Kimiteru Ito

Summary

Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc A pilot study of 4'-[methyl-11C]-thiothymidine PET/CT for detection of regional lymph node metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1, Toyama, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    EJNMMI Res 4:10. 2014
  2. pmc Long fasting is effective in inhibiting physiological myocardial 18F-FDG uptake and for evaluating active lesions of cardiac sarcoidosis
    Miyako Morooka
    Department of Cardiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    EJNMMI Res 4:1. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of dosimetry between PET/CT and PET alone using (11)C-ITMM
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 39:177-86. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of FDG-PET and ECD-SPECT in patients with subcortical band heterotopia
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Brain Dev 36:578-84. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Massive accumulation of 11C-Pittsburg compound B in the occipital lobes of a patient with early-onset dementia accompanied by muscle weakness and hypertonicity
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi cho, Kodaira, Tokyo, 187 8551, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 27:935-41. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Imaging spectrum and pitfalls of ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with tuberculosis
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi cho, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 31:511-20. 2013
  7. pmc Evaluation of Wegener's granulomatosis using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi cho, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 27:209-16. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy of heparin loading during an 18F-FDG PET/CT examination to search for cardiac sarcoidosis activity
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 38:128-30. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A case of gouty arthritis to tophi on 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 37:614-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A case of secondary hemochromatosis with high uptake of liver in F-18 FDG PET/CT imaging
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Hidaka City, Saitama, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:606-8. 2011

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Publications70

  1. pmc A pilot study of 4'-[methyl-11C]-thiothymidine PET/CT for detection of regional lymph node metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1, Toyama, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    EJNMMI Res 4:10. 2014
    ..In addition, the relationship between the PET result and the patient's prognosis was evaluated...
  2. pmc Long fasting is effective in inhibiting physiological myocardial 18F-FDG uptake and for evaluating active lesions of cardiac sarcoidosis
    Miyako Morooka
    Department of Cardiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    EJNMMI Res 4:1. 2014
    ..This study therefore aimed to compare the effect of an 18-h fast (long fasting (LF)) with heparin loading plus a 12-h fast (HEP) before 18F-FDG PET scan...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of dosimetry between PET/CT and PET alone using (11)C-ITMM
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 39:177-86. 2016
    ..The ADs in several organs calculated from PET/CT differed from those from PET alone. LD-CT images acquired during PET/CT may facilitate organ identification...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of FDG-PET and ECD-SPECT in patients with subcortical band heterotopia
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Brain Dev 36:578-84. 2014
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  5. doi request reprint Massive accumulation of 11C-Pittsburg compound B in the occipital lobes of a patient with early-onset dementia accompanied by muscle weakness and hypertonicity
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi cho, Kodaira, Tokyo, 187 8551, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 27:935-41. 2013
    ..This case may be representative of a new category of amyloid deposition disease characterized by early-onset dementia, muscle weakness, and hypertonicity, or at least, a new uptake pattern of PiB in variant AD. ..
  6. doi request reprint Imaging spectrum and pitfalls of ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with tuberculosis
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi cho, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 31:511-20. 2013
    ..In addition, (18)F-FDG PET/CT has the advantage of being able to screen the whole body, and can clearly detect harboring TB lesions as high uptake foci. This article details the spectrum and pitfalls of (18)F-FDG PET/CT imaging in TB. ..
  7. pmc Evaluation of Wegener's granulomatosis using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi cho, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 27:209-16. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the FDG PET/CT imaging in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with WG...
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy of heparin loading during an 18F-FDG PET/CT examination to search for cardiac sarcoidosis activity
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 38:128-30. 2013
    ..Heparin loading during FDG PET/CT may be useful for detecting cardiac involvement in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis...
  9. doi request reprint A case of gouty arthritis to tophi on 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 37:614-7. 2012
    ..Gouty arthritis should be considered with focal 18F-FDG uptake in juxta-articular soft-tissue-density masses (tophi) with or without associated erosions...
  10. doi request reprint A case of secondary hemochromatosis with high uptake of liver in F-18 FDG PET/CT imaging
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Hidaka City, Saitama, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:606-8. 2011
    ..FDG uptake seemed to be reflected by the functional abnormality of liver. Hemochromatosis should be considered when making a diagnosis of homogeneous high F-18 FDG uptake in liver with high density on CT image...
  11. doi request reprint Cut-off value for normal versus abnormal right-to-left shunt percentages using (99m)Tc-macroaggregated albumin
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 32:936-40. 2011
    ..To determine the cut-off value for distinguishing a normal versus an abnormal right-to-left shunt percentage on lung perfusion scintigraphy using (99m)Tc-macroaggregated albumin (MAA)...
  12. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT imaging of bulky myxofibrosarcoma in chest wall
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Hidaka City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:212-3. 2011
    ..FDG uptake seemed to be reflected by the broad spectrum of pathologic heterogeneity. And MFS should be considered when making a diagnosis of inhomogeneous FDG-avid lesions in the bulky masses of soft tissue...
  13. doi request reprint F-18 FDG PET/CT findings in two patients with pyothorax-associated lymphoma
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Hidaka City, Saitama, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 35:802-5. 2010
    ..Finally, we concluded that these lesions had entered remission based on the PET/CT findings. These cases indicate that PET/CT is a useful modality for detecting pyothorax-associated lymphoma and for evaluating the efficacy of treatments...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of 18F-FDG and 11C-choline PET/CT for detecting recurrences in patients with nonsquamous cell head and neck malignancies
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Cente, Hidaka City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 31:931-7. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint The management of pyothorax-associated lymphoma using 18F-FDG PET/CT
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397 1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 24:649-54. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of FDG PET/CT in patients with PAL...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical impact of (18)F-FDG PET/CT on the management and diagnosis of infectious spondylitis
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Hidaka City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 31:691-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) on the management of patients with infectious spondylitis...
  17. doi request reprint 18F-FDG versus 11C-choline PET/CT for the imaging of advanced head and neck cancer after combined intra-arterial chemotherapy and radiotherapy: the time period during which PET/CT can reliably detect non-recurrence
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397 1 Yamane, Hidaka City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1318-27. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET/CT findings of pharyngeal tuberculosis
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397 3 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 24:493-6. 2010
    ..Pharyngeal tuberculosis was diagnosed based on culture of the biopsy specimens. 18F-FDG PET/CT contributed to clinical management in this case by detecting tuberculous lesions and showing the extent of these lesions in one examination...
  19. doi request reprint Kikuchi disease: 18F-FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography of lymph node uptake
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397 3 Yamane, Hidaka, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 28:15-9. 2010
    ..This study evaluated (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) findings in patients with Kikuchi disease (KD), or histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis...
  20. doi request reprint Diagnostic usefulness of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the differentiation of pulmonary artery sarcoma and pulmonary embolism
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Hidaka, Saitama 350 1298, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:671-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) in differentiating pulmonary artery sarcoma from pulmonary embolism...
  21. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET/CT finding of high uptake in pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, International Medical Center of Japan, 1 21 1 Toyama, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 21:415-8. 2007
    ..We suspect that the markedly enhanced pulmonary FDG uptake may have some relation to the pathophysiology of PAM...
  22. doi request reprint Validation for performing ¹¹C-methionine and ¹⁸F-FDG-PET studies on the same day
    Takuya Mitsumoto
    Department of Radiology, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 33:297-304. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of positron cross-talk (PCT) and to determine the optimal protocol for using MET and FDG on the same day...
  23. doi request reprint Swelling of the prostate gland by permanent brachytherapy may affect seed migration
    Yuzuru Kono
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1, Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:1159-65. 2010
    ..The purpose was to monitor implanted seeds and to determine factors contributing to seed migration after permanent prostate brachytherapy...
  24. doi request reprint 4'-[Methyl-11C]-thiothymidine PET/CT for proliferation imaging in non-small cell lung cancer
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nucl Med 53:199-206. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the potential of (11)C-4DST PET/CT for imaging proliferation in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), compared with (18)F-FDG PET/CT...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of blood glucose level on FDG uptake by liver: a FDG-PET/CT study
    Kazuo Kubota
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Nucl Med Biol 38:347-51. 2011
    ..However, physiological variables of FDG uptake by the liver, especially the effects of blood glucose level, have not yet been elucidated...
  26. doi request reprint Incidental focal FDG uptake in heart is a lighthouse for considering cardiac screening
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8655, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 27:572-80. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that focal FDG uptake in the heart (FUH) represents a sign of cardiac disease risk, especially in coronary artery disease (CAD).The aim of this study was to clarify the relationship between FUH and cardiac disease...
  27. doi request reprint Initial human PET studies of metabotropic glutamate receptor type 1 ligand 11C-ITMM
    Jun Toyohara
    Research Team for Neuroimaging, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nucl Med 54:1302-7. 2013
    ..The present study was performed to determine the safety, distribution, radiation dosimetry, and initial brain imaging of (11)C-ITMM in healthy human subjects...
  28. doi request reprint SISCOM technique with a variable Z score improves detectability of focal cortical dysplasia: a comparative study with MRI
    Yukio Kimura
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi cyo, Kodaira, Tokyo, 187 8511, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 26:397-404. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of subtraction ictal SPECT coregistered to MRI (SISCOM) and MRI to detect the epileptogenic focus in patients with FCD...
  29. doi request reprint Temporal lobe epilepsy with unilateral amygdala enlargement: morphometric MR analysis with clinical and pathological study
    Yukio Kimura
    Departments of Radiology, National Center Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiology, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Neuroimaging 25:175-83. 2015
    ..Amygdala enlargement (AE) has been reported as an epileptogenic focus in subtypes of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical, morphological, and pathological characteristics of AE...
  30. doi request reprint Whole-body FDG-PET/CT on rheumatoid arthritis of large joints
    Kazuo Kubota
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, International Medical Center of Japan Toyama Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 23:783-91. 2009
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  31. doi request reprint Amyloid imaging mismatch
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 37:807-9. 2012
    ..Dynamic PET images showed increased 11C-PiB concentration in the left ventricular myocardium at 2 minutes after injection, with subsequent tracer clearance by approximately 5 minutes, consistent with normal 11C-PiB biodistribution...
  32. doi request reprint (18)F-FDG-PET/CT findings of granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)-producing lung tumors
    Miyako Morooka
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, International Medical Center of Japan, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 22:635-9. 2008
    ..These characteristic imaging findings are expected to be useful for the diagnosis of G-CSF-producing tumors...
  33. doi request reprint 11C-methionine PET of acute myocardial infarction
    Miyako Morooka
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, International Medical Center of Japan, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nucl Med 50:1283-7. 2009
    ..We examined whether (11)C-methionine was retained in areas of myocardial infarction after successful reperfusion...
  34. pmc Comparison of (11)C-4'-thiothymidine, (11)C-methionine, and (18)F-FDG PET/CT for the detection of active lesions of multiple myeloma
    Momoko Okasaki
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1, Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8655, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 29:224-32. 2015
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  35. doi request reprint Abnormalities of cerebral blood flow in multiple sclerosis: a pseudocontinuous arterial spin labeling MRI study
    Miho Ota
    Department of Mental Disorder Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1, Ogawa Higashi, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan
    Magn Reson Imaging 31:990-5. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that demyelinated lesions in MS mainly have a remote effect on the thalamus and that the measurement of CBF using ASL could be an objective marker for monitoring disease activity in MS...
  36. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor tract-specific analysis of the uncinate fasciculus in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy
    Kouhei Kamiya
    Department of Radiology, National Center Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi chyo, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    J Neuroradiol 40:121-9. 2013
    ..This retrospective study aimed to evaluate damage to the UF and ILF in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) using diffusion tensor tract-specific analysis...
  37. doi request reprint Volumetric comparison of positron emission tomography/computed tomography using 4'-[methyl-¹¹C]-thiothymidine with 2-deoxy-2-¹⁸F-fluoro-D-glucose in patients with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Kimiteru Ito
    aDepartment of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, National Center for Global Health and Medicine bDepartment of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine cResearch Team for Neuroimaging, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology dDepartment of Diagnostic Radiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 36:219-25. 2015
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  38. doi request reprint Accelerated myelination along fiber tracts in patients with hemimegalencephaly
    Kouhei Kamiya
    Department of Radiology, National Center Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1, Ogawahigashi chyo, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    J Neuroradiol 41:202-10. 2014
    ..This study investigated the degree of myelination and presence of aberrant fibers in hemimegalencephaly through a retrospective review of MRI scans in relation to histopathological findings...
  39. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET/CT findings preceded elevation of serum proteinase 3 antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in Wegener granulomatosis
    Kimiteru Ito
    From the Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Division of Nuclear Medicine, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, and Division of Rheumatic Diseases, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 39:e67-8. 2014
    ..One year later, serum PR3-ANCA titer elevated, which finally led to a diagnosis of Wegener granulomatosis (WG). WG lesions may be detected earlier by FDG PET/CT than by serum PR3-ANCA titers. ..
  40. doi request reprint Semi-automatic volumetry of cortical tubers in tuberous sclerosis complex
    Yasuhiro Nakata
    Department of Radiology, National Center Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi, Kodaira, Tokyo, 187 8551, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 31:253-61. 2013
    ..We also examined the relationship between the volume and number of cyst-like tubers and the age at seizure onset...
  41. doi request reprint Whole-body 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography images before and after chemotherapy for Kaposi sarcoma and highly active antiretrovirus therapy
    Miyako Morooka
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8655, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 28:759-62. 2010
    ..After therapy, FDG-PET/CT can be used to demonstrate which lesions remain active and to determine the overall response to treatment. In this case, we show how useful FDG-PET/CT is and how difficult it is to treat Kaposi sarcoma...
  42. doi request reprint FDG PET for rheumatoid arthritis: basic considerations and whole-body PET/CT
    Kazuo Kubota
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1228:29-38. 2011
    ..The possible contribution of FDG PET to the management of patients with RA remains to be studied in detail...
  43. ncbi request reprint 18F-FDG and 11C-Methionine PET/CT Findings in a Case With Anti-NMDA (NR2B) Receptor Encephalitis
    Miyako Morooka
    From the Division Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan and Positron Medical Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 37:400-2. 2012
    ..Despite the patient's near-full functional recovery, similar PET findings were confirmed 6 months later. The mechanism of regional cerebral increased C-methionine uptake in anti-NMDAR (NR2B) receptor encephalitis is unknown...
  44. doi request reprint Reevaluation of FDG-PET/CT in patients with hoarseness caused by vocal cord palsy
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8655, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 26:405-11. 2012
    ..This study aimed at reevaluating the (18)F-FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) for patients with VCP...
  45. doi request reprint Usefulness of SWI for the Detection of Iron in the Motor Cortex in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Yuko Adachi
    National Center Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry Radiology, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neuroimaging 25:443-51. 2015
    ..We also investigated the etiology of the low signal referring to the pathology of one autopsy case...
  46. doi request reprint MRI, MR spectroscopy, and diffusion tensor imaging findings in patient with static encephalopathy of childhood with neurodegeneration in adulthood (SENDA)
    Yukio Kimura
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Dev 35:458-61. 2013
    ..MRI plays a crucial role in the diagnosis of NBIA, especially SENDA...
  47. doi request reprint Hypoalbuminemia in early onset dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy due to leakage of albumin in multiple organs
    Shigehiro Nagai
    Department of Child Neurology, National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry NCNP, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol 260:1263-71. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that the accumulation of the DRPLA gene product with expanded polyQ sequences in the podocytes results in the dysfunction of the glomerular filtration barrier...
  48. doi request reprint Whole-body fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with active polymyalgia rheumatica: evidence for distinctive bursitis and large-vessel vasculitis
    Hiroyuki Yamashita
    Division of Rheumatic Diseases, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 22:705-11. 2012
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  49. doi request reprint Clinical role of FDG PET/CT for methotrexate-related malignant lymphoma
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:533-7. 2011
    ..FDG PET/CT allows for the assessment of malignant lymphoma and recurrent lesions in patients who received MTX therapy, which is crucial for the management of MTX-RML...
  50. doi request reprint ¹¹C-choline and F-18 FDG PET/CT images of hemangioblastoma
    Miyako Morooka
    Department of Radiology, International Medical Center of Japan, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:143-4. 2011
    ..In both patients, the uptake in the lesion was relatively low on the F-18 FDG PET/CT images and relatively high on the ¹¹C-choline PET/CT images...
  51. doi request reprint Clinical impact of (11)C-Pittsburgh compound-B positron emission tomography carried out in addition to magnetic resonance imaging and single-photon emission computed tomography on the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in patients with dementia and mild cog
    Yoshie Omachi
    Department of Psychiatry, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 69:741-51. 2015
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  52. pmc Intraventricular cerebrospinal fluid temperature analysis using MR diffusion-weighted imaging thermometry in Parkinson's disease patients, multiple system atrophy patients, and healthy subjects
    Kaoru Sumida
    Department of Radiology, National Center Hospital of Neurology and Psychiatry 4 1 1 Ogawa Higashi Cho, Kodaira, Tokyo, 187 8502, Japan Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Brain Behav 5:e00340. 2015
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  53. doi request reprint Evaluation of amygdala pathology using (11)C-methionine positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and amygdala enlargement
    Daichi Sone
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Epilepsy Res 112:114-21. 2015
    ..However, the pathology of AE remains poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to explore AE pathology using (11)C-methionine (Met) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) in patients who have TLE with AE...
  54. ncbi request reprint Visual findings of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, Japan
    Intern Med 53:2041-9. 2014
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  55. doi request reprint Concordance between (99m)Tc-ECD SPECT and 18F-FDG PET interpretations in patients with cognitive disorders diagnosed according to NIA-AA criteria
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:1079-86. 2014
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  56. doi request reprint Pseudo-continuous arterial spin labeling MRI study of schizophrenic patients
    Miho Ota
    Department of Mental Disorder Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1, Ogawa Higashi, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 154:113-8. 2014
    ..With respect to the fractional anisotropy (FA) values in the DTI, there were significant FA reductions in the left superior temporal, left external capsule, and left inferior prefrontal regions in the patients compared to the controls...
  57. doi request reprint Observer variation study of the assessment and diagnosis of incidental colonic FDG uptake
    Ryogo Minamimoto
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1, Toyama, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 27:468-77. 2013
    ..The potential contributions of delayed FDG-PET scanning and of immune fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) in making a diagnosis were also analyzed...
  58. doi request reprint Usefulness of F-18 FDG PET/CT in a case of Kaposi sarcoma with an unexpected bone lesion
    Miyako Morooka
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 36:231-4. 2011
    ..MRI showed a diffuse enhanced spine lesion, and Ga-67 and ²⁰¹Tl scanning were negative. As a result, the lesion was considered to be a Kaposi sarcoma, and the shrinkage of the lesion was noted after the therapy for Kaposi sarcoma...
  59. doi request reprint Scintigraphic detection of 125I seeds after permanent brachytherapy for prostate cancer
    Yuzuru Kono
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nucl Med 49:541-5. 2008
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  60. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET/CT Findings in Two Cases With Myelodysplastic Syndrome Accompanied by Behçet's Disease
    Kimiteru Ito
    From the Department of Radiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan and Division of Nuclear Medicine, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 41:e392-3. 2016
    ..In these cases, 18 F-FDG PET/CT images clearly revealed high uptake by bone marrow in MDS and by genital aphthous or ileocecal ulcers in BD. F-FDG PET/CT may be the ideal modality for the detection of comorbidity of MDS and BD. ..
  61. pmc Differential diagnosis tool for parkinsonian syndrome using multiple structural brain measures
    Miho Ota
    Department of Mental Disorder Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawa Higashi, Kodaira, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan
    Comput Math Methods Med 2013:571289. 2013
    ..These findings support the view that each parkinsonian syndrome has structural deviations in multiple brain areas and that a combination of structural brain measures can help to distinguish parkinsonian syndromes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cerebral Blood Flow on ECD SPECT in a Patient With Adult Onset Alexander Disease
    Kimiteru Ito
    From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center Departments of daggerNeurology, and double daggerRadiology, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 34:931-3. 2009
    ..AOAD had been diagnosed based on a mutation in the glial fibrillary acid protein (GFAP) gene. The finding of a decreased rCBF on SPECT and eZIS might precede the leukoencephalopathy in AOAD...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Perspective for imaging of tumor metabolism]
    Kazuo Kubota
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, International Medical Center of Japan
    Nihon Rinsho 65:352-6. 2007
    ..Recent investigations demonstrated clinical value of several new tracers targeting for brain tumor, hypoxic cell, and proliferative cell where FDG-PET have showed limitation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Correlations between 18F-FDG uptake by bone marrow and hematological parameters: measurements by PET/CT
    Yuji Murata
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Nucl Med Biol 33:999-1004. 2006
    ..They may also be helpful in interpreting PET images, especially for diagnosing bone marrow involvement by malignancy...
  65. doi request reprint Dramatic change in 18F-FDG uptake in a sarcoidosis case showing spontaneous recovery
    Kimiteru Ito
    From the Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry and Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 39:376-8. 2014
    ..Because sarcoidosis frequently shows spontaneous recovery, FDG uptake may show spontaneously dynamic changes in the associated lesions...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Decommissioning of the medical cyclotron in National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry]
    Kimiteru Ito
    Department of Radiology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
    Kaku Igaku 48:109-19. 2011
    ..Additionally, this report describes the manner in which the radioactive waste was disposed...
  67. doi request reprint Cerebral blood flow on (99m)Tc ethyl cysteinate dimer SPECT in 2 siblings with monocarboxylate transporter 8 deficiency
    Masahide Goto
    Departments of Child Neurology, National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e276-8. 2013
    ..A reduction in regional cerebral blood flow, as observed using SPECT, may be a common feature of monocarboxylate transporter 8 deficiency...
  68. doi request reprint FDG-PET for the diagnosis of fever of unknown origin: a Japanese multi-center study
    Kazuo Kubota
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8655, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 25:355-64. 2011
    ..To evaluate the clinical value of 2-[(18)F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D: -glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) for the diagnosis of fever of unknown origin (FUO), we performed a Japanese multi-center retrospective survey...
  69. pmc Evaluation of both perfusion and atrophy in multiple system atrophy of the cerebellar type using brain SPECT alone
    Hiroshi Matsuda
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397 1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama 350 1298, Japan
    BMC Med Imaging 10:17. 2010
    ..To evaluate both perfusion and atrophy using brain SPECT alone, we developed a new technique applying tensor-based morphometry (TBM) to SPECT...
  70. doi request reprint The utility of cerebral perfusion SPECT analysis using SPM8, eZIS and vbSEE for the diagnosis of multiple system atrophy-parkinsonism
    Keita Sakurai
    Department of Radiology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, 467 8601, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 29:206-13. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of cerebral perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and voxel-based analysis for diagnosing MSA-P patients...