ANM

ANM Vol.21 No.2

Vol.21 No.2 2007

Original Articles

A long-acting calcium antagonist over one year did not improve BMIPP myocardial scintigraphic imagings in patients with pure coronary spastic angina
Shozo Sueda, et al. 85
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Clinical evaluation of the effect of attenuation correction technique on 18F-fluoride PET images
Yoshibumi Tayama, et al.  93
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Initial evaluation of dynamic human imaging using 18F-FRP170 as a new PET tracer for imaging hypoxia
Tomohiro Kaneta, et al. 101
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Crossed cerebellar diaschisis: a positron emission tomography study with l-[methyl-11C]methionine and 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-d-glucose
Katsufumi Kajimoto, et al. 109
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Global and regional evaluation of systolic and diastolic left ventricular temporal parameters using a novel program for ECG-gated myocardial perfusion SPECT --Validation by comparison with gated equilibrium radionuclide angiography and speckle-tracking radial strain from echocardiography--
Akira Yamamoto, et al. 115
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Advantages of upright position imaging with medium-energy collimator for sentinel node lymphoscintigraphy in breast cancer patients
Hiroyuki Tsushima, et al. 123
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Diagnosis of maxillofacial tumor with l-3-[18F]-fluoro-α-methyltyrosine (FMT) PET: a comparative study with FDG-PET
Mitsuyuki Miyakubo, et al . 129
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Vol.21 No.1

Vol.21 No.1 2007

Review

PET kinetic analysis ムPitfalls and a solution for the Logan plot
Yuichi Kimura, et al. 1
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Original Articles

Detection of local residual tumor after laryngeal cancer treatment using FDG-PET
Ai Oe, et al. 9
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Decreased cerebral blood flow and prognosis of Alzheimerユs disease: A multicenter HMPAO-SPECT study
Tsunehiko Nishimura, et al. 15
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Scatter correction based on an artificial neural network for 99mTc and 123I dual-isotope SPECT in myocardial and brain imaging
Jingming Bai, et al. 25
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Breast MRI and 18F FDG PET/CT in the management of breast cancer
Andrei Iagaru, et al. 33
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Cerebral perfusion pattern of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus studied by SPECT and statistical brain mapping
Hiroki Sasaki, et al. 39
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Comparison of dynamic FDG-microPET study in a rabbit turpentine-induced inflammatory model and in a rabbit VX2 tumor model
Yoshimasa Hamazawa, et al. 47
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Importance of renal function on prognostic value of cardiac iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy
Tatsuhiko Furuhashi, et al. 57
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The detection rates and tumor clinical/pathological stages of whole-body FDG-PET cancer screening
Ken Ono, et al. 65
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Short Communication

Assessment of central chemosensitivity and cardiac sympathetic nerve activity using I-123 MIBG imaging in central sleep apnea syndrome in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
Kentaro Meguro, et al. 73
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Technical Notes

Reducing renal uptake of 111In-DOTATOC: A comparison among various basic amino acids
Yung-Chang Lin, et al. 79
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Vol.20 No.10

Vol.20 No.10 2006

Original Articles

The usefulness of Tc-99m-MDP bone scintigraphy in detection of articular involvement of Behcetユs disease
Mehmet Sahin, et al. 649
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Development of a positron-imaging detector with background rejection capability
Seiichi Yamamoto, et al. 655
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Myocardial uptake characteristics of three 99mTc-labeled tracers for myocardial perfusion imaging one hour after rest injection
Agnieszka Manka-Waluch, et al. 663
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Evaluation of delayed 18F-FDG PET in differential diagnosis for malignant soft-tissue tumors
Kenichiro Hamada, et al. 671
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Changes with age in left ventricular function and volumes at rest and postexercise in postmenopausal women
Kiyoyasu Yamada, et al. 677
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Case Report

FDG-PET findings of the brain in lymphomatoid granulomatosis
Nobuyuki Kawai, et al. 683
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Findings of fluorine-18-FDG PET in extranodal origin lymphoma
--In three cases of diffuse large B cell type lymphoma--
Takashi Nihashi, et al. 689
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Bilateral adrenal gland metastasis from malignant fibrous histiocytoma: Value of [F-18]FDG PET-CT for diagnosis of occult metastases
Eisuke Kobayashi, et al. 695
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Short Communication

Distinguishing benign from malignant gallbladder wall thickening using FDG-PET
Ai Oe, et al. 699
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Technical Notes

Exploring a technique for reducing the influence of scattered rays from surrounding organs to the heart during myocardial perfusion scintigraphy with technetium-99m sestamibi and technetium-99m tetrofosmin
Hajime Monzen, et al. 705
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Vol.20 No.9

Vol.20 No.9 2006

Review

PET kinetic analysis--compartmental model
Hiroshi Watabe, et al. 583
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Original Articles

Measurement of regional cerebral blood flow with 123I-IMP using one-point venous blood sampling and causality analysis: Evaluation by comparison with conventional continuous arterial blood sampling
Hiroaki Mimura, et al. 589
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Evaluation of 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-d-glucose positron emission tomography in gastric carcinoma: relation to histological subtypes, depth of tumor invasion, and glucose transporter-1 expression
Akira Yamada, et al. 597
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Predicting human performance by channelized Hotelling observer in discriminating between Alzheimerユs dementia and controls using statistically processed brain perfusion SPECT
Miho Shidahara, et al. 605
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Transient ischemic dilation ratio (TID) correlates with HbA1c in patients with diabetes type 2 with proven myocardial ischemia according to exercise myocardial SPECT
Alena Adamikova, et al. 615
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Functional brain mapping of actual car-driving using [18F]FDG-PET
Myeonggi Jeong, et al. 623
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Case Report

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for the staging of anal melanoma: Report of two cases
Yasemin Sanli, et al. 629
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A case presenting with myocardial ischemia-like electrocardiogram findings after laryngopharyngoesophagectomy
Ritsuko Nakano, et al. 633
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Noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium mimicking ischemic cardiomyopathy
Naoya Matsumoto, et al. 639
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Evaluation of cardiac resynchronization therapy in drug-resistant dilated-phase hypertrophic cardiomyopathy by means of Tc-99m sestamibi ECG-gated SPECT
Shinro Matsuo, et al. 643
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Vol.20 No.8

Vol.20 No.8 2006

Original Articles

Evaluation of alveolar clearance by Tc-99m DTPA radioaerosol inhalation scintigraphy in welders
Eser Kaya, et al. 503
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Effect of linearization correction on statistical parametric mapping (SPM): A 99mTc-HMPAO brain perfusion SPECT study in mild Alzheimerユs disease
Md. Ashik B. Ansar, et al. 511
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Evaluation of right and left ventricular function by quantitative blood-pool SPECT (QBS): Comparison with conventional methods and quantitative gated SPECT (QGS)
Keiichi Odagiri, et al. 519
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Comparison of 18F-fluoromethylcholine and 2-deoxy-d-glucose in the distribution of tumor and inflammation
Kazuo Kubota, et al. 527
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Pharmacokinetics and biodistribution of a small radioiodine labeled nerve growth factor fragment
Kyung-Ho Jung, et al. 535
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Effects of diazepam on 125I-iomazenil-benzodiazepine receptor binding and epileptic seizures in the El mouse
Nobuyoshi Fukumitsu, et al. 541
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The clinical impact of 18F-FDG PET in papillary thyroid carcinoma with a negative 131I whole body scan: a single-center study of 108 patients
Mi-Yeon Choi, et al. 547
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Case Report

18F-FDG PET/CT findings of a right subphrenic foreign-body granuloma
Masatoyo Nakajo, et al. 553
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Visualization of gallbladder with In-111 labeled octreotide in post prandial state
Gonca Kara Gedik, et al. 557
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Accumulation of Tc-99m-HMPAO-labeled leukocytes in cutaneous lesions of Henoch-Schonlein purpura
T.T. Ha Phan, et al. 561
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Tc-99m nanocolloid scintigraphic imaging of intracranial meningeal extramedullary hematopoiesis in a patient with idiopathic myelofibrosis
Halil Kaya, et al. 565
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Short Communication

A feasibility study of [11C]SA4503-PET for evaluating sigma1 receptor occupancy by neuroleptics: the binding of haloperidol to sigma1 and dopamine D2-like receptors
Kiichi Ishiwata, et al. 569
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Technic Notes

Radiopharmaceutical management of 90Y/111In labeled antibodies: shielding and quantification during preparation and administration
Formijn J. van Hemert, et al. 575
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Vol.20 No.7

Vol.20 No.7 2006

Original Articles

Quantification of left ventricular regional functionsusing ECG-gated myocardial perfusion SPECT --Validation of left ventricular systolic functions--
Akira Yamamoto, et al 449
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The measurement of willingness to pay for mass cancer screening with whole-body PET (positron emission tomography)
Hideo Yasunaga, et al 457
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Tumor viability evaluation by positron emission tomography with [18F]FDG in the liver metastasis rat model
Kiichi Ishiwata, et al. 463
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Contribution of 99mTc-sestamibi infusion SPECT to the characterization of fixed perfusion defects
Ali T. Akpinar, et al. 471
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New semiquantitative assessment of 123I-FP-CIT by an anatomical standardization method
Seiko Takada, et al. 477
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Fluctuation of adenosine concentration by modes of intravenous infusion based on mathematical simulation and experiments
Kenichi Nakajima, et al. 485
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Brain and whole body distribution of N-isopropyl-4-iodoamphetamine (I-123) in humans: Comparison of radiopharmaceuticals marketed by different companies in Japan
Hiroshi Ito, et al. 493
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Case Report

Respiratory distress caused by radioiodine therapy in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer
Seigo Kinuya, et al. 499
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Vol.20 No.6

Vol.20 No.6 2006

Original Articles

Is it safe to treat hyperthyroid patients with I-131 without fear of thyroid storm?
Vani Vijayakumar, et al. 383
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Development of a new method for small bowel transit study
Guang-Uei Hung, et al. 387
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Clinical importance of technetium-99m-methoxyisobutylisonitrile (MIBI) scintigraphy in differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients with elevated thyroglobulin levels and negative I-131 scanning results
Nuriye Ozlem Kucuk, et al. 393
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Diagnostic accuracy of bone metastases detection in cancer patients: Comparison between bone scintigraphy and whole-body FDG-PET
Ryota Fujimoto, et al. 399
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Use of a compact pixellated gamma camera for small animal pinhole SPECT imaging
Tsutomu Zeniya, et al. 409
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Synthesis and evaluation of vesamicol analog (-)-o-[11C]methylvesamicol as a PET ligand for vesicular acetylcholine transporter
Kazunori Kawamura, et al. 417
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Regional cerebral blood flow in Alzheimer's disease: Comparison between short and long-term donepezil therapy
Yo Ushijima, et al. 425
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Case Report

High F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose accumulation in solid pseudo-papillary tumors of the pancreas
Motohiro Sato, et al. 431
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Disseminated metastatic disease of osteosarcoma of the femur in the abdomen: Unusual metastatic pattern on Tc-99m MDP bone scan
Ozgur Karacalioglu, et al. 437
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Exercise-related longitudinal tibial stress fracture in a young person
Frank V. Schraml, et al. 441
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Sacral insufficiency fracture detected by FDG-PET/CT: Report of 2 cases
Tatsuro Tsuchida, et al. 445
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Vol.20 No.5

Vol.20 No.5 2006

Original Articles

The role of radionuclide lymphoscintigraphy in extremity lymphedema
Zhibin Yuan, et al. 341
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The ability of 67Ga scintigraphy to detect the lesions of Echinococcus multilocularis infection: Preliminary results
T. Inceboz, et al. 345
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Clinical implication of reverse redistribution on 99mTc-sestamibi images for evaluating ischemic heart disease
Ryo Tanaka, et al. 349
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Case Report

A case of ganglioneuroma presenting abnormal FDG uptake
Mototaka Miyake, et al. 357
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Abnormal accumulation of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose in the aortic wall related to inflammatory changes: three case reports
Miwako Takahashi, et al. 361
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Incidental DTPA and DMSA uptake during renal scanning in unknown bone metastases
Tansel Ansal Balci, et al. 365
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Magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography findings in status epilepticus following severe hypoglycemia
Nobuyuki Kawai, et al. 371
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Short Communication

Glial metabolic dysfunction caused neural damage by short-term ischemia in brain
Rie Hosoi, et al. 377
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Vol.20 No.4

Vol.20 No.4 2006

Review

PET/CT today: System and its impact on cancer diagnosis
Eriko Tsukamoto, et al. 255
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Original Articles

Tc-99m MIBI SPECT in prediction of prognosis in patients with small cell lung cancer
Aysegul Akgun, et al. 269
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Nicorandil administration shows cardioprotective effects in patients with poor TIMI and collateral flow as well as good flow after AMI
Takuji Toyama, et al. 277
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Thallium-201 SPECT in prognostic assessment of malignant gliomas treated with postoperative radiotherapy
Takatoshi Semba, et al. 287
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Comparisons of the time-activity curves of the cardiac blood pool and liver uptake by 99mTc-GSA dynamic SPECT and measured 99mTc-GSA blood concentrations
Yukio Sugai, et al. 295
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Alteration of regional cerebral blood flow in patients with chronic pain --Evaluation before and after epidural spinal cord stimulation--
Shigeki Nagamachi, et al. 303
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Case Report

Two cases of pulmonary paragonimiasis on FDG-PET CT imaging
Ie Ryung Yoo, et al. 311
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Early gastric cancer and early colon cancer detected simultaneously by PET cancer screening incidentally
Hayato Kaida, et al. 317
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A case of hepatic inflammatory pseudotumor identified by FDG-PET
Etsushi Kawamura, et al. 321
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A case of malignant pheochromocytoma with early intense uptake and immediate rapid washout of 99mTc-tetrofosmin characterizing the overexpression of anti-apoptotic Bcl-2
Shigetoshi Wakasugi, et al. 325
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Short Communication

Necessity of a uniform start for scanning after FDG injection in brain PET study
Kazunari Ishii, et al. 329
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Unsuccessful tracer injection in radionuclide cisternography revisited
Toru Horikoshi, et al. 333
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Technical Notes

Development of a collimator blurring compensation method using fine angular sampling projection data in SPECT
Nobutoku Motomura, et al. 337
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Vol.20 No.3

Vol.20 No.3 2006

Original Articles

In vivo bioluminescence imaging of cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cell transplantation into rat myocardium
Jung-Joon Min, et al. 165
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Prognostic value of FDG-PET in patients with ovarian carcinoma following surgical treatment
Hiromasa Kurosaki, et al. 171
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Detection of maleate-induced Fanconi syndrome by decreasing accumulation of 125I-3-iodo-α-methyl-l-tyrosine in the proximal tubule segment-1 region of renal cortex in mice: a trial of separate evaluation of reabsorption
Naoto Shikano, et al. 175
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Comparison of extraarticular leakage values of radiopharmaceuticals used for radionuclide synovectomy
Gonca Kara Gedik, et al. 183
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Performance of list mode data acquisition with ECAT EXACT HR and ECAT EXACT HR+ positron emission scanners
Hiroshi Watabe, et al. 189
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Surveillance study for creating the national clinical database related to ECG-gated myocardial perfusion SPECT of ischemic heart disease: J-ACCESS study design
Hideo Kusuoka, et al. 195
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Evaluation of the relationship between physiological FDG uptake in the heart and age, blood glucose level, fasting period, and hospitalization
Tomohiro Kaneta, et al. 203
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Diastolic blood pressure influences cerebrovascular reactivity measured by means of 123I-iodoamphetamine brain single photon emission computed tomography in medically treated patients with occlusive carotid or middle cerebral artery disease
Yasuyuki Kimura, et al. 209
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Case Report

Osteoid osteoma simulating osteomyelitis: Differentiation with Tc-99m hig scintigraphy
Seyda Turkolmez, et al. 217
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FDG PET scan in a primitive neuroectodermal tumor
Kenneth A. Musana, et al. 221
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SPECT in periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges (PLEDs): A case report on PLEDs for staging and assessment of the therapeutic response
Eser Lay Ergun, et al. 227
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Diaphyseal medullary stenosis with pleomorphic malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the bone: 99mTc hydroxymethylenediphosphonate and 201Tl chloride scintigraphy findings
Mototaka Miyake, et al. 233
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Short Communication

Effects of image reconstruction algorithm on neurotransmission PET studies in humans: comparison between filtered backprojection and ordered subsets expectation maximization
Takuya Morimoto, et al. 237
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Technic Notes

System design and development of a pinhole SPECT system for quantitative functional imaging of small animals
Toshiyuki Aoi, et al. 245
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Vol.20 No.2

Vol.20 No.2 2006

Original Articles

Evaluation of vascularized graft reconstruction of the mandible with Tc-99m MDP bone scintigraphy
Gulgun Buyukdereli, et al. 89
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Correction factors after having neglected the first exponential in the estimation of chromium-51 EDTA clearance: a reappraisal
Carlos De Sadeleer, et al. 95
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Brain perfusion abnormalities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: comparison with cognitive impairment
Hulya Ortapamuk, et al. 99
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Comparison of 201Tl-chloride SPECT with 99mTc-MIBI SPECT in the depiction of malignant head and neck tumors
Noriaki Tomura, et al. 107
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Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography for assessment of patients with unresectable recurrent or metastatic lung cancers after CT-guided radiofrequency ablation: Preliminary results
Tomohisa Okuma, et al. 115
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Usefulness of FDG-microPET for early evaluation of therapeutic effects on VX2 rabbit carcinoma
Kentaro Ishii, et al. 123
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Database of normal human cerebral blood flow measured by SPECT: I. Comparison between I-123-IMP, Tc-99m-HMPAO, and Tc-99m-ECD as referred with O-15 labeled water PET and voxel-based morphometry
Hiroshi Ito, et al. 131
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Database of normal human cerebral blood flow measured by SPECT: II. Quantification of I-123-IMP studies with ARG method and effects of partial volume correction
Kentaro Inoue, et al. 139
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Case Report

Cutaneous metastatic lung cancer detected with 18F-FDG PET
A. Cahid Civelek, et al. 147
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Diagnosis of aseptic deep venous thrombosis of the upper extremity in a cancer patient using fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computerized tomography (FDG PET/CT)
B. Do, et al. 151
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A case of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the ovary: Usefulness of 18F-FDG PET for staging and assessment of the therapeutic response
Daisuke Komoto, et al. 157
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Positive gallium-67 and thallium-201 scans in thymic rebound after chemotherapy for lymphoma
Shiro Akaki, et al. 161
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Vol.20 No.1

Vol.20 No.1 2006

Review

Targeted molecular imaging in oncology
David J. Yang, et al. 1
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Value of radionuclide studies in cardiac transplantation
Albert Flotats, et al. 13
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Original Articles

Assessment of myocardial viability in patients with myocardial infarction using twenty-four hour thallium-201 late redistribution imaging
Xiang-Jun Yang, et al. 23
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99mTc-sestamibi to monitor treatment with antisense oligodeoxynucleotide complementary to MRP mRNA in human breast cancer cells
Seigo Kinuya, et al. 29
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Age-related changes in the hemodynamics of the femoral head as evaluated by early phase of bone scintigraphy
Hiroyuki Hamaguchi, et al. 35
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Accumulation of glucose in keloids with FDG-PET
Toshiyuki Ozawa, et al. 41
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Is early dynamic lymphoscintigraphy for detection of sentinel lymph nodes always achievable in breast tumor?
Yu-Wen Chen, et al. 45
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Effect of left ventricular function on diagnostic accuracy of FDG SPECT
Ichiro Matsunari, et al. 51
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Impact of endothelial dysfunction on left ventricular remodeling after successful primary coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
--Analysis by quantitative ECG-gated SPECT
Shinro Matsuo, et al. 57
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Differentiated thyroid cancer: comparison of therapeutic iodine 131 biological elimination after discontinuation of levothyroxine versus administration of recombinant human thyrotropin
Dimitris Papadimitriou, et al. 63
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Case Report

A case of ganglioneuroma in which 131I-6β-iodomethyl-19-norcholest-5(10)-en-3β-ol scintigraphy showed high uptake in the adrenal gland leading to a misdiagnosis
Nobuyoshi Fukumitsu, et al. 69
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An abnormal accumulation of fluorine-18-FDG PET in cytomegalovirus enteritis--A case report
Takashi Nihashi, et al. 75
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FDG PET in solitary metastastic/secondary tumor of the kidney: a report of three cases and a review of the relevant literature
Tomohiro Kaneta, et al. 79
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Acupuncture-induced cerebral blood flow responses in dystonias
Sang Kil Ha-Kawa, et al. 83
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Vol.19 No.8

Vol.19 No.8 2005

Original Articles

Depiction of residual emboli following pulmonary embolism with thrombotic scintigraphy
Keiko Takahashi, et al. 641
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The relationship between coronary artery calcification detected by non-gated multi-detector CT in patients with suspected ischemic heart disease and myocardial ischemia detected by thallium exercise stress testing
Chikako Nishida, et al. 647
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Distinct different intra-tumor distribution of FDG between early phase and late phase in mouse fibrosarcoma
Osamu Inoue, et al. 655
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PET evaluation of fatty tumors in the extremity: Possibility of using the standardized uptake value (SUV) to differentiate benign tumors from liposarcoma
Ryoko Suzuki, et al. 661
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Sentinel lymphoscintigraphy in patients with breast cancer undergoing excisional biopsy
Eiji Ohtake, et al. 671
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Correlation of amino-acid uptake using methionine PET and histological classifications in various gliomas
Kenji Torii, et al. 677
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Evaluation of tumor FDG transport and metabolism in primary central nervous system lymphoma using [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) kinetic analysis
Nobuyuki Kawai, et al. 685
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The impact of FDG-PET in the management of patients with salivary gland malignancy
Hideki Otsuka, et al. 691
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The relationship between bone mineral density and immobilization duration in hemiplegic limbs
Derya Demirbag, et al. 695
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Evaluation of [11C]SA5845 and [11C]SA4503 for imaging of sigma receptors in tumors by animal PET
Kazunori Kawamura, et al. 701
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Comparison of myocardial blood flow induced by adenosine triphosphate and dipyridamole in patients with coronary artery disease
Marcelo Mamede, et al. 711
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Case Report

Oblique view of preoperative lymphoscintigraphy improves detection of sentinel lymph nodes in esophageal cancer
Chikako Tanaka, et al. 719
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Usefulness of FDG-PET imaging for the radiotherapy treatment planning of pyothorax-associated lymphoma
Hirofumi Asakura, et al. 725
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Extraskeletal osteosarcoma: Extensive tumor thrombus on fused PET-CT images
Ukihide Tateishi, et al. 729
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Tc-99m(V)-DMSA in wound infection after closure of an ileostomy
Ming-Zhe Chang, et al. 733
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Short Communication

The incidence of recurrence and hypothyroidism after radioiodine treatment in patients with hyperthyroidism in Trakya, a mild iodine deficiency area, during the period 1991-2003
Funda Ustun, et al. 737
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Vol.19 No.7

Vol.19 No.7 2005

Original Articles

Hemodynamic evaluation of varicocele: the role of scrotal scintigraphy and Doppler ultrasonography in the prediction of postoperative seminal improvement
Hulya Ortapamuk, et al. 529
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Ongoing myocardial damage relates to cardiac sympathetic nervous disintegrity in patients with heart failure
Takanori Arimoto, et al. 535
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Optimum energy window setting on Hg-201 x-rays photopeak for effective Tl-201 imaging
Akihiro Kojima, et al. 541
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Evaluation of the hemodynamics of the femoral head compared with the ilium, femoral neck and femoral intertrochanteric region in healthy adults: measurement with positron emission tomography (PET)
Fuminori Nakamura, et al. 549
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Do short-time SPECT images of bone scintigraphy improve the diagnostic value in the evaluation of solitary lesions in the thoracic spine in patients with extraskeletal malignancies?
Kana Kobayashi, et al. 557
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Influence of photon scattering and attenuation on ROI analysis in brain perfusion single-photon emission tomographic imaging of normal subjects
Jingming Bai, et al. 567
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Comparison of 18FDG-PET with 99mTc-HMDP scintigraphy for the detection of bone metastases in patients with breast cancer
Koichiro Abe, et al. 573
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Tear clearance measurement in patients with dry eye syndrome using quantitative lacrimal scintigraphym
Esra Arzu Gencoglu, et al. 581
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An experimental study on O-[18F]fluoromethyl-l-tyrosine for differentiation between tumor and inflammatory tissues
Manami Suzuki, et al. 589
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Case Report

Localization of chyle leakage site in postoperative chylothorax by oral administration of I-123 BMIPP
Kimihiko Sugiura, et al. 597
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Increased accumulations of N-isopropyl-p-[123I]-iodoamphetamine related to tumefactive multiple sclerosis
Takao Sagiuchi, et al. 603
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Improvement in Tc-99m HMPAO brain SPECT findings during donepezil therapy in a patient with pure akinesia
Gorsev G. Yener, et al. 607
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111In-pentetreotide and 123I-MIBG for detection and resection of lymph node metastases of a carcinoid not visualized by CT, MRI or FDG-PET
Mahmut Yuksel, et al. 611
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Technic Notes

Radiosynthesis and in vivo evaluation of 11C-labeled 1,5-diarylpyrazole derivatives for mapping cyclooxygenases
Yoshihiko Fujisaki, et al. 617
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Assessment of the solid-state gamma camera to depict axillary sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer patients
Mariko Goto, et al. 627
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Evaluating performance of a pixel array semiconductor SPECT system for small animal imaging
Naoki Kubo, et al. 633
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Vol.19 No.6

Vol.19 No.6 2005

Original Articles

Use of reference tissue models for quantification of histamine H1 receptors in human brain by using positron emission tomography and [11C]doxepin
Atsuro Suzuki, et al. 425
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Assessment of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (transient left ventricular apical ballooning) using 99mTc-tetrofosmin, 123I-BMIPP, 123I-MIBG and 99mTc-PYP myocardial SPECT
Kazuki Ito, et al. 435
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Left ventricular systolic/diastolic function evaluated by quantitative ECG-gated SPECT: comparison with echocardiography and plasma BNP analysis
Ichiro Nakae, et al. 447
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Detection of alveolar epithelial injury by Tc-99m DTPA radioaerosol inhalation lung scan in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Berna Okudan, et al. 455
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Thallium-201 scintigraphy in bone and soft-tissue tumors: a comparison of dynamic, early and delayed scans
Yoshifumi Sugawara, et al. 461
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Usefulness of noise adaptive non-linear Gaussian filter in FDG-PET study
Makoto Nagayoshi, et al. 469
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The clinical value of dacryoscintigraphy in the selection of surgical approach for patients with functional lacrimal duct obstruction
Yong An Chung, et al. 479
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Initial experience with X-ray CT based attenuation correction in myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging using a combined SPECT/CT system
Daisuke Utsunomiya, et al. 485
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Contribution of whole body FDG-PET to the detection of distant metastasis in pancreatic cancer
Yoshihiro Nishiyama, et al. 491
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Binding kinetics of 11C-N-methyl piperidyl benzilate (11C-NMPB) in a rhesus monkey brain using the cerebellum as a reference region
Takashi Itoh, et al. 499
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Case Report

Unfused renal ectopia: a rare form of congenital renal anomaly
Gul Nihal Nursal, et al. 507
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Unilateral temporary functional stasis in the upper urinary tract caused by "a filled bladder" on Tc-99m DTPA diuresis renography: a teaching case
Ozgur Karacalioglu, et al. 511
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Cold tuberculous abscess identified by FDG PET
Yuzo Yago, et al. 515
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A case of diffuse hepatic angiosarcoma diagnosed by FDG-PET
Ai Oe, et al. 519
Abstract Fullversion

Short Communication

Clearance of technetium-99m-labeled DTPA in hyperthyroidism without clinical evidence
of lung disease, and relation to pulmonary function
Sibel Guldiken, et al. 523
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.19 No.5

Vol.19 No.5 2005

Review

Current status of cancer therapy with radiolabeled monoclonal antibody
Noboru Oriuchi, et al. 355
Abstract Fullversion

Original Articles

Assessment of therapeutic effect in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism using bone scintigraphy
Hayato Kaida, et al. 367
Abstract Fullversion

Effects of anesthesia upon 18F-FDG uptake in rhesus monkey brains
Takashi Itoh, et al. 373
Abstract Fullversion

Assessment of contractile response to dobutamine stress by means of ECG-gated myocardial SPECT: Comparison with myocardial perfusion and fatty acid metabolism
Shin-ichiro Kumita, et al. 379
Abstract Fullversion

Relation between Tc-99m sestamibi uptake and biological factors in hyperparathyroidism
Tevfik Fikret Cermik, et al. 387
Abstract Fullversion

Should mediastinoscopy actually be incorporated into the FDG PET strategy for patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma?
Katsumi Hayashi, et al. 393
Abstract Fullversion

Prediction of two-sample 99mTc-diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid plasma clearance from single-sample method
Li Zuo, et al. 399
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Scintigraphic evaluation of regression of abnormal Q waves in myocardial infarction
Tetsuo Konno, et al. 407
Abstract Fullversion

Abnormal sympathetic innervation of the heart in a patient with Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
Takashi Fujita, et al. 411
Abstract Fullversion

Usefulness of [18F]FDG-PET kinetic analysis in non-enhancing primary central nervous system lymphoma: Case report
Nobuyuki Kawai, et al. 415
Abstract Fullversion

Megaureter visualization on Tc-99m DMSA scintigraphy
Seyda Turkolmez, et al. 421
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.19 No.4

Original Articles

Vol.19 No.4 2005

Effects of tissue heterogeneity on cerebral vascular response to acetazolamide stress measured by an I-123-IMP autoradiographic method with single-photon emission computed tomography
Hiroshi ITO, et al 251
Abstract Fullversion

Imaging of lesions in a murine rheumatoid arthritis model with a humanized anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody
Kanji SUGIMOTO, et al 261
Abstract Fullversion

PET evaluation of the relationship between D2 receptor binding and glucose metabolism in patients with parkinsonism
Makoto NAKAGAWA, et al 267
Abstract Fullversion

Evaluation of breath-hold 201Tl SPECT in the differential diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodules
Tsuyoshi KOMORI, et al 277
Abstract Fullversion

Apparent CBF decrease with normal aging due to partial volume effects: MR-based partial volume correction on CBF SPECT
Kentaro INOUE, et al 283
Abstract Fullversion

Usefulness of gastroesophageal reflux scintigraphy using the knee-chest position for the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease
Yasushi ASAKURA, et al 291
Abstract Fullversion

Three basic patterns of changes in serum thyroid hormone levels in Graves’ disease during the one-year period after radioiodine therapy
Masayuki NAKAJO, et al 297
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Regional cerebral blood flow in a patient with Nasu-Hakola disease
Tohru TAKESHITA, et al 309
Abstract Fullversion

Fused pelvic kidneys: “hourglass sign” on Tc-99m DTPA diuresis renography
Ozgur KARACALIOGLU, et al 313
Abstract Fullversion

Clinical usefulness of In-111 chloride and Tc-99m Sn colloid scintigraphy in the diagnosis of intrathoracic extramedullary hematopoiesis
Suguru KAKITE, et al 317
Abstract Fullversion

Transient crossed cerebellar diaschisis secondary to cerebral hyperperfusion following carotid endarterectomy
Kuniaki OGASAWARA, et al 321
Abstract Fullversion

Evaluation of exercise-induced acute renal failure in renal hypouricemia using Tc-99m DTPA renography
Hidemi NISHIDA, et al 325
Abstract Fullversion

Short Communication

FDG uptake in colonic villous adenomas
PNuri ARSLAN, et al 331
Abstract Fullversion

Hexokinase-II expression in untreated oral squamous cell carcinoma: comparison with FDG PET imaging
Mei TIAN, et al 335
Abstract Fullversion

Detection of cerebrospinal fluid leakage in intracranial hypotension with radionuclide cisternography and blood activity monitoring
Miwako TAKAHASHI, et al 339
Abstract Fullversion

Technic Notes

Preparation, radiochemical purity control and stability of 99mTc-mertiatide (Mag-3)
Formijn J. van HEMERT, et al 345
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.19 No.3

Vol.19 No.3 2005

Review

PET and cancer screening
Seiei Yasuda, et al. 167
Abstract Fullversion

Original Articles

Usefulness of whole PTH assay in patients with renal osteodystrophy
--Correlation with bone scintigraphy
Hayato Kaida, et al. 179
Abstract Fullversion

Dual-radionuclide simultaneous gastric emptying and bile transit study after gastric surgery with double-tract reconstruction
Kenichi Nakajima, et al. 185
Abstract Fullversion

Evaluation of alveolo-capillary permeability in thyrotoxicosis using Tc-99m DTPA aerosol scintigraphy
Aziz Gultekin, et al. 193
Abstract Fullversion

Radiopharmaceutical model using 99mTc-MIBI to evaluate amifostine protection against doxorubicin cardiotoxicity in rats
Yakup Yurekli, et al. 197
Abstract Fullversion

Evaluation of myocardial perfusion in patients with Behcet's disease
Seyda Turkolmez, et al. 201
Abstract Fullversion

Three-dimensional registration of myocardial perfusion SPECT and CT coronary angiography
Hidenobu Nakajo, et al. 207
Abstract Fullversion

Use of iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy for the detection of amiodarone induced pulmonary toxicity in a rabbit model: a comparative study with technetium-99m diethyltriaminepenta acetic acid radioaerosol scintigraphy
Gulay Durmus-Altun, et al. 217
Abstract Fullversion

Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) uptake in Parkinson's disease also decreases at thyroid
Hideaki Matsui, et al. 225
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Crossed cerebellar glucose hypermetabolism demonstrated ━ing PET in symptomatic epilepsy--Case report--
Nobuyuki Kawai, et al. 231
Abstract Fullversion

Varices of inferior epigastric veins caused by chronic inferior vena cava obstruction: mimicking normal venous flow pattern on radionuclide venography
Ozgur Karacalioglu, et al. 235
Abstract Fullversion

Unexpected abnormal extra-cardiac mediastinal accumulation of technetium-99m-tetrofosmin in patient with acute pericarditis
Koutarou Yutaka, et al. 239
Abstract Fullversion

Dilated cardiomyopathy relieved as a result of β-blocker therapy: A case report--key points in assessment of prognosis based on MIBG myocardial scintigraphy and BNP levels
Shinro Matsuo, et al. 243
Abstract Fullversion

Short Communication

Outcome of ablation of thyroid remnants with 100 mCi (3.7 GBq) iodine-131
in patients with thyroid cancer
Pedro W.S. Rosario, et al. 247
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.19 No.2

Vol.19 No.2 2005

Review

Human cerebral circulation: positron emission tomography studies
Hiroshi Ito, et al. 65
Abstract Fullversion

Original Articles

Characterization of ordered-subsets expectation maximization with 3D post-reconstruction Gauss filtering and comparison with filtered backprojection in 99mTc SPECT
Marco Brambilla, et al.75
Abstract Fullversion

Accuracy of cardiac PET imaging using post-injection transmission scan
Tatsuya Yoneyama, et al. 83
Abstract Fullversion

Usefulness of bone uptake ratio of bone scintigraphy in hemodialysis patients
Hidemi Nishida, et al. 91
Abstract Fullversion

Characterization of cartilaginous tumors with 201Tl scintigraphy
Takahiro Higuchi, et al. 95
Abstract Fullversion

The effect of oral contrast on large bowel activity in FDG-PET/CT
Hideki Otsuka, et al. 101
Abstract Fullversion

Investigation of single, random, and true counts from natural radioactivity in LSO-based clinical PET
Seiichi Yamamoto, et al. 109
Abstract Fullversion

Dobutamine stress tetrofosmin SPECT; evaluation of short rest-stress protocol and head to head comparison with MIBI in detection of coronary artery disease
Bulent Turgut, et al. 115
Abstract Fullversion

Correlation between serum CEA level and metabolic volume as determined by FDG PET in postoperative patients with recurrent colorectal cancer
Mi Yeon Choi, et al. 123
Abstract Fullversion

Pulmonary epithelial permeability in patients treated with bleomycin containing chemotherapy detected by technetium-99m diethylene triamine penta-acetic acid aerosol (99mTc-DTPA) scintigraphy
Evandro de Azambuja, et al. 131
Abstract Fullversion

Diagnostic accuracy of FDG PET imaging for the detection of recurrent or metastatic gynecologic cancer
Nasim Khan, et al. 137
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Thyroid hemiagenesis: a report of three cases and review of the literature
Gulgun Buyukdereli, et al. 147
Abstract Fullversion

Sequential MR imaging and SPECT studies in herpes simplex encephalitis with crossed cerebellar hyperperfusion
Motoki Ametani, et al. 151
Abstract Fullversion

Detection of ectopic parathyroid adenoma by early Tc-99m sestamibi imaging
Vani Vijayakumar, et al. 157
Abstract Fullversion

Small bowel metastases from primary carcinoma of the lung:Presenting with gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Yasemin Sanli, et al. 161
Abstract Fullversion

Current abstracts of the articles published in The Japanese Journal of Nuclear Medicine 165
Abstract

Vol.19 No.1

Vol.19 No.1 2005

Original Articles

Influence of hydration status in normal subjects: fractional analysis of parameters of Tc-99m DTPA and Tc-99m MAG3 renography
Hyun Suk Jung, et al. 1
Abstract Fullversion

Performance of the automated motion correction program for the calculation of left ventricular volume and ejection fraction using quantitative gated SPECT software
Kiyoshi Uchiyama, et al. 9
Abstract Fullversion

Gastroesophageal scintigraphy in children: a comparison of posterior and anterior imaging
Mehmet Reyhan, et al. 17
Abstract Fullversion

An intra-operative positron probe with background rejection capability for FDG-guided surgery
Seiichi Yamamoto, et al. 23
Abstract Fullversion

Washout rates of Tc-99m tetrofosmin in asymmetric septal hypertrophy
Gulgun Buyukdereli, et al. 29
Abstract Fullversion

Extraosseous accumulation of 99mTc-HMDP to radiation nephropathy, mimicking recurrent neuroblastoma
Koichiro Abe, et al. 35
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Tc-99m MDP bone scintigraphy of myositis as a manifestation of chronic graft-versus-host disease after non-myeloablative peripheral stem cell transplantation
Maki Mitomo, et al. 41
Abstract Fullversion

Mismatch between gallium-67 uptake and CT findings in a case of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
Michiko Hashimoto, et al. 47
Abstract Fullversion

FDG-PET in a case of multiple bone metastases of gastric cancer
Takako Nakai, et al. 51
Abstract Fullversion

FDG-PET/CT findings of sarcomatous transformation in neurofibromatosis: a case report
Hideki Otsuka, et al. 55
Abstract Fullversion

Short Communication

"W-shaped" volume curve with gated myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography
Tokuo Kasai, et al. 59
Abstract Fullversion

The cooperation of the following experts in reviewing papers for KAKU IGAKU (Jpn J Nucl Med) Vol. 41
and Annals of Nuclear Medicine (Ann Nucl Med) Vol. 18 is gratefully acknowledged.Abstract

Vol.18 No.8

Vol.18 No.8 2003

Original Articles

Diagnostic I-131 scintigraphy in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: no additional value of higher scan dose
Thi T.H. Phan, et al. 641
Abstract Fullversion

Scatter and cross-talk correction for one-day acquisition of 123I-BMIPP and 99mTc-tetrofosmin myocardial SPECT
Tomohiro Kaneta, et al. 647
Abstract Fullversion

Quantitative three-phase bone scintigraphy in the evaluation of intravenous regional blockade treatment in patients with stage-I reflex sympathetic dystrophy of upper extremity
Emel Ozturk, et al. 653
Abstract Fullversion

Accuracy and reproducibility of co-registration techniques based on mutual information and normalized mutual information for MRI and SPECT brain images
Takashi Yokoi, et al. 659
Abstract Fullversion

18F-FDG and 11C-methionine PET for evaluation of treatment response of lung cancer after stereotactic radiotherapy
Takayoshi Ishimori, et al. 669
Abstract Fullversion

Pattern of 111In-chloride bone marrow scintigraphy in myelodysplastic syndrome; comparison with clinical characteristics
Takako Nakai, et al. 675
Abstract Fullversion

Evaluation of dilated upper renal tracts by technetium-99m ethylenedicysteine F+0 diuresis renography in infants and children
Madhavi Tripathi, et al. 681
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

A large renal pelvic diverticulum, presenting incomplete excretion during Tc-99m MAG-3 scintigraphy and tracer accumulation on Tc-99m DMSA scintigraphy; a case report
Bulent Turgut, et al. 689
Abstract Fullversion

Absence of pulmonary uptake of Tc-99m methylenediphosphonate in alveolar microlithiasis
Unal Sahin, et al. 695
Abstract Fullversion

A case of small cell carcinoma of the esophagus detected incidentally by FDG-PET
Kenji Torii, et al. 699
Abstract Fullversion

Diffuse splenic Tc-99m MDP uptake in hypersplenic patient
A. Fuat Yapar, et al. 703
Abstract Fullversion

Technic Notes

Improved detection of axillary hot nodes in lymphoscintigraphy in breast cancer located in the upper lateral quadrant with additional projection imaging
Mitsuru Koizumi, et al. 707
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.18 No.7

Vol.18 No.7 2003

Review

Myocardial perfusion imaging in pediatric cardiology
Chisato Kondo 551
Abstract Fullversion

Original Articles

Evaluation of the use of a standard input function for compartment analysis of [123I]iomazenil data: factors influencing the quantitative results
Yujiro Seike, et al. 563
Abstract Fullversion

Detection of alveolar epithelial injury by 99mTc-DTPA radioaerosol inhalation lung scan following blunt chest trauma
Berna Okudan, et al. 573
Abstract Fullversion

Semiquantitative analysis of interictal glucose metabolism between generalized epilepsy and localization related epilepsy
Akio Hikima, et al. 579
Abstract Fullversion

A study on attenuation correction using Tc-99m external TCT source in Tc-99m GSA liver SPECT
Yasuyuki Takahashi, et al. 585
Abstract Fullversion

Usefulness of 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine myocardial scintigraphy in the prediction of cardiac events in patients with cardiomyopathy showing stabilization of symptoms or preserved cardiac function
Shinichiro Fujimoto, et al. 591
Abstract Fullversion

Correlation between angiogenesis and reduction ratio measured using 201Tl chloride single photon emission computed tomography in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma
Aya Suzuki, et al. 599
Abstract Fullversion

Reproducibility of dopamine transporter density measured with 123I-FPCIT SPECT in normal control and Parkinson's disease patients
Tatsuro Tsuchida, et al. 609
Abstract Fullversion

Prognostic value of ECG-gated thallium-201 single-photon emission tomography in patients with coronary artery disease
Shinro Matsuo, et al. 617
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Spinal cord Ewing's sarcoma metastasis: presentation of one case
Gun Kara 623
Abstract Fullversion

Pathologic hepatic Tc-99m-MDP uptake in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
Ersoy Kekilli, et al. 627
Abstract Fullversion

Failure of radioiodine treatment in Graves' disease intentionally caused by a patient: Suspected Munchausen syndrome
Seigo Kinuya, et al. 631
Abstract Fullversion

Bone scintigraphic and CT evaluation of chondrosarcoma of the rib: Correlation with histological grade in 6 cases
Shigeru Ehara, et al. 633
Abstract Fullversion

Short Communication

Gastrointestinal uptake of FDG after N-butylscopolamine or omeprazole treatment in the rat
Fumiyasu Yamamoto, et al. 637
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.18 No.6

Vol.18 No.6 2003

Review

Significance of 123I-MIBG scintigraphy as a pathophysiological indicator in the assessment of Parkinson’s disease and related disorders:
It can be a specific marker for Lewy body disease
Junichi Taki, et al. 453
Abstract Fullversion

Original Articles

Evaluation of myocardial viability following acute myocardial infarction using 201Tl SPECT after thallium-glucose-insulin infusion
-omparison with 18F-FDG positron emission tomography-
Takuji Toyama, et al. 463
Abstract Fullversion

Cerebral blood flow abnormalities induced by transient hypothyroidism after thyroidectomy
-Analysis by Tc-99m-HMPAO and SPM96-
Shigeki Nagamachi, et al. 469
Abstract Fullversion

Value of technetium scintigraphy and iodine uptake measurement during follow-up of differentiated thyroid cancer
Meltem Caglar, et al. 479
Abstract Fullversion

A problem in diagnosing N3 disease using FDG-PET in patients with lung cancer
-High false positive rate with visual assessment-
Masaki Hara, et al. 483
Abstract Fullversion

Development of “super rapid dynamic SPECT,” and analysis of retention process of 99mTc-ECD in ischemic lesions: Comparative study with 133Xe SPECT
Akio Komatani, et al. 489
Abstract Fullversion

Value of bone scintigraphy in patients with carpal trauma
Umit O. Akdemir, et al. 495
Abstract Fullversion

Relationship between bone scintigraphy and tumor markers in patients with breast cancer
Mustafa Yildiz, et al. 501
Abstract Fullversion

Left ventricular ejection and filling rate measurement based on the automatic edge detection method of ECG-gated blood pool single-photon emission tomography
Takahiro Higuchi, et al. 507
Abstract Fullversion

A clinical assessment of the relationship between bone scintigraphy and serum biochemical markers in hemodialysis patients
Seiji Kurata, et al. 513
Abstract Fullversion

18F-FDG PET is superior to 67Ga SPECT in the staging of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Fumiyasu Yamamoto, et al. 519
Abstract Fullversion

Superimposed dual-isotope SPECT using 99mTc-hydroxymethylene diphosphonate and 201Tl-chloride to assess cartilage invasion in laryngohypopharyngeal cancer
Yoshihiro Nishiyama, et al. 527
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Usefulness of measuring the gastric emptying time in a case of brittle diabetes
Taner erselcan, et al. 533
Abstract Fullversion

Primary idiopathic chylopericardium: Report of two cases
Shuji Nanjo, et al. 537
Abstract Fullversion

Correct localization of epileptogenic focus with I-123 iomazenil cerebral benzodiazepine receptor imaging: a case report of temporal lobe epilepsy with discordant ictal cerebral blood flow SPECT
Noriyuki Shuke, et al. 541
Abstract Fullversion

Brown adipose tissue: Evaluation with 201Tl and 99mTc-sestamibi dual-tracer SPECT
Takahiro Higuchi, et al. 547
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.18 No.5

Vol.18 No.5 2003

Review

Antisense targeting in cell culture with radiolabeled DNAs
--a brief review of recent progress--
Donald J. Hnatowich, et al. 363
Abstract Fullversion

Original Articles

Clinical significance of cerebrovascular reserve in acetazolamide challenge
--Comparison with acetazolamide challenge H2O-PET and Gas-PET--
Masao Imaizumi, et al. 369
Abstract Fullversion

Clinical usefulness of ECG-gated 18F-FDG PET combined with 99mTc-MIBI gated SPECT
for evaluating myocardial viability and function
Yohei Yamakawa, et al. 375
Abstract Fullversion

Attenuation correction using combination of a parallel hole collimator and an uncollimated non-uniform line array source
Akihiro Kojima, et al. 385
Abstract Fullversion

Lung hilar Ga-67 uptake in patients with lymphoma following chemotherapy
Emel Ceylan Gunay, et al. 391
Abstract Fullversion

Evaluation of mandibular invasion by head and neck cancers using 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate or 99mTc-hydroxymethylene diphosphonate and 201Tl chloride dual isotope single photon emission computed tomography
Aya Suzuki, et al. 399
Abstract Fullversion

Positron emission tomographic imaging with 11C-choline in differential diagnosis of head and neck tumors: comparison with 18F-FDG PET
Nasim Khan, et al. 409
Abstract Fullversion

Assessment of the optimal time interval and background region of interest in the measurement of differential renal function in Tc-99m-EC renography
A. Fuat Yapar, et al. 419
Abstract Fullversion

An application of a new planar positron imaging system (PPIS) in a small animal: MPTP-induced parkinsonism in mouse
Hiroyuki Takamatsu, et al. 427
Abstract Fullversion

Semi-quantitative assessment of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma using 201Tl SPECT for evaluating effectiveness of preoperative radiotherapy
Aya Suzuki, et al. 433
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

Metastatic insular thyroid carcinoma: Visualized on Tc-99m pertechnetate, Tc-99m MDP and iodine-131 scintigraphy; a review of the literature for other radionuclide agents
Pinar Ozgen Kiratli, et al. 443
Abstract Fullversion

Short Communication

Comparison of FDG-PET and IMP-SPECT in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies
Kazunari Ishii, et al. 447
Abstract Fullversion

Vol.18 No.4

Vol.18 No.4 2004

Review

Gene expression imaging with radiolabeled peptides
Donald J. Buchsbaum, et al. 275
Abstract Fullversion

Original Articles

Water-pipe smoking effects on pulmonary permeability using technetium-99m DTPA inhalation scintigraphy
Aysel Aydin, et al. 285
Abstract Fullversion

Methionine positron emission tomography for differentiation of recurrent brain tumor and radiation necrosis after stereotactic radiosurgery--In malignant glioma--
Naohiro Tsuyuguchi, et al. 291
Abstract Fullversion

Quantitative PET cerebral glucose metabolism estimates using a single non-arterialized venous-blood sample
Shigeharu Takagi, et al. 297
Abstract Fullversion

Alveolar epithelial permeability in patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax as determined by Tc-99m DTPA aerosol scintigraphy
Erhan Tabakoglu, et al. 303
Abstract Fullversion

Value of axillary lymphoscintigraphy in patients with operated breast carcinoma
Gulin Vural, et al. 309
Abstract Fullversion

Attenuation correction using asymmetric fanbeam transmission CT on two-head SPECT system
Akihiro Kojima, et al. 315
Abstract Fullversion

Assessment of cerebral hemodynamics in childhood moyamoya disease using a quantitative and a semiquantitative IMP-SPECT study
Norihiro Saito, et al. 323
Abstract Fullversion

Quantitative assessment of truncal FDG-PET examination with postinjection transmission scan
--Comparison with preinjection transmission scan--
Tatsuro Tsuchida, et al. 333
Abstract Fullversion

5-[123I]Iodo-A-85380: assessment of pharmacological safety, radiation dosimetry and SPECT imaging of brain nicotinic receptors in healthy human subjects
Masashi Ueda, et al. 337
Abstract Fullversion

Multifactorial analysis on the short-term side effects occurring within 96 hours after radioiodine-131 therapy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma
Tamotsu Kita, et al. 345
Abstract Fullversion

Case Report

FDG-PET imaging in duodenal cancer
Naoto Watanabe, et al. 351
Abstract Fullversion

Usefulness of asialoglycoprotein receptor imaging for the evaluation
of liver metastasis of neuroblastoma
Tomohiro Kaneta, et al. 355
Abstract Fullversion

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