Kazunari Ishii

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Affiliation: Hyogo Brain and Heart Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Automatic volumetric measurement of segmented brain structures on magnetic resonance imaging
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    Radiat Med 24:422-30. 2006
  2. doi request reprint PET approaches for diagnosis of dementia
    K Ishii
    From the Neurocognitive Disorders Center, Kinki University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 35:2030-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Computer-assisted system for diagnosing degenerative dementia using cerebral blood flow SPECT and 3D-SSP: a multicenter study
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kinki University, 377 2 Osakasayama, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 32:383-90. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Impact of CT attenuation correction by SPECT/CT in brain perfusion images
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University, Ohnohigashi, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 26:241-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow in healthy volunteers measured by the graph plot method with iodoamphetamine SPECT
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 25:255-60. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Clinical impact of the callosal angle in the diagnosis of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur Radiol 18:2678-83. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Fully automatic diagnostic system for early- and late-onset mild Alzheimer's disease using FDG PET and 3D-SSP
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo, 670 0981, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:575-83. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Voxel-based analysis of gray matter and CSF space in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:329-35. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Computer-assisted diagnostic system for neurodegenerative dementia using brain SPECT and 3D-SSP
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:831-40. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint PET is better than perfusion SPECT for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease -- for
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:1463-5. 2005

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Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Automatic volumetric measurement of segmented brain structures on magnetic resonance imaging
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    Radiat Med 24:422-30. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to produce a fully automatic volumetric segmented brain image system (AVSIS) and to evaluate its utility for measuring hippocampal volumes and total intracranial volume (TIV)...
  2. doi request reprint PET approaches for diagnosis of dementia
    K Ishii
    From the Neurocognitive Disorders Center, Kinki University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 35:2030-8. 2014
    ..These FDG-PET findings and positive or negative amyloid deposits are important biomarkers for various neurodegenerative dementias...
  3. doi request reprint Computer-assisted system for diagnosing degenerative dementia using cerebral blood flow SPECT and 3D-SSP: a multicenter study
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kinki University, 377 2 Osakasayama, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 32:383-90. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Impact of CT attenuation correction by SPECT/CT in brain perfusion images
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University, Ohnohigashi, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 26:241-7. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow in healthy volunteers measured by the graph plot method with iodoamphetamine SPECT
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 25:255-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to measure normal regional CBF in older healthy subjects with IMP SPECT and the graph plot method...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical impact of the callosal angle in the diagnosis of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur Radiol 18:2678-83. 2008
    ..Measuring the CA helps in differentiating INPH patients from AD and normally aged subjects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fully automatic diagnostic system for early- and late-onset mild Alzheimer's disease using FDG PET and 3D-SSP
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo, 670 0981, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:575-83. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to design a fully automatic computer-assisted diagnostic system for early- and late-onset mild Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  8. doi request reprint Voxel-based analysis of gray matter and CSF space in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:329-35. 2008
    ..To investigate regional morphologic changes in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) based on diagnosis with INPH Guidelines using voxel-based morphometry...
  9. doi request reprint Computer-assisted diagnostic system for neurodegenerative dementia using brain SPECT and 3D-SSP
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:831-40. 2009
    ..To develop a computer-assisted automated diagnostic system to distinguish among Alzheimer disease (AD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), and other degenerative disorders in patients with mild dementia...
  10. ncbi request reprint PET is better than perfusion SPECT for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease -- for
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:1463-5. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of regional brain volume and glucose metabolism between patients with mild dementia with lewy bodies and those with mild Alzheimer's disease
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    J Nucl Med 48:704-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate regional differences between morphologic and functional changes in patients with mild dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) compared with those with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of gray matter and metabolic reduction in mild Alzheimer's disease using FDG-PET and voxel-based morphometric MR studies
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo, 670 0981, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:959-63. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate regional differences between morphologic and functional changes in the same patients with mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) using statistical parametric mapping (SPM) and voxel-based morphometry (VBM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Necessity of a uniform start for scanning after FDG injection in brain PET study
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji Central Hospital, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 20:329-31. 2006
    ..The authors' goal was to show the importance of starting scanning at a uniform time after F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose injection in positron emission tomography (PET) brain study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fully automatic differential diagnosis system for dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease using FDG-PET and 3D-SSP
    Atsushi K Kono
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo, 670 0981, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:1490-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate a fully automatic computer-assisted diagnostic system for mild dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), permitting distinction from mild Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can the biliary enhancement of Gd-EOB-DTPA predict the degree of liver function?
    Masahiro Okada
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 11:307-13. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between liver and biliary enhancement in patients with or without liver dysfunction, and to compare the tumor-to-liver contrast in these patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the diagnostic performance of FDG-PET and VBM-MRI in very mild Alzheimer's disease
    Takashi Kawachi
    Division of Neuroimaging Research, HIABCD, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:801-9. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Differences in cerebral metabolic impairment between early and late onset types of Alzheimer's disease
    Setsu Sakamoto
    Division of Imaging Research, Hyogo Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 200:27-32. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to delineate the specific patterns of cerebral glucose metabolism with regard to the time of onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  18. doi request reprint Predictors of the disappearance of triad symptoms in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus after shunt surgery
    Hiroaki Kazui
    Department of Psychiatry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, D3 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 328:64-9. 2013
    ..None of the neuroimaging examinations predicted the disappearance of symptoms after shunt surgery in this study...
  19. doi request reprint Optimal dose of contrast medium for depiction of hypervascular HCC on dynamic MDCT
    Tetsuya Fujigai
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama City, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 81:2978-83. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based comparison of regional cerebral glucose metabolism between PSP and corticobasal degeneration
    Kayo Hosaka
    Division of Imaging Research, Hyogo Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 199:67-71. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate cerebral metabolic differences of these two diseases with cognitive impairments by [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) and positron emission tomography (PET)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cerebral perfusion pattern of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus studied by SPECT and statistical brain mapping
    Hiroki Sasaki
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 21:39-45. 2007
    ..To investigate the specific pattern of cerebral blood flow (CBF) in subjects with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) using voxel-based analysis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Detectability of hypometabolic regions in mild Alzheimer disease: function of time after the injection of 2-[fluorine 18]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose
    Setsu Sakamoto
    Department of Radiology, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:843-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity of the early scanning (ES) compared with late scanning (LS) for demonstrating decreased regional glucose metabolism in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of grey matter and metabolic reductions in frontotemporal dementia using FDG-PET and voxel-based morphometric MR studies
    Tomonori Kanda
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:2227-34. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the regional differences between the morphologic and functional changes in the same patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) using statistical parametric mapping and voxel-based morphometry (VBM)...
  24. doi request reprint Fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in the bone marrow after granulocyte colony-stimulating factor administration in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Kohei Hanaoka
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Hospital, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 32:678-83. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Unenhanced fat fraction ratios obtained by MR and enhanced T2* values with liver-specific MR contrast agents for diagnosis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in rats
    Masahiro Okada
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Radiol 52:658-64. 2011
    ..New MR techniques, such as fat fraction ratio (FFR) and T2* value measurement, have attracted an increasing attention, because those techniques can measure quantitative parameters of fibrosis, fat and iron deposition in the liver...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prediction of hyperperfusion after carotid endarterectomy by brain SPECT analysis with semiquantitative statistical mapping method
    Kohkichi Hosoda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan
    Stroke 34:1187-93. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between preoperative cerebral blood flow (CBF) abnormalities and postoperative hyperperfusion through the use of statistical brain mapping analysis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in cerebral glucose metabolism: a PET study
    Takashi Kawachi
    Division of Imaging Research, Hyogo Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 199:79-83. 2002
    ..Here, we evaluated gender differences of cerebral glucose metabolism under the resting state in a voxel-based analysis...
  28. doi request reprint Performance of 11C-Pittsburgh Compound B PET Binding Potential Images in the Detection of Amyloid Deposits on Equivocal Static Images
    Chisa Hosokawa
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan Institute of Advanced Clinical Medicine, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Nucl Med 56:1910-5. 2015
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Myocardial scintigraphy may predict the conversion to probable dementia with Lewy bodies
    Haruhiko Oda
    From the Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders H O, A T, K i S, Y Y, S O and Department of Radiology K I, R K, Hygo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Hyogo and the Neurocognitive Disorders Center K I, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
    Neurology 81:1741-5. 2013
    ..To compare the usefulness of brain perfusion SPECT and (123)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine ((123)I-MIBG) in predicting the conversion of possible dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) to probable DLB...
  30. doi request reprint Estimation of liver function using T2* mapping on gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Takashi Katsube
    Department of Radiology, Shimane University School of Medicine, 89 1 Enya cho, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan be
    Eur J Radiol 81:1460-4. 2012
    ..To investigate the usefulness of T2* mapping of liver on gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid (Gd-EOB-DTPA)-enhanced MRI for estimating liver function...
  31. doi request reprint FDG PET/CT versus CT, MR imaging, and 67Ga scintigraphy in the posttherapy evaluation of malignant lymphoma
    Masahiro Okada
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayamashi, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
    Radiographics 30:939-57. 2010
    ..Some diagnostic pitfalls are encountered at FDG PET. However, anatomic CT helps localize and define disease and avoid these potential pitfalls...
  32. doi request reprint Optimal scanning protocol of arterial dominant phase for hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma with gadolinium-ethoxybenzyl-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid-enhanced MR
    Yuki Kagawa
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 33:864-72. 2011
    ..To investigate optimal delay time of hepatic arterial phase in Gadoxetate-enhanced MR for detecting hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  33. doi request reprint Usefulness of a breath-holding acquisition method in PET/CT for pulmonary lesions
    Toshiaki Yamaguchi
    Radiology Division, Hyogo Cancer Center, Akashi, Hyogo, 673 8558, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:65-71. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of positron emission tomography for diagnosis of dementia
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:515-25. 2002
    ..FDG-PET is a very useful tool for the diagnosis of early AD and for the differential diagnosis of dementia. I also describe clinical applications of PET for the diagnosis of dementia in Japan...
  35. doi request reprint Hypoperfusion of the motor cortex associated with parkinsonism in dementia with Lewy bodies
    Ryuichi Takahashi
    Department of Neurology, Nishi Kobe Medical Center, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 288:88-91. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of parkinsonism on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of FDG-PET and IMP-SPECT in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 18:447-51. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based morphometric comparison between early- and late-onset mild Alzheimer's disease and assessment of diagnostic performance of z score images
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Saisho Ko 520, Himeji 670 0981, Hyogo, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:333-40. 2005
    ..We sought to delineate the specific patterns of cerebral gray matter loss with regard to onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD) by using MR imaging and VBM and to evaluate the diagnostic performance of VBM with Z score images...
  38. doi request reprint Investigation of (11)C-PiB equivocal PET findings
    Chisa Hosokawa
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 29:164-9. 2015
    ..We have encountered occasional equivocal findings when assessing cerebral cortical amyloid retention with (11)C-Pittsburgh compound B (PiB) PET. We investigated the diagnostic significance of equivocal PiB PET findings...
  39. doi request reprint T-staging of gastric cancer of air-filling multidetector-row CT: comparison with hydro-multidetector-row CT
    Seishi Kumano
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 81:2953-60. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of T-staging of gastric cancer by air-filling multidetector-row CT (air-MDCT) compared with water-filling MDCT (hydro-MDCT)...
  40. doi request reprint T2* relaxometry mapping of the uterine zones
    Izumi Imaoka
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Radiol 53:473-7. 2012
    ..We expect T2* mapping image may add more information to T2-weighted images of the uterine myometrium...
  41. ncbi request reprint Validation of anatomical standardization of FDG PET images of normal brain: comparison of SPM and NEUROSTAT
    Kayo Hosaka
    Department of Radiology, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:92-7. 2005
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  42. doi request reprint A multicenter brain perfusion SPECT study evaluating idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus on neurological improvement
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama, Japan kishii hbhc jp
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 32:1-10. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of intravascular ultrasonography for treatment of a ruptured vertebral dissecting aneurysm
    Atsushi K Kono
    Department of Radiology, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saishoko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    Radiat Med 24:577-82. 2006
    ..After stent implantation, Guglielmi detachable coil embolization was performed. Further experience is necessary to refine the technique, but IVUS may be useful to improve the safety of stent-assisted embolization...
  44. doi request reprint Contrast enhancement of intracranial lesions at 1.5 T: comparison among 2D spin echo, black-blood (BB) Cube, and BB Cube-FLAIR sequences
    SungWoon Im
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan
    Eur Radiol 25:3175-86. 2015
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Decreased brain FDG uptake in patients with extensive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma lesions
    Kohei Hanaoka
    Division of Positron Emission Tomography, Institute of Advanced Clinical Medicine, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, 589 8511, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 24:707-11. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether there is a correlation between massive tumor uptake and decreased brain uptake on FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Variation in FDG uptakes in different regions in normal human brain as a function of the time (30 and 60 minutes) after injection of FDG
    Kazunari Ishii
    Division of Imaging Research, Hyogo Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, Himeji, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:299-301. 2002
    ..The authors' goal was to determine whether FDG uptakes in various regions of the brain are different for early and late scanning time in positron emission tomography (PET)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cortical atrophy between progressive supranuclear palsy and corticobasal degeneration by hemispheric surface display of MR images
    Masato Taki
    Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Saisho Ko 520, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1709-14. 2004
    ..Our purpose was to determine the features of cortical atrophy in progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and corticobasal degeneration (CBD) by means of a hemispheric surface display generated with MR images...
  48. doi request reprint Global cerebral hypoperfusion in a patient with transient global amnesia
    Yumiko Yamane
    Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:415-7. 2008
    ..This case suggests that SPECT study is useful in revealing the pathophysiological mechanism of TGA and that TGA attacks are associated with global cerebral blood flow change...
  49. doi request reprint Comparison between T1 relaxation time of Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI and liver stiffness measurement of ultrasound elastography in the evaluation of cirrhotic liver
    Masahiro Okada
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 41:329-38. 2015
    ....
  50. pmc Regional glucose metabolic reduction in dementia with Lewy bodies is independent of amyloid deposition
    Kazunari Ishii
    Neurocognitive Disorders Center, Kinki University Hospital, 377 2 Ohnohigashi, Osakasayama, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 29:78-83. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify whether regional hypometabolism is related to amyloid deposits in the DLB brain and measure the degree of regional hypometabolism...
  51. ncbi request reprint Early disappearance of calcification in posterior paraspinal muscles in a patient with rhabdomyolysis associated with neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    Hiroki Sasaki
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saishoko, Himeji, Hyogo 670 0981, Japan
    Radiat Med 24:463-6. 2006
    ..After 2.5 months, CT showed that the calcification had completely disappeared. Bone scintigraphy anticipated calcification, and CT demonstrated a unique course of early disappearance of the calcification...
  52. ncbi request reprint Glucose metabolic dysfunction in subjects with a clinical dementia rating of 0.5
    Kazunari Ishii
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, 520 Saisho Ko, Hyogo 670 0981, Himeji, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 215:71-4. 2003
    ..To investigate the cerebral glucose metabolism of subjects who had a Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) of 0.5, we studied 40 subjects whose CDR was 0.5 and 40 age-matched healthy subjects...
  53. doi request reprint High signal intensity in the dentate nucleus and globus pallidus on unenhanced T1-weighted MR images: relationship with increasing cumulative dose of a gadolinium-based contrast material
    Tomonori Kanda
    From the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Hyogo Cancer Center, Akashi, Hyogo, Japan T K, H K, D T Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan K I and Department of Radiology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan K K
    Radiology 270:834-41. 2014
    ..To explore any correlation between the number of previous gadolinium-based contrast material administrations and high signal intensity (SI) in the dentate nucleus and globus pallidus on unenhanced T1-weighted magnetic resonance (MR) images...
  54. ncbi request reprint Database of normal human cerebral blood flow, cerebral blood volume, cerebral oxygen extraction fraction and cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen measured by positron emission tomography with 15O-labelled carbon dioxide or water, carbon monoxide and oxygen:
    Hiroshi Ito
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Akita Research Institute of Brain and Blood Vessels, Akita, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:635-43. 2004
    ..However, the overall inter-individual variation in CBF, CBV, OEF and CMRO(2) was acceptably small. Building a database of normal cerebral haemodynamics obtained by the(15)O-PET methods may be practicable...
  55. doi request reprint The correlation between FDG uptake and biological molecular markers in pancreatic cancer patients
    Hayato Kaida
    Department of Radiology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama City, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 85:1804-10. 2016
    ..We examined whether fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake is related to the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signal pathway and its related proteins in pancreatic cancer patients...
  56. doi request reprint Imaging of metastases from breast cancer to uncommon sites: a pictorial review
    Masafumi Toguchi
    Department of Radiology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 34:400-8. 2016
    ..In this report, we demonstrate the imaging characteristics of metastases from breast cancer to uncommon sites. ..
  57. pmc Estimation of activity of administered 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose by measurement of the dose equivalent rate on the right temporal region of the head
    Kenta Sakaguchi
    Division of Positron Emission Tomography, Institute of Advanced Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kindai University, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, 589 8511, Osaka, Japan
    EJNMMI Phys 3:28. 2016
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  58. doi request reprint Intravertebral pneumatocysts of the cervical spine
    Yuko Matsukubo
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2 Ohnohigashi, Osaka Sayama City, Osaka, 589 5811, Japan
    Neuroradiology 55:1341-4. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of intravertebral pneumatocyst (IVP) of the cervical spine by age group, compared with that of intradiscal vacuum (IDV)...
  59. doi request reprint Estimation of liver function using T1 mapping on Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Takashi Katsube
    Department of Radiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, corrected Japan
    Invest Radiol 46:277-83. 2011
    ..To investigate the ability of T1 mapping of liver on gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid (Gd-EOB-DTPA)-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging for the estimation of liver function...
  60. doi request reprint Gender and age differences in normal adult human brain: voxel-based morphometric study
    Ryuichi Takahashi
    Department of Neurology, Hyogo Prefectural Rehabilitation Hospital at Nishi Harima, Hyogo, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1050-8. 2011
    ..Our findings are consistent with biologically and hormonally established gender differences...
  61. ncbi request reprint Validation of a New Imaging Technique Using the Glucose Metabolism to Amyloid Deposition Ratio in the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease
    Ryuichi Takahashi
    Department of Neurology, Hyogo Prefectural Rehabilitation Hospital at Nishi Harima, Kohto 1 7 1, Shingu cho, Tatsuno, Hyogo 679 5165, Japan
    Curr Alzheimer Res 14:161-168. 2017
    ..The present study introduces the voxel-wise metabolism to amyloid deposits ratio (MAR) image and to evaluate its reliability for the diagnosis of AD...
  62. doi request reprint Late gadolinium enhancement on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: is it associated with a higher incidence of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy?
    Atsushi K Kono
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 28:355-61. 2010
    ..Some idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) patients have fibrosis in the myocardium and show LGE during cardiac MRI. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical significance of LGE in patients with DCM...
  63. doi request reprint Neural Basis of Apathy in Patients with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment
    Hiroaki Kazui
    Department of Psychiatry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Alzheimers Dis 55:1403-1416. 2017
    ..Although apathy is associated with damage to the frontal and temporal lobes in Alzheimer's disease (AD), the crucial regions for apathy in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) are unknown...
  64. pmc Clinical application of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography for assessment and evaluation after therapy for malignant hepatic tumor
    Masakatsu Tsurusaki
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Kinki University, School of Medicine, 377 2 Ohnohigashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 49:46-56. 2014
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  65. ncbi request reprint One-year change in cerebral glucose metabolism in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Nobutsugu Hirono
    Department of Psychology, Kobegakuin University, 518 Arise, Ikawadani, Nishi ku, Kobe, 651 2180, Japan
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 16:488-92. 2004
    ..Glucose metabolism in these regions may be a useful measure of the progression of AD and a valid surrogate outcome measure of clinical drug trials...
  66. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conventional region of interest and statistical mapping method in brain single-photon emission computed tomography for prediction of hyperperfusion after carotid endarterectomy
    Kohkichi Hosoda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hyogo Emergency Medical Center, Kobe Red Cross Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Neurosurgery 57:32-41; discussion 32-41. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the predictive value of cerebral blood flow (CBF) abnormalities for hyperperfusion after CEA with the conventional region of interest (ROI) analysis and statistical brain mapping analysis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the regulatory region of the presenilin-2 gene in sporadic Alzheimer's disease: a case-control study
    Wenxiang Quan
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Kobe Graduate School of Medicine, 7 5 1, Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, Kobe, and Hyogo Institute of Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, Himeji Brain and Heart Center, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 240:71-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether Alzheimer's disease is associated with the presenilin-2 gene polymorphism and the apolipoprotein E genotype in an extended case-control study...
  68. ncbi request reprint Advantage of late scanning in brain 18F-FDG PET
    Kazunari Ishii
    J Nucl Med 47:729; author reply 729. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic cortical surface map of the middle cerebral artery territory for single-photon emission computed tomography studies
    Kohkichi Hosoda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hyogo Emergency Medical Center Kobe Red Cross Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Neurosurg 106:119-27. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to construct a topographic map of the MCA territory for single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) using statistical brain mapping...
  70. ncbi request reprint Frontal-lobe syndrome and psychosis after damage to the brainstem dopaminergic nuclei
    Yoshiyuki Nishio
    Department of Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 260:271-4. 2007
    ..We suggest that the patient's cognitive and behavioral disturbances were associated with disruption of ascending dopaminergic projections to the frontal-subcortical circuits...