Norihisa Nitta received his M.D. degree in 1991 when he graduated from Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan. Since 1991, he received training in radiology for two years in the Department of Radiology at Shiga University Hospital. He worked at Nagahama Red Cross Hospital for 3 years, after which he entered Shiga University of Medical Science's Graduate School of Medicine, Otsu, Japan, where he received his Ph.D. degree. Nitta has been working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at Shiga University Hospital since 2000. His areas of expertise include basic investigation in the radiological field. His subspecialties are interventional radiology (IR) with specific emphasis on embolic materials which are useful in embolizing tumor vessels or ruptured vessels in IR field, and he is interested in contrast media used by MRI. These materials include superparamagnetic iron oxide and gadolinium -based contrast agent, which have drug-eluting functions. In the clinical field, Nitta maintains interest in chest radiology. He has published some papers of CT studies.
Biography Updated on 7 June 2013