Neurological Surgery



Current Research Projects

Brain tumor
  • PET studies for brain tumors using multiple PET tracers.
  • Response assessment of bevacizumab therapy for malignant gliomas with multiple PET tracers.
  • The regulation of microRNA depending on metabolic for survival and migration of brain tumor.
Cerebrovascular disease
  • Studies of endovascular therapy for cerebral aneurysm.
  • Examination of effectiveness for the reperfusion therapy of acute cerebral ischemia.

Recent Publications

Brain tumor
  • Hypoxia and glucose metabolism assessed by FMISO and FDG PET for predicting IDH1 mutation and 1p/19q codeletion status in newly diagnosed malignant gliomas.
    Suzuki K, et al. EJNMMI Res. 2021; 11(1): 67. doi: 10.1186/s13550-021-00806-6.
  • Multiple positron emission tomography tracers for use in the classification of gliomas according to the 2016 World Health Organization criteria.
    Miyake K, et al. Neurooncol Adv. 2020; 3(1): vdaa172. doi:10.1093/noajnl/vdaa172.
  • Diagnostic value of PET/CT with 11C-methionine (MET) and 18F-fluorothymidine (FLT) in newly diagnosed glioma based on the 2016 WHO classification
    Ogawa T, et al. EJNMMI Res. 2020; 10(1): 44. doi:10.1186/s13550-020-00633-1
Cerebrovascular disease
  • Endovascular treatment for posterior communicating artery aneurysms with oculomotor nerve palsy
    Okauchi M, et al. Journal of Neuroendovascular Therapy. 2021; doi:10.5797.
  • Clinicopathologic Factors Associated with Tumor Necrosis after Preoperative Embolization of Meningiomas
    Fujimori T, et al. Journal of Neuroendovascular Therapy. 2021; 15; 517–524.
  • Middle- and long-term results of stent-assisted coil embolization for cerebral aneurysms: Evaluation of changes in the aneurysmal occlusion and complications
    Okauchi M, et al. Journal of Neuroendovascular Therapy. 2017; 11: 59-64.

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