Kazuyoshi Suga

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pulmonary function-morphologic relationships assessed by SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 3 7 18 Imamura Kita, Ube, Yamaguchi, 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 26:298-310. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Intrabullous ventilation in pulmonary emphysema: assessment with dynamic xenon-133 gas SPECT
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 33:371-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis between (18)F-FDG-avid metastatic lymph nodes in non-small cell lung cancer and benign nodes on dual-time point PET/CT scan
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:523-31. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Dual-time point 18F-FDG PET/CT scan for differentiation between 18F-FDG-avid non-small cell lung cancer and benign lesions
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:427-35. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Findings of hepatopulmonary syndrome on breath-hold perfusion SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi, 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:413-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT monitoring of radiation therapeutic effect in hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 34:199-202. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A stripe sign on 99mTc-Technegas SPECT in pulmonary emphysema
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 29:553-61. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of anatomic relation between pulmonary perfusion and morphology in pulmonary emphysema with breath-hold SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 22:339-47. 2008
  9. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET-CT findings in Mikulicz disease and systemic involvement of IgG4-related lesions
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 34:164-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Functional mechanism of lung mosaic CT attenuation: assessment with deep-inspiration breath-hold perfusion SPECT-CT fusion imaging and non-breath-hold Technegas SPECT
    K Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Acta Radiol 50:34-41. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Pulmonary function-morphologic relationships assessed by SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 3 7 18 Imamura Kita, Ube, Yamaguchi, 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 26:298-310. 2012
    ..Comprehensive assessment of lung function-CT morphology on fusion images will lead to more profound understanding of lung pathophysiology in wide-spectral lung disorders...
  2. doi request reprint Intrabullous ventilation in pulmonary emphysema: assessment with dynamic xenon-133 gas SPECT
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 33:371-8. 2012
    ..Intrabullous ventilation in patients with pulmonary emphysema (PE) was cross-sectionally evaluated using dynamic xenon-133 gas single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  3. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis between (18)F-FDG-avid metastatic lymph nodes in non-small cell lung cancer and benign nodes on dual-time point PET/CT scan
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:523-31. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Dual-time point 18F-FDG PET/CT scan for differentiation between 18F-FDG-avid non-small cell lung cancer and benign lesions
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:427-35. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Findings of hepatopulmonary syndrome on breath-hold perfusion SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi, 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:413-9. 2009
    ..Subpleural reticulo-nodular opacities and/or dilated vessels in the lung base appear to be characteristic CT manifestation of intrapulmonary AVC in HPS...
  6. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT monitoring of radiation therapeutic effect in hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 34:199-202. 2009
    ..RT is one of the options for treatment of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. F-18 FDG PET/computed tomography appears to be useful for monitoring the effect of RT in this neoplasm...
  7. doi request reprint A stripe sign on 99mTc-Technegas SPECT in pulmonary emphysema
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 29:553-61. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of anatomic relation between pulmonary perfusion and morphology in pulmonary emphysema with breath-hold SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 22:339-47. 2008
    ..Anatomic relation between pulmonary perfusion and morphology in pulmonary emphysema was assessed on deep-inspiratory breath-hold (DIBrH) perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)-CT fusion images...
  9. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET-CT findings in Mikulicz disease and systemic involvement of IgG4-related lesions
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 34:164-7. 2009
    ..A whole-body FDG-PET/CT scan can be expected as a useful tool for detecting systemic involvement in systemic IgG4-related plasmacytic syndrome...
  10. doi request reprint Functional mechanism of lung mosaic CT attenuation: assessment with deep-inspiration breath-hold perfusion SPECT-CT fusion imaging and non-breath-hold Technegas SPECT
    K Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Acta Radiol 50:34-41. 2009
    ..The functional mechanism of lung mosaic computed tomography attenuation (MCA) in pulmonary vascular disease (PVD) and obstructive airway disease (OAD) has not yet been fully clarified...
  11. ncbi request reprint Automated breath-hold perfusion SPECT/CT fusion images of the lungs
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 0151, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:455-63. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical applicability and feasibility of deep-inspiratory breath-hold (DIBrH) perfusion SPECT for improving adverse respiratory motion effects and for accuracy of SPECT/CT image fusion...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relation between lung perfusion defects and intravascular clots in acute pulmonary thromboembolism: assessment with breath-hold SPECT-CT pulmonary angiography fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 0151, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 67:472-80. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Differentiation of FDG-avid loco-regional recurrent and compromised benign lesions after surgery for breast cancer with dual-time point F-18-fluorodeoxy-glucose PET/CT scan
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi, 755 0151, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:399-407. 2009
    ..To evaluate the ability of dual-time point F-18-fluorodeoxy-glucose (FDG) PET/CT scans to differentiate FDG-avid loco-regional recurrent and compromised benign lesions after surgery for breast cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Characteristic crescentic subpleural lung zones with high ventilation (V)/perfusion (Q) ratios in interstitial pneumonia on V/Q quotient SPECT
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 30:881-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize cross-sectional lung ventilation (V)-perfusion (Q) imbalance in these disorders on automated V/Q quotient single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  15. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT findings of a case of sacral nerve root neurolymphomatosis that occurred during chemotherapy
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:73-6. 2011
    ..Peripheral nerve NL may occur during chemotherapy, and FDG PET/CT can be a useful imaging modality in diagnosis and monitoring of therapeutic response of this disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Steal phenomenon-induced lung perfusion defects in pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas: assessment with automated perfusion SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 31:821-9. 2010
    ..Lung perfusion impairment in patients with pulmonary arteriovenous fistula (AVF) was evaluated by automated deep inspiratory breath-hold (DIBrH) perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)-CT fusion images...
  17. doi request reprint Lung morphology-perfusion correlation on perfusion SPECT-CT fusion images in two cases of septic pulmonary embolism
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 35:746-50. 2010
    ..Assessment of lung morphology-perfusion correlation on reliable fusion images contributes to correct diagnosis of SPE and monitoring of treatment effect...
  18. doi request reprint Assessment of cross-sectional lung ventilation-perfusion imbalance in primary and passive pulmonary hypertension with automated V/Q SPECT
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 31:673-81. 2010
    ..Cross-sectional lung ventilation (V)-perfusion (Q) imbalance in primary pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and passive pulmonary hypertension (PH) was characterized by automated V/Q single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  19. doi request reprint Impaired lung 123I-MIBG uptake on SPECT in pulmonary emphysema
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Nucl Med 52:1378-84. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate impaired lung uptake of (123)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine ((123)I-MIBG) on SPECT, compared with perfusion SPECT and morphologic CT, in patients with pulmonary emphysema (PE)...
  20. doi request reprint Lung ventilation-perfusion imbalance in pulmonary emphysema: assessment with automated V/Q quotient SPECT
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, 3 7 18 Imamurakita, Ube, Yamaguchi, 755 8505, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 24:269-77. 2010
    ..Tc-99m-Technegas-MAA single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)-derived ventilation (V)/perfusion (Q) quotient SPECT was used to assess lung V-Q imbalance in patients with pulmonary emphysema...
  21. doi request reprint Clinical significance of CT density-based, non-uniform photon attenuation correction of deep-inspiratory breath-hold perfusion SPECT
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 25:289-98. 2011
    ..The effect of computed tomography (CT) density-based, non-uniform photon attenuation correction (AC) on lung perfusion distribution and the clinical significance were evaluated...
  22. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET-CT findings in a case of normal-sized ovarian cancer syndrome
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 34:706-9. 2009
    ..This technique may play a role to discern the site of origin of some malignancies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography lymphography with intrapulmonary injection of iopamidol for sentinel lymph node localization
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Invest Radiol 39:313-24. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment of regional lung function impairment in airway obstruction and pulmonary embolic dogs with combined noncontrast electrocardiogram-gated perfusion and gadolinium diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid aerosol magnetic resonance images
    Nobuhiko Ogasawara
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 20:46-55. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Enhanced perfusion defect clarity and inhomogeneity in smokers' lungs with deep-inspiratory breath-hold perfusion SPECT images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 26:801-7. 2005
    ..Deep-inspiratory breath-hold (DIBrH) Tc-99m-macroaggregated albumin (MAA) SPECT images were developed to accurately evaluate perfusion impairment in smokers' lungs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Breath-hold single-photon emission tomography and computed tomography for predicting residual pulmonary function in patients with lung cancer
    Manabu Sudoh
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Medical Bioregulation, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:994-1001. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint CT lymphography-navigated sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with superficial esophageal cancer
    Hideto Hayashi
    Department of Surgery II, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
    Surgery 139:224-35. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic drainage from esophagogastric tract: feasibility of endoscopic CT lymphography for direct visualization of pathways
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Radiology 237:952-60. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of co-registered respiratory-gated( 99m)Tc-Technegas/MAA SPECT-CT images in the assessment of regional lung functional impairment in patients with lung cancer
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, 755 8505 Yamaguchi, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:1280-90. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Potential of noncontrast electrocardiogram-gated half-fourier fast-spin-echo magnetic resonance imaging to monitor dynamically altered perfusion in regional lung
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Invest Radiol 37:615-25. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Preferential location of acute pulmonary thromboembolism induced consolidative opacities: assessment with respiratory gated perfusion SPECT-CT fusion images
    Mohammed Zaki
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 26:465-74. 2005
    ..Preferential location of acute pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) induced consolidative opacities (infarction/atelectasis) was determined on respiratory gated perfusion SPECT-CT fusion images...
  32. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography-diagnosed emphysema, not airway obstruction, is associated with the prognostic outcome of early-stage lung cancer
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    Department of Surgery and Clinical Science, Division of Chest Surgery, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 12:6730-6. 2006
    ..Because both emphysema and lung cancer can arise from biological damage caused by cigarette smoking, we investigated if the development of emphysema is associated with the clinical features of smoker's lung cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physiological rehabilitation after video-assisted lung lobectomy for cancer: a prospective study of measuring daily exercise and oxygenation capacity
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    Department of Surgery and Clinical Science, Division of Chest Surgery, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minami kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:533-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the rehabilitation time after this type of surgery and determine the best predictors of rehabilitation time...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessment of lung perfusion impairment in patients with pulmonary artery-occlusive and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases with noncontrast electrocardiogram-gated fast-spin-echo perfusion MR imaging
    Nobuhiko Ogasawara
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 20:601-11. 2004
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  35. ncbi request reprint Semi-quantitation of pulmonary perfusion heterogeneity on respiratory-gated inspiratory and expiratory perfusion SPECT in patients with pulmonary emphysema
    Yasuhiko Kawakami
    Department of Radiology, Semui Cancer Screening and Radiotherapy Site, St Hill Hospital, 1462 3 Nishikiwa, Ube 755 0151, and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 21:577-84. 2007
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  36. ncbi request reprint Breast sentinel lymph node mapping at CT lymphography with iopamidol: preliminary experience
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Radiology 230:543-52. 2004
    ..To evaluate sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping with interstitial computed tomographic (CT) lymphography with small volumes of iopamidol for direction of SLN biopsy in breast cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary perfusion assessment with respiratory gated 99mTc macroaggregated albumin SPECT: preliminary results
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 25:183-93. 2004
    ..Respiratory gated perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) was applied to reduce respiratory lung motion effects and to reliably assess perfusion impairment in various lung diseases...
  38. ncbi request reprint Initial application of respiratory-gated 201Tl SPECT in pulmonary malignant tumours
    Yasuhiko Kawakami
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 26:303-13. 2005
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  39. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive assessment of lung CT attenuation alteration at perfusion defects of acute pulmonary thromboembolism with breath-hold SPECT-CT fusion images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:83-91. 2006
    ..Fusion images provide important information about the actual effects of intravascular clots on peripheral perfusion/CTA and indicate that lung CTA can be decreased at perfusion defects in acute PTE...
  40. ncbi request reprint Characterization of 133Xe gas washout in pulmonary emphysema with dynamic 133Xe SPECT functional images
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 27:71-80. 2006
    ..To characterize regional ventilation impairment of pulmonary emphysema using dynamic 133Xe single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) functional images, compared with other forms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Breast sentinel lymph node navigation with three-dimensional interstitial multidetector-row computed tomographic lymphography
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
    Invest Radiol 40:336-42. 2005
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  42. ncbi request reprint Altered clearance of gadolinium diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid aerosol from bleomycin-injured dog lungs: initial observations
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1704-10. 2003
    ..This technique is acceptable for monitoring alveolar transfer changes in BLM-injured lungs...
  43. doi request reprint Sentinel lymph node detection in breast cancer patients by real-time virtual sonography constructed with three-dimensional computed tomography-lymphography
    Shigeru Yamamoto
    Department of Digestive Surgery and Surgical Oncology Department of Surgery II, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Breast J 16:4-8. 2010
    ..Although evaluation of SLN metastases was unsatisfactory, this method may be useful for preoperative fine-needle aspiration cytology for diagnosis of SLN metastases...
  44. ncbi request reprint Potential of magnetic resonance lymphography with intrapulmonary injection of gadopentetate dimeglumine for visualization of the pulmonary lymphatic basin in dogs: preliminary results
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Invest Radiol 38:679-89. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Preoperative imaging of the lung sentinel lymphatic basin with computed tomographic lymphography: a preliminary study
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    First Department of Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1033-7; discussion 1037-8. 2004
    ..We tried to identify these nodal stations with indirect computed tomographic lymphography using a conventional extracellular contrast agent, iopamidol...
  46. ncbi request reprint Technical and analytical advances in pulmonary ventilation SPECT with xenon-133 gas and Tc-99m-Technegas
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:303-10. 2002
    ..The new analytical approaches facilitate the objective assessment of the degrees of ventilation abnormalities...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lung perfusion impairments in pulmonary embolic and airway obstruction with noncontrast MR imaging
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:2439-51. 2002
    ..This noncontrast imaging could be equivalent to a contrast-enhanced dynamic study in the definition of regionally impaired pulmonary arterial perfusion in pulmonary embolism and airway obstruction...
  48. ncbi request reprint Assessment of regional lung functional impairment with co-registered respiratory-gated ventilation/perfusion SPET-CT images: initial experiences
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:240-9. 2004
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  49. ncbi request reprint Role of quantitative CT in predicting hypoxemia and complications after lung lobectomy for cancer, with special reference to area of emphysema
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    First Department of Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
    Chest 128:3500-6. 2005
    ..To determine the ability of quantitative CT, with special reference to area of emphysema, to predict early postoperative oxygenation capacity and outcome after lung lobectomy for cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Quantitative computed tomography versus spirometry in predicting air leak duration after major lung resection for cancer
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    First Department of Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1853-8. 2005
    ..Although quantitative computed tomography (CT) and spirometry are used to diagnose emphysema, it remains controversial whether these tests are predictive of the duration of postoperative air leak...
  51. ncbi request reprint Radioisotope lymph node mapping in nonsmall cell lung cancer: can it be applicable for sentinel node biopsy?
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    First Department of Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:426-30. 2004
    ..Previous studies on intrathoracic lymph node mapping have focused on the validity of a sentinel node concept, but not on the usefulness for sentinel node biopsy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy using computed tomography-lymphography in patients with breast cancer
    Akira Tangoku
    Departments of Surgery II, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Surgery 135:258-65. 2004
    ..The current technique of mapping the SLN with blue dye or radiotracers requires a learning period. Tracer and injection site selection and intraoperative pathologic examination have been discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Interstitial CT lymphography-guided localization of breast sentinel lymph node: preliminary results
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Surgery 133:170-9. 2003
    ..We tested the potential capability of interstitial computed tomographic lymphography (CT-LG) using a conventional contrast agent (iopamidol) for SLN mapping...
  54. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT findings in a patient with bilateral orbital and gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 34:589-93. 2009
    ..This case indicates the feasibility of FDG PET/CT scan for accurate localization and staging and also for monitoring treatment in patients with orbital MALT lymphoma...
  55. ncbi request reprint Visualization of normal and interrupted lymphatic drainage in dog legs with interstitial MR lymphography using an extracellular MR contrast agent, gadopentetate dimeglumine
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Invest Radiol 38:349-57. 2003
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  56. ncbi request reprint Prediction of hypoxemia after lung resection surgery
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    First Department of Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minami kogushi, Ube Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 4:85-9. 2005
    ..Because this radiographic parameter was superior to conventional spirometric variables for prediction of postoperative hypoxemia, further confirmation of its usefulness in predicting risk after pulmonary resection is warranted...
  57. doi request reprint Factors affecting the lung perfused blood volume in patients with intrapulmonary clots after anti-coagulation therapy
    Munemasa Okada
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 84:1614-20. 2015
    ..Factors affecting the improvement in the lung perfused blood volume (LPBV) were evaluated based on the presence of intrapulmonary clots (IPCs) after anti-coagulation therapy using 64-slice dual-energy CT...
  58. doi request reprint Volumetric evaluation of dual-energy perfusion CT by the presence of intrapulmonary clots using a 64-slice dual-source CT
    Munemasa Okada
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi
    Acta Radiol 54:628-33. 2013
    ..Dual-energy perfusion CT (DEpCT) directly represents the iodine distribution in lung parenchyma and low perfusion areas caused by intrapulmonary clots (IPCs) are visualized as low attenuation areas...
  59. doi request reprint Dual-energy perfusion CT of non-diseased lung segments using dual-source CT: correlation with perfusion SPECT
    Yoshie Kunihiro
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 31:99-104. 2013
    ..To determine the utility of dual-energy perfusion CT (DEpCT) of non-diseased lung segments, using dual-source CT, in comparison with perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Perfusion characteristics of radiation-injured lung on Gd-DTPA-enhanced dynamic magnetic resonance imaging
    Nobuhiko Ogasawara
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Invest Radiol 37:448-57. 2002
    ..A contrast-enhanced dynamic magnetic resonance (MR) study was performed experimentally and clinically to describe perfusion characteristics of radiation-injured lung according to pathologic phases...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cerebral air embolism during imaging of a sentinel lymphatic drainage in the respiratory tract
    Kazuhiro Ueda
    First Department of Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:721-3. 2006
    ..The patient recovered spontaneously without any additional complication. Surgeons should be aware of this rare but possible complication during sentinel lymph node assessment...
  62. doi request reprint Added value of lung perfused blood volume images using dual-energy CT for assessment of acute pulmonary embolism
    Munemasa Okada
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 84:172-7. 2015
    ..To investigate the added value of lung perfused blood volume (LPBV) using dual-energy CT for the evaluation of intrapulmonary clot (IPC) in patients suspected of having acute pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Scintigraphic findings of multiple focal nodular hyperplasias in type 1 glycogen storage disease
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 27:834-6. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Reversed intrapulmonary right-to-left shunt after banding of the patent ductus venosus
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 28:827-33. 2003
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  65. ncbi request reprint Regional lung functional impairment in acute airway obstruction and pulmonary embolic dog models assessed with gadolinium-based aerosol ventilation and perfusion magnetic resonance imaging
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    Invest Radiol 37:281-91. 2002
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  66. ncbi request reprint Clincal diagnosis: Metastatic liver tumors and bone marrow involvement of neuroblastoma
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine
    Ann Nucl Med 17:254. 2003
  67. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis: Intrahepatic arteriovenous fistula associated with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    Department of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine
    Ann Nucl Med 16:490, coverpage. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT Findings in A Case of T-Cell Lymphoma-Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome With Liver Involvement
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    From the Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan daggerDepartment of Radiology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan and double daggerDepartment of Hematology, Ube Kousan Central Hospital, Ube, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 35:116-20. 2010
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  69. doi request reprint Nuclear medicine practice in Japan: a report of the sixth nationwide survey in 2007
    Yasuo Kuwabara
    Department of Radiology, Fukuoka University Hospital, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Johnan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:209-15. 2009
    ..The Subcommittee on the Survey of Nuclear Medicine Practice in Japan has performed a nationwide survey of nuclear medicine practice every 5 years since 1982 to provide detailed information on its present status...
  70. ncbi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT Findings in a Case of Spinal Cord Sarcoidosis
    Kazuyoshi Suga
    From the Department of Radiology, St Hill Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan and Departments of Radiology and Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:382-5. 2011
    ..FDG PET/CT appears helpful for establishing the diagnosis of SCS in cases with FDG-avid intrathoracic lymphadenopathies and for early evaluation of response to treatment...
  71. ncbi request reprint Present diagnostic strategies for acute pulmonary thromboembolism; results of a questionnaire in a retrospective trial conducted by the Respiratory Nuclear Medicine Working Group of the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine
    Masami Kawamoro
    Department of Radiology, Yokohama City University, Fukuura, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:549-55. 2002
    ..Even though contrast-enhanced CT is widely used in Japan, perfusion lung scintigraphy is still required to determine disease severity and monitor its progress...