Akira Furukawa

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Affiliation: Shiga University of Medical Science
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint CT diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia from various causes
    Akira Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:408-16. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal tract perforation: CT diagnosis of presence, site, and cause
    A Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa cho Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 30:524-34. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional imaging in Crohn disease
    Akira Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Radiographics 24:689-702. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint CT diagnosis of small bowel obstruction: scanning technique, interpretation and role in the diagnosis
    Akira Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:336-52. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Embolization materials made of gelatin: comparison between Gelpart and gelatin microspheres
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:120-6. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Gelatin microspheres: initial clinical experience for the transcatheter arterial embolization
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho Otsu Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 67:536-40. 2008
  7. doi request reprint An initial clinical study on the efficacy of cisplatin-releasing gelatin microspheres for metastatic liver tumors
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 71:519-26. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Laser-guided computed tomography puncture system: simulation experiments using artificial phantom lesions and preliminary clinical experience
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, 520 2192, Japan
    Radiat Med 25:187-93. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of computer-aided detection of lesions in mammograms obtained with a digital phase-contrast mammography system
    Toyohiko Tanaka
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho, Seta, Otsu, Japan
    Eur Radiol 19:2886-95. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Pluronic F127: application in arterial embolization
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:533-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint CT diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia from various causes
    Akira Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:408-16. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to review the CT appearances of acute mesenteric ischemia in various conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal tract perforation: CT diagnosis of presence, site, and cause
    A Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa cho Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 30:524-34. 2005
    ..Gastrointestinal mural pathology and associated adjacent inflammation are precisely assessed with thin-section images and multiplanar reformations that aid in the assessment of the site and cause of perforation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional imaging in Crohn disease
    Akira Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Radiographics 24:689-702. 2004
    ..CT or MR imaging should be included in a comprehensive evaluation of patients with Crohn disease, along with conventional imaging and clinical and laboratory tests...
  4. ncbi request reprint CT diagnosis of small bowel obstruction: scanning technique, interpretation and role in the diagnosis
    Akira Furukawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:336-52. 2003
    ..CT also provides characteristic findings indicating the presence of closed-loop obstruction and intestinal ischemia, which leads to appropriate and timely management for these emergent cases...
  5. ncbi request reprint Embolization materials made of gelatin: comparison between Gelpart and gelatin microspheres
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:120-6. 2010
    ..The object of this study was to assess the level of embolization in the embolized artery and the degradation period of these two embolic agents in the renal arteries using rabbit models...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gelatin microspheres: initial clinical experience for the transcatheter arterial embolization
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho Otsu Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 67:536-40. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the embolization effects of gelatin microspheres (GMSs) when used as an embolic material for transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) for several organs...
  7. doi request reprint An initial clinical study on the efficacy of cisplatin-releasing gelatin microspheres for metastatic liver tumors
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 71:519-26. 2009
    ..To evaluate the antitumor effect and side effects of cisplatin-releasing gelatin microspheres (Cis-GMSs) for metastatic liver tumors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laser-guided computed tomography puncture system: simulation experiments using artificial phantom lesions and preliminary clinical experience
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, 520 2192, Japan
    Radiat Med 25:187-93. 2007
    ..To conduct computed tomography (CT)-guided puncture exactly and safely, we newly developed a laser guiding puncture system that can be used in a commercially available CT scanner...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of computer-aided detection of lesions in mammograms obtained with a digital phase-contrast mammography system
    Toyohiko Tanaka
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho, Seta, Otsu, Japan
    Eur Radiol 19:2886-95. 2009
    ..840 to 0.888 for microcalcifications (P = 0.034) and from 0.947 to 0.962 for masses (P = 0.025) respectively. The application of CAD to the PCM system is a promising approach for the detection of breast cancer in its early stages...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pluronic F127: application in arterial embolization
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, Japan
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:533-9. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance voiding cystourethrography (MRVCUG): a potential alternative to standard VCUG
    Kazuyoshi Johnin
    Department of Urology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 38:897-904. 2013
    ..To evaluate the accuracy and feasibility of magnetic resonance voiding cystourethrography (MRVCUG), with or without contrast medium, in detecting vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) by comparison with conventional voiding cystourethrography (VCUG)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Newly developed biodegradable stents for benign gastrointestinal tract stenoses: a preliminary clinical trial
    Toyohiko Tanaka
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho, Seta, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Digestion 74:199-205. 2006
    ..The stenosis had not recurred at the six-month follow-up examination. In conclusion, the newly developed biodegradable stents were useful in treating benign stenoses of the alimentary tract...
  13. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance voiding cystourethrography for vesicoureteral reflux
    Ryutaro Takazakura
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 25:170-4. 2007
    ..To assess the feasibility of magnetic resonance voiding cystourethrography (MRVCUG) using MR fluoroscopy for evaluation of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), and its use as a noninvasive alternative to standard VCUG...
  14. ncbi request reprint MR imaging of the normal appendix and acute appendicitis
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 21:156-65. 2005
    ..To describe the MR appearance of the normal appendix and the MR imaging characteristics of acute appendicitis with correlation to pathological severity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison between tissue harmonic imaging and liver-specific late-phase contrast-enhanced pulse-inversion imaging in the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma and liver metastasis
    Hajasoa Alain Rabenandrasana
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Radiat Med 22:90-7. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of femoral versus inguinal hernia: CT findings
    Shigeru Suzuki
    Department of Radiology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:W78-83. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate the CT findings of femoral hernias, focusing on their differentiation from inguinal hernias...
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimation of cerebral perfusion reserve by blood oxygenation level-dependent imaging: comparison with single-photon emission computed tomography
    Akihiko Shiino
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Ohtsu, Japan
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 23:121-35. 2003
    ..This study is an attempt to develop such analysis...
  18. pmc Computer-aided diagnosis and quantification of cirrhotic livers based on morphological analysis and machine learning
    Yen Wei Chen
    College of Computer Science and Information Technology, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Hunan, China College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan
    Comput Math Methods Med 2013:264809. 2013
    ..We then learn a mapping function between the selected mode and the stage of chronic liver. The mapping function was used for diagnosis and staging of chronic liver diseases. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint A wide variety of dynamic contrast-enhanced MR appearances of breast cancer: pathologic correlation study
    Masayuki Onishi
    Shiga University of Medical Science, Department of Radiology, Seta Tsukinowa cho Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 65:286-92. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the characteristic magnetic resonance (MR) appearance of breast cancers, as well as, its variations and to investigate the pathology providing different patterns of dynamic-MR appearances...
  20. ncbi request reprint Budd-Chiari syndrome: a case with a combination of hepatic vein and superior vena cava occlusion
    Yoshio Araki
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 11:3797-9. 2005
    ..If deteriorating liver function or intractable ascites occur again, a liver transplantation may be anticipated. This is the first case report of Budd-Chiari syndrome associated with a superior vena cava occlusion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for Brescia-Cimino hemodialysis fistula dysfunction: technical success rate, patency rate and factors that influence the results
    Kiyosumi Maeda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 54:426-30. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy for locally advanced uterine cervical cancer: clinical efficacy and factors influencing response
    Katsuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa cho Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:234-41. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effects of neoadjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy (NAIC) for locally advanced uterine cervical cancer, and to analyze factors influencing the response to the chemotherapy...
  23. doi request reprint Assessment of small bowel motility function with cine-MRI using balanced steady-state free precession sequence
    Makoto Wakamiya
    Radiology Department of Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 33:1235-40. 2011
    ..To evaluate the use of cine-magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with a steady-state free precession sequence to monitor and assess small bowel motility...
  24. ncbi request reprint Many faces of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung: its wide spectrum of radiological findings
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa Seta, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 32:45-65. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint The first trial of phase contrast imaging for digital full-field mammography using a practical molybdenum x-ray tube
    Toyohiko Tanaka
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    Invest Radiol 40:385-96. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Fenestrated stent-graft for traumatic juxtahepatic inferior vena cava injury
    Shoji Watarida
    Second Department of Surgery, Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 9:134-7. 2002
    ..To report the use of a fenestrated stent-graft to manage a traumatic rupture of the juxtahepatic inferior vena cava (IVC)...