Publications



Functional image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy planning for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Med Dosim 2017 Summer;42(2):97-103. Epub 2017 Apr 19.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.

Evaluation of beam modeling for small fields using a flattening filter-free beam.
Radiol Phys Technol 2017 Mar 21;10(1):33-40. Epub 2016 Jun 21.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, 734-8551, Japan.


Marginal prescription equivalent to the isocenter prescription in lung stereotactic body radiotherapy: preliminary study for Japan Clinical Oncology Group trial (JCOG1408).
J Radiat Res 2017 Jan 19;58(1):149-154. Epub 2016 Oct 19.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan.

Long-term results after 12-year follow-up of patients treated with whole-breast and boost irradiation after breast-conserving surgery.
Jpn J Radiol 2016 Sep 17;34(9):595-604. Epub 2016 Jun 17.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.


Impact of reduction of flux overlap region on kilovoltage cone-beam computed tomography image quality and patients' exposure dose.
Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2016 Sep-Oct;21(5):460-5. Epub 2016 May 16.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan.

Availability of applying diaphragm matching with the breath-holding technique in stereotactic body radiation therapy for liver tumors.
Phys Med 2016 Apr 21;32(4):557-61. Epub 2016 Mar 21.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City 734-8551, Japan.


Combined Ventilation and Perfusion Imaging Correlates With the Dosimetric Parameters of Radiation Pneumonitis in Radiation Therapy Planning for Lung Cancer.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2015 Nov 19;93(4):778-87. Epub 2015 Aug 19.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.




Clinical experience of volumetric modulated arc therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma after extrapleural pneumonectomy.
J Radiat Res 2015 Mar 18;56(2):315-24. Epub 2015 Jan 18.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, 734-8551, Japan.


Case reports of portal vein thrombosis and bile duct stenosis after stereotactic body radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma.
Hepatol Res 2014 Oct 8;44(10):E273-8. Epub 2014 Jan 8.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.

Safety and effectiveness of stereotactic body radiotherapy for a clinically diagnosed primary stage I lung cancer without pathological confirmation.
Int J Clin Oncol 2014 Oct 12;19(5):814-21. Epub 2013 Nov 12.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin, Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan.


Reorganization of damaged chromatin by the exchange of histone variant H2A.Z-2.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Jul;89(4):736-44
Department of Cellular Biology, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan; Research Center for Mathematics of Chromatin Live Dynamics, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Electronic address:





Detailed dosimetric evaluation of intensity-modulated radiation therapy plans created for stage C prostate cancer based on a planning protocol.
Int J Clin Oncol 2012 Oct 29;17(5):505-11. Epub 2011 Sep 29.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan.

Treatment outcome of medium-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy for carcinoma of the uterine cervix: comparison with low-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Sep 26;84(1):137-45. Epub 2012 Jan 26.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.

Dose--volume metrics associated with radiation pneumonitis after stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung cancer.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Jul 19;83(4):e545-9. Epub 2012 Mar 19.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

Long-term outcomes of intraluminal brachytherapy in combination with external beam radiotherapy for superficial esophageal cancer.
Int J Clin Oncol 2012 Jun 12;17(3):263-71. Epub 2011 Jul 12.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, 734-8551, Japan.

Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil and systemic interferon-α for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in combination with or without three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy to venous tumor thrombosis in hepatic vein or inferior vena cava.
Hepatol Res 2012 May 16;42(5):442-53. Epub 2011 Dec 16.
Departments of Medicine and Molecular Science, Division of Frontier Medical Science, Programs for Biomedical Research, Graduate School of Biomedical Science Radiation Oncology, Division of Genome Radiobiology and Medical Science Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Medical Intelligence and Informatics, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.


Clinical outcome of esophageal varices after hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with major portal vein tumor thrombus.
Hepatol Res 2011 Nov;41(11):1046-56
Department of Medicine and Molecular Science, Division of Frontier Medical Science Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Biomedical Science Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.


Impact of multileaf collimator width on intraprostatic dose painting plans for dominant intraprostatic lesion of prostate cancer.
J Appl Clin Med Phys 2010 Sep 7;11(4):3193. Epub 2010 Sep 7.
Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Molecular Genetics, Course for Molecular and Cellular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan.

Clinical outcomes of stereotactic body radiotherapy for small lung lesions clinically diagnosed as primary lung cancer on radiologic examination.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Nov 21;75(3):683-7. Epub 2009 Feb 21.
Department of Radiology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, North 15 West 7, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Japan.

Intra-arterial infusion chemotherapy using cisplatin with radiotherapy for Stage III squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Oct;75(2):369-77
Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.


National structure of radiation oncology in Japan with special reference to designated cancer care hospitals.
Int J Clin Oncol 2009 Jun 11;14(3):237-44. Epub 2009 Jul 11.
Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-7 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan.

Japanese structure survey of radiation oncology in 2005 based on institutional stratification of patterns of care study.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2008 Sep 18;72(1):144-52. Epub 2008 Apr 18.
Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan.


Comparisons of the impact of systematic uncertainties in patient setup and prostate motion on doses to the target among different plans for definitive external-beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer.
Int J Clin Oncol 2008 Feb 29;13(1):54-61. Epub 2008 Feb 29.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan.

Evaluation of mass-like consolidation after stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung tumors.
Int J Clin Oncol 2007 Oct 22;12(5):356-62. Epub 2007 Oct 22.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan.


Interinstitutional variations in planning for stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung cancer.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2007 Jun 23;68(2):416-25. Epub 2007 Mar 23.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

Results of radiation therapy combined with neoadjuvant hormonal therapy for stage III prostate cancer: comparison of two different definitions of PSA failure.
Int J Clin Oncol 2006 Oct;11(5):396-402
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-Applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 85 Shogoin-Kawara-machi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan.

A case of metachronous bilateral breast cancer with bilateral radiation pneumonitis after breast-conserving therapy.
Breast Cancer 2006 ;13(3):313-6
Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara-cho Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan.


Clinical outcomes of a phase I/II study of 48 Gy of stereotactic body radiotherapy in 4 fractions for primary lung cancer using a stereotactic body frame.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2005 Dec 19;63(5):1427-31. Epub 2005 Sep 19.
Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan.


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