Division / Integrated Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Great Departments / Biomedical Informatics
Associate Professor Osamu Ikeda
osamu-3643ik(at mark)
Assistant Professor Shinya Shiraishi
shiraish(at mark)
Assistant Professor Masanori Imuta (University Hospital Affiliation)
Research theme

Diagnostic imaging plays an very important role for patients'management. Diagnostic imaging includes various radiological modalities including plain radiography, ultrasound, CT, MRI, angiography and endoscopy. The Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the Kumamoto Univ. Postgraduate School is a highly specialized department which strives to perform clinical and basic studies in every field of diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive image-guided therapy, so called interventional radiology. Kumamoto University is recognized as a world leader in radiological research in the filed of abdominal and neuroradiology. We have recently introduced a unit combining CT and SPECT We are now incorporating functional information on morphologic information derived from CT or MR data.