fukumoto W, Awai K, RSNA 2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, Chicago, USA
  25. A New Method for Noise Reduction at Coronary CT Angiography with Multi-phase Data-averaging and Non-rigid Image Registration, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Kigushi M, Fukumoto W, Date S, Awai K, RSNA 2013, 2013, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  26. A New Distortion Correction Technique for Computed Diffusion Weighted Imaging (cDWI), RSNA 2013, 2013, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  27. Ocular CT Imaging: What Should Radiologists Know in Diagnostic CT Imaging of Ocular Diseases and Incidental Findings of Eyeballs on Head CT Scan, Tanitame K, Tanki N, Tanitame N, Fukumoto W, Honda Y, Awai K, RSNA 2013, 2013, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  28. Understanding the Principle, Image Characteristics, and Radiation Dose of Full- and Hybrid Iterative Reconstruction (IR) at CT, Fukumoto W, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Nakamura Y, Taniguchi A, Awai K, RSNA 2013, 2013, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  29. Expanding the use of Flow-labeling MRI: Clinical Applications of the Time-spatial Labeling Inversion Pulse (Time-SLIP) Technique, Fukumoto W, Akiyama Y, Tatsugami F, Honda Y, Kassai Y, Awai K, RSNA 2013, 2013, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA
  30. Thrombin injections to treat post-myomectomy pseudoaneurysms: Report of two cases, Yamasaki W, APCCVIR2012 JSIR&ISIR, 2012, Without Invitation, Japanese, Kobe
  31. 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, RSNA 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Chicago, USA

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)), 2017, 2018