Publications

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Vertebral Compression Fracture after Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy for Primary Spinal and Paraspinal Sarcoma.
Biomed Res Int 2017 26;2017:9467402. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Multi-institutional retrospective study of mucoepidermoid carcinoma treated with carbon-ion radiotherapy.
Cancer Sci 2017 Jul 29;108(7):1447-1451. Epub 2017 May 29.
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.

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