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Research Output 1987 2019

  • 3165 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
  • 179 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Editorial
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2019

The influence of minimal misalignment on the repeatability of PET images examined by the repositioning of point sources

Maebatake, A., Morita, K., Akamatsu, G., Tsutsui, Y., Himuro, K., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of nuclear medicine technology. 47, 1, p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomarkers
Direction compound
2018
Radium
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Photons
Radioisotopes
Bone and Bones

Characteristics of Smoothing Filters to Achieve the Guideline Recommended Positron Emission Tomography Image without Harmonization

Tsutsui, Y., Awamoto, S., Himuro, K., Umezu, Y., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., 2018, In : Asia Oceania journal of nuclear medicine & biology. 6, 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Positron-Emission Tomography
Guidelines
Technology
Yttrium
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Positron-Emission Tomography
Noise
Beta Particles
1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of region-of-interest determination on measurement of signal-to-noise ratio in liver on PET images

Amakusa, S., Matsuoka, K., Kawano, M., Hasegawa, K., Ouchida, M., Date, A., Yoshida, T. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 32, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Positron-Emission Tomography
Liver
Glucose
Patient Rights

Multicentre analysis of PET SUV using vendor-neutral software: the Japanese Harmonization Technology (J-Hart) study

J-Hart study group, Jan 1 2018, In : EJNMMI Research. 8, 83.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Positron-Emission Tomography
Software
Technology
Reference Values
Nuclear Medicine
2 Citations (Scopus)

Time-of-flight information improved the detectability of subcentimeter spheres using a clinical PET/CT scanner

Hashimoto, N., Morita, K., Tsutsui, Y., Himuro, K., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of nuclear medicine technology. 46, 3, p. 268-273 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Noise
X-Ray Computed Tomography Scanners
Noise
Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography

Validation of scatter limitation correction to eliminate scatter correction error in oxygen-15 gas-inhalation positron emission tomography images

Wagatsuma, K., Oda, K., Sakata, M., Inaji, M., Miwa, K., Sasaki, M., Toyohara, J. & Ishii, K., Oct 1 2018, In : Nuclear Medicine Communications. 39, 10, p. 936-944 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrovascular Circulation
Positron-Emission Tomography
Inhalation
Gases
Oxygen
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
Salivary Glands
Thyroid Neoplasms
Radionuclide Imaging
Submandibular Gland
Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m
Deoxyglucose
Thyroid Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Lung
Thyroglobulin
4 Citations (Scopus)

Computer-assisted framework for machine-learning-based delineation of GTV regions on datasets of planning CT and PET/CT images

Ikushima, K., Arimura, H., Jin, Z., Yabuuchi, H., Kuwazuru, J., Shioyama, Y., Sasaki, T., Honda, H. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of radiation research. 58, 1, p. 123-134 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

machine learning
delineation
Tumor Burden
planning
tumors

Edge Artifacts in Point Spread Function-based PET Reconstruction in Relation to Object Size and Reconstruction Parameters

Tsutsui, Y., Awamoto, S., Himuro, K., Umezu, Y., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., 2017, In : Asia Oceania journal of nuclear medicine & biology. 5, 2, p. 134-143 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Positron-Emission Tomography
Artifacts
Computer-Assisted Image Processing
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of a novel tungsten-impregnated rubber neck shield on the quality of cerebral images acquired using 15O-labeled gas

Wagatsuma, K., Oda, K., Miwa, K., Inaji, M., Sakata, M., Toyohara, J., Ishiwata, K., Sasaki, M. & Ishii, K., Dec 1 2017, In : Radiological physics and technology. 10, 4, p. 422-430 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tungsten
Rubber
rubber
tungsten
Neck

Evaluation of the distribution of activation inside a compact medical cyclotron

Fujibuchi, T., Toyoda, T., Baba, S., Umezu, Y., Komiya, I., Sasaki, M. & Honda, H., Jun 1 2017, In : Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 124, p. 27-31 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radioactive isotopes
cyclotrons
activation
evaluation
deflectors
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of pixel-based machine-learning techniques on automated frameworks for delineation of gross tumor volume regions for stereotactic body radiation therapy

Kawata, Y., Arimura, H., Ikushima, K., Jin, Z., Morita, K., Tokunaga, C., Yabuuchi, H., Shioyama, Y., Sasaki, T., Honda, H. & Sasaki, M., Oct 1 2017, In : Physica Medica. 42, p. 141-149 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Regions
machine learning
delineation
Tumor Burden
radiation therapy
3 Citations (Scopus)
Technetium Tc 99m Aggregated Albumin
Fractals
Balloon Angioplasty
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Pulmonary Hypertension
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

A Monte Carlo study on 223Ra imaging for unsealed radionuclide therapy

Takahashi, A., Miwa, K., Sasaki, M. & Baba, S., Jun 1 2016, In : Medical physics. 43, 6, p. 2965-2974 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photons
Radionuclide Imaging
Radioisotopes
Therapeutics
Monte Carlo Method
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of the influence of 111In on 90Y-bremsstrahlung SPECT based on Monte Carlo simulation

Shiba, H., Takahashi, A., Baba, S., Himuro, K., Yamashita, Y. & Sasaki, M., Dec 1 2016, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 30, 10, p. 675-681 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Noise
Beta Particles
Gamma Rays
Photons
7 Citations (Scopus)

Automated PET-only quantification of amyloid deposition with adaptive template and empirically pre-defined ROI

Akamatsu, G., Ikari, Y., Ohnishi, A., Nishida, H., Aita, K., Sasaki, M., Yamamoto, Y., Sasaki, M. & Senda, M., Jul 13 2016, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 61, 15, p. 5768-5780 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyloid
Masks
Alzheimer Disease
Cerebellar Cortex
Atlases

Evaluation of Measurement Accuracy and Inter-institutional Comparison for Dose Calibrators

Matsutomo, N., Kangai, Y., Yada, N., Kenda, S., Kai, Y., Maeda, Y., Sakai, T., Onishi, H. & Sasaki, M., May 1 2016, In : Nihon Hōshasen Gijutsu Gakkai zasshi. 72, 5, p. 410-415 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radioactivity
Radioisotopes
Quality Control
Half-Life
Reference Values
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of scatter limitation correction: A new method of correcting photopenic artifacts caused by patient motion during whole-body PET/CT imaging

Miwa, K., Umeda, T., Murata, T., Wagatsuma, K., Miyaji, N., Terauchi, T., Koizumi, M. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2016, In : Nuclear Medicine Communications. 37, 2, p. 147-154 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artifacts
Tomography
Plastics
Fluorine
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of patient age on the iodine/FDG “flip-flop” phenomenon in lung metastasis from thyroid cancer

Isoda, T., Baba, S., Maruoka, Y., Kitamura, Y., Tahara, K., Sasaki, M. & Honda, H., Oct 1 2016, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 30, 8, p. 518-524 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid Neoplasms
Iodine
Neoplasm Metastasis
Lung
Therapeutics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of image reconstruction conditions with phantoms for brain FDG and amyloid PET imaging

Akamatsu, G., Ikari, Y., Nishio, T., Nishida, H., Ohnishi, A., Aita, K., Sasaki, M., Sasaki, M. & Senda, M., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 30, 1, p. 18-28 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer-Assisted Image Processing
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Amyloid
Nuclear Medicine
Brain
2 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between the image quality and noise-equivalent count in time-of-flight positron emission tomography

Maebatake, A., Akamatsu, G., Miwa, K., Tsutsui, Y., Himuro, K., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 30, 1, p. 68-74 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Positron-Emission Tomography
Noise
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Radioactivity
Guidelines
9 Citations (Scopus)

The edge artifact in the point-spread function-based PET reconstruction at different sphere-to-background ratios of radioactivity

Kidera, D., Kihara, K., Akamatsu, G., Mikasa, S., Taniguchi, T., Tsutsui, Y., Takeshita, T., Maebatake, A., Miwa, K. & Sasaki, M., Feb 1 2016, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 30, 2, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artifacts
Radioactivity
Computer-Assisted Image Processing
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of respiratory motion on the cumulative SUV-volume histogram and fractal analyses of intratumoral heterogeneity in PET/CT imaging

Takeshita, T., Morita, K., Tsutsui, Y., Kidera, D., Mikasa, S., Maebatake, A., Akamatsu, G., Miwa, K., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Jul 1 2016, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 30, 6, p. 393-399 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fractals
Radioactivity
Area Under Curve
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

An Anthropomorphic Phantom Study of Brain Dopamine Transporter SPECT Images Obtained Using Different SPECT/CT Devices and Collimators

Maebatake, A., Sato, M., Kagami, R., Yamashita, Y., Komiya, I., Himuro, K., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of nuclear medicine technology. 43, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopamine Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Equipment and Supplies
Brain
Corpus Striatum
12 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior mediastinal solid tumours in adults: Characterisation using dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI, diffusion-weighted MRI, and FDG-PET/CT

Yabuuchi, H., Matsuo, Y., Abe, K., Baba, S., Sunami, S., Kamitani, T., Yonezawa, M., Yamasaki, Y., Kawanami, S., Nagao, M., Okamoto, T., Nakamura, K., Yamamoto, H., Sasaki, M. & Honda, H., Nov 1 2015, In : Clinical Radiology. 70, 11, p. 1289-1298 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Glucose
Thymoma
Validation Studies
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
3 Citations (Scopus)
Liquid Crystals
Lung Neoplasms
Thorax
Area Under Curve
X Ray Computed Tomography
3 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of residual long-lived radioactivity in the inner concrete walls of a compact medical cyclotron vault room

Fujibuchi, T., Nohtomi, A., Baba, S., Sasaki, M., Komiya, I., Umedzu, Y. & Honda, H., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 29, 1, p. 84-90 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclotrons
Radioactivity
Radioactive Waste
Gamma Rays
Neutrons

Harmonization of Standardized Uptake Value among Different Generation PET/ CT Cameras Based on a Phantom Experiment -Utility of SUV(peak)

Akamatsu, G., Nishida, H., Fujino, A., Ohnishi, A., Ikari, Y., Nishio, T., Maebatake, A., Sasaki, M. & Senda, M., Sep 1 2015, In : Nihon Hōshasen Gijutsu Gakkai zasshi. 71, 9, p. 735-745 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Therapeutics
16 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement in PET/CT image quality in overweight patients with PSF and TOF

Taniguchi, T., Akamatsu, G., Kasahara, Y., Mitsumoto, K., Baba, S., Tsutsui, Y., Himuro, K., Mikasa, S., Kidera, D. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 29, 1, p. 71-77 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Weights and Measures
Clinical Studies
20 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of statistical fluctuation on reproducibility and accuracy of SUVmax and SUVpeak: A phantom study

Akamatsu, G., Ikari, Y., Nishida, H., Nishio, T., Ohnishi, A., Maebatake, A., Sasaki, M. & Senda, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of nuclear medicine technology. 43, 3, p. 222-226 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Clinical Trials
Therapeutics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Monte Carlo simulation of PET and SPECT imaging of 90Y

Takahashi, A., Himuro, K., Yamashita, Y., Komiya, I., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Apr 1 2015, In : Medical physics. 42, 4, p. 1926-1935 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Positron-Emission Tomography
Photons
Electrons
Noise
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of iterative reconstruction parameters with 3-dimensional resolution recovery, scatter and attenuation correction in 123I-FP-CIT SPECT

Matsutomo, N., Nagaki, A., Yamao, F. & Sasaki, M., Aug 7 2015, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 29, 7, p. 636-642 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Essential Tremor
Corpus Striatum
Lewy Body Disease
Aptitude
9 Citations (Scopus)

Performance characteristics of a novel clustered multi-pinhole technology for simultaneous high-resolution SPECT/PET

Miwa, K., Inubushi, M., Takeuchi, Y., Katafuchi, T., Koizumi, M., Saga, T. & Sasaki, M., Jun 1 2015, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 29, 5, p. 460-466 7 p., A009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emission-Computed Tomography
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Technology
Research
2 Citations (Scopus)
Obesity
Tomography
Clinical Studies
Noise
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
2014

[Improvement of quantitative accuracy using phase-based respiratory-gated PET/CT in phantom and clinical studies]

Miwa, K., Wagatsuma, K., Umeda, T., Miyaji, N., Murata, T., Osawa, A., Takiguchi, T., Koizumi, M. & Sasaki, M., Nov 1 2014, In : Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai zasshi. 70, 11, p. 1235-1242 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Four-Dimensional Computed Tomography
Lung Neoplasms
Imaging Phantoms
Clinical Studies

[Validation of noise reduction in iterative reconstruction: a simulation phantom study].

Matsutomo, N., Tanaka, T., Nagaki, A. & Sasaki, M., Aug 2014, In : Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai zasshi. 70, 8, p. 773-783 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Noise
Single-Photon Emission-Computed Tomography
Computer-Assisted Image Processing
Photons
6 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy of amplitude-based respiratory gating for PET/CT in irregular respirations

Tsutsui, Y., Kidera, D., Taniguchi, T., Akamatsu, G., Komiya, I., Umezu, Y., Kitamura, Y., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Oct 16 2014, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 28, 8, p. 770-779 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiration
Radioactivity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the efficacy of early phase parameters by 123I-MIBG dynamic imaging for distinguishing Lewy body-related diseases from Parkinson’s syndrome

Shiiba, T., Nishii, R., Sasaki, M., Kihara, Y., Tsuruta, K., Maeda, M. & Morishita, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 29, 2, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Area Under Curve
Parkinson Disease
Lewy Body Disease
ROC Curve
Nonparametric Statistics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical practice guideline for dedicated breast PET

Hosono, M., Saga, T., Ito, K., Kumita, S., Sasaki, M., Senda, M., Hatazawa, J., Watanabe, H., Ito, H., Kanaya, S., Kimura, Y., Saji, H., Jinnouchi, S., Fukukita, H., Murakami, K., Kinuya, S., Yamazaki, J., Uchiyama, M., Uno, K., Kato, K. & 8 others, Kawano, T., Kubota, K., Togawa, T., Honda, N., Maruno, H., Yoshimura, M., Kawamoto, M. & Ozawa, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of Nuclear Medicine. 28, 6, p. 597-602 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Whole Body Imaging
Radiation Dosage
Radiopharmaceuticals
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Occupational Exposure
8 Citations (Scopus)

Computer-assisted delineation of lung tumor regions in treatment planning CT images with PET/CT image sets based on an optimum contour selection method

Jin, Z., Arimura, H., Shioyama, Y., Nakamura, K., Kuwazuru, J., Magome, T., Yabuuchi, H., Honda, H., Hirata, H. & Sasaki, M., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of radiation research. 55, 6, p. 1153-1162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

delineation
lungs
planning
positrons
tumors
1 Citation (Scopus)
Interstitial Lung Diseases
Radiography
Thorax
Lung
Area Under Curve
61 Citations (Scopus)
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Phyllodes Tumor
Fibroadenoma
38 Citations (Scopus)

FDG uptake heterogeneity evaluated by fractal analysis improves the differential diagnosis of pulmonary nodules

Miwa, K., Inubushi, M., Wagatsuma, K., Nagao, M., Murata, T., Koyama, M., Koizumi, M. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2014, In : European Journal of Radiology. 83, 4, p. 715-719 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fractals
Differential Diagnosis
Lung
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Systems Analysis
9 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of time-of-flight PET/CT with a large axial field of view for reducing whole-body acquisition time

Akamatsu, G., Uba, K., Taniguchi, T., Mitsumoto, K., Narisue, A., Tsutsui, Y. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of nuclear medicine technology. 42, 2, p. 101-104 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Noise
Whole Body Imaging
Positron-Emission Tomography
lutetium orthosilicate
39 Citations (Scopus)

Influences of point-spread function and time-of-flight reconstructions on standardized uptake value of lymph node metastases in FDG-PET

Akamatsu, G., Mitsumoto, K., Taniguchi, T., Tsutsui, Y., Baba, S. & Sasaki, M., Jan 1 2014, In : European Journal of Radiology. 83, 1, p. 226-230 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Nodes
Neoplasm Metastasis
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Liver
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
6 Citations (Scopus)

Nabothian Cyst a predominant cause of false-positive iodine uptake in Uterus: Comparison of SPECT/CT and Pelvic MRI

Isoda, T., Baba, S., Maruoka, Y., Kitamura, Y., Nishie, A., Sasaki, M. & Honda, H., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 39, 8, p. 680-684 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iodine
Uterus
Cysts
Cervix Uteri
Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Computed Tomography