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  1. Medical image processing has proven to be effective and feasible for assisting oncologists in diagnosing lung, thyroid, and other cancers, especially at early stage. However, there is no reliable method for th...

    Authors: Rong-Li Xie, Yao Wang, Yan-Na Zhao, Jun Zhang, Guang-Biao Chen, Jian Fei and Zhuang Fu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:22
  2. Quantifying the smoothness of different layers of the retina can potentially be an important and practical biomarker in various pathologic conditions like diabetic retinopathy. The purpose of this study is to ...

    Authors: Jamshid Saeidian, Tahereh Mahmoudi, Hamid Riazi-Esfahani, Zahra Montazeriani, Alireza Khodabande, Mohammad Zarei, Nazanin Ebrahimiadib, Behzad Jafari, Alireza Afzal Aghaei, Hossein Azimi and Elias Khalili Pour
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:21
  3. Grading of cancer histopathology slides requires more pathologists and expert clinicians as well as it is time consuming to look manually into whole-slide images. Hence, an automated classification of histopat...

    Authors: Mahati Munikoti Srikantamurthy, V. P. Subramanyam Rallabandi, Dawood Babu Dudekula, Sathishkumar Natarajan and Junhyung Park
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:19
  4. Chest radiography is the standard investigation for identifying rib fractures. The application of artificial intelligence (AI) for detecting rib fractures on chest radiographs is limited by image quality contr...

    Authors: Jiangfen Wu, Nijun Liu, Xianjun Li, Qianrui Fan, Zhihao Li, Jin Shang, Fei Wang, Bowei Chen, Yuanwang Shen, Pan Cao, Zhe Liu, Miaoling Li, Jiayao Qian, Jian Yang and Qinli Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:18
  5. Slot-scan digital radiography (SSDR) is equipped with detachable scatter grids and a variable copper filter. In this study, this function was used to obtain parameters for low-dose imaging for whole-spine imag...

    Authors: Shigeji Ichikawa, Hiroe Muto, Masashi Imao, Takashi Nonaka, Kouji Sakekawa and Yasutaka Sato
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:17
  6. Although the central scar is an essential imaging characteristic of renal oncocytoma (RO), its utility in distinguishing RO from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has not been well explored. The study aimed to evalua...

    Authors: Jianyi Qu, Qianqian Zhang, Xinhong Song, Hong Jiang, Heng Ma, Wenhua Li and Xiaofei Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:16
  7. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is commonly used for the diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and occipital clivus (OC) invasion, but a proportion of lesions may be missed using non-enhanced MRI. The p...

    Authors: Fan Yang, Yujie Li, Xiaolu Li, Xiaoduo Yu, Yanfeng Zhao, Lin Li, Lizhi Xie and Meng Lin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:15
  8. The aim was to compare the diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) indices derived from human hearts between 1.5 T and 3.0 T scanners. Additionally, the reproducibility of DTI indices was assessed between 1.5 T and 3.0...

    Authors: Xiaodan Li, Rui Chen, Xi Xu, Zebin Xiao, Xiaoyu Wei, Yuelong Yang, Zhongping Zhang, Zhigang Wu, Yanjie Zhu and Hui Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:14
  9. The combination of anti-programmed death-1 antibodies and chemotherapy is effective; however, there are no reliable outcome prediction factors. We investigated the prognostic factors based on 18Fluorine-fluorodeo...

    Authors: Tianyu Yang, Shuang Liu, Rui Zuo, Hongwei Liang, Lu Xu, Zhengjie Wang, Xiaoliang Chen and Hua Pang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:12
  10. The results of halo sign in the differential diagnosis of thyroid nodules were conflicting, and the value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in characterization of thyroid nodules with halo has not been fu...

    Authors: Xue-jun Chen, Lin-jin Huang, Feng Mao, Hai-xia Yuan, Xi Wang, Qing Lu and Cai-hong Dong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:11
  11. The conventional breast Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) was subtly influenced by microcirculation owing to the insufficient selection of the b values. However, the multiparameter derived from multiple b-value...

    Authors: Chu-Xin Lin, Ye Tian, Jia-Min Li, Shu-Ting Liao, Yu-Tao Liu, Run-Gen Zhan, Zhong-Li Du and Xiang-Rong Yu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:10
  12. Total-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scanners are characterized by higher signal collection efficiency and greater spatial resolution compared to conventional scanners, allowing...

    Authors: Anna Calabro’, Yasser G. Abdelhafez, Elizabeth K. A. Triumbari, Benjamin A. Spencer, Moon S. Chen Jr., Domenico Albano, Christopher R. Cassim, Francesco Bertagna, Francesco Dondi, Simon R. Cherry, Ramsey D. Badawi, Fatma Sen and Lorenzo Nardo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:9
  13. Thyroid hemiagenesis is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by the lack of development of one thyroid lobe. The purpose of this study was to evaluate computed tomography (CT) findings of thyroid hemiagenes...

    Authors: Dae Young Yoon, Eun Soo Kim, Chae Woon Lee, Young Lan Seo, Yul Lee, Mi Jung Kwon and Sang Min Lee
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:8
  14. Myocardial strain is reported to be a sensitive indicator of myocardial mechanical changes in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The changes in the mechanics of the myocardium of normal wall thic...

    Authors: Jinhan Qiao, Peijun Zhao, Jianyao Lu, Lu Huang, Xiaoling Ma, Xiaoyue Zhou and Liming Xia
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:7
  15. In medical imaging, a computed tomography (CT) scanner is a major source of ionizing radiation. All medical radiation exposures should be justified and optimized to meet the clinical diagnosis. Thus, to avoid ...

    Authors: Marema Jebessa Kumsa, Teklehaimanot Mezgebe Nguse, Haleluya Biredaw Ambessa, Tesfaye Tefera Gele, Wondemu Geteye Fantaye and Seife Teferi Dellie
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:6
  16. To evaluate whether deep learning reconstruction (DLR) accelerates the acquisition of 1.5-T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) knee data without image deterioration.

    Authors: Hiroyuki Akai, Koichiro Yasaka, Haruto Sugawara, Taku Tajima, Masaru Kamitani, Toshihiro Furuta, Masaaki Akahane, Naoki Yoshioka, Kuni Ohtomo, Osamu Abe and Shigeru Kiryu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:5
  17. To establish and verify a radiomics nomogram for differentiating isolated micronodular adrenal hyperplasia (iMAD) from lipid-poor adenoma (LPA) based on computed tomography (CT)-extracted radiomic features.

    Authors: Hongtao Yuan, Bing Kang, Kui Sun, Songnan Qin, Congshan Ji and Ximing Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:4
  18. Intraductal papillary carcinoma (IDPC) is a rare but fatal disease. Preoperative ultrasound diagnosis of IDPC remains challenging and meaningful. The aim of the study was to determine an effective ultrasound m...

    Authors: Luying Gao, Xingjian Lai, Jing Zhang, Yuxin Jiang and Jianchu Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:3
  19. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical performance of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis guided vacuum-assisted biopsy (DBT-VAB) for microcalcifications in the breast.

    Authors: Mirai Ido, Masayuki Saito, Hirona Banno, Yukie Ito, Manami Goto, Takahito Ando, Junko Kousaka, Yukako Mouri, Kimihito Fujii, Tsuneo Imai, Shogo Nakano, Kojiro Suzuki and Kenta Murotani
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:2
  20. MRI is the best imaging tool for the evaluation of uterine tumors, but conventional MRI diagnosis results rely on radiologists and contrast agents (if needed). As a new objective, reproducible and contrast-age...

    Authors: Liuhong Zhu, Weihong Lu, Funan Wang, Yanwei Wang, Pu-Yeh Wu, Jianjun Zhou and Hao Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:1
  21. This study mainly analysed the imaging data for seven cases of adult pancreatoblastoma (PB) and summarized additional imaging features of this disease based on a literature review, aiming to improve the unders...

    Authors: Mengnan Wu, Jiongbin Lin, Zhuangsheng Liu, Zhiming Huang and Ruoning Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:228
  22. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a demyelinating disease of the central nerve system caused by the John Cunningham virus. On MRI, PML may sometimes appear similar to primary central nervous ...

    Authors: Hirofumi Koike, Minoru Morikawa, Hideki Ishimaru, Reiko Ideguchi, Masataka Uetani, Takeshi Hiu, Takayuki Matsuo and Mitsuharu Miyoshi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:227
  23. Medical image analysis has evolved to facilitate the development of methods for high-throughput extraction of quantitative features that can potentially contribute to the diagnostic and treatment paradigm of c...

    Authors: Peter McAnena, Brian M. Moloney, Robert Browne, Niamh O’Halloran, Leon Walsh, Sinead Walsh, Declan Sheppard, Karl J. Sweeney, Michael J. Kerin and Aoife J. Lowery
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:225
  24. Supervised deep learning in radiology suffers from notorious inherent limitations: 1) It requires large, hand-annotated data sets; (2) It is non-generalizable; and (3) It lacks explainability and intuition. It...

    Authors: J. N. Stember and H. Shalu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:224
  25. To compare the diagnostic performance of double contrast-enhanced ultrasound (DCEUS) and multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT) in the gross classification of gastric cancer (GC) preoperatively.

    Authors: Ping He, Lan Zeng, Liying Miao, Tianli Wang, Juxiang Ye, Lingmei Meng, Heng Xue, Fan Zhang, Bo Zhao and Huiyu Ge
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:223
  26. Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is the most common type of epilepsy associated with changes in the cerebral cortex throughout the brain. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is widely used for detecting such anomalie...

    Authors: Iman Sarbisheh, Leili Tapak, Alireza Fallahi, Javad Fardmal, Majid Sadeghifar, MohammadReza Nazemzadeh and Jafar Mehvari Habibabadi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:222
  27. It is difficult to predict normal-sized lymph node metastasis (LNM) in cervical cancer clinically. We aimed to investigate the feasibility of using deep learning (DL) nomogram based on readout segmentation of ...

    Authors: Weiliang Qian, Zhisen Li, Weidao Chen, Hongkun Yin, Jibin Zhang, Jianming Xu and Chunhong Hu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:221
  28. Knowing the lowest acceptable radiation dose of multiphase hepatic CT may allow us to reduce the radiation dose for detecting HCC.

    Authors: Eun Sun Choi, Jin Sil Kim, Jeong Kyong Lee, Hye Ah Lee and Seongyong Pak
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:219
  29. To compare a deep learning model with a radiomics model in differentiating high-grade (LR-3, LR-4, LR-5) liver imaging reporting and data system (LI-RADS) liver tumors from low-grade (LR-1, LR-2) LI-RADS tumor...

    Authors: Lixin Du, Jianpeng Yuan, Meng Gan, Zhigang Li, Pan Wang, Zujun Hou and Cong Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:218
  30. In this study, the role and efficiency of computerized tomography angiography (CTA) in the postoperative management of patients with penile revascularization were evaluated.

    Authors: Fatih Akdemίr, Önder Kayıgίl, Oktay Algın and Ali İpek
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:217
  31. Visual evaluation of phantom images is an important, but time-consuming part of mammography quality control (QC). Consistent scoring of phantom images over the device’s lifetime is highly desirable. Recently, ...

    Authors: Veli-Matti Sundell, Teemu Mäkelä, Anne-Mari Vitikainen and Touko Kaasalainen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:216
  32. To explore the prognostic value of serial dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI in patients with advanced pulmonary adenocarcinoma undergoing first-line therapy with either tyrosine-kinase inhibitors (TKI) or pl...

    Authors: Stephan Rheinheimer, Petros Christopoulos, Stella Erdmann, Julia Saupe, Heiko Golpon, Jens Vogel-Claussen, Julien Dinkel, Michael Thomas, Claus Peter Heussel, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor and Gudula Heussel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:215
  33. Uterine fibroid embolisation (UFE) is an established treatment method for symptomatic uterine myomas. This study evaluates the efficacy of UFE using objective magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data for size and...

    Authors: Maliha Sadick, Leonie Hofmann, Christel Weiß, Benjamin Tuschy, Stefan O. Schönberg and Frank G. Zöllner
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:214
  34. Ultrasound imaging is used for diagnosis, treatment, and blood vessel visualization during venous catheter placement. However, various physiological factors (e.g., body temperature and exercise) influence vein...

    Authors: Matsumoto Miharu, Hashiguchi Nobuko and Kobayashi Hiromitsu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:212
  35. Chest trauma is one of the most important and commonest injuries that require timely diagnosis, accounting for 25–50% of trauma related deaths globally. Although CT scan is the gold standard for detection of h...

    Authors: Stephen Mbae Kithinji, Herman Lule, Moses Acan, Lauben Kyomukama, Joshua Muhumuza and Patrick Kyamanywa
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:211
  36. To explore the characteristics of peripheral blood, high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) imaging and the radiomics signature (RadScore) in patients infected with delta variant virus under different coron...

    Authors: Huanhuan Wei, Zehua Shao, Jianqing Tai, Fangfang Fu, Chuanjian Lv, Zhiping Guo, Yaping Wu, Lijuan Chen, Yan Bai, Qingxia Wu, Xuan Yu, Xinling Mu, Fengmin Shao and Meiyun Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:209
  37. The purpose of the retrospective study was to analyze the reliability and repeatability of specific landmark-positions used in cephalometry to determine the major sources of absolute landmark position differen...

    Authors: Ralf K. W. Schulze and Lea K. M. Linnerth
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:208
  38. Glaucoma is one of the major causes of blindness; it is estimated that over 110 million people will be affected by glaucoma worldwide by 2040. Research on glaucoma detection using deep learning technology has ...

    Authors: Wee Shin Lim, Heng-Yen Ho, Heng-Chen Ho, Yan-Wu Chen, Chih-Kuo Lee, Pao-Ju Chen, Feipei Lai, Jyh-Shing Roger Jang and Mei-Lan Ko
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:206
  39. CT-based abdominal skeletal muscle area (SMA) serves as a standard for assessing muscle mass in patients with cirrhosis. Few studies have used MR imaging to measure SMA in cirrhotic patients. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Zhengyu Xu, Jia Luo, Dawei Yang, Hui Xu, Jidong Jia and Zhenghan Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:205
  40. Microvascular invasion (MVI) is a histological factor that is closely related to the early recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after resection. To investigate whether a noninvasive risk score system b...

    Authors: Sheng Wang, Weizhi Zheng, Zhencheng Zhang, Guo-hua Zhang and Dan-jiang Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:204
  41. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths throughout the world. Chest computed tomography (CT) is now widely used in the screening and diagnosis of lung cancer due to its effectiveness. Radiolo...

    Authors: Shichiro Katase, Akimichi Ichinose, Mahiro Hayashi, Masanaka Watanabe, Kinka Chin, Yuhei Takeshita, Hisae Shiga, Hidekatsu Tateishi, Shiro Onozawa, Yuya Shirakawa, Koji Yamashita, Jun Shudo, Keigo Nakamura, Akihito Nakanishi, Kazunori Kuroki and Kenichi Yokoyama
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:203
  42. To compare multiple breast cancer screening methods for evaluating breast non-mass-like lesions (NMLs), and investigate new best screening method for breast non-mass-like lesions and the value of the lexicon o...

    Authors: Jianxing Zhang, Lishan Cai, Xiyang Pan, Ling Chen, Miao Chen, Dan Yan, Jia Liu and Liangping Luo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:202

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