Takao Hiraki

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Lung radiofrequency ablation: potential as a therapy to oligometastasis and oligorecurrence
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatocho, Kitaku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Pulm Med 2012:196173. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia after radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer: report of three cases
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 23:126-30. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Pneumothorax, pleural effusion, and chest tube placement after radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors: incidence and risk factors
    Takao Hiraki
    Departments of Radiology and Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Radiology 241:275-83. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for local progression after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors: evaluation based on a preliminary review of 342 tumors
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer 107:2873-80. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of normal lungs after pulmonary artery embolization with use of degradable starch microspheres: results in a porcine model
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1991-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Pulmonary edema as a complication of transcatheter embolization of renal angiomyolipoma in a patient with pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis due to tuberous sclerosis complex
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:819-23. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for pneumothorax and chest tube placement after CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous lung biopsy: retrospective analysis of the procedures conducted over a 9-year period
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:809-14. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Nonfatal systemic air embolism complicating percutaneous CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy: four cases from a single institution
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Chest 132:684-90. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer: results in 20 nonsurgical candidates
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1306-12. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Repeat radiofrequency ablation for local progression of lung tumors: does it have a role in local tumor control?
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:706-11. 2008

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  1. pmc Lung radiofrequency ablation: potential as a therapy to oligometastasis and oligorecurrence
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatocho, Kitaku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Pulm Med 2012:196173. 2012
    ..The usefulness of RFA for oligorecurrence or oligometastasis of lung cancer should be clarified by prospective studies in the future...
  2. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia after radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer: report of three cases
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 23:126-30. 2012
    ..The disease was nonresponsive to antibiotic therapy but responded favorably to pulse therapy of steroids. BOOP-like reactive pneumonitis should be recognized as a complication following lung RF ablation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pneumothorax, pleural effusion, and chest tube placement after radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors: incidence and risk factors
    Takao Hiraki
    Departments of Radiology and Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Radiology 241:275-83. 2006
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the incidence of and risk factors for pneumothorax, pleural effusion, and chest tube placement for pneumothorax after radiofrequency (RF) ablation of lung tumors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for local progression after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors: evaluation based on a preliminary review of 342 tumors
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer 107:2873-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to retrospectively evaluate the risk factors for local progression after percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation of lung tumors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of normal lungs after pulmonary artery embolization with use of degradable starch microspheres: results in a porcine model
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1991-8. 2006
    ..The present study was performed to evaluate the effect of pulmonary artery embolization on radiofrequency (RF) ablation of normal porcine lungs...
  6. doi request reprint Pulmonary edema as a complication of transcatheter embolization of renal angiomyolipoma in a patient with pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis due to tuberous sclerosis complex
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:819-23. 2009
    ..Findings on chest radiographs and computed tomographic images were indicative of pulmonary edema. The patient was treated with conservative therapy. The possible causes of the pulmonary edema are discussed in the text...
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for pneumothorax and chest tube placement after CT fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous lung biopsy: retrospective analysis of the procedures conducted over a 9-year period
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:809-14. 2010
    ..The objective of our study was to retrospectively evaluate the incidence of and the risk factors for pneumothorax and chest tube placement after CT fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nonfatal systemic air embolism complicating percutaneous CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy: four cases from a single institution
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Chest 132:684-90. 2007
    ..However, its incidence might be underestimated by missing systemic air in patients without cardiac or cerebral symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer: results in 20 nonsurgical candidates
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1306-12. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the outcomes of radiofrequency ablation for nonsurgical candidates with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Repeat radiofrequency ablation for local progression of lung tumors: does it have a role in local tumor control?
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:706-11. 2008
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the role of repeat radiofrequency (RF) ablation for local progression of lung tumors in local tumor control...
  11. doi request reprint Two cases of needle-tract seeding after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for lung cancer
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:415-8. 2009
    ..The seeding nodule appeared 4 or 7 months after RF ablation and was then completely treated with a repeat RF ablation...
  12. doi request reprint Does tumor type affect local control by radiofrequency ablation in the lungs?
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 74:136-41. 2010
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the effect of tumor type on local control by radiofrequency ablation in the lungs...
  13. doi request reprint CT fluoroscopy-guided biopsy of 1,000 pulmonary lesions performed with 20-gauge coaxial cutting needles: diagnostic yield and risk factors for diagnostic failure
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Chest 136:1612-7. 2009
    ..We have conducted a retrospective analysis to evaluate the diagnostic outcomes of 1,000 CT fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsies performed with 20-gauge coaxial cutting needles...
  14. doi request reprint Brachial nerve injury caused by percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of apical lung cancer: a report of four cases
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:1129-33. 2010
    ..These symptoms partially receded over time. The indications of RF ablation in patients with apical lung cancer should be carefully determined because of the risk of brachial nerve injury associated with the procedure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer at Okayama University Hospital: a review of 10 years of experience
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 65:287-97. 2011
    ..However, attention should be paid to rare but serious complications. This review shows that radiofrequency ablation is a promising treatment for patients with lung cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation combined with previous bronchial arterial chemoembolization and followed by radiation therapy for pulmonary metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1189-93. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Technique for creation of artificial pneumothorax for pain relief during radiofrequency ablation of peripheral lung tumors: report of seven cases
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:503-6. 2011
    ..The pain decreased considerably immediately after this procedure. No complication related to the creation of the artificial pneumothorax was observed. Creation of an artificial pneumothorax is a safe and effective method for pain relief...
  18. doi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:24-30. 2011
    ..This study aimed at retrospectively evaluating the outcomes of radiofrequency ablation of clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter embolization of an aortobronchial fistula with N-butyl cyanoacrylate
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:743-6. 2002
    ..For the patient with an aortobronchial fistula who cannot be treated by surgical or endovascular stent-graft methods, transcatheter embolization of the fistula may be the only available life-saving method...
  20. doi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for pulmonary metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma: results of a multicenter study in Japan
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama City, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:741-8. 2011
    ..To retrospectively evaluate technical success, effectiveness, complications, patient survival, and prognostic factors with percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation for pulmonary metastases resulting from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hepatic outflow obstruction created by balloon occlusion of the hepatic vein: induced hepatic hemodynamic changes and the therapeutic applications of hepatic venous occlusion with a balloon catheter in interventional radiology
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 59:171-8. 2005
    ..In microwave coagulation therapy and radiofrequency ablation therapy, decreasing portal flow can cause larger areas of coagulation. Further, the technique of hepatic venous occlusion has potential therapeutic applications...
  22. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of metastatic mediastinal lymph nodes during cooling and temperature monitoring of the tracheal mucosa to prevent thermal tracheal damage: initial experience
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Radiology 237:1068-74. 2005
    ..Radiofrequency ablation may be effective for local control of small metastatic mediastinal lymph nodes, and cooling and temperature monitoring of the tracheal mucosa in the proper position may prevent thermal tracheal damage...
  23. doi request reprint Measurement of pleural temperature during radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors to investigate its relationship to occurrence of pneumothorax or pleural effusion
    Nobuhisa Tajiri
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:581-6. 2008
    ..001) and length of the lung parenchyma between the electrode and the pleura (p < 0.001). We conclude that higher pleural temperature appeared to be associated with the occurrence of pleural effusion and not with that of pneumothorax...
  24. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors close to the heart or aorta: evaluation of safety and effectiveness
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:733-40. 2007
    ..The authors retrospectively evaluated the safety and effectiveness of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors close to the heart or aorta...
  25. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for pulmonary metastases from colorectal cancer: midterm results in 27 patients
    Takao Hiraki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:1264-9. 2007
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the midterm outcomes (eg, safety, local efficacy, and survival) after radiofrequency (RF) ablation for pulmonary metastases from colorectal cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Preliminary retrospective investigation of FDG-PET/CT timing in follow-up of ablated lung tumor
    Fumiyo Higaki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 22:157-63. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Hepatic infarction following abdominal interventional procedures
    Hiroyasu Fujiwara
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 58:97-106. 2004
    ..The incidence of hepatic infarction following interventional procedures in this series was low but sometimes fatal, and occurred most frequently in emergency embolization in hemorrhagic shock...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intractable pneumothorax due to bronchopleural fistula after radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors
    Jun Sakurai
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:141-5. 2007
    ..Although it is rare, with an incidence of 0.6% (2/334) at our institution, intractable pneumothorax due to bronchopleural fistula should be recognized as a risk associated with radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors...
  29. doi request reprint Polidocanol sclerotherapy for painful venous malformations: evaluation of safety and efficacy in pain relief
    Hidefumi Mimura
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Eur Radiol 19:2474-80. 2009
    ....
  30. doi request reprint A novel strategy for treatment of metastatic pulmonary tumors: radiofrequency ablation in conjunction with surgery
    Yoshifumi Sano
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 3:283-8. 2008
    ..We report our experience with a premeditated treatment involving combined computed tomography-guided radiofrequency ablation and surgical resection in three patients with metastatic pulmonary tumors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Transhepatic approach for percutaneous computed-tomography-guided radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:765-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, it seems that this transhepatic approach is safe and can be an alternative method for electrode insertion during RF ablation of selected renal tumors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation followed by radiation therapy for large primary lung tumors
    Takashi Mukai
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 61:177-80. 2007
    ..Combined radiofrequency ablation and radiation therapy that involves minimally invasive techniques appears to be promising for the treatment of large lung tumors...
  33. ncbi request reprint The Maximum standardized uptake value is more reliable than size measurement in early follow-up to evaluate potential pulmonary malignancies following radiofrequency ablation
    Aierken Alafate
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 67:105-12. 2013
    ..SUVmax was more reliable than the size measurements by CT in the first 6 months after RFA, and PET/CT at 6 months post-RFA may be more appropriate for the assessment of FDG accumulation than that at 3 months post-RFA...
  34. ncbi request reprint Infusion of hypertonic saline into the lung parenchyma during radiofrequency ablation of the lungs with multitined expandable electrodes: results using a porcine model
    Tatsuhiko Iishi
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 63:137-44. 2009
    ..077). Although this small study had limited statistical power, hypertonic saline infusion during RFA appeared to enlarge coagulation necrosis of the lung parenchyma...
  35. doi request reprint Percutaneous computed tomography-guided lung biopsy and pleural dissemination: an assessment by intraoperative pleural lavage cytology
    Yoshifumi Sano
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer 115:5526-33. 2009
    ..Percutaneous computed tomography (CT)-guided needle biopsy remains one of the most important diagnostic tools in the management of lung nodules; however, it carries a risk of intrapleural dissemination of cancer cells...
  36. doi request reprint Systemic air embolism during preoperative pulmonary marking with a short hook wire and suture system under CT fluoroscopy guidance
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    Department of Radiology, Fukuyama City Hospital, 5 23 1 Zao cho, Fukuyama, 721 8511, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 27:385-8. 2009
    ..Subsequently, the symptoms and systemic air embolism were resolved. The patient underwent video-assisted thoracoscopic wedge resection after 5 days and was then discharged without any sequelae...
  37. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of small lung metastases by a single application of a 2-cm expandable electrode: determination of favorable responders
    Jun Sakurai
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:231-6. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for intrathoracic malignancies: a large single-center experience
    Yoshifumi Sano
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer 109:1397-405. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the safety and technical feasibility of percutaneous RFA in unresectable intrathoracic malignancies...
  39. doi request reprint Phrenic nerve injury after radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors: retrospective evaluation of the incidence and risk factors
    Yusuke Matsui
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 23:780-5. 2012
    ..To retrospectively investigate the incidence of and risk factors for phrenic nerve injury after radiofrequency (RF) ablation of lung tumors...
  40. doi request reprint CT fluoroscopy-guided cutting needle biopsy of focal pure ground-glass opacity lung lesions: diagnostic yield in 83 lesions
    Daisaku Inoue
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 81:354-9. 2012
    ..The objective of our study was to retrospectively determine the diagnostic yield of CT fluoroscopy-guided cutting needle biopsy of focal pure ground-glass opacity lung lesions...
  41. doi request reprint Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm related to radiofrequency ablation of lung tumor
    Jun Sakurai
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:413-6. 2010
    ..Although PA pseudoaneurysm is rare, with an incidence of 0.2% (1/538 sessions) at our institution, it should be recognized as a risk when treating lung tumors adjacent to a branch of the PA...
  42. doi request reprint Influence of radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer on pulmonary function
    Akihiro Tada
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:860-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate altered pulmonary function retrospectively after RFA...
  43. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT contributes to more accurate detection of lymph nodal metastasis from actively proliferating esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Shunsuke Tanabe
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:854-9. 2011
    ..In this study, we examined the diagnostic accuracy of fluorodeoxyglucose PET accompanied by computed tomography imaging (PET/CT) to detect regional lymph nodal metastasis from esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)...
  44. doi request reprint A case of delayed massive hemothorax caused by the rupture of a pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm after radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors
    Junichi Soh
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1, Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8559, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:646-9. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of pre-radiofrequency ablation SUV(max) in 18F-FDG PET/CT to predict the risk of a local recurrence of malignant lung tumors after lung radiofrequency ablation
    Sosuke Harada
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 65:395-402. 2011
    ..67); we thought this was mainly due to selection bias because we excluded tumors less than 10mm in diameter. This study demonstrated the pre-RFA SUV(max) in PET/CT may be a prognostic factor for local recurrence of malignant lung tumors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous sclerotherapy for venous malformations using polidocanol under fluoroscopy
    Hidefumi Mimura
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Gradudate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 57:227-34. 2003
    ..The efficacy is especially good for resolving pain, and complications are minor. It is desirable to use fluoroscopy for these procedures..
  47. doi request reprint Role of computed tomography fluoroscopy-guided cutting needle biopsy of lung lesions after transbronchial examination resulting in negative diagnosis
    Yusuke Matsui
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Clin Lung Cancer 12:51-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcomes of CT fluoroscopy-guided cutting needle biopsy of lung lesions after transbronchial examination resulting in negative diagnosis...
  48. doi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for unresectable pulmonary metastases from renal cell carcinoma
    Norihito Soga
    Division of Nephro Urologic Surgery and Andrology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Okayama, Japan
    BJU Int 104:790-4. 2009
    ..To evaluate the clinical utility of lung radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with unresectable pulmonary metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  49. ncbi request reprint CT-guided placement of a drainage catheter within a pelvic abscess using a transsacral approach
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    Department of Radiology, Fukuyama City Hospital, 5 23 1 Zao cho, Fukuyama 721 8511, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:1277-9. 2007
    ..Except for bearable pain, no procedure-related complications occurred. Twenty-nine days after the placement, the catheter was withdrawn safely and the abscess cavity had shrunk remarkably...
  50. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation as treatment for pulmonary metastasis of colorectal cancer
    Takao Hiraki
    Takao Hiraki, Hideo Gobara, Toshihiro Iguchi, Hiroyasu Fujiwara, Yusuke Matsui, Susumu Kanazawa, Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 20:988-96. 2014
    ..Although surgery is still the method of choice for treatment with curative intent, the ultimate application of RFA may be to replace metastasectomy for small metastases. Randomized trials comparing RFA with surgery are needed. ..
  51. doi request reprint Computed tomography fluoroscopy-guided placement of iliosacral screws in patients with unstable posterior pelvic fractures
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    Department of Radiology, Fukuyama City Hospital, 5 23 1 Zao cho, Fukuyama, 721 8511, Japan
    Skeletal Radiol 39:701-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate retrospectively the safety and effectiveness of the computed tomography (CT) fluoroscopy-guided placement of iliosacral screws in patients with unstable posterior pelvic fractures...
  52. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of serum thyroglobulin levels and Tl-201 scintigraphy in differentiating between benign and malignant thyroid follicular lesions
    Atsuko Tamizu
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University Graduate School, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:95-101. 2002
    ..To compare the diagnostic capabilities of various serum thyroglobulin levels (Tg) and Tl-201 scintigraphy with regard to thyroid follicular lesions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Colonic interposition and supercharge for esophageal reconstruction
    Yasuhiro Shirakawa
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Transplant, and Surgical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University, Shikatacho, Okayama, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:19-23. 2006
    ..We evaluated the techniques of colonic interposition and supercharge for esophageal reconstruction and discussed the main considerations related to these procedures...
  54. ncbi request reprint Sloughing of intraductal tumor thrombus of hepatocellular carcinoma after transcatheter chemoembolization causing obstructive jaundice and acute pancreatitis
    Takao Hiraki
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:583-5. 2006
  55. doi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer
    Takao Hiraki
    Lancet Oncol 9:604-5. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint Re: transsternal approach for computed tomography-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of a solitary lung metastasis
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:184-5. 2006
  57. ncbi request reprint Anesthetic management of radiofrequency ablation of mediastinal metastatic lymph nodes adjacent to the trachea
    Motohiko Hanazaki
    Anesth Analg 103:1041-2. 2006
  58. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of functioning lung metastases from parathyroid carcinoma
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:462-4. 2008
  59. ncbi request reprint Second-generation percutaneous bioprosthetic valve: a short-term study in sheep
    Dusan Pavcnik
    Dotter Interventional Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:1223-7. 2004
    ..This study was performed to evaluate deployment, stability, and short-term function of the second-generation BVV in an animal model...
  60. ncbi request reprint Small intestinal submucosa aneurysm sac embolization for endoleak prevention after abdominal aortic aneurysm endografting: a pilot study in sheep
    Maria Schoder
    Dotter Interventional Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97201, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:69-83. 2004
    ..To percutaneously create an improved abdominal aortic aneurysm model of endoleak after endograft placement and to explore efficacy of small intestinal submucosal embolization of the residual aneurysmal sac for prevention of endoleaks...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic residual aneurysmal sac embolization with expandable hydrogel embolic devices for endoleak prevention: preliminary study in dogs
    Takao Hiraki
    Dotter Interventional Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:459-66. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint A flexible stent with small intestinal submucosa covering for direct intrahepatic portocaval shunt: experimental pilot study in swine
    Mahtab Niyyati
    Dotter Interventional Institute, Oregon Health and Science University L342, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:215-20. 2005
    ..The reason for this could be due to either component. More work is required to find a reliable flexible system with long-term patency. Exploration of the IVUS-guided direct extrahepatic portocaval shunt is suggested...