Nobukazu Tanaka

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Digital magnification mammography with matched incident exposure: physical imaging properties and detectability of simulated microcalcifications
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 4:156-63. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Investigation of optimum anti-scatter grid selection for digital radiography: physical imaging properties and detectability of low-contrast signals
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 6:54-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Basic imaging properties of an indirect flat-panel detector system employing irradiation side sampling (ISS) technology for chest radiography: comparison with a computed radiographic system
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 6:162-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of readout direction in the edge profile on the modulation transfer function of computed radiographic systems by use of the edge method
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 6:474-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Detectability of simulated pulmonary nodules on chest radiographs: comparison between irradiation side sampling indirect flat-panel detector and computed radiography
    Yuki Yano
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 82:2050-4. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Dose reduction in general radiography for adult patients by use of a dual-side-reading photostimulable phosphor plate in a computed radiography system
    Norisato Tsuda
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 7:310-5. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint [Application of the grayscale standard display function to general purpose liquid-crystal display monitors for clinical use]
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 66:25-32. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Effect of X-ray beam quality on determination of exposure index
    Shogo Yasumatsu
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 9:109-15. 2016

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Digital magnification mammography with matched incident exposure: physical imaging properties and detectability of simulated microcalcifications
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 4:156-63. 2011
    ..1 mm focal spot size provided higher detectability than did the contact technique. Digital magnification mammography under the same incident exposure conditions improved the detectability of microcalcifications...
  2. doi request reprint Investigation of optimum anti-scatter grid selection for digital radiography: physical imaging properties and detectability of low-contrast signals
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 6:54-60. 2013
    ..Our results indicated that the removal of scattered radiation was very effective in improvement of the NEQ in the digital system under the identical exposure condition...
  3. doi request reprint Basic imaging properties of an indirect flat-panel detector system employing irradiation side sampling (ISS) technology for chest radiography: comparison with a computed radiographic system
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 6:162-9. 2013
    ..We conclude that the ISS-FPD system has the potential to reduce the patient skin dose compared to a conventional CR system for chest radiography...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of readout direction in the edge profile on the modulation transfer function of computed radiographic systems by use of the edge method
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 6:474-9. 2013
    ..Although this phenomenon depends on the CR system, it is important to understand and indicate both MTFs at the two edge profiles in the laser-beam scanning direction for accurate assessment of the resolution property. ..
  5. doi request reprint Detectability of simulated pulmonary nodules on chest radiographs: comparison between irradiation side sampling indirect flat-panel detector and computed radiography
    Yuki Yano
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 82:2050-4. 2013
    ..To compare the detectability of simulated pulmonary nodules on chest radiographs between an irradiation side sampling indirect flat-panel detector (ISS-FPD) and computed radiography (CR)...
  6. doi request reprint Dose reduction in general radiography for adult patients by use of a dual-side-reading photostimulable phosphor plate in a computed radiography system
    Norisato Tsuda
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 7:310-5. 2014
    ..We conclude that the DSR system for general radiography has the potential to reduce the patient dose...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Application of the grayscale standard display function to general purpose liquid-crystal display monitors for clinical use]
    Nobukazu Tanaka
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 66:25-32. 2010
    ..In addition, the detectability of simulated lung nodule in the mediastinal space was obviously improved by converting the display function of a general purpose LCD monitor into GSDF...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of X-ray beam quality on determination of exposure index
    Shogo Yasumatsu
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 9:109-15. 2016
    ..This study indicated that, in clinical settings, the EI should be used carefully in X-ray examinations with different X-ray beam qualities. ..