Yoshimi Katagiri

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BACKGROUND Although the myocardial gated single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) technique makes it possible to assess concurrent myocardial perfusion and function, quantitative methods for analyzing and displaying gated SPECT data in 2- and 3-dimensional presentations for regional and global cardiac assessment have not been established. (More)
To plan stent-grafting for thoracic aortic aneurysm with complicated morphology, we created a virtual stent-grafting program [Semi Automatic Virtual Stent (SAVS) designer] using three-dimensional CT data. The usefulness of the SAVS designer was evaluated by measurement of transformed anatomical and straight stents. Curved model images (source, multi-planer(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE We developed software to calculate the pixels of interest in the area between the hepatic and heart curves (ABC) of (99m)Tc-galactosyl human serum albumin (GSA) scintigraphy. The aim of this study was to examine the accuracy of the ABC to evaluate liver function before hepatectomy. METHODS Between January 2005 and December 2010, 205(More)
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