YUKO NAKAMURA

Last Updated :2023/02/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Medicine), Associate Professor
E-mail
yukonhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Abdominal diagnostic imaging (CT and MRI)

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

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

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Direct vasodilation by transdermal administration of nitroglycerin: preliminary, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of nitroglycerin skin spray for premedication before artery puncture, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 30(4), 370-375, 201205
  2. Clinical Significance of the Transitional Phase at Gadoxetate Disodium-Enhanced Hepatic MRI for the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Preliminary Results, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 35(6), 723-727, 2011
  3. Detectability of hepatocellular carcinoma by gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI: Tumor-by-tumor analysis in explant livers, JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 37(3), 684-691, 201303
  4. Effect of lapatinib on hepatic parenchymal enhancement on gadoxetate disodium (EOB)-enhanced MRI scans of the rat liver, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 31(6), 386-392, 201306
  5. Non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia (NOMI): utility of measuring the diameters of the superior mesenteric artery and superior mesenteric vein at multidetector CT, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 31(11), 737-743, 201311
  6. Multidetector Computed Tomography-Based Microstructural Analysis Reveals Reduced Bone Mineral Content and Trabecular Bone Changes in the Lumbar Spine after Transarterial Chemoembolization Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma, PLOS ONE, 9(10), 20141016
  7. Lung cancer screening with ultra-low dose CT using full iterative reconstruction, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 35(4), 179-189, 201704
  8. 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
  9. Functional image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy planning for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, MEDICAL DOSIMETRY, 42(2), 97-103, 2017
  10. CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous drainage: comparison of the one step and the Seldinger techniques, MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY & ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES, 26(3), 162-167, 2017
  11. Nanodrug Delivery: Is the Enhanced Permeability and Retention Effect Sufficient for Curing Cancer?, Bioconjugate chemistry, 27(10), 2225-2238, 2016
  12. Radiation dose reduction at MDCT with iterative reconstruction for prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia: preliminary study using normal fetal specimens., AJR Am J Roentgenol, 203(6), 1249-1256, 2014
  13. 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, 64(1-2), 15-21, 2015
  14. Glypican-3 targeted human heavy chain antibody as a drug carrier for hepatocellular carcinoma therapy., Mol Pharm, 12(6), 2151-2157, 2015
  15. Photoimmunotherapy Targeting EGFR Positive Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Optimizing the Conjugate-Light Regimen, PLoS One, 10(8), e0136829, 2015
  16. Clinical utility of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI for stereotactic body radiotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma, Jpn J Radiol, 33(10), 627-635, 2015
  17. Near infrared photoimmunotherapy prevents lung cancer metastases in a murine model, Oncotarget, 6(23), 19747-19758, 2015
  18. Impact of C4'-O-Alkyl Linker on in Vivo Pharmacokinetics of Near-Infrared Cyanine/Monoclonal Antibody Conjugates, Mol Pharm, 12(9), 3303-3311, 2015
  19. A new technique for noise reduction at coronary CT angiography with multi-phase data-averaging and non-rigid image registration, Eur Radiol, 25(1), 41-48, 2015
  20. The Optimal Body Size Index with Which to Determine Iodine Dose for Hepatic Dynamic CT: A Prospective Multicenter Study, Radiology, 278(3), 773-781, 2016
  21. Surgical tissue handling methods to optimize ex vivo fluorescence with the activatable optical probe gamma-glutamyl hydroxymethyl rhodamine green, Contrast media & molecular imaging, 11(6), 572-578, 2016
  22. Near-infrared photoimmunotherapy with galactosyl serum albumin in a model of diffuse peritoneal disseminated ovarian cancer, Oncotarget, 7(48), 79408-79416, 2016
  23. Improved micro-distribution of antibody-photon absorber conjugates after initial near infrared photoimmunotherapy (NIR-PIT), Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 232, 1-8, 2016
  24. Near infrared photoimmunotherapy of B-cell lymphoma, Molecular oncology, 10(9), 1404-1414, 2016
  25. Near infrared photoimmunotherapy with an anti-mesothelin antibody, Oncotarget, 7(17), 23361-23369, 2016
  26. MR imaging biomarkers for evaluating therapeutic effects shortly after near infrared photoimmunotherapy, Oncotarget, 7(13), 17254-17264, 2016
  27. Dynamic fluorescent imaging with the activatable probe, gamma-glutamyl hydroxymethyl rhodamine green in the detection of peritoneal cancer metastases: Overcoming the problem of dilution when using a sprayable optical probe, Oncotarget, 7(32), 51124-51137, 2016
  28. Alterations of filopodia by near infrared photoimmunotherapy: evaluation with 3D low-coherent quantitative phase microscopy, Biomedical optics express, 7(7), 2738-2748, 2016
  29. Biochemical and Clinical Predictive Approach and Time Point Analysis of Hepatobiliary Phase Liver Enhancement on Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MR Images: A Multicenter Study, Radiology, 281(2), 474-483, 2016
  30. Effect of charge localization on the in vivo optical imaging properties of near-infrared cyanine dye/monoclonal antibody conjugates, Molecular bioSystems, 12(10), 3046-3056, 2016
  31. Role of Fluorophore Charge on the In Vivo Optical Imaging Properties of Near-Infrared Cyanine Dye/Monoclonal Antibody Conjugates, Bioconjugate chemistry, 27(2), 404-413, 2016
  32. Spatially selective depletion of tumor-associated regulatory T cells with near-infrared photoimmunotherapy, Science translational medicine, 8(352), 352ra110, 2016
  33. Visualization of simulated small vessels on computed tomography using a model-based iterative reconstruction technique, Data in brief, 13, 437-43, 2017
  34. Imaging features of papillary renal cell carcinoma with cystic change-dominant appearance in the era of the 2016 WHO classification, Abdom Radiol (NY), 42(7), 1850-1856, 2017
  35. Near-Infrared Photoimmunotherapy Targeting Prostate Cancer with Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) Antibody, Molecular cancer research, 15(9), 1153-1162, 2017
  36. Near infrared photoimmunotherapy with avelumab, an anti-programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) antibody, Oncotarget, 8(5), 8807-8817, 2017
  37. A topically-sprayable, activatable fluorescent and retaining probe, SPiDER-betaGal for detecting cancer: Advantages of anchoring to cellular proteins after activation, Oncotarget, 8(24), 39512-39521, 2017
  38. Cerenkov Radiation-Induced Photoimmunotherapy with 18F-FDG, Journal of nuclear medicine, 58(9), 1395-1400, 2017
  39. Near Infrared Photoimmunotherapy in a Transgenic Mouse Model of Spontaneous Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)-expressing Lung Cancer, Mol Cancer Ther, 16(2), 408-414, 2017
  40. Characteristics of ovarian cancer detection by a near-infrared fluorescent probe activated by human NAD(P)H: quinone oxidoreductase isozyme 1 (hNQO1), Oncotarget, 2017
  41. Immunogenic cancer cell death selectively induced by near infrared photoimmunotherapy initiates host tumor immunity, Oncotarget, 8(6), 10425-10436, 2017
  42. A Near-Infrared, Wavelength-Shiftable, Turn-on Fluorescent Probe for the Detection and Imaging of Cancer Tumor Cells, ACS Chem Biol, 12(4), 1121-1132, 2017
  43. Avoiding thermal injury during near-infrared photoimmunotherapy (NIR-PIT): the importance of NIR light power density, Oncotarget, 2017
  44. Syngeneic mouse models of oral cancer are effectively targeted by anti-CD44-based NIR-PIT, Molecular Cancer Research, 2017
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. Anastomosing haemangioma with fatty changes in the perirenal space: a lesion mimicking liposarcoma, BJR CASE REPORTS, 4(2), 2018
  49. Tubulocystic renal cell carcinoma: a review of literature focused on radiological findings for differential diagnosis, ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY, 43(7), 1540-1545, 201807
  50. Introduction to the Technical Aspects of Computed Diffusion-weighted Imaging for Radiologists, RADIOGRAPHICS, 38(4), 1131-1144, 2018
  51. Improved differentiation between high- and low-grade gliomas by combining dual-energy CT analysis and perfusion CT, MEDICINE, 97(32), 201808
  52. Neointimal formation after carotid artery stenting: phantom and clinical evaluation of model-based iterative reconstruction (MBIR), EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(1), 161-167, 20190129
  53. Improvement of image quality at CT and MRI using deep learning, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 37(1), 73-80, 20190101
  54. Clinical application of radiation dose reduction at abdominal CT, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 111, 68-75, 20190201
  55. 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
  56. Deep learning-based image restoration algorithm for coronary CT angiography, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(10), 5322-5329, 201910
  57. Deep learning reconstruction improves image quality of abdominal ultra-high-resolution CT, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 29(11), 6163-6171, 20191101
  58. Clinical staging of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma for T staging: Review and pictorial essay, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 26(11), 1024-1032, 201911
  59. Deep Learning Reconstruction at CT: Phantom Study of the Image Characteristics, ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 27(1), 82-87, 20200101
  60. 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
  61. Preoperative PET-CT is useful for predicting recurrent extrahepatic metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma after resection, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 124, 20200301
  62. 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, 20200210
  63. ★, Deep learning-based CT image reconstruction: Initial evaluation targeting hypovascular hepatic metastases., Radiology: Artificial Intelligence, 1, e180011, 20191009
  64. Possibility of Deep Learning in Medical Imaging Focusing Improvement of Computed Tomography Image Quality., J Comput Assist Tomogr, 44(2), 161-167, 20200301
  65. Gadoxetate disodium-related event during image acquisition: a prospective multi-institutional study for better MR practice., Eur Radiol, 30(1), 281-290, 2020
  66. 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), e0191347, 2018
  67. Clinical Indication for Computed Tomography During Hepatic Arteriography (CTHA) in Addition to Dynamic CT Studies to Identify Hypervascularity of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol, 41(4), 618-627, 2018
  68. Diagnostic accuracy of in-stent restenosis using model-based iterative reconstruction at coronary CT angiography: initial experience, Br J Radiol, 91(1082), 20170598, 2018
  69. Diagnostic capability of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced liver MRI for diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison with multi-detector CT, Hiroshima J Med Sci, 62(3), 55-61, 2013
  70. Effects of gadolinium-ethoxybenzyl-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid on T2-weighted MRCP, Magn Reson Med Sci, 8(4), 143-148, 2009
  71. Stereotactic directional vacuum-assisted breast biopsy using lateral approach, Breast Cancer, 17(4), 286-289, 2010
  72. Development of a noise reduction filter algorithm for pediatric body images in multidetector CT, J Digit Imaging, 23(6), 806-818, 2010
  73. Evaluation of Early Therapeutic Effects after Near-Infrared Photoimmunotherapy (NIR-PIT) Using Luciferase-Luciferin Photon-Counting and Fluorescence Imaging, Mol Pharm, 14(12), 4628-4635, 2017
  74. 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, 20200301
  75. Computer Simulation of the Effects of Contrast Protocols on Aortic Signal Intensity on Magnetic Resonance Angiograms, Curr Med Imaging, 2020
  76. Deep learning reconstruction of drip-infusion cholangiography acquired with ultra-high-resolution computed tomography, Abdom Radiol (NY), 45(9), 2698-2704, 2020
  77. Measurement of coronary artery calcium volume using ultra-high-resolution computed tomography: A preliminary phantom and cadaver study., Eur J Radiol Open, 2020
  78. Deep learning reconstruction of equilibrium phase CT images in obese patients, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 133, 20201028
  79. Diagnostic value of deep learning reconstruction for radiation dose reduction at abdominal ultra-high-resolution CT, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 31(7), 4700-4709, 20210703
  80. Advanced CT techniques for assessing hepatocellular carcinoma, RADIOLOGIA MEDICA, 126(7), 925-935, 20210505
  81. Tumor heterogeneity evaluated by computed tomography detects muscle-invasive upper tract urothelial carcinoma that is associated with inflammatory tumor microenvironment, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 20210709
  82. Accuracy of thin-slice model-based iterative reconstruction designed for brain CT to diagnose acute ischemic stroke in the middle cerebral artery territory: a multicenter study, Neuroradiology, 20210630

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Capability of 3T MRI in the abdominal imaging, Yuko Nakamura, The 19th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology, 2021, With Invitation, English, Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology, Malaysia (Web)
  2. How to use deep learning to improve image quality, Yuko Nakamura, ECR2021, 2021, With Invitation, English, European Society of Radiology, web
  3. Evaluation of fatty liver disease using MRI: current status and future perspectives, Yuko Nakamura, The 48th JSMRM 2020, 2020/09/11, With Invitation, Japanese, JSMRM, Web (Iwate)
  4. Image characteristics of deep-learning-based rapid kV switching dual energy CT scans: A phantom study, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Sueoka T, Fujioka C, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  5. Utility of iterative noise reduction for gadoxetic acid-enhanced hepatobiliary-phase magnetic resonance imaging, Narita K, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Nishihara T, Bito Y, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  6. Utility of deep learning reconstruction of equilibrium phase images in obese patients, Akagi M, Nakamura Y, Narita K, Honda Y, Higaki T, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  7. Radiation dose reduction at abdominal ultra-high-resolution CT with deep learning reconstruction, Narita K, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Akagi M, Honda Y, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  8. The clinical evaluation of the upper urinary tract cancer: what radiologists should know, Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Akagi M, Narita K, Higaki T, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  9. Basic physical information for radiologists wishing to fully utilize the capability of dual-energy CT, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Sueoka T, Honda Y, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web(Chicago)
  10. Systemic therapy for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): what radiologists must know, Akagi M, Nakamura Y, Narita K, Honda Y, Iida M, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  11. Contrast enhancement protocol at CT: basics and advanced optimization using computer simulation, Higaki T, Matsumot Y, Tatsugami F, Nakamura Y, Fukumoto W, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  12. Maximization of the diagnostic ability of ultra-high-resolution CT: optimal scan parameters and image reconstruction techniques, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Akagi M, Fukumot W, Tatsugami F, Awai K, RSNA2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Web (Chicago)
  13. WHO classification of tumours 5th edition: Tumours of anal canal, Nakamura Y, Akagi M, Narita K, Honda Y, Iida M, Awai K, The 79th Annual Meeting of JRS, 2020, With Invitation, English, Japan radiological society, web
  14. Radiation dose optimization using automatic exposure control at rapid kV-switching dual-energy CT with deep learning technology: Feasibility study using a phantom, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Honda Y, Fujioka C, Awai K, ECR2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  15. Radiation dose reduction for coronary CT angiography using deep learning reconstruction: A phantom study, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Nakamura Y, Fukumoto W, Fujioka C, Awai K, ECR2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  16. Abdominal deep leaning spectral imaging: image quality of virtual monochromatic images in the equilibrium phase, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Akagi M, Narita K, Honda Y, Taguchi H, Tsushima S, Awai K, ECR2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  17. Utility of radial scan for identification of arterial hypervascularity of hepatocellular carcinoma on gadoxetic acid-enhanced MR images, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Narita K, Akagi M, Matsubara Y, Nishihara T, Harada K, Takizawa M, Shirase R, Bito Y, Iida M, Awai K, ECR2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  18. Improvement of image quality by using deep learning image reconstruction at coronary CT angiography performed with high-definition scan mode, Tatsugami F, Higaki T, Fukumoto W, Nakamura Y, Fujioka C, Iida M, Awai K, ECR2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  19. Imaging features of cystic renal lesions in the era of the 2016 WHO classification, Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Narita K, Akagi M, Matsubara Y, Terada H, Kaichi Y, Awai K, RSNA2019, 2019, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  20. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicagl
  21. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  22. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  23. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  24. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  25. Dual-energy computed tomography of renal lesions, Honda Y, Terada H, Higaki T, Fujioka C, Nakamura Y, Awai K, ECR2019, 2019, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  26. 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, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  27. 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, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  28. 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, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  29. Image noise reduction with deep learning-based CT image reconstruction, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Akino N, Awai K, ECR2019, 2019, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  30. 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, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  31. 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, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  32. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  33. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  34. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  35. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  36. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  37. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  38. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  39. 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 K, RSNA2018, 2018, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  40. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  41. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  42. 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, Without Invitation, English, Berlin, Germany
  43. 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, ECR2018, 2018, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  44. 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, ECR2018, 2018, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  45. 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, ECR2018, 2018, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  46. 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, ECR2018, 2018, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  47. 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, Awai K, RSNA2017, 2017, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  48. Progress in the diagnosis of upper tract urothelial carcinoma: advances and remaining hurdles, Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Fuji T, Tanitame K, Awai K, RSNA2017, 2017, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  49. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  50. 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, Awai K, RSNA2017, 2017, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  51. 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, Awai K, RSNA2017, 2017, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  52. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  53. Near infrared photoimmunotherapy for lung cancer in a transgenic mouse model evaluated by MRI, Nakamura Y, 25th Annual meeting and exhibition ISMRM 2017, 2017, Without Invitation, English, ISMRM, Honolulu
  54. 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, Without Invitation, English, ECR, Vienna
  55. Hepatic perfusion CT yields early imaging biomarkers for treatment response of sorafenib on hepatocellular carcinoma, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Fukumoto W, Fujioka C, Kiguchi M, Awai K, RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  56. 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, Higaki T, Nakaura T, Kidoh M, Yuki H, Yamashita Y, Nakamura Y, Tatusgami F, Awai K, RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  57. Easy understanding of the technical aspects of computed diffusion-weighted Image (cDWI) for radiologis, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Sakane H, Fukumoto W, Kassai Y, Awai K, RSNA2016, 2016, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  58. Involution of fiolopodia: An early pharmacodynamics marker of near infrared photoimmunotherapy, Nakamura Y, World Molecular Imaging Congress WMIC 2016, 2016, Without Invitation, English, New York
  59. Diffusion-weighted MR imaging after near infrared photoimmunotherapy in an animal model, Nakamura Y, World Molecular Imaging Congress WMIC 2016, 2016, Without Invitation, English, New York
  60. Early MRI findings after near infrared photoimmunotherapy in an animal model, Nakamura Y, 24th Annual meeting and exhibition ISMRM 2016, 2016, Without Invitation, English, ISMRM, Singapore
  61. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  62. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  63. Techniques to genetate high-accuraey computed diffusion- weighted images(cDWI)of the liver, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Akiyama Y, Ohkubo T, Kasai Y, Awai K, RSNA2015, 2015, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  64. 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, RSNA2015, 2015, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  65. Liver metastasis from colorectal cancer: What the radiologists must know to deliver the best treatment, Nakamura Y, Fukumoto W, Kaichi Y, Honda Y, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2014, 2014, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  66. 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, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  67. Registration method for gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MR and radiation dose distribution maps using an extracted liver-region mask, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Tatsugami F, Kimura T, Nagata Y, Awai K, RSNA2014, 2014, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  68. 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, RSNA2014, 2014, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  69. 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, 2013, Without Invitation, English, ASNR, Montreal, Canada
  70. The differential diagnosis of perirenal space tumors requires integration of imaging and clinical findings: A systematic three-step approach, Nishiki M, Honda Y, Toyota N, Nakamura Y, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  71. 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, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  72. A new distortion correction technique for computed diffusion weighted imaging (cDWI), Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Akiyama Y, Fukumoto W, Kamata M, Awai K, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  73. The treatment response of hepatocellular carcinoma: evaluation with imaging biomarkers, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Tasugami F, Date S, Taniguchi A, Awai K, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  74. Diagnostic accuracy of the placenta accreta by non-contrast enhanced MR imaging, Nakamura Y, Toyota N, Date S, Honda Y, Awai K, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  75. CT-based finite element modeling and microstructural analysis detect reduced bone mineral content and bone strength in the spine after CT fluoroscopy-guided interventional procedures, Takasu M, Nakamura Y, Komoto D, Ishikawa M, Kigushi M, Awai K, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  76. Clinical utility of weighted liver spleen contrast using gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI: pre-evaluation of stereotactic body radiotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma, Nakamura Y, Kimura T, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Nagata Y, Awai K, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  77. Radiation dose reduction at MDCT for the prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia, Tani C, Funama Y, Fujioka C, Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Awai K, RSNA2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago
  78. Regional cerebral blood flow in depression:Arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance study, Kaichi Y, Higaki T, Nakamura Y, Honda Y, Komoto D, Date S, Awai K, Akiyama Y, Okamoto Y, Yamawaki S, ASNR 51st annual meeting and foundation of the ASNR symposium 2013, 2013, Without Invitation, English, ASNR, San Diego
  79. Diagnostic capavility of multidetector CT for nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia(NOMI), Nakamura Y, Toyota N, Urashima M, Ono C, Date S, Awai K, The 4th Asian Congress of Abdominal Radiology, 2013, Without Invitation, English, ACAR, Taiwan
  80. The usefulness of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and apparent diffusion coefficient(ADC) value for the diagnosis and the assessment of the therapeutic effect on autoimmune pancreatitis(AIP), Tanitame K, Nakamura Y, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Honda Y, Takasu M, Awai K, International Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 20th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, 2012, Without Invitation, English, ISMRM, Melbourne
  81. Current radiation exposure at multidetector CT and radiation reduction in daily clinical practice, Honda Y, Tani C, Nakamura Y, Kaichi Y;Date S, Awai K, RSNA2012, 2012, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  82. Volume body perfusion CT using a 320-detector CT scanner and non-rigid registration technique, Nakamura Y, Higaki T, Tatsugami F, Sato Y, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2012, 2012, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  83. Understanding hepatic transporters for a better interpretation of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MRI, Nakamura Y, Tani C, Honda Y, Komoto D, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2012, 2012, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  84. Ocular MRI using fast MR sequences, small surface coils, and visual axis fixation: indications, technical considerations, and clinical utility, Tanitame K, Nakamura Y, Honda Y, Kaichi Y, Komoto D, Awai K, RSNA2012, 2012, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  85. Diagnosis and assessment of the therapeutic Effect on autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) using diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) Value, Tanitame K, Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Kaichi Y, Tani C, Awai K, RSNA2012, 2012, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  86. Diagnostic ability of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI for hepatocellular carcinoma: Tumor-by-tumor analysis in explant livers., Nakamura Y, Tashiro H, Nambu J, Kakizawa H, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2012, 2012, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  87. Imaging findings of liver Parenchyma after stereotactic body radiotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: evaluation by gadoxetate disodium-enhanced hepatic MRI, Nakamura Y, Kimura T, Kaichi Y, Tatsugami F, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2012, 2012, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  88. What is the optimal time to assess the therapeutic response of lung cancer on FDG-PET scans?, Komoto D, Tanitame K, Tani C, Nakamura Y, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2011, 2011, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  89. Clinical Role of Multidetector CT (MDCT) in the prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia, Tani C, Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Tanitame K, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2011, 2011, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  90. IgG4-related Autoimmune Pancreatitis: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Evaluation Emphasizing the Role of Diffusion-weighted MR Imaging, Tanitame K, Kaichi Y, Honda Y, Nakamura Y, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2011, 2011, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  91. Capability and pitfalls of hepatic dynamic MRI using Gd-EOB-DTPA in the diagnosis of hepatic SOLs, Nakamura Y, Toyota N, Komoto D, Kakizawa H, Date S, Awai K, RSNA2011, 2011, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  92. Clinical significance of the transitional phase at gadoxetate disodium- enhanced hepatic MRI for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, Nakamura Y, Tani C, Date S, Namimoto T, Yamashita Y, Awai K, RSNA2011, 2011, Without Invitation, English, RSNA, Chicago, USA
  93. Diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma using liver MRI, Yuko Nakamura, 2018/09/07, With Invitation, English
  94. Hepatic perfusion CT: Current status and future perspectives, ICRR2015, 2015/05, With Invitation, English

Awards

  1. 2021, JJR Excellent Reviewer Award in 2020, Japan Radiological Society
  2. 2019, JJR Excellent Reviewer Award in 2018, Japan Radiological Society
  3. 2012, Certificate of Merit, The radiological society of North America, Understanding Hepatic Transporters for a Better Interpretation of Gadoxetate Disodium-enhanced MRI

Social Activities

Other Social Contributions

  1. MSK MRI WORKSHOP SERIESES, Capability of 3T MRI in the abdominal imaging, FUJIFILM Healthcare Corporation, 2022/02/13, Lecturer, Lecture, Researchesrs
  2. ECR2021, How to use deep learning to improve image quality, ECR, 2021/03/03, 2021/03/07, web, Lecturer, Lecture, Researchesrs