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Preoperative short hookwire placement for small pulmonary lesions: evaluation of technical success and risk factors for initial placement failure.
Eur Radiol 2018 May 15;28(5):2194-2202. Epub 2017 Dec 15.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.

Utility of second-generation single-energy metal artifact reduction in helical lung computed tomography for patients with pulmonary arteriovenous malformation after coil embolization.
Jpn J Radiol 2018 Apr 10;36(4):285-294. Epub 2018 Feb 10.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Hospital, 2-5-1 Shikatacho, Kita-ku, Okayama-city, 700-8558, Okayama, Japan.


Effects of Cold Ischemia on RNA Stability and Quality of Lung Tissues Based on Standard PREanalytical Code Categorization.
Biopreserv Biobank 2017 Oct 14;15(5):484-486. Epub 2017 Sep 14.
3 Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine , Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan .


Disappearance of Renal Cysts Included in Ice Ball During Cryoablation of Renal-Cell Carcinoma: A Potential Therapy for Symptomatic Renal Cysts?
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2017 Jun 30;28(6):869-876. Epub 2017 Mar 30.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikatacho, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Coronary lesion characteristics with mismatch between fractional flow reserve derived from CT and invasive catheterization in clinical practice.
Heart Vessels 2017 Apr 13;32(4):390-398. Epub 2016 Sep 13.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.

Radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary metastases from sarcoma: single-center retrospective evaluation of 46 patients.
Jpn J Radiol 2017 Feb 18;35(2):61-67. Epub 2016 Nov 18.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.


Measurement of epicardial fat thickness by transthoracic echocardiography for predicting high-risk coronary artery plaques.
Heart Vessels 2016 Nov 1;31(11):1758-1766. Epub 2016 Feb 1.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.

Pretreatment prognostic nutritional index is a significant predictor of prognosis in patients with cervical cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy.
Mol Clin Oncol 2016 Nov 21;5(5):567-574. Epub 2016 Sep 21.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Phase I/II Multi-Institutional Study of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation for Painful Osteoid Osteoma (JIVROSG-0704).
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2016 Oct 4;39(10):1464-70. Epub 2016 Aug 4.
Department of Interventional Radiology and Clinical Ultrasound Center, Gunma University Hospital, 3-39-15, Showa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma, 371-8511, Japan.



Long-Term Survival after Radiofrequency Ablation of Lung Oligometastases from Five Types of Primary Lesions: A Retrospective Evaluation.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2016 Sep 22;27(9):1362-1370. Epub 2016 Jul 22.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikatacho, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.


Chronic interstitial pneumonia in young patients undergoing lung transplantation or autopsy: clinico-radiologic-pathologic observations from a single institution.
Jpn J Radiol 2016 Jul 11;34(7):515-22. Epub 2016 May 11.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.


Phase I/II Study of Radiofrequency Ablation for Malignant Renal Tumors: Japan Interventional Radiology in Oncology Study Group 0701.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2016 May 22;39(5):717-723. Epub 2015 Dec 22.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.

Association between coronary artery calcification and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in elderly people.
Heart Vessels 2016 Apr 12;31(4):499-507. Epub 2015 Feb 12.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.

Radiofrequency Ablation of Lung Tumors Using a Multitined Expandable Electrode: Impact of the Electrode Array Diameter on Local Tumor Progression.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2016 Jan 28;27(1):87-95. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho kita-ku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Fever after lung radiofrequency ablation: Prospective evaluation of its incidence and associated factors.
Eur J Radiol 2015 Nov 17;84(11):2202-9. Epub 2015 Jul 17.
Departments of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Kita-ku Shikata-cho, Okayama 700-8558, Japan. Electronic address:

Retained Short Hook Wires Used for Preoperative Localization of Small Pulmonary Lesions During Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: A Report of 2 Cases.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2015 Oct 21;38(5):1376-9. Epub 2015 Mar 21.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.

The Glasgow Prognostic Score Determined During Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy Is an Independent Predictor of Survival for Cervical Cancer.
Int J Gynecol Cancer 2015 Sep;25(7):1306-14
Departments of *Obstetrics and Gynecology and †Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan.

Simultaneous Multiple Preoperative Localizations of Small Pulmonary Lesions Using a Short Hook Wire and Suture System.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2015 Aug 3;38(4):971-6. Epub 2014 Dec 3.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan,

Both a visual and a semiquantitative analysis for differentiating benign from malignant chondrogenic bone tumors using Tc-99m (V) DMSA scintigraphy: a prospective study.
Nucl Med Commun 2015 Aug;36(8):802-7
Departments of aRadiology bPathology, Okayama University Hospital Departments of cMedical Materials for Musculoskeletal Reconstruction dOrthopaedic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Okayama, Japan.

Decreased resting-state connections within the visuospatial attention-related network in advanced aging.
Neurosci Lett 2015 Jun 26;597:13-8. Epub 2015 Mar 26.
Intelligent Robotics Institute, School of Mechatronics Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China; Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Japan. Electronic address:

High-dose-rate brachytherapy using molds for lip and oral cavity tumors.
Radiat Oncol 2015 Apr 8;10:81. Epub 2015 Apr 8.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 5-1 Shikata-cho, 2-chome, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8525, Japan.

Hsp90 inhibitor NVP-AUY922 enhances the radiation sensitivity of lung cancer cell lines with acquired resistance to EGFR-tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
Oncol Rep 2015 Mar 20;33(3):1499-504. Epub 2015 Jan 20.
Department of Thoracic, Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Transfissural route used for preoperative localization of small pulmonary lesions with a short hook wire and suture system.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2015 Feb 20;38(1):222-6. Epub 2014 Feb 20.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan,


Cost analysis of non-invasive fractional flow reserve derived from coronary computed tomographic angiography in Japan.
Cardiovasc Interv Ther 2015 Jan 17;30(1):38-44. Epub 2014 Jul 17.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan,

Efficacy of hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy in combination with irradiation for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein invasion.
Hepatol Int 2015 Jan 22;9(1):105-12. Epub 2014 Nov 22.
Department of Molecular Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama City, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan,



Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for pulmonary metastases from esophageal cancer: retrospective evaluation of 21 patients.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2014 Oct 22;25(10):1566-72. Epub 2014 Aug 22.
Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikatacho, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Reduction of myocardial inflammation with steroid is not necessarily associated with improvement in left ventricular function in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis: predictors of functional improvement.
Int J Cardiol 2014 Sep 12;176(2):522-5. Epub 2014 Jul 12.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan. Electronic address:



Differential association of visceral adipose tissue with coronary plaque characteristics in patients with and without diabetes mellitus.
Cardiovasc Diabetol 2014 Mar 14;13:61. Epub 2014 Mar 14.
Department of Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.




Ad-REIC Gene Therapy: Promising Results in a Patient with Metastatic CRPC Following Chemotherapy.
Clin Med Insights Oncol 2015 23;9:31-8. Epub 2015 Mar 23.
Department of Urology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama City, Japan. ; Center for Innovative Clinical Medicine, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama City, Japan.

Diagnostic Performance of First-Pass Myocardial Perfusion Imaging without Stress with Computed Tomography (CT) Compared with Coronary CT Angiography Alone, with Fractional Flow Reserve as the Reference Standard.
PLoS One 2016 19;11(2):e0149170. Epub 2016 Feb 19.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan.

Robotically Driven CT-guided Needle Insertion: Preliminary Results in Phantom and Animal Experiments.
Radiology 2017 11 12;285(2):454-461. Epub 2017 Jun 12.
From the Department of Radiology (T.H., T. Komaki, Y. Masaoka, Y. Matsui, H.F., T.I., S.K.) and Graduate School of Health Sciences (R.M.), Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikatacho, Kitaku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan; Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology (T. Kamegawa, T. Matsuno) and Organization for Research Promotion & Collaboration (Y.K.), Okayama University, Okayama, Japan; Collaborative Research Center for OMIC, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan (T.S.); Center for Innovative Clinical Medicine (J.S., T. Mitsuhashi), Division of Radiology, Medical Technology Department (T.Y.), and Division of Medical Informatics (H.G.), Okayama University Hospital, Okayama, Japan.

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