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1. Alkhader M, Kuribayashi A, Ohbayashi N, Nakamura S, Kurabayashi T. Usefulness of cone beam computed tomography in temporomandibular joints with soft tissue pathology. Dentomaxillofac Radiol 39: 343-348, 2010.

2. Alkhader M, Ohbayashi N, Tetsumura A, Nakamura S, Okochi K, Momin MA, Kurabayashi T. Diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance imaging for detecting osseous abnormalities of the temporomandibular joint and its correlation with cone beam computed tomography. Dentomaxillofac Radiol 39: 270-276, 2010.

3. Inohara K, Sumita YI, Ohbayashi N, Ino S, Kurabayashi T, Ifukube T, Taniguchi H. Standardization of thresholding for binary conversion of vocal tract modeling in computed tomography. J Voice 24: 503-509, 2010.

4. Kuribayashi A, Watanabe H, Imaizumi A, Tantatanapornkul W, Katakami K, Kurabayashi T. Bifid mandibular canals: cone beam computed tomography evaluation. Dentmaxillofac Radiol 39: 235-239, 2010.

5. Nomura T, Watanabe H, Honda E, Kurabayashi T. Reliability of voxel values from cone-beam computed tomography for dental use in evaluating bone mineral density. Clin Oral Implant Res 21: 558-562, 2010.

6. Watanabe H, Honda E, Kurabayashi T. Modulation transfer function evaluation of cone beam computed tomography for dental use with the oversampling method. Dentomaxillofac Radiol 39: 28-32, 2010.

7. Watanabe H, Momin MA, Kurabayashi T, Aoki H. Mandible size and morphology determined with CT on a premise of implant operation. Surg Radiol Anat 32: 343-349, 2010.

8. Watanabe H, Wagatsuma T, Nomura Y, Honda E, Kurabayashi T. Spatial resolution of FineCube, a newly developed cone-beam computed tomography system. Oral Radiol 26: 56-60, 2010.

9. Yamada I, Yoshino N, Tetsumura A, Okabe S, Enomoto M, Sugihara K, Kumagai J, Shibuya H. Colorectal carcinoma: local tumor staging and assessment of lymph node metastasis by high-resolution MR imaging in surgical specimens. Int J Biomed Imaging 2009;2009:659836. Epub 2010 Jan 31.


1. Imaizumi A, Kuribayashi A, Okochi K, Ishii J, Sumi Y, Yoshino N, Kurabayashi T. Differentiation between superficial and deep lobe parotid tumors by magnetic resonance imaging: usefulness of parotid duct criterion. Acta Radiol 50: 806-811, 2009.
2. Nakamura S, Okochi K, Murata Y, Shibuya H, Kurabayashi T. [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose- PET/CT differentiation between physiological and pathological accumulations in head and neck. Nucl Med Commun 30: 498-503, 2009.

3. Momin MA, Okochi K, Watanabe H, Imaizumi A, Omura K, Amagasa T, Okada N, Ohbayashi N, Kurabayashi T. Diagnostic accuracy of cone-beam CT in the assessment of mandibular invasion of lower gingival carcinoma: comparison with conventional panoramic radiography. Eur J Radiol 72: 75-81, 2009.

4. Sakamoto J, Yoshino N, Okochi K, Imaizumi A, Tetsumura A, Kurohara K, Kurabayashi T. Tissue characterization of head and neck lesions using diffusion- weighted MR imaging with SPLICE. Eur J Radiol 69: 260-268, 2009.

5. Tantanapornkul W, Okochi K, Bhakdinaronk A, Ohbayashi N, Kurabayashi T. Correlation of darkening of impacted mandibular third molar root on digital panoramic images with cone-beam computed tomography findings. Dentomaxillofac Radiol 38: 11-16, 2009.

6. Inoue-Arai MS, Ono T, Honda E, Kurabayashi T, Moriyama K. Motor coordination of articulators depends on the place of articulation. Behav Brain Res 199: 307-316, 2009.

7. Katakami K, Mishima A, Kuribayashi A, Shimoda S, Hamada Y, Kobayashi K. Anatomical characteristics of the mandibular lingual foramina observed on limited cone-beam CT images. Clin Oral Implants Res 20: 386-390, 2009.

8. Kusumah SW, Suzuki S, Itoh K, Higashino R, Ohbayashi N, Kurabayashi T, Moriyama K. Morphological observation of the medial pterygoid muscle by the superimposition of images obtained by lateral cephalogram and MRI. J Orthod 36: 243-252, 2009.

9. Minato A, Ono T, Miyamoto J, Honda E, Kurabayashi T, Moriyama K. Preferred-chewing-side-dependent two-point discrimination and cortical activation pattern of tactile tongue sensation. Behav Brain Res 203: 118-126, 2009.

10. Miyazaki H, Kato J, Watanabe H, Harada H, Karizaki H, Tetsumura A, Sato A, Omura K. Intralesional laser treatment of voluminous vascular lesions in the oral cavity. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107: 164-172, 2009.

11. Ozawa N, Sumi Y, Chong C, Kurabayashi T. Evaluation of oral vascular anomalies using optical coherence tomography. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 47: 622-626, 2009.

12. Ozawa N, Sumi Y, Shimozato K, Chong C, Kurabayashi T. In vivo imaging of human labial glands using advanced optical coherence tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108: 425-429, 2009.

13. Yamada I, Takeshita K, Saito N, Yoshino N, Tetsumura A, Kumagai J, Shibuya H. Evaluation of gastric cancer by high-resolution three-dimensional CISS MR imaging in vitro. Clin Imaging 33: 354-360, 2009.

14. Yoshimura R, Shibuya H, Miura M, Watanabe H, Ayukawa F, Hayashi K, Toda K. Quality of life of oral cancer patients after low-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73: 772-778, 2009.


1. Ida M, Yoshitake H, Okochi K, Tetsumura A, Ohbayashi N, Amagasa T, Omura K, Okada N, Kurabauyashi T. An investigation of magnetic resonance imaging features in 14 patients with synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint. Dentomaxillofac Radiol 37: 213-219, 2008.

2. Kuribayashi A, Okochi K, Kobayashi K, Kurabayashi T. MRI findings of temporomandibular joints with disk perforation. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 106: 419-425, 2008.

3. Okochi K, Ida M, Honda E, Kobayashi K, Kurabayashi T. MRI and clinical findings of posterior disk displacement in the temporomandibular joint. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105: 644-648, 2008.

4. Watanabe H, Mogushi K, Miura M, Yoshimura R, Kurabayashi T, Shibuya H, Tanaka H, Noda S, Iwakawa M, Imai T. Prediction of lymphatic metastasis based on gene expression profile analysis after brachytherapy for early-stage oral tongue carcinoma. Radiother Oncol 87: 237-242, 2008.

5. Takahashi K, Uzawa N, Kosaka S, Yoshino N, Okada N, Amagasa T. Synchronous warthin tumors and lymphoepithelial cyst in the ipsilateral parotid gland. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66: 1053-1056, 2008.

6. Mukai-Higashihori K, Baba Y, Tetsumura A, Tsuji M, Ishizaki T, Higashihori N, Ohbayashi N, Kurabayashi T, Suzuki S, Ohyama K. Ultrasonographic assessment of new bone formation in maxillary distraction osteogenesis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66: 1750-1753, 2008.

7. Sato-Wakabayashi M, Inoue-Arai MS, Ono T, Honda E, Kurabayashi T, Moriyama K. Combined fMRI and MRI movie in the evaluation of articulation in subjects with and without cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate Craniofacial J 45: 309-314, 2008.

8. Takada J, Ono T, Takahashi S, Honda E, Kurabayashi T. Changes in horizontal jaw position and intraoral pressure. Angle Orthod 78: 254-261, 2008.

9. Yamada I, Okabe S, Enomoto M, Sugihara K, Yoshino N, Tetsumura A, Kumagai J, Shibuya H. Colorectal carcinoma: in vitro evaluation with high-spatial-resolution 3D constructive interference in steady-state MR imaging. Radiology 246: 444-453, 2008.


1. Tantanapornkul W, Okouchi K, Fujiwara Y, Yamashiro M, Maruoka Y, Ohbayashi N, Kurabayashi T. A comparative study of cone-beam computed tomography and conventional panoramic radiography in assessing the topographic relationship between the mandibular canal and impacted third molars. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 103: 253-259, 2007.

2. Hamada T, Ono T, Otsuka R, Honda E, Harada K, Kurabayashi T, Ohyama K. Mandibular distraction osteogenesis in skeletal ClassⅡ patient with obstructive deep apnea. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 131: 415- 425, 2007.

3. Inoue MS, Ono T, Honda E, Kurabayashi T. Characteristics of movement of the lips, tongue and velum during a bilabial plosive. a noninvasive study using a magnetic resonance imaging movie. Angle Orthod. 77: 612-618, 2007.

4. Murata Y, Watanabe H, Kubota K, Toda K, Nakamura S, Okouchi K, Shibuya H. PET/CT evaluation of the physiologic accumulation of 18F-FDG within the gallbladder vesicle. Nuclear Medicine and Biology 34: 961-966, 2007.

5. Kishino M, Shibuya H, Yoshimura R, Miura M, Watanabe H. A retrospective analysis of the use of brachytherapy in relation to early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx and its relationship to second primary respiratory and upper digestive tract cancers. British Journal of Radiology 80(950): 121-5. 2007.

6. Ayukawa F, Shibuya H, Yoshimura R, Watanabe H, Miura M. Curative Brachytherapy for Recurrent/Residual Tongue Cancer. Strahlenther Onkol. 183(3): 133-137, 2007.


1. Imaizumi A, Yoshino N, Yamada I, Nagumo K, Amagasa T, Omura K, Okada N, Kurabayashi T. A potential pitfall of MR imaging for assessing mandibular invasion of squamous cell carcinoma in the oral cavity. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 27: 114-122, 2006.

2. Hashimoto K, Ono T, Honda E, Maeda K, Shinagawa H, Tsuiki S, Hiyama S, Kurabayashi T, Ohyama K. Effects of mandibular advancement on brain activation during inspiratory loading in healthy subjects. a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. J Appl Physiol 100: 579-586, 2006.

3. Inoue MS, Ono T, Honda E, Kurabayashi T, Ohyama K. Application of magnetic resonance imaging movie to assess articulatory movement. Orthod Craniofac Res 9: 157-162, 2006.

4. Shinagawa H, Ono T, Honda E, Kurabayashi T, Iriki A, Ohyama K. Distinctive cortical articulatory representation in cleft lip and palate. a preliminary functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43: 620-624, 2006.

5. Maeda K, Ono T, Shinagawa H, Honda E, Kurabayashi T, Ohyama K. Role of the anterior cingulate cortex in volitional swallowing: an electromyographic and functional magnetic resonance imaging study. J Med Dent Sci 53: 149-157, 2006.

6. Oota S, Shibuya H, Yoshimura R, Watanabe H, Miura M. Brachytherapy of stage II mobile tongue carcinoma. Prediction of local control and QOL. Radiation Oncology. 1: 21, 2006.

7. Iida-Kondo C, Yoshino N, Kurabayashi T, Mataki S, Hasegawa M, Kurosaki N. Comparison pf tongue volume/ oral cavity volume ratio between obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients and normal adults using magnetic resonance imaging. J Med Dent Sci 53: 119-126, 2006.

8. Yamada I, Izumi Y, Kawano T, Yoshino N, Tetsumura A, Kumagai J, Shibuya H. Esophageal carcinoma: evaluation with high-resolution three-dimensional constructive interference in steady state MR imaging in vitro. J Magn Reson Imaging 24: 1326-1332, 2006.