Takafumi Toita

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Affiliation: University of the Ryukyus
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc External beam boost irradiation for clinically positive pelvic nodes in patients with uterine cervical cancer
    Takuro Ariga
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    J Radiat Res 54:690-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Phase II study of concurrent chemoradiotherapy with high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy in patients with locally advanced uterine cervical cancer: efficacy and toxicity of a low cumulative radiation dose schedule
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 126:211-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyperfractionated radiotherapy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer: report of seven cases
    T Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 29:160-3. 1999
  4. doi request reprint A consensus-based guideline defining the clinical target volume for pelvic lymph nodes in external beam radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:456-63. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiotherapy using high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 96:665-70. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Current status and perspectives of brachytherapy for cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 14:25-30. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer: results of the 1995-1997 patterns of care process survey in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:99-103. 2004
  8. doi request reprint A consensus-based guideline defining clinical target volume for primary disease in external beam radiotherapy for intact uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:1119-26. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Combination external beam radiotherapy and high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer: analysis of dose and fractionation schedule
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1344-53. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer: results of the 1995-1997 patterns of care process survey in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215 Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:139-48. 2005

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc External beam boost irradiation for clinically positive pelvic nodes in patients with uterine cervical cancer
    Takuro Ariga
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    J Radiat Res 54:690-6. 2013
    ..The current retrospective study demonstrated that boost EBRT to positive pelvic nodes achieves favorable nodal control without increasing late complications. ..
  2. doi request reprint Phase II study of concurrent chemoradiotherapy with high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy in patients with locally advanced uterine cervical cancer: efficacy and toxicity of a low cumulative radiation dose schedule
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 126:211-6. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyperfractionated radiotherapy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer: report of seven cases
    T Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 29:160-3. 1999
    ..However, it carries some risk of late complications and might be inadequate for preventing distant metastases. A three-dimensional conformal boost irradiation technique and adequate dose intensity chemotherapy might be encouraged...
  4. doi request reprint A consensus-based guideline defining the clinical target volume for pelvic lymph nodes in external beam radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:456-63. 2010
    ..To develop a consensus-based guideline as well as an atlas defining pelvic nodal clinical target volumes in external beam radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiotherapy using high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 96:665-70. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Current status and perspectives of brachytherapy for cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 14:25-30. 2009
    ..Prospective studies are ongoing to assess the efficacy and toxicity of the Japanese schedule...
  7. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer: results of the 1995-1997 patterns of care process survey in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:99-103. 2004
    ..To determine the average national practice of postoperative radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer in Japan...
  8. doi request reprint A consensus-based guideline defining clinical target volume for primary disease in external beam radiotherapy for intact uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:1119-26. 2011
    ..To develop a consensus-based guideline to define clinical target volume for primary disease (clinical target volume primary) in external beam radiotherapy for intact uterine cervical cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Combination external beam radiotherapy and high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer: analysis of dose and fractionation schedule
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1344-53. 2003
    ..To determine an appropriate dose and fractionation schedule for a combination of external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy (HDR-ICBT) for uterine cervical cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer: results of the 1995-1997 patterns of care process survey in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215 Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:139-48. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to establish Japanese national practice patterns for uterine cervical cancer patients who received radiotherapy without surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Quality assurance in the prospective multi-institutional trial on definitive radiotherapy using high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer: the individual case review
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:813-9. 2009
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Patterns of radiotherapy practice for patients with cervical cancer (1999-2001): patterns of care study in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:788-94. 2008
    ..To describe the patterns of definitive radiotherapy practice for patients with uterine cervical cancer from 1999 to 2001 in Japan...
  13. doi request reprint Patterns of pretreatment diagnostic assessment and staging for patients with cervical cancer (1999-2001): patterns of care study in Japan
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:26-30. 2008
    ..To evaluate the patterns of pretreatment diagnostic assessment in uterine cervical cancer patients treated with definitive radiotherapy in Japan...
  14. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy quality assurance of the Japanese Gynecologic Oncology Group study (JGOG1066): a cooperative phase II study of concurrent chemoradiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 16:379-86. 2011
    ..To assess radiotherapy protocol compliance in a multi-institutional phase II study of concurrent chemoradiotherapy for patients with locally advanced cancer of the uterine cervix (JGOG1066)...
  15. doi request reprint Phase II trial of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation with multiagent chemotherapy (procarbazine, nimustine, and vincristine) for high-grade gliomas: long-term results
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:732-8. 2012
    ..To analyze the long-term results of a Phase II trial of radiotherapy given immediately after hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) with multiagent chemotherapy in adults with high-grade gliomas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer: impact of lymph node and histological type on survival
    Goro Kasuya
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2199-204. 2013
    ..To retrospectively analyze the treatment results of postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) in patients with early-stage uterine cervical cancer...
  17. doi request reprint Results of concomitant chemoradiation for cervical cancer using high dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy: study of JROSG (Japan Radiation Oncology Study Group)
    Koh ichi Sakata
    Department of Radiology, Sapporo Medical University, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Acta Oncol 47:434-41. 2008
    ..01). The therapeutic window with concomitant radiochemotherapy and HDR brachytherapy may be narrow, necessitating a close control of dose volume parameters and adherence to systems for dose prescription...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prognosis of brain metastases from gynecological cancers
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 48:57-62; discussion 62-3. 2008
    ..Palliative radiotherapy was effective in improving the quality of the remaining life for patients with unfavorable prognoses...
  19. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and acute toxicity of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) with high-dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy (HDR-ICBT) and 40-mg/m2 weekly cisplatin for Japanese patients with cervical cancer: results of a Multi-Institutional Phase 2 Study (JGOG
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:1420-6. 2012
    ..To assess the feasibility and acute toxicity of concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) with high-dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy (HDR-ICBT) and standard dose delivery of cisplatin for Japanese patients with cervical cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint High-risk group for locoregional recurrence in patients with stage IB-IIB squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Makoto Hirakawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 31:1437-41. 2011
    ..To identify predictive factors for locoregional recurrence in patients with FIGO stage IB-IIB cervical cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictive factor of distant recurrence in locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Makoto Hirakawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 108:126-9. 2008
    ..To identify prognostic factors in patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Severe late complications in patients with uterine cancer treated with postoperative radiotherapy
    Goro Kasuya
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 31:3527-33. 2011
    ..We carried out this retrospective analysis to identify the incidence of risk factors for such complications...
  23. doi request reprint Spinal recurrence from intracranial germinoma: risk factors and treatment outcome for spinal recurrence
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:1347-54. 2008
    ..To analyze retrospectively the risk factors of spinal recurrence in patients with intracranial germinoma and clinical outcomes of patients who developed spinal recurrence...
  24. ncbi request reprint High-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy combined with external beam radiotherapy for stage IIIb adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix in Japan: a multi-institutional study of Japanese Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology 2006-2007 (study of JAS
    Yuzuru Niibe
    Department of Radiology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 1 15 1 Kitasato, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 2288 555, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:795-9. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term results and prognostic factors in patients with stage III-IVA squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy from a single institution study
    Wataru Kudaka
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 18:916-21. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Prospective multi-institutional study of definitive radiotherapy with high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy in patients with nonbulky (<4-cm) stage I and II uterine cervical cancer (JAROG0401/JROSG04-2)
    Takafumi Toita
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:e49-56. 2012
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Hyperfractionated radiotherapy and multi-agent chemotherapy (procarbazine, ACNU and vincristine) for high-grade gliomas: a prospective study
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:2457-62. 2006
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, efficacy and toxicity of hyperfractionated radiotherapy and multi-agent chemotherapy, including procarbazine, nimustine (ACNU) and vincristine, in adults with high-grade gliomas...
  28. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiotherapy for non-bulky stage IB/II cervical cancer without pelvic node enlargement
    Akihiko Wakayama
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:5123-6. 2013
    ..Concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) has not been extensively studied in patients with small cervical cancer tumors with no pelvic node enlargement...
  29. doi request reprint High-dose-rate intra-cavitary brachytherapy combined with external beam radiation therapy for under 40-year-old patients with invasive uterine cervical carcinoma: clinical outcomes in 118 Patients in a Japanese multi-institutional study, JASTRO
    Hideomi Yamashita
    Department of Radiology, University of Tokyo Hospital, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:547-52. 2013
    ..The current study was designed to evaluate the clinical outcomes of curative intent radiation therapy for young patients with invasive uterine cervical carcinoma in Japan...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of radiotherapy for intracranial germinoma: a multi-institutional retrospective review of 126 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:705-13. 2004
    ..Optimal management of radiotherapy (RT) for intracranial germinoma remains controversial. This study was conducted to evaluate the long-term results of RT in patients with these tumors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prognosis of patients with intracranial nongerminomatous malignant germ cell tumors: a multiinstitutional retrospective analysis of 41 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 98:369-76. 2003
    ..The authors retrospectively investigated the results of different treatment regimens in patients with these tumors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development of gastro-lymphatic fistula during chemoradiotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer: a case report
    Goro Kasuya
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 29:525-7. 2009
    ..The results indicate that there may be some risks of gastro-lymphatic fistula in patients treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer when there are possible signs of involvement by CT scans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Postoperative whole abdominal radiotherapy in clear cell adenocarcinoma of the ovary
    Yutaka Nagai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 107:469-73. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the efficacy of postoperative whole abdominal radiotherapy (WAR) for ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma (OCCA)...
  34. pmc Distribution patterns of metastatic pelvic lymph nodes assessed by CT/MRI in patients with uterine cervical cancer
    Goro Kasuya
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Radiat Oncol 8:139. 2013
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Radical radiotherapy for superficial esophageal cancer: impact of clinical N stage on survival
    Takuro Ariga
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 32:3371-6. 2012
    ..To retrospectively analyze the results of radical radiotherapy for patients with superficial esophageal cancer (SEC)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lack of benefit of spinal irradiation in the primary treatment of intracranial germinoma: a multiinstitutional, retrospective review of 180 patients
    Naoto Shikama
    Department of Radiology, Shinshu University, School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Cancer 104:126-34. 2005
    ..The current study assessed the contribution of spinal irradiation to the treatment outcome of patients with intracranial germinoma...
  37. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the vagina: case series and literature review
    Tsuguhisa Nashiro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:335-9. 2008
    ..We reviewed our experience with patients with primary squamous cell carcinoma of the vagina who received concurrent chemoradiation therapy (CCRT)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prognosis of thymic carcinoma: a retrospective analysis of 40 cases
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 94:3115-9. 2002
    ..Thymic carcinomas are rare neoplasms, and information regarding the results of treatment and possible prognostic factors in patients with these tumors is limited...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prospective trial of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation with chemotherapy for high-grade gliomas
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, 903 0215, Okinawa, Japan
    Radiother Oncol 67:63-7. 2003
    ..The current study indicated that radiotherapy immediately after HBO with chemotherapy was feasible for high-grade gliomas...
  40. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prognosis of brain metastases from breast cancer
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa, Japan
    J Neurooncol 86:231-8. 2008
    ..To analyze retrospectively the results of treatments for patients with brain metastases from breast cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Radiation enterocolitis requiring surgery in patients with gynecological malignancies
    Shiro Iraha
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1088-93. 2007
    ..To identify the characteristics, risk factors, and clinical outcomes of radiation enterocolitis requiring surgery in patients with gynecologic malignancies...
  42. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiotherapy with paclitaxel and cisplatin for adenocarcinoma of the cervix
    Yutaka Nagai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 32:1475-9. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether cisplatin-based concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) has the same effect on adenocarcinoma as on squamous cell carcinoma...
  43. ncbi request reprint High dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for carcinoma in situ of the vagina occurring after hysterectomy: a rational prescription of radiation dose
    Yoko Teruya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:360-4. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to profile patients who were treated with high dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for carcinoma in situ of the vagina that occurred after hysterectomy, with special reference to a rational prescription of radiation dose...
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prognosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal and middle ear: a multi-institutional retrospective review of 87 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1326-34. 2007
    ..To examine the relative roles of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy in the management of patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the external auditory canal and middle ear...
  45. ncbi request reprint Frequency and characteristics of isolated para-aortic lymph node recurrence in patients with uterine cervical carcinoma in Japan: a multi-institutional study
    Yuzuru Niibe
    Department of Radiology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 1 15 1, Kitasato, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 103:435-8. 2006
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Variation of clinical target volume definition among Japanese radiation oncologists in external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Katsumasa Nakamura
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:275-80. 2008
    ..We investigated the interobserver variation in the prostate target volume and the trend toward the use of diagnostic computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance (MR) images for treatment planning...
  47. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy for patients with completely resected thymoma: a multi-institutional, retrospective review of 103 patients
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 94:1405-13. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to assess the efficacy of postoperative mediastinal irradiation in patients with completely resected thymoma...
  48. ncbi request reprint Self-expandable metallic stent placement for patients with inoperable esophageal carcinoma: investigation of the influence of prior radiotherapy and chemotherapy
    Yuko Iraha
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nakagami gun, Okinawa, Japan
    Radiat Med 24:247-52. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and complications of self-expandable metallic stent placement for patients with inoperable esophageal carcinoma after radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases from esophageal carcinoma: natural history, prognostic factors, and outcome
    Kazuhiko Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Cancer 94:759-64. 2002
    ..Brain metastases from esophageal carcinoma are extremely rare, and information regarding the natural history, results of treatment, and possible prognostic factors in these patients is limited...
  50. ncbi request reprint Risk factor of radiation pneumonitis: assessment with velocity-encoded cine magnetic resonance imaging of pulmonary artery
    Sadayuki Murayama
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:204-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the pulmonary arterial flow obtained as a function of time from velocity-encoded cine (VEC) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging can be used to predict radiation pneumonitis...