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Our Keywords: Medical Physics, Computer-aided Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted Radiation Therapy, Medical Imaging, Medical Image Analysis, Medical Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Radiation Physics, Machine Learning, Radiomics

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April. 2017
Top, Members, Publications, News : articles and photos
Feb. 2017
Top, Publications, Members, News : articles and photos
Nov. 2016
Top, Researches,Publications, Members, News : articles and photos
June 2016
Top, Researches, Members, News : articles and photos
Apr. 2016
Top, Researches, Members, News : articles and photos
Jan. 2016
Top, Members, News : articles and photos

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News

April. 2017
Mr. Ryousuke Asamura receivediian English Presentation Award(Title:"Quantitative analysis for coldspots in dose distributions of IMRT for prostate cancer") at the annual meeting of the 113th JSMP, which was held on April 13-16, 2017, in Yokohama.
・New members, 3 undergraduate students (Ohkurano Y, Nakano R, Yamada M.) have joined our laboratory (See Members).
March. 2017
・A paper entitled "Investigation of interfractional shape variations based on statistical point distribution model for prostate cancer radiation therapy" by Yusuke Shibayama, Hidetaka Arimura, Taka-aki Hirose, Takahiro Nakamoto, Tomonari Sasaki, Saiji Ohga, Norimasa Matsushita, Yoshiyuki Umezu, Yasuhiko Nakamura, Hiroshi Honda published inLinkIconMedical Physics
・Dr. Arimura visitedLinkIconUniversity of Malayaa to have some lectures and introduce Kyushu University on Mar. 12-15, 2017LinkIconSee News
Prof. Dr. Chary RangacharyuluUfrom University of Saskatchewan, Canada visited our University to have a lecture "Some new prospects of making and uses of medical isotopes" March 6, 2017
Feb. 2017
・Two Poster Presentations in SPIE Medical Imaging 2017 "Automated framework for estimation of lung tumor locations in kV-CBCT images for tumor-based patient positioning in stereotactic lung body radiotherapy"(Yoshidome S.), "Reconstruction of four-dimensional computed tomography images during treatment time using electronic portal imaging device images based on a dynamic 2D/3D registration" SPIE Medical Imaging 2017 (Feb. 11-15, 2017)
A book entitledLinkIconImage-Based Computer-Assisted Radiation Therapy Edited by Hidetaka Arimura, has been published by Springer, March 2017
Jan. 2017
・Mr. Adita sutresno from Bandung Institute of Technology (LinkIconITB) in Indonesia stays as a visiting international student in Kyushu University. (Jan.18, 2017-May, 2017)LinkIconSee members
・One Oral Presentation in IFMIA 2017: "Probabilistic atlas model of asymptomatic intracranial aneurysms on a computer-aided framework for detecting aneurysms"(Hirakawa K. (M1)) ,
・One Poster Presentation in IFMIA 2017: "Feasibility of an automated framework for estimation of patient positioning errors in radiation therapy using range images acquired by an infrared ray-based range sensor"(Soufi M. (D2)), The International Forum on Medical Imaging in Asia (IFMIA, Okinawa, Jan19-20, 2017)
・One Oral Presentation in IWAIT 2017 "Automated segmentation of various gross tumor volumes based on fuzzy-C means clustering for stereotactic lung radiotherapy "(Kawata Y. (D5), Arimura H.) International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT)(Penang, Malaysia, Jan.8-10, 2017)
Dec. 2016
・Dr. Arimura, Ms. Nguyen, Mr. Iwasaki visitedLinkIconUniversity of Science Ho Chi Minhato introduce Kyushu University on Dec. 13, 2016LinkIconSee News
・Dr. Arimura had a speech as mini symposium about "Novel retrieval technologies for similar images and personal identification in computer-aided diagnosis and radiation therapy" International Conference On Medical Physics 2016 (ICMP2016) (Bangkok, Thailand, Dec. 9-13, 2016)
・Four Oral Presentations in ICMP : "Which patient dose index is appropriate for cone-beam computed tomography?"(Kamezawa H. (D3)), "2D/3D registration-based framework for estimating 4D dose distributions according to dynamic images of an EPID during SBRT for lung cancer"(Nakamoto T.(D3)) , "Monte Carlo–based Assessment of Impacts of Heterogeneous Materials on Dose Distributions using Three-dimensional Gamma Analysis in Intracavitary Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer"(Nguyen(D1)), "Investigation of a target-based patient positioning framework for image-guided radiotherapy in prostate cancer treatment"(Sasahara M. (M2))
・One Poster Presentation in ICMP "Monte Carlo-based Gamma Analysis of Impact of Tissue Heterogeneity on Dose Distributions in Cervical Cancer Intracavitary Brachytherapy"(Iwasaki T. (M2))
Nov. 2016
・An Oral Presentation inLinkIconRSNA 2016"Impact of asymptomatic intracranial aneurysms probabilistic atlas model on a computer-aided framework for detecting small aneurysms"(Ze Jin, et al.(D3))
・An Education Exhibits in RSNA: "Machine-Learning-Based Delineation Approach for Gross Tumor Volume Region of Three Types of Lung Tumors using Planning CT and PET/CT Datasets" (Ikushima K.et al. (M2)) RSNA 2016 (Nov. 27-Dec. 2, Chicago, USA)
Oct. 2016
・Dr. Arimura visitedLinkIconChulalongkorn Universityato have lectures on Oct.27-28, 2016.
・A paper entitled "A framework for estimating four-dimensional dose distributions during stereotactic body radiation therapy based on a 2D/3D registration technique with an adaptive transformation parameter approach" by Takahiro Nakamoto, Hidetaka Arimura, KENICHI MOROOKA, Yasuhiko Nakamura, Tomonari Sasaki, Taka-aki Hirose, Yoshiyuki Umedu, Hiroshi Honda, Hideki Hirata has been published inLinkIconMedical Imaging and Information Sciences, Vol. 33(2016) No. 3, p.48-56 , 2016.10.
Sep. 2016
・Dr. Ze Jin (International Ph.D. Student From China) received a PhD degree (Health Sciences) from Kyushu University on "An ellipsoid convex enhancement filter for detection of asymptomatic intracranial aneurysm candidates in CAD frameworks" on Sep 26, 2016
・A paper entitled "Computer-assisted framework for machine-learning-based delineation of GTV regions on datasets of planning CT and PET/CT images" by Koujiro Ikushima, Hidetaka Arimura, Ze Jin, Hidetake Yabu-uchi, Jumpei Kuwazuru, Yoshiyuki Shioyama, Tomonari Sasaki, Hiroshi Honda, Masayuki Sasaki has been published inLinkIconJournal of Radiation Research, doi: 10.1093/jrr/rrw082 , Journal of Radiation Research, 2016.09.
・Mrs. Tran Thi Thao Nguyen (D1) received acBest Oral Presentation Award"Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cervical Cancer "at Vietnamese-Japanese Students' Scientific Exchange Meeting VJSE 2016 at Kyusyu-Univ in Fukuoka, 2016.09.17
・Dr. Arimura had a speech as one of invited speakers about "What are researchers? -Messages to young investigators-" Vietnamese-Japanese Students' Scientific Exchange Meeting (VJSE-2016) at Ito campas Kyusyu-Univ. on Sep. 17, 2016
July 2016
・Threeo Oral Presentations in AAPM: "An ellipsoid convex enhancement filter based computer-aided diagnostic framework of intracranial aneurysms in MRA images "(Ze Jin(D3), "Computerized Framework for Marker-less Localization of Anatomical Feature Points in Range Images Based on Differential Geometry Features for Image-Guided Radiation Therapy"(Mazen Soufi (D2)) , "A computational methodology for determination of CTV-to-PTV margins with inter fractional shape variations based on a statistical point distribution model for prostate cancer radiation therapy " (Shibayama Y.)
・Four Poster Presentations in AAPM: "Three-Dimensional Dosimetric Gamma Analysis for Impacts of Tissue Inhomogeneity Using Monte Carlo Simulation in Intracavitary Brachytherapy for Cervix Carcinoma"(Tran Thi Thao Nguyen (D1)), "Impact of PTV Margins With Taking Into Account Shape Variation On IMRT Plans For Prostate Cancer " (Hirose T. (D1)) , "MachineLearningBased Delineation Framework of GTV Regions of Solid and Ground Glass Opacity Lung Tumors at Datasets of Planning CT and PET/CT Images "(Ikushima K. (M2)), and "Automatic target-based patient positioning framework for image-guided radiotherapy in prostate cancer treatment"(Sasahara M. (M2)), (LinkIconAAPM 2016, July 31-Aug. 4, Washington, DC, USA)
June 2016
・Dr. Yoshifumi Oku (Kagoshima University Hospital) received a PhD degree (Health Sciences) from Kyushu University on "Investigation of whether in-room CT-based adaptive intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer is robust against interfractional location variations of organs and/or applicators" on June 30, 2016
May 2016
・Dr. Arimura is going to have a speech as one of invited speakers about "What are researchers? -Messages to young investigators-" inLinkIconVJSE-2016 meetingiiat Ito campas Kyusyu-Univ. on Sep. 17, 2016
・A paper entitled "Feasibility of Differential Geometry-Based Features in Detection of Anatomical Feature Points on Patient Surfaces in Range Image-Guided Radiation Therapy" by Mazen Soufi, Hidetaka Arimura, Katsumasa Nakamura, Fauzia P. Lestari, Freddy Haryanto, Taka-aki Hirose, Yoshiyuki Umedu, Yoshiyuki Shioyama, Fukai Toyofuku has been published inLinkIconInternational Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.LinkIconSee Research
Apr. 2016
Mr. Mazen Soufi received an annual meeting president award (Title:"Automated localization of anatomical feature points in infrared ray-based range images of patient surfaces by using differential geometry"), respectively, at the 111th annual meeting of the JSMP, which was held on April 14-17, 2016, in Yokohama.
・New members, Ph.D. students (Kai Y, Hirose T) and 3 undergraduate students (Morita K, Ninomiya K, Haseai S) have joined our laboratory (See Members).
Mar. 2016
・A paper entitled " Investigation of whether in-room CT-based adaptive intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer is robust against interfractional location variations of organs and/or applicators" by Yoshifumi Oku, Hidetaka Arimura, Tran Thi Thao Nguyen, Yoshiyuki Hiraki, Masahiko Toyota, Yasumasa Saigo, Takashi Yoshiura, Hideki Hirata has been accepted inLinkIconJournal of Radiation ResearchLinkIconSee Research
・Dr. Arimura visitedSLinkIconChulalongkorn UniversitySin Bangkok Thailand to have lectures "Basics of image segmentation", "Computational anatomy for radiotherapy", "Basics of Computer-aided Diagnosis Approaches", "Computer-aided Diagnosis for Cerebral Diseases Based on Computational Image Analysis", "High Precision Radiation Therapy Using Multidimensional Image Analysis"(Director: Dr.Anchali Krisanachinda) on March 14-15, 2016.
・Dr. Arimura visitedSLinkIconMahidol UniversitySin Bangkok Thailand to have lectures on "Basics of Computer-aided Diagnosis Approaches", "Computer-aided Diagnosis for Cerebral Diseases Based on Computational Image Analysis", and to dicuss about future research collaborations, and to visit Siriraj Hospital . (Asst. Prof. Yudthaphon Vichianin) on March 16, 2016.
Feb. 2016
・A paper entitled " Feasibility of patient dose reduction based on various noise suppression filters for cone-beam computed tomography in an image-guided patient positioning system" by Hidemi Kamezawa, Hidetaka Arimura, Katsutoshi Shirieda, Noboru Kameda, Masafumi Ohki has been accepted inLinkIconPhysics in Medicine and Biology, 1475 - 1780, (2016)LinkIconSee Research
・Dr. Arimura attended the Conferences of International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE Medical Imaging), San Diego,USA, on Feb.28-Mar.3, 2016
Jan. 2016
・A paper entitled "An Ellipsoid Convex Enhancement Filter for Detection of Asymptomatic Intracranial Aneurysm Candidates in CAD Frameworks" by Jin Z, Arimura H, Kakeda S, Yamashita F, Sasaki M, Korogi Y has been published inLinkIconMedical Physics Vol. 43, No.2, 951, (2016)LinkIconSee Research