YAMADA Akira

Academic Assembly School of Medicine and Health Sciences Institute of Medicine

School of Medicine Department of Radiology 

Professor 

Degree

  • doctor of medical science, Shinshu University, Japan

Research Keyword

    Diagnostic Radiology, Abdominal Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Computer Assisted Radiology, Functional Imaging, CAD, IVR

Field Of Study

  • Radiological sciences, Radiation science
  • Medical systems, Medical systems

TEL

    0263-37-2650

Mail Address

    a_yamada★shinshu-u.ac.jp

Educational Background

  • 2009 - 2010, The University of Chicago

Award

  • 2015
    Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine, Annals of Nuclear Medicine Frequently Cited Paper
  • 2011
    Radiological Society of North America, Certificate of Merit

Paper

  • Editorial for "Preoperative Evaluation of Gd-EOB-DTPA-Enhanced MRI Radiomics-Based Nomogram in Small Solitary Hepatocellular Carcinoma (≤3 cm) With Microvascular Invasion: A Two-Center Study".
    Yamada, A
    JMRI, 2022
  • Gadoxetate-Enhanced MRI as a Diagnostic Tool in the Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Report from a 2020 Asia-Pacific Multidisciplinary Expert Meeting.
    Tan CH, Chou SC, Inmutto N, Ma K, Sheng R, Shi Y, Zhou Z, Yamada A, Tateishi R.
    Korean J Radiol, 2022
  • Optimization of scan protocol for high temporal resolution magnetic resonance imaging of the liver under single breath-holding using compressed sensing and parallel imaging techniques in a 1.5-T magnetic resonance system
    Fukamatsu F, Yamada A, Hayashihara H, Kitou Y, Fujinaga Y.
    BJR Open, 3(1), 20210018, 2021
  • Preoperative Arterial Embolization to Avoid Intraoperative Bleeding during Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for Organized Hematoma of the Maxillary Sinus: A Case Series and Literature Review
    Kurozumi M, Takumi Y, Uehara T, Suzuki T, Ohya A, Shinagawa J, Miyagawa J, Tsukahara Y, Yamada A, Tsukada K, Suzuki H, Fujinaga Y.
    Interv Radiol (Higashimatsuyama), 6(3), 102-107, 2021
  • Higher Enhancement Intrahepatic Nodules on the Hepatobiliary Phase of Gd-EOB-DTPA-Enhanced MRI as a Poor Responsive Marker of Anti-PD-1/PD-L1 Monotherapy for Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Aoki T, Nishida N, Ueshima K, Morita M, Chishina H, Takita M, Hagiwara S, Ida H, Minami Y, Yamada A, Sofue K, Tsurusaki M, Kudo M.
    Liver Cancer, 10(6), 615-628, 2021
  • MRI-derived proton density fat fraction
    Yoshizawa E, Yamada A.
    J Med Ultrason (2001), 48(4), 497-506, 2021
  • Quantitative assessment of liver steatosis using ultrasound: dual-energy CT
    Yamada A, Yoshizawa E.
    J Med Ultrason (2001), 48(4), 507-514, 2021
  • Hepatocellular uptake index obtained with gadoxetate disodium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment future liver remnant function after major hepatectomy for biliary malignancy
    Notake T, Shimizu A, Kubota K, Ikehara T, Hayashi H, Yasukawa K, Kobayashi A, Yamada A, Fujinaga Y, Soejima Y.
    BJS Open, 5(4), zraa048, 2021
  • High-resolution three-dimensional T1-weighted hepatobiliary MR cholangiography using Gd-EOB-DTPA for assessment of biliary tree anatomy: Parallel imaging versus compressed sensing
    Suzuki T, Aonuma T, Oyama K, Yamada A, Kitoh Y, Adachi Y, Hayashihara H, Nickel MD, Maruyama K, Fujinaga Y.
    Eur J Radiol, 136, 109515, 2021
  • The peritumoral hypointense rim around hepatocellular carcinoma on T2*-weighted magnetic resonance imaging: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Tsukahara Y, Okajima Y, Yamada A, Momose M, Uehara T, Shimizu A, Soejima Y, Fujinaga Y.
    World J Surg Oncol, 19(1), 41, 2021
  • Correlation of pancreatic T1 values using modified Look-Locker inversion recovery sequence (MOLLI) with pancreatic exocrine and endocrine function.
    Ashihara N, Watanabe T, Kako S, Kuraishi Y, Ozawa M, Shigefuji S, Kanai K, Usami Y, Yamada A, Umemura T, Fujinaga Y
    JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, 9, 1805, 2020
  • Deep learning promotes B-mode ultrasound screening for focal liver lesions.
    Yamada A
    EBioMedicine, 56, 102814, 2020
  • Usefulness of breath-hold compressed sensing accelerated three-dimensional magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) added to respiratory-gating conventional MRCP
    Tokoro, Hirokazu; Yamada, Akira; Suzuki, Takeshi; Kito, Yoshihiro; Adachi, Yasuo; Hayashihara, Hayato; Nickel, Marcel D.; Maruyama, Katsuya; Fujinaga, Yasunari;
    EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 122, 2020リポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Dynamic contrast-enhanced computed tomography diagnosis of primary liver cancers using transfer learning of pretrained convolutional neural networks: Is registration of multiphasic images necessary?
    Yamada, Akira; Oyama, Kazuki; Fujita, Sachie; Yoshizawa, Eriko; Ichinohe, Fumihito; Komatsu, Daisuke; Fujinaga, Yasunari;
    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED RADIOLOGY AND SURGERY, 14(8), 1295-1301, 2019WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Improvement in radiological reading efficiency and residents' education and clinical contribution using the modified reading system "Triage Reader"
    Yamada A, Okajima Y, Yoshizawa E, Fukamatsu F, Mitsui T, Suzuki T, Ichinohe F, Oyama K, Todoroki K, Maehara M, Aonuma T, Nonaka T, Fujinaga Y, Kadoya M
    Jpn J Radiol, 36(11), 649-660, 2018, Refereed
  • Quantitative estimation of progression of chronic liver disease using gadoxetate disodium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Yamada A, Fujinaga Y, Suzuki T, Komatsu D, Kitoh Y, Iwadate Y, Nozaki A, Ueda K, Kadoya M
    HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 48, 735-745, 2018
  • Evaluation of splenic perfusion and spleen size using dynamic computed tomography: Usefulness in assessing degree of liver fibrosis
    Suzuki, Takeshi; Yamada, Akira; Komatsu, Daisuke; Kurozumi, Masahiro; Fujinaga, Yasunari; Ueda, Kazuhiko; Miyagawa, Shinichi; Kadoya, Masumi;
    HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 48(1), 87-93, 2018WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Evaluation of hemodynamic imaging findings of hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison between dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging using radial volumetric imaging breath-hold examination with k-space-weighted image contrast reconstruction and dynamic computed tomography during hepatic arteriography
    Kurozumi, Masahiro; Fujinaga, Yasunari; Kitou, Yoshihiro; Yamada, Akira; Ohya, Ayumi; Adachi, Yasuo; Tsukahara, Yoshinori; Nickel, Marcel D.; Maruyama, Katsuya; Uehara, Takeshi; Miyagawa, Shin-ichi; Kadoya, Masumi;
    JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 36(4), 295-302, 2018WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Compartment model analysis of intravenous contrast-enhanced dynamic computed tomography in hepatic hemodynamics: a validation study using intra-arterial contrast-enhanced computed tomography
    Komatsu, Daisuke; Yamada, Akira; Suzuki, Takeshi; Kurozumi, Masahiro; Fujinaga, Yasunari; Ueda, Kazuhiko; Kadoya, Masumi;
    HEPATOLOGY RESEARCH, 48(10), 829-838, 2018WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Improvement in radiological reading efficiency and residents' education and clinical contribution using the modified reading system "Triage Reader"
    Yamada, Akira; Okajima, Yukinori; Yoshizawa, Eriko; Fukamatsu, Fumiaki; Mitsui, Takayuki; Suzuki, Takeshi; Ichinohe, Fumihito; Oyama, Kazuki; Todoroki, Keisuke; Maehara, Mana; Aonuma, Takanori; Nonaka, Tomofumi; Fujinaga, Yasunari; Kadoya, Masumi;
    JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 36(11), 649-660, 2018WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Evaluation of user input methods for manipulating a tablet personal computer in sterile technique
    Yamada A, Komatsu D, Suzuki T, Kurozumi M, Fujinaga Y, Ueda K, Kadoya M
    Int J CARS, 12, 718-722, 2017
  • Neuroendocrine tumor of the common bile duct.
    Hosoda K, Kobayashi A, Shimizu A, Kitagawa N, Ito T, Yamada A, Miyagawa S
    SURGERY, 160, 525-526, 2016
  • Features of acute liver congestion on gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MRI in a rat model: Role of organic anion-transporting polypeptide 1A1.
    Shimizu A, Kobayashi A, Motoyama H, Sakai H, Yamada A, Yoshizawa A, Momose M, Kadoya M, Miyagawa S.
    J Magn Reson Imaging, 42, 828-836, 2015
  • Biliary tract variations of the left liver with special reference to the left medial sectional bile duct in 500 patients.
    Furusawa N, Kobayashi A, Yokoyama T, Shimizu A, Motoyama H, Kanai K, Arakura N, Yamada A, Kitou Y, Miyagawa S
    Am J Surg, 210, 351-356, 2015
  • Hepatic infarction complicated with acute pancreatitis precisely diagnosed with gadoxetate disodium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Maruyama M, Yamada A, Kuraishi Y, Shibata S, Fukuzawa S, Yamada S, Arakura N, Tanaka E, Kadoya M, Kawa S
    Intern Med, 53, 2215-2221, 2014
  • Radial volumetric imaging breath-hold examination (VIBE) with k-space weighted image contrast (KWIC) for dynamic gadoxetic acid (Gd-EOB-DTPA)-enhanced MRI of the liver: advantages over Cartesian VIBE in the arterial phase
    Fujinaga, Y; Ohya, A; Tokoro, H; Yamada, A; Ueda, K; Ueda, H; Kitou, Y; Adachi, Y; Shiobara, A; Tamaru, N; Nickel, MD; Maruyama, K; Kadoya, M
    EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 24(6), 1290-1299, 2014WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Quantitative Evaluation of Liver Function within MR Imaging
    Yamada, A
    OMICS Journal of Radiology, 1, e109, 2012, Refereed
  • Quantitative evaluation of liver function with use of Gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MR Imaging
    Akira Yamada, Takeshi Hara, Feng Li, Yasunari Fujinaga, Kazuhiko Ueda, Masumi Kadoya, Kunio Doi
    Radiology, 260(3), 727, 2011
  • Gigantic bronchial artery aneurysm treated with transcatheter arterial embolization: a case report.
    Yajima N, Tsutsui H, Yoshioka T, Kasai H, Tomita T, Kumazaki S, Koyama J, Yazaki Y, Kinoshita O, Yamada A, Ueda K, Kadoya M, Amano J, Ikeda U
    Angiology, 59, 757-760, 2009
  • Usefulness of 67Ga SPECT and integrated low-dose CT scanning (SPECT/CT) in the diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis.
    Momose M, Kadoya M, Koshikawa M, Matsushita T, Yamada A
    Ann Nucl Med, 21, 545-551, 2007
  • Serial assessment of left ventricular function in various patient groups with Tl-201 gated myocardial perfusion SPECT.
    Wei L, Kadoya M, Momose M, Kurozumi M, Matsushita T, Yamada A
    Radiat Med, 25, 65-72, 2006
  • 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, Kazuhiro Oguchi, Mana Fukushima, Yutaka Imai, Masumi Kadoya
    Ann Nucl Med, 20(9), 358, 2006
  • Evaluation of central nervous system involvement in nasal lymphomas.
    Shikama N, Oguchi M, Sasaki S, Shinoda A, Nishikawa A, Arakawa K, Koiwai K, Mochizuki K, Yamada A, Watanabe T, Kadoya M
    Nihon Igaku Hoshasen Gakkai Zasshi, 61, 342-346, 2001

Books and other publications

  • Abdomen and thoracic imaging: an engineering & clinical perspective
    Yamada A, Quantitative Evaluation of Liver Function Within MR Imaging.
    Springer, 2014

Lectures, oral presentations, etc.

  • New methods and technologies for disease screening : Artificial Intelligence and disease screening.
    Yamada A
    RSNA, 2022
  • Automatic Evaluation of Appropriateness for Abdominal Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced CT Phases Using Deep Convolutional Neural Network Trained by Quantitative Index for Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced CT Phases.
    Yamada A
    RSNA, 2022
  • Alternative linear-processing method for calculating parameters of the liver from multi-frequency MR elastograms.
    Yamada A
    ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, 2019
  • Dynamic contrast-enhanced CT diagnosis of primary liver cancers using transfer learning of pre-trained convolutional neural network: Is manual registration of multi-phasic images by radiologists needed?
    Yamada A
    Computer Assisted Radiology Surgery, 2019
  • Virtual dynamic contrast-enhanced CT (vDCE-CT): a novel method for quantification of tissue perfusion and reconstruction of DCT-CT image at temporal window using routine abdominal DCE-CT protocol.
    Yamada A
    RSNA, 2019
  • Automatic determination of optimal point for reproducible liver stiffness measurement in MR elastography with use of optical flow estimation of phase images.
    Yamada A
    European Congress of Radiology, 2019
  • Quantitative evaluation of liver function with use of MR imaging. " ICMRI (Seoul)
    Yamada A
    2019
  • Evaluation of T1 measurement methods of the liver in chronic liver disease." ECR (Vienna)
    Yamada A
    2018
  • A paradoxical systemic bias in Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced T1 relaxometry of the liver: a comparison of SMART1Map and MOLLI." ISMRM (Honolulu)
    Yamada A
    2017
  • Quantification of liver function by MRI". Catholic Medical Center International Radiology Symposium 2015 (Seoul)
    Yamada A
    2016
  • Role for EOB MRI for liver function." ICMRI (Seoul)
    Yamada A
    2016
  • The change and interrelation of quantitative hepatic MR imaging biomarkers in the course of chronic hepatitis." ISMRM (Singapore)
    Yamada A
    2016
  • The liver-to-spleen enhancement difference normalized by phantoms (LSED_NP20): a new signal-intensity-based index for hepatocellular uptake function of the liver easily available in clinical practice using Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MR imaging." ESGAR (Prague)
    Yamada A
    2016
  • Differential diagnosis of difficult cases." APLIS (Beiging)
    Yamada A
    2016
  • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and combined HCC/CCC in cirrhotic patient: how to diagnose? " RSNA (Chicago)
    Yamada A
    2016
  • Quantitative estimation of peak enhancement time and density of aorta from a single phase contrast-enhanced abdominal CT
    Yamada A, Ueda K, Suzuki T, Tabata K, Komatsu M, Komatsu D, Yanagisawa S, Kurozumi M, Fujinaga Y, Kadoya M
    ACAR2015, 2015
  • Quantification of liver function by MRI". Catholic Medical Center International Radiology Symposium 2015 (Seoul)
    Yamada A
    2015
  • Quantitative prediction of histological grade of hepatocellular carcinoma by nonlinear compartment model analysis of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MR imaging
    Yamada A, Ueda K, Yanagisawa S, Kurozumi M, Fujinaga Y, Maruyama K, Kadoya M
    ESGAR2014, 2014
  • Computer-assisted identification of feeding arteries during selective transarterial chemoembolization of hepatocelluar carcinoma using CT during hepatic angiography and region growing technique
    Yamada A, Ueda K, Yanagisawa S, Kurozumi M, Fujinaga Y, Kadoya M
    Computer Assisted Radiology 28th International Congress and Exhibition, 2014
  • Compartment model analysis (CMA) of hemodynamics in hepatocellular carcinoma with use of single-level dynamic CT during hepatic arteriography (SLD-CTHA): A comparison with outcome of trans-arterial chemo-embolization (TACE)
    Yamada A, Ueda K, Tsukahara Y, Ohya A, Yanagisawa S, Matsushita T, Kurozumi K, Fujinaga Y, Kadoya M
    The 15th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology, 2014
  • Texture analysis of non-enhanced and Gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MR imaged of the lover: A comparison with histological grade of liver fibrosis
    Yamada A
    RSNA 2014, 2014
  • Quantitative evaluation of hepatocellular uptake function with use of gadolinium disodium-enhanced MR imaging: comparison of dynamic pharmacokinetic analysis and static signal intensity analysis
    Yamada A, Yanagisawa S, Kurozumi M, Fujinaga Y, et al
    ESGAR 2013, 2013
  • Quantitative evaluation of segmental liver reserve with use of gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MR imaging." 65th Annual congress of the Korean surgical society (Seoul)
    Yamada A
    2013
  • Computerized Estimation of Segmental Liver Reserve after Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization by Use of Gadoxetate Disodium-enhanced MR imaging." RSNA (Chicago)
    Yamada A
    2011
  • Quantitative evaluation of liver function using gadoxetate disodium (Gd-EOB-DTPA) enhanced MR imaging." SPIE Medical Imaging (San Diego)
    Yamada A
    2010
  • Quantitative Evaluation of Segmental Liver Reserve after Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization by Use of Gadoxetate Disodium-enhanced MR imaging." RSNA (Chicago)
    Yamada A
    2010
  • Computerized Analysis of Liver Function Using Gadoxetate Disodium-enhanced MR Imaging." RSNA (Chicago)
    Yamada A
    2010
  • “The Usefulness of Image Processing Technique Based on Additive Color Mixture Principle: Application to Dynamic MR Imaging in the Detection of Prostate Cancer within Post Biopsy Change.”, RSNA 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting (Chicago)
    Yamada A
    2008

Affiliated academic society

  • 2000
    Japan Radiological Society
  • 2005
    The Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • 2006
    The Japanese Society of Interventional Radiology
  • 2006
    Radiological society of North America
  • 2006
    European Society of Radiology
  • 2006
    Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan
  • 2009
    SPIE - the international society for optics and photonics
  • 2006
    The Japanese Society of Abdominal Radiology
  • 2021
    The Japanese Society of Medical Imaging Technology

Research Themes

  • Development of an objective diagnostic algorithms for the liver diseases using quantitative MR imaging biomarkers
    2019 - 2021
  • Measurement of segmental liver reserve with use of functional imaging.
    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
    2011 - 2013

Academic Contribution Activities

  • Others
    Japanese Journal of Radiology, 2022