Masashi Takahashi

Summary

Affiliation: Shiga University of Medical Science
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint How accurate is CT morphometry of airway? Phantom and clinical validation study
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, and Kusatsu General Hospital, Seta, Tsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 80:e524-30. 2011
  2. pmc Detectability of various sizes of honeycombing cysts in an inflated and fixed lung specimen: the effect of CT section thickness
    Yuko Nishimoto
    Department of Radiology, Nara Medical University, Otsu Shiga, Japan
    Korean J Radiol 6:17-21. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Mycobacterium kansasii pulmonary infection: CT findings in 29 cases
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:398-406. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes by 16-row MDCT: is contrast material needed?
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 66:287-91. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary infarction associated with bronchogenic carcinoma
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, 520 2192, Japan
    Radiat Med 26:76-80. 2008
  6. pmc Imaging of pulmonary emphysema: a pictorial review
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:193-204. 2008
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Gelatin microspheres: correlation between embolic effect/degradability and cross-linkage/particle size
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:1105-11. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the embolic effect and degradability of gelatin microspheres and Gelpart particles
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:157-64. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Clinical trial of cisplatin-conjugated gelatin microspheres for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Tetsuya Toyama
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:62-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications83

  1. doi request reprint How accurate is CT morphometry of airway? Phantom and clinical validation study
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, and Kusatsu General Hospital, Seta, Tsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 80:e524-30. 2011
    ..To assess the reliability of CT airway measurement using phantom and to evaluate its reproducibility using clinical chest CT images...
  2. pmc Detectability of various sizes of honeycombing cysts in an inflated and fixed lung specimen: the effect of CT section thickness
    Yuko Nishimoto
    Department of Radiology, Nara Medical University, Otsu Shiga, Japan
    Korean J Radiol 6:17-21. 2005
    ..We wanted to clarify the relationship between the visibility of air cysts on CT images, the CT slice thickness and the size of the air cysts, with contact radiographs as the gold standard, for the accurate evaluation of honeycomb cysts...
  3. doi request reprint Mycobacterium kansasii pulmonary infection: CT findings in 29 cases
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:398-406. 2012
    ..Our aim was to assess computed tomography (CT) features of Mycobacterium kansasii pulmonary infection (M. kansasii infection)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes by 16-row MDCT: is contrast material needed?
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 66:287-91. 2008
    ..To retrospectively evaluate whether contrast administration is necessary in the detection of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes when thin slice axial and coronal MDCT images are used...
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary infarction associated with bronchogenic carcinoma
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, 520 2192, Japan
    Radiat Med 26:76-80. 2008
    ..We conclude that pulmonary infarction should be considered as a differential diagnosis when peripheral pulmonary nodules or masses are located in the same lobe as the primary cancer...
  6. pmc Imaging of pulmonary emphysema: a pictorial review
    Masashi Takahashi
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:193-204. 2008
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  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Gelatin microspheres: correlation between embolic effect/degradability and cross-linkage/particle size
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:1105-11. 2013
    ..To evaluate the embolic effect and degradability of gelatin microspheres (GMS) using various degrees of cross-linkage and particle sizes in rabbit renal artery embolization...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the embolic effect and degradability of gelatin microspheres and Gelpart particles
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:157-64. 2013
    ..To evaluate the embolic effect and degradability of gelatin microspheres (GMS) and Gelpart particles (GPS) in dogs subjected to hepatic embolization...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical trial of cisplatin-conjugated gelatin microspheres for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Tetsuya Toyama
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:62-8. 2012
    ..We report our initial experience with the transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using cisplatin-conjugated gelatin microspheres (Cis-GMS)...
  11. doi request reprint Antitumor effect of miriplatin-lipiodol suspension/emulsion using a VX2 liver tumor model
    Yuki Tomozawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 31:662-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the antitumor effects of miriplatin-lipidol suspension and emulsion...
  12. doi request reprint Ultra-low-dose computed tomography system with a flat panel detector: assessment of radiation dose reduction and spatial and low contrast resolution
    Yukihiro Nagatani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Japan
    Radiat Med 26:627-35. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to introduce a prototype cone-beam computed tomography system equipped with a flat panel detector (FPD-CT system) and measure its radiation dose and spatial and lowcontrast resolution...
  13. doi request reprint Prolonged local persistence of cisplatin-loaded gelatin microspheres and their chemoembolic anti-cancer effect in rabbits
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 72:534-40. 2009
    ..To confirm prolonged cisplatin release from drug-loaded gelatin microspheres (GMSs) and their improved chemoembolic anti-cancer effect against VX2 liver tumors in rabbits...
  14. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic imaging using 4 types of superparamagnetic iron oxides: new possibilities for mannan-coated particles
    Keiko Tsuchiya
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan 1 Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 82:1919-25. 2013
    ..e. SPIO, mannan-coated SPIO (M-SPIO), ultrasmall SPIO (USPIO), and mannan-coated USPIO (M-USPIO)...
  15. doi request reprint Investigation using an HER-2/neu transgenic mouse model of a newly developed MR contrast agent with the effect of an antitumor drug
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 30:907-10. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint The Possibility of differentiation between nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and fatty liver in rabbits on Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced open-type MRI scans
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Japan
    Acad Radiol 18:525-9. 2011
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of diaphragmatic motion after lung resection using magnetic resonance imaging
    Ryutaro Takazakura
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, 520 2192, Japan
    Radiat Med 25:155-63. 2007
    ..We used magnetic resonance imaging to make the assessments...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Time-course studies of implanted rabbit VX2 liver tumors to identify the appropriate time for starting hepatic arterial embolization in animal models
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
    Oncology 80:92-6. 2011
    ..We followed the 4-week course of implanted VX2 tumors in rabbits and compared MRI and pathological findings to determine the appropriate time for starting therapy in animal liver tumor models...
  22. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of arterial stiffness by multiphase analysis in retrospectively electrocardiogram-gated multidetector row computed tomography: comparison between patients under chronic hemodialysis and age-matched controls
    Yukihiro Nagatani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Invest Radiol 43:195-201. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint Basic investigation of vascular interventional radiology (IR) using large rabbits
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Exp Anim 58:557-61. 2009
    ..There was no difference in the growth rates of the VX2 tumors between Akita and JW. The possibility that Akita large rabbits could be utilized for vascular IR was demonstrated...
  24. pmc Evaluation of atherosclerotic lesions using dextran- and mannan-dextran-coated USPIO: MRI analysis and pathological findings
    Keiko Tsuchiya
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Int J Nanomedicine 7:2271-80. 2012
    ..05), and it tended to be lower at dose 3 (P < 0.1). In conclusion, we suggest that DM-USPIO is superior to D-USPIO for the study of atherosclerotic lesions in rabbits...
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of the anti-tumor effects of two platinum agents (miriplatin and fine-powder cisplatin)
    Shobu Watanabe
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho, Seta, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:399-405. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the anti-tumor effects of miriplatin-lipidol and fine-powder cisplatin-lipiodol suspensions...
  26. doi request reprint Flat-panel detector computed tomography imaging: observer performance in detecting pulmonary nodules in comparison with conventional chest radiography and multidetector computed tomography
    Hideji Otani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    J Thorac Imaging 27:51-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the detectability of lung nodules on images obtained with a flat-panel detector computed tomography (FPD-CT) system and by chest radiographs (CXRs) using receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) analysis...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Development of a conjugated gadolinium and cisplatin-gelatin possessing properties as an intravascular contrast agent for MR imaging
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 71:570-5. 2009
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Cisplatin-conjugated porous gelatin particles: assessment of optimal conditions for binding and release
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, 520 2192 Shiga, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:813-7. 2010
    ..Platinum binding with PGPs increased with a higher concentration of cisplatin solution at a higher temperature over a longer duration of time. Release of cisplatin from cisplatin-conjugated PGPs was confirmed in vivo...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multidetector-row computed tomography coronary angiography: optimization of image reconstruction phase according to the heart rate
    Yukihiro Nagatani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
    Circ J 71:112-21. 2007
    ..To optimize the image reconstruction phase of multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) coronary angiography according to the heart rate is crucial...
  31. doi request reprint Controlled release and antitumor effect of pluronic F127 mixed with cisplatin in a rabbit model
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:135-42. 2010
    ..05) than in the other groups, without apparent damage to normal liver tissue. We conclude that pluronic is useful for the controlled release of cisplatin in a rabbit model...
  32. doi request reprint 320-detector-row computed tomography arteriography using CO2 gas to detect malignant liver tumors
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:89-96. 2013
    ..We present the initial steps for 320-detector-row computed tomography arteriography using CO2 gas (320-MDCT CO2 arteriography) to detect the vascular area of malignant liver tumors...
  33. doi request reprint Negatively charged superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: a new blood-pooling magnetic resonance contrast agent
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowaco, Seta, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:832-9. 2012
    ..Our purpose was to investigate the utility of superparamagnetic iron-oxide nanoparticles (SPIO) as a blood-pooling contrast agent at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  34. doi request reprint Evaluation of computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) software for the detection of lung nodules on multidetector row computed tomography (MDCT): JAFROC study for the improvement in radiologists' diagnostic accuracy
    Tomohiro Hirose
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu shi, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Acad Radiol 15:1505-12. 2008
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Ability of chest X-ray to detect faint shadows documented as ground-glass attenuation in images of computed tomography: a comparison between flat-panel detector radiography and film-screen radiography
    Yukihiro Nagatani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2121, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 75:384-90. 2010
    ..To compare flat-panel detector (FPD) radiography and film-screen (FS) radiography in detectability of faint shadows documented as ground-glass attenuation (GGA) areas in images of computed tomography (CT)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Resolution of pulmonary multiplanar reconstruction images from 0.5-mm theoretical isotropic data: a fundamental study using an inflated and fixed lung specimen
    Daisuke Maki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 61:63-9. 2007
    ..5-mm collimation were approximately 100 micrometer and 1,000 micrometer in diameter, respectively. In conclusion, helical pitch and tube current influence the resolution of MPR of the lung...
  37. pmc Histological study of the biodynamics of iron oxide nanoparticles with different diameters
    Keiko Tsuchiya
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga ac jp
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:1587-94. 2011
    ..05). In conclusion, it is suggested that intra peritoneally injected USPIO particles could be used more quickly than SPIO to make Kupffer images of the liver and that both agents could help get lymph node images of similar quality...
  38. pmc Data set for renal sinus fat volume and visceral adipose tissue volume on computed tomography
    Yoko Murakami
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Data Brief 7:1658-64. 2016
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  39. ncbi request reprint Is the use of fullerene in photodynamic therapy effective for atherosclerosis?
    Norihisa Nitta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:359-66. 2008
    ..However, this intervention showed no adverse effects on the normal iliac artery...
  40. doi request reprint Enhanced antitumor effect of tirapazamine delivered intraperitoneally to VX2 liver tumor-bearing rabbits subjected to transarterial hepatic embolization
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:1272-7. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effects of the combination of Tirapazamine (TPZ), activated preferentially under hypoxic conditions, and gelatin microspheres (GMS) on the tumor growth ratio in rabbits...
  41. doi request reprint Vascular regeneration by repeated infusions of basic fibroblast growth factor in a rabbit model of hind-limb ischemia
    Ayumi Seko
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:W306-10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the advantages of repeated low-dose growth factor infusions compared with a single high-dose infusion in an ischemic hind-limb rabbit model...
  42. doi request reprint Quantitative measurement of bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis in rabbits using sequential in vivo regional analysis and high-resolution computed tomography: correlation with pathologic findings
    Yukihiro Nagatani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Japan
    Acad Radiol 18:672-81. 2011
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. doi request reprint Utility of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography for qualitative imaging of atherosclerosis in Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic rabbits: initial experimental study
    Ayumi Nitta-Seko
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho, Seta, Otsu, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 28:656-62. 2010
    ....
  45. pmc Complex comprised of dextran magnetite and conjugated cisplatin exhibiting selective hyperthermic and controlled-release potential
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:499-504. 2010
    ..The temperature in muscle tissue registered a maximum of 56°C after about 4 min. DM-Cis may represent a magnetically-accumulated anticancer drug with hyperthermic effects...
  46. doi request reprint A Phantom Study for Ground Glass Nodule Detectability using Chest Digital Tomosynthesis with Iterative Reconstruction Algorithm by Ten Observers: Association with Radiation Dose and Nodular Characteristics
    Katsunori Miyata
    1 Dept of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, 520 2121, Japan
    Br J Radiol . 2017
    ..To compare detectability of simulated ground glass nodules (GGN) on chest digital tomosynthesis (CDT) among 12 images obtained at 6 radiation doses using 2 reconstruction algorithms and analyze its association with nodular size and density...
  47. doi request reprint Images acquired using 320-MDCT with adaptive iterative dose reduction with wide-volume acquisition: visual evaluation of image quality by 10 radiologists using an abdominal phantom
    Norihisa Nitta
    1 Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho Seta, Otsu Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:2-12. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess visual evaluations of CT images and to determine by how much radiation exposure dose could be reduced without compromising the image quality...
  48. 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...
  49. doi request reprint Lung nodule detection performance in five observers on computed tomography (CT) with adaptive iterative dose reduction using three-dimensional processing (AIDR 3D) in a Japanese multicenter study: Comparison between ultra-low-dose CT and low-dose CT by re
    Yukihiro Nagatani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu 520 2192, Shiga, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 84:1401-12. 2015
    ..To compare lung nodule detection performance (LNDP) in computed tomography (CT) with adaptive iterative dose reduction using three dimensional processing (AIDR3D) between ultra-low dose CT (ULDCT) and low dose CT (LDCT)...
  50. doi request reprint A new quantitative index of lobar air trapping in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): comparison with conventional methods
    Yukihiro Nagatani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 84:963-74. 2015
    ....
  51. 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
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Automatic liver segmentation method featuring a novel filter for multiphase multidetector-row helical computed tomography
    Tomohiro Hirose
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 35:347-50. 2011
    ..To introduce an automatic liver segmentation method that includes a novel filter for multiphase multidetector-row helical computed tomography...
  53. pmc Smoking-related interstitial fibrosis combined with pulmonary emphysema: computed tomography-pathologic correlative study using lobectomy specimens
    Hideji Otani
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Setatsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 11:1521-32. 2016
    ..To evaluate the incidence and pathologic correlation of thin-section computed tomography (TSCT) findings in smoking-related interstitial fibrosis (SRIF) with pulmonary emphysema...
  54. pmc Degradable gelatin microspheres as an embolic agent: an experimental study in a rabbit renal model
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    Korean J Radiol 8:418-28. 2007
    ..To investigate the basic characteristics of degradable gelatin microspheres (GMSs), including their embolic behavior and degradation periods when they are used as embolic materials in the renal arteries of rabbit models...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cisplatin-conjugated Gelpart: initial study in vitro
    Shinichi Ohta
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
    Hepatol Res 38:1050-3. 2008
    ..5, 60.9 and 5.8, 6.7, 8.5, 11.0, 12.0. Conclusion: Gelpart had a bonding capability to cisplatin and an ability of sustained release from it. Cisplatin-conjugated Gelpart might become a simple embolic agent with drug delivery systems...
  56. 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
  57. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography appearances of bronchogenic carcinoma associated with bullous lung disease
    Daisuke Maki
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shiga National Hospital, Shiga, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:447-52. 2006
    ..Attention should be paid in the interpretations for mass or nodule in the wall of the bulla because they frequently lack the characteristic appearances of bronchogenic carcinoma...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. doi request reprint Renal sinus fat volume on computed tomography in middle-aged patients at risk for cardiovascular disease and its association with coronary artery calcification
    Yoko Murakami
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 246:374-81. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between RSFV/VATV ratio and coronary artery calcium (CAC) in patients with suspected coronary artery disease...
  62. doi request reprint Congenital lung abnormalities: a pictorial review of imaging findings
    Fumika Watarai
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:787-97. 2012
    ..This article reviews the clinical and radiographic features of various CLM...
  63. pmc Tracheo-brachiocephalic artery fistula after tracheostomy associated with thoracic deformity: a case report
    Kie Ogawa
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho Seta Otsu Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    J Med Case Rep 5:595. 2011
    ..There has been no report of the usefulness of contrast-enhanced computed tomography studies to identify the anatomical relationship between the trachea and brachiocephalic artery...
  64. 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
    ....
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Visual assessment of coronary artery stenosis with electrocardiographically-gated multislice computed tomography
    Shinro Matsuo
    Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:61-6. 2004
    ..Significantly improved image quality, with high resolution and new software for three-dimensional post-processing, has made noninvasive examination of the cavities within human body possible...
  69. ncbi request reprint Diaphragmatic motion in the sitting and supine positions: Healthy subject study using a vertically open magnetic resonance system
    Ryutaro Takazakura
    Department of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 19:605-9. 2004
    ..To determine the postural difference of diaphragmatic motion between the sitting and supine positions...
  70. doi request reprint Lung image quality with 320-row wide-volume CT scans: the effect of prospective ECG-gating and comparisons with 64-row helical CT scans
    Tsuneo Yamashiro
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    Acad Radiol 19:380-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the image quality of 320-row wide-volume (WV) computed tomography (CT) scans in comparison with 64-row helical scans for the lung...
  71. 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
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Self-limited colitis during the course of rubella and cytomegalovirus infection in an immunocompetent adult
    Kota Sugisaki
    Division of Gastroenterology, Fukushima Rosai Hospital, 3 Numajiri, Tsuzurimachi, Uchigo, Iwaki 973 8403
    Intern Med 43:404-9. 2004
    ..The symptoms, laboratory data and colonoscopic findings improved without any medical treatment. This case indicates that UC-like self-limited colitis can occur in an immunocompetent individual during the course of CMV infection...
  73. doi request reprint Interstitial lung disease in Japanese patients with lung cancer: a cohort and nested case-control study
    Shoji Kudoh
    Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:1348-57. 2008
    ..Interstitial lung disease (ILD) occurs in Japanese patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) receiving gefitinib...
  74. ncbi request reprint Refraction contrast 11x-magnified X-ray imaging of large objects by MIRRORCLE-type table-top synchrotron
    Toru Hirai
    Faculty of Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, 1 1 1 Nojihigashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525 8577, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 13:397-402. 2006
    ..Soft tissue becomes highly visible as a natural consequence of refraction contrast when using hard X-rays for imaging. The authors believe that novel imaging provided by MIRRORCLE makes it a superior instrument for medical diagnosis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Focal pulmonary interstitial opacities adjacent to thoracic spine osteophytes
    Shoichiro Otake
    Department of Radiology, Toki Municipal General Hospital, 703 24 Tokitsuguchi, Tokitsu cho, Toki, Gifu 509 5193 Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:893-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine whether osteophytes of the thoracic vertebrae cause focal fibrosis in the subpleural region...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Plasma platinum concentration and anti-tumor effects after intra-arterial infusion of lipiodol-CDDP suspension evaluation with VX 2 rabbit liver cancer model and 7.0 Tesla MRI system]
    Akinaga Sonoda
    Dept of Radiology, Shiga University of Medical Science
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:951-7. 2006
    ..These results suggested that the intra-arterial infusion of IA CALL with lipiodol is more effective than that of IA CALL alone...
  77. ncbi request reprint Pericardial abscess detected by Gallium-67 scintigraphy 40 years after cardiac surgery
    Wataru Mitsuma
    Division of Cardiology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Int Heart J 46:1119-22. 2005
    ..This case showed a very rare clinical course of PA and the importance of 67Ga scintigraphy for its diagnosis...
  78. ncbi request reprint Establishment of a specific radioimmunoassay for bovine interferon tau
    Hitomi Takahashi
    Department of Animal Breeding and Reproduction, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Theriogenology 63:1050-60. 2005
    ..8 and 15.6 ng/mL were 7.1 and 8.1%, and 11.0 and 8.5%, respectively. bIFN tau was directly detected in uterine flushings obtained from cows at Day 16 of pregnancy. In summary, this assay was suitable for the measurement of bIFN tau...
  79. ncbi request reprint Effects of purple sweet potato anthocyanins on development and intracellular redox status of bovine preimplantation embryos exposed to heat shock
    Miki Sakatani
    National Agricultural Research Center for Kyushu Okinawa Region, Japan
    J Reprod Dev 53:605-14. 2007
    ..Thus, alterations of the redox state using natural antioxidative polyphenols is a useful approach for reducing heat shock-derived oxidative stress...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Significance of local ablation therapy following portal embolization therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein tumor thrombus]
    Koichi Doi
    Dept of Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kumamoto University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:1702-5. 2003
    ..A complication was encountered in 1 patient, in the form of a collection of ascites due to portal hypertension. We conclude that ablation therapy is the choice for unresectable HCC with PVTT in multidisciplinary therapy...
  81. ncbi request reprint Effects of heat shock on in vitro development and intracellular oxidative state of bovine preimplantation embryos
    Miki Sakatani
    Department of Animal and Grassland Research, National Agricultural Research Center for Kyushu Okinawa Region, Nishigoshi, Kikuchi, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mol Reprod Dev 67:77-82. 2004
    ..Mol. Reprod. Dev. 67: 77-82, 2004...
  82. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for platelet increase after partial splenic embolization in liver cirrhosis patients
    Hiromitsu Hayashi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1638-42. 2007
    ..Partial splenic embolization (PSE) is often performed for improving thrombocytopenia in cirrhotic patients. We investigated the largely unclear predictive factors for platelet increase at both 1 month and 1 year after PSE...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Significance of the visual evaluation method using the two-visit method (two-sample preference test suggested by Ferris)]
    Sadamitsu Nishihara
    Department of Radiological Sciences and Technology, Hiroshima Prefectural College of Health and Welfare
    Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 59:130-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, we verified that the two-sample preference test, which Ferris formulated, is useful in visual evaluations...