Hidenori Otake

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BACKGROUND Computed tomography (CT) is the largest source of medical radiation exposure to the general population, and is considered a potential source of increased cancer risk. The aim of this study was to assess the current situation of CT use in Japan, and to investigate variations in radiation exposure in CT studies among institutions and scanners. (More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess differences in the semiquantitative values of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) uptake among different positron emission tomographic (PET) systems. METHODS A phantom study was performed to compare standardized uptake value (SUV) in five PET scanners including a dedicated PET scanner and four PET/computed(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of our study is the establishment of normal database (NDB) from persons (aged 50-80 years) for 3D-SSP analysis of 123I-IMP brain perfusion SPECT image, and we analyzed whether the presence or absence of image correction methods, scatter correction (SC) and attenuation correction (AC), affects the created NDB and 3D-SSP analysis. (More)
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