Hidefumi Mimura

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Affiliation: Okayama University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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..
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
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  12. 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
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  13. 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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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
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  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Percutaneous transhepatic sclerotherapy for bleeding ileal varices associated with portal hypertension and previous abdominal surgery
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    Department of Radiology, Fukuyama City Hospital, Fukuyama, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 28:169-72. 2010
    ..No complications or rebleeding occurred during the 13-month follow-up period, and CT images obtained during follow-up showed that the varices had disappeared...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Thoracic tumors treated with CT-guided radiofrequency ablation: initial experience
    Kotaro Yasui
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama Saiseikai General Hospital, 1 17 18 Ifuku cho, Okayama 700 8511, Japan
    Radiology 231:850-7. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of computed tomography (CT)-guided radiofrequency (RF) ablation of malignant thoracic tumors...
  34. 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)...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of short hook wire and suture marking system in thoracoscopic resection for pulmonary nodules
    Kentaroh Miyoshi
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:378-82. 2009
    ..In this study, we reviewed our recent experience to examine the problems for resecting procedure using the device and determine if the system negatively impacts the survival rates for lung cancers...
  40. ncbi request reprint A case of renal transcatheter arterial embolization with ethanol in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease for volume reduction
    Takashi Mukai
    Department of Radiology, Okayama Medical Center, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 65:347-51. 2011
    ..These results indicate that renal TAE with ethanol is a safe, cost-effective, and minimally invasive technique to reduce kidney size in symptomatic ADPKD patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Preoperative localization of small pulmonary lesions with a short hook wire and suture system: experience with 168 procedures
    Shuichi Dendo
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Radiology 225:511-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate use of a short hook wire and suture system for preoperative localization of pulmonary nodular lesions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of radiofrequency ablation on individual renal function: assessment by technetium-99m mercaptoacetyltriglycine renal scintigraphy
    Takashi Mukai
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 60:85-91. 2006
    ..We evaluated total and individual renal function quantitatively using Tc-99m MAG3 renal scintigraphy before and after treatment. This scintigraphy was very useful in assessing the effects of RFA on renal function...
  43. doi request reprint Central retinal and posterior ciliary artery occlusion after intralesional injection of sclerosant to glabellar subcutaneous hemangioma
    Toshihiko Matsuo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama City, 700 8558, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:341-6. 2009
    ..In a month, blepharoptosis and ophthalmoplegia resolved but the visual acuity remained no light perception. Sclerosing therapy for facial hemangioma may develop a severe complication such as permanent visual loss...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous vertebroplasty combined with radiofrequency ablation for a patient with a spinal metastatic tumor: case report]
    Koji Tokunaga
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Science, Okayama City, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 33:811-5. 2005
    ..4 cm. Combined treatment with RFA and PVP is a feasible and promising procedure for spinal metastatic tumors. Further evaluation is necessary to confirm its long-term efficacy...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
  49. doi request reprint Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer
    Takao Hiraki
    Lancet Oncol 9:604-5. 2008
  50. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of functioning lung metastases from parathyroid carcinoma
    Toshihiro Iguchi
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:462-4. 2008
  51. doi request reprint Detection of EGFR gene mutations using the wash fluid of CT-guided biopsy needle in NSCLC patients
    Hiroki Otani
    Department of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Oncology and Respiratory Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 3:472-6. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined whether epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations were detectable using a polymerase chain reaction-based assay and wash fluid of computed tomography (CT)-guided lung biopsy needles...
  52. doi request reprint Interventional management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding
    Derik T Weldon
    Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa, IA 52242 1107, USA
    Eur Radiol 18:857-67. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint [Radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma]
    Masaru Inagaki
    Dept of Gastroenterological Surgery, Transplant, and Surgical Oncology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:2242-5. 2002
    ..No recurrences have been found in any cases so far. RFA for HCC achieved excellent therapeutic effect in combination with other therapies as multimodal therapy...