Publications


Multi-institutional retrospective study of mucoepidermoid carcinoma treated with carbon-ion radiotherapy.
Cancer Sci 2017 May 5. Epub 2017 May 5.
Hospital of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Sciences and Technology, Chiba, Japan.

Multicenter Study of Carbon-Ion Radiation Therapy for Mucosal Melanoma of the Head and Neck: Subanalysis of the Japan Carbon-Ion Radiation Oncology Study Group (J-CROS) Study (1402 HN).
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 Apr 26;97(5):1054-1060. Epub 2016 Dec 26.
Hospital of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Sciences and Technology, Chiba, Japan.


Feasibility of differential geometry-based features in detection of anatomical feature points on patient surfaces in range image-guided radiation therapy.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 2016 Nov 13;11(11):1993-2006. Epub 2016 Jun 13.
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan.

Oligo-recurrence predicts favorable prognosis of brain-only oligometastases in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with stereotactic radiosurgery or stereotactic radiotherapy: a multi-institutional study of 61 subjects.
BMC Cancer 2016 Aug 19;16(1):659. Epub 2016 Aug 19.
Department of Radiation Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15-jo, Nishi 7-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-8638, Japan.


Clinical characteristics and outcome of pneumothorax after stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung tumors.
Int J Clin Oncol 2015 Dec 28;20(6):1117-21. Epub 2015 Apr 28.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.





Caudal epidural anesthesia during intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer.
J Radiat Res 2015 May 6;56(3):583-7. Epub 2015 Apr 6.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.



Feasibility study of automated framework for estimating lung tumor locations for target-based patient positioning in stereotactic body radiotherapy.
Biomed Res Int 2015 5;2015:653974. Epub 2015 Jan 5.
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Computer-assisted delineation of lung tumor regions in treatment planning CT images with PET/CT image sets based on an optimum contour selection method.
J Radiat Res 2014 Nov 30;55(6):1153-62. Epub 2014 Jun 30.
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Acute urinary morbidity after a permanent 125I implantation for localized prostate cancer.
J Radiat Res 2014 Nov 25;55(6):1178-83. Epub 2014 Jul 25.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.



Apparent diffusion coefficient is a prognostic factor of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma treated with radiotherapy.
Jpn J Radiol 2014 Feb 10;32(2):80-9. Epub 2014 Jan 10.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Minami 1, Nishi 17, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, 060-8556, Japan,

Phase II study of concurrent thoracic radiotherapy in combination with weekly paclitaxel plus carboplatin in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: LOGIK0401.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2013 Dec 29;72(6):1353-9. Epub 2013 Oct 29.
Research Institute for Diseases of the Chest, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashiku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan,

Similar-case-based optimization of beam arrangements in stereotactic body radiotherapy for assisting treatment planners.
Biomed Res Int 2013 2;2013:309534. Epub 2013 Nov 2.
Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 8128582, Japan ; Department of Radiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo 1138655, Japan.

Radiotherapy for early-stage primary ocular adnexal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma.
Anticancer Res 2013 Dec;33(12):5575-8
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Definitive fractionated re-irradiation for local recurrence following stereotactic body radiotherapy for primary lung cancer.
Anticancer Res 2013 Dec;33(12):5649-53
Department of Comprehensive Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Treatment outcome of high-dose-rate interstitial radiation therapy for patients with stage I and II mobile tongue cancer.
Jpn J Clin Oncol 2013 Oct 1;43(10):1012-7. Epub 2013 Aug 1.
*Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Prediction of outcome with FDG-PET in definitive chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer.
J Radiat Res 2013 Sep 21;54(5):890-8. Epub 2013 Mar 21.
Department of Radiology, Kyushu University Beppu Hospital, 4546 Tsurumihara, Tsurumi, Beppu, Oita, 874-0838, Japan.

Postoperative radiotherapy in patients with salivary duct carcinoma: clinical outcomes and prognostic factors.
J Radiat Res 2013 Sep 4;54(5):925-30. Epub 2013 Apr 4.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan.

Computer-aided beam arrangement based on similar cases in radiation treatment-planning databases for stereotactic lung radiation therapy.
J Radiat Res 2013 May 18;54(3):569-77. Epub 2012 Dec 18.
Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Clinical results of stereotactic body radiotherapy for Stage I small-cell lung cancer: a single institutional experience.
J Radiat Res 2013 Jan 24;54(1):108-12. Epub 2012 Aug 24.
Department of Heavy Particle Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, 812-8582, Fukuoka, Japan.

Radiation-induced rib fractures after hypofractionated stereotactic body radiation therapy: risk factors and dose-volume relationship.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Nov 23;84(3):768-73. Epub 2012 Mar 23.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.











A clinical evaluation of visual feedback-guided breath-hold reproducibility of tumor location.
Phys Med Biol 2009 Dec 11;54(23):7171-82. Epub 2009 Nov 11.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.


Malignant myoepithelioma in the maxillary sinus: case report and review of the literature.
Anticancer Res 2009 Feb;29(2):497-501
Department of Radiology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236-0004, Japan.






Breath-hold monitoring and visual feedback for radiotherapy using a charge-coupled device camera and a head-mounted display: system development and feasibility.
Radiat Med 2008 Jan 31;26(1):50-5. Epub 2008 Jan 31.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

In vitro imaging of human monocytic cellular activity using superparamagnetic iron oxide.
Comput Med Imaging Graph 2007 Dec 21;31(8):638-42. Epub 2007 Sep 21.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan.

Radiation therapy for recurrent esophageal cancer after surgery: clinical results and prognostic factors.
Jpn J Clin Oncol 2007 Dec;37(12):918-23
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.


Significance of mesenteric lymphadenopathy after pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary carcinomas: evaluation with serial MDCT studies.
Eur J Radiol 2007 Mar 16;61(3):491-8. Epub 2006 Nov 16.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Anatomic Pathology, and Surgery and Oncology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Long-term functional outcome of brachytherapy for carcinoma of the mobile tongue: focus on the atrophic change of irradiated tongue.
Jpn J Clin Oncol 2006 Nov 4;36(11):681-7. Epub 2006 Oct 4.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.


OF