Kunihiko Kato

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Iodine 123 N-isopropyl p-iodoamphetamine (123I-IMP), originally developed as a brain scanning agent, is also taken up by the lung. To evaluate the effects of cigarette smoking on the kinetics of IMP in the lung, we studied 123I-IMP clearance from the lung in 18 volunteers (8 non-smokers and 10 smokers). After the injection of 111 MBq of 123I-IMP into the(More)
The pituitary gland of 300 individuals (ages: 3-85 years; 101 males and 199 females) with no pituitary gland related symptoms were studied using a 1.5-T superconductive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit. The focus of the study was on morphological changes at puberty in females. Among three parameters related to pituitary size, height changed the most(More)
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