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  1. Computer-aided methods for analyzing white blood cells (WBC) are popular due to the complexity of the manual alternatives. Recent works have shown highly accurate segmentation and detection of white blood cell...

    Authors: Changhun Jung, Mohammed Abuhamad, David Mohaisen, Kyungja Han and DaeHun Nyang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:94
  2. To investigate the value of contrast-enhanced CT (CECT)-derived imaging features in predicting lymphovascular invasion (LVI) status in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) patients.

    Authors: Yang Li, Haiyan Su, Li Yang, Meng Yue, Mingbo Wang, Xiaolong Gu, Lijuan Dai, Xiangming Wang, Xiaohua Su, Andu Zhang, Jialiang Ren and Gaofeng Shi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:93
  3. The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based proton density fat fraction (PDFF) has become popular for quantifying liver fat content. However, the variability of the region-of-interest (ROI) sampling strategy ma...

    Authors: Di Cao, Mengyi Li, Yang Liu, He Jin, Dawei Yang, Hui Xu, Han Lv, JIa Liu, Peng Zhang, Zhongtao Zhang and Zhenghan Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:92
  4. Noninvasive assessment of pulmonary artery systolic pressure by Doppler echocardiography (sPAPECHO) has been widely adopted to screen for pulmonary hypertension (PH), but there is still a high proportion of overe...

    Authors: Guang-jie Lv, Ai-li Li, Xin-cao Tao, Ya-nan Zhai, Yu Zhang, Jie-ping Lei, Qian Gao, Wan-mu Xie and Zhen-guo Zhai
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:91
  5. Endovascular revascularization has become the first-line treatment of chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI). The qualitative visual analysis of digital subtraction angiography (DSA) is dependent on observer experi...

    Authors: Annette Thurner, Anne Marie Augustin, Thorsten Alexander Bley and Ralph Kickuth
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:90
  6. Segmenting brain tumor and its constituent regions from magnetic resonance images (MRI) is important for planning diagnosis and treatment. In clinical routine often an experienced radiologist delineates the tu...

    Authors: Dheerendranath Battalapalli, B. V. V. S. N. Prabhakar Rao, P. Yogeeswari, C. Kesavadas and Venkateswaran Rajagopalan
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:89
  7. Despite the dramatic increase in the use of medical imaging in various therapeutic fields of clinical trials, the first step of image quality check (image QC), which aims to check whether images are uploaded a...

    Authors: Seongwon Na, Yu Sub Sung, Yousun Ko, Youngbin Shin, Junghyun Lee, Jiyeon Ha, Su Jung Ham, Kyoungro Yoon and Kyung Won Kim
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:87
  8. To analyse the changes in brain white matter before and after radiotherapy (RT) by applying multisequence MR radiomics features and to establish a relationship between the changes in radiomics features and rad...

    Authors: Mingming Chen, Lizhen Wang, Guanzhong Gong, Yong Yin and Pengcheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:86
  9. Acoustic structure quantification (ASQ) has been applied to evaluate liver histologic changes by analyzing the speckle pattern seen on B-mode ultrasound. We aimed to assess the severity of portal hypertension ...

    Authors: Wen-Bin Cai, Ji-Kai Yin, Qiao-ying Li, Yi-Lin Yang, Yun-You Duan and Li Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:85
  10. To investigate whether radiomics based on ultrasound images can predict lymphovascular invasion (LVI) of rectal cancer (RC) before surgery.

    Authors: Yu-quan Wu, Rui-zhi Gao, Peng Lin, Rong Wen, Hai-yuan Li, Mei-yan Mou, Feng-huan Chen, Fen Huang, Wei-jie Zhou, Hong Yang, Yun He and Ji Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:84
  11. This study aims to determine the clinical value of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of high inadequate risky thyroid nodules.

    Authors: Tinghui Yin, Bowen Zheng, Yufan Lian, Haifeng Li, Lei Tan, Shicheng Xu, Yong Liu, Tao Wu and Jie Ren
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:83
  12. An accurate preoperative assessment of cervical lymph node metastasis (LNM) is important for choosing an optimal therapeutic strategy for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) patients. This study aimed to develop...

    Authors: Yuyang Tong, Jingwen Zhang, Yi Wei, Jinhua Yu, Weiwei Zhan, Hansheng Xia, Shichong Zhou, Yuanyuan Wang and Cai Chang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:82
  13. Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are often clinically silent and unrecognized. The present study aimed to determine whether routine chest radiographs could be a potential screening tool for identifying missed ...

    Authors: Ding Na, Ma Cong, Wen Zhang-Xin, Chen Rong, Wang Qin-Yi, Ou Yang-Na and Sheng Zhi-Feng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:81
  14. To compare the diagnostic performance of deep learning models using convolutional neural networks (CNN) with that of radiologists in diagnosing endometrial cancer and to verify suitable imaging conditions.

    Authors: Aiko Urushibara, Tsukasa Saida, Kensaku Mori, Toshitaka Ishiguro, Kei Inoue, Tomohiko Masumoto, Toyomi Satoh and Takahito Nakajima
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:80
  15. Visual question answering in medical domain (VQA-Med) exhibits great potential for enhancing confidence in diagnosing diseases and helping patients better understand their medical conditions. One of the challe...

    Authors: Shengyan Liu, Xuejie Zhang, Xiaobing Zhou and Jian Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:79
  16. To explore the value of the quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) parameters in assessing preoperative extramural venous invasion (EMV...

    Authors: Weiqun Ao, Xian Zhang, Xiuzhen Yao, Xiandi Zhu, Shuitang Deng and Jianju Feng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:78
  17. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disease that primarily occurs in elderly individuals. However, it is difficult to diagnose and has a complex disease course. High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) ...

    Authors: Wen-Jui Wu, Wei-Ming Huang, Chia-Hao Liang and Chun-Ho Yun
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:76
  18. Inappropriate and wasteful use of health care resources is a common problem, constituting 10–34% of health services spending in the western world. Even though diagnostic imaging is vital for identifying correc...

    Authors: Elin Kjelle, Eivind Richter Andersen, Arne Magnus Krokeide, Lesley J. J. Soril, Leti van Bodegom-Vos, Fiona M. Clement and Bjørn Morten Hofmann
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:73
  19. To assess the stiffness of benign breast masses in ultrasound images with posterior acoustic shadowing (PAS) and malignant lesions, and explore the significance of differential diagnosis using ultrasound real ...

    Authors: Hui Luo, Jian Li, Yang Shi, Xiaojun Xiao, Yuanyang Wang, Zhanghong Wei and Jinfeng Xu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:71
  20. To develop a clinical-radiomics nomogram by incorporating radiomics score and clinical predictors for preoperative prediction of microvascular invasion in hepatocellular carcinoma.

    Authors: Yutao Wang, Shuying Luo, Gehui Jin, Randi Fu, Zhongfei Yu and Jian Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:70
  21. Transfer learning (TL) with convolutional neural networks aims to improve performances on a new task by leveraging the knowledge of similar tasks learned in advance. It has made a major contribution to medical...

    Authors: Hee E. Kim, Alejandro Cosa-Linan, Nandhini Santhanam, Mahboubeh Jannesari, Mate E. Maros and Thomas Ganslandt
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:69
  22. The measurement of liver stiffness (LS) and spleen stiffness (SS) based on ultrasound elastography can be used for non-invasive assessment of portal hypertension (PH). However, there are few studies on the cor...

    Authors: YongJian Chen, JingYun Li, Qin Zhou, GuoRong Lyu and ShiLin Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:68
  23. Airway complications are the most serious complications after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) and can have devastating consequences if their detection and intervention are delayed. Plain radi...

    Authors: Shizumasa Murata, Hiroshi Iwasaki, Hiroyuki Oka, Hiroshi Hashizume, Yasutsugu Yukawa, Akihito Minamide, Shunji Tsutsui, Masanari Takami, Keiji Nagata, Ryo Taiji, Takuhei Kozaki and Hiroshi Yamada
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:67
  24. This study aims to propose the combinations of image processing and machine learning model to segment the maturity development of the mandibular premolars using a Keras-based deep learning convolutional neural...

    Authors: Norhasmira Mohammad, Anuar Mikdad Muad, Rohana Ahmad and Mohd Yusmiaidil Putera Mohd Yusof
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:66
  25. Ultrasound (US) guided transoral biopsy is a novel and safe procedure for obtaining tissue in patients with oral masses. However, this procedure is less commonly used in comparison to US guided transcutaneous ...

    Authors: Ting Wei, Man Lu, Juan Li, Ziyue Hu, Tingting Li, Xueqing Cheng, Lu Wang and Wei Pu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:65
  26. To evaluate the utility of high-resolution compressed sensing time-of-fight MR angiography (CS TOF-MRA) for assessing patients with moyamoya disease (MMD) after surgical revascularization, by comparison with c...

    Authors: Shujing Ren, Wei Wu, Chunqiu Su, Qianmiao Zhu, Michaela Schmidt, Yi Sun, Christoph Forman, Peter Speier, Xunning Hong and Shanshan Lu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:64
  27. While 18F-FDG PET/CT yields valuable prognostic information for patients in first-line therapy of multiple myeloma (MM), its prognostic relevance in relapse is not established. Available studies of relapsed MM de...

    Authors: Romans Zukovs, Christina Antke, Eduards Mamlins, Lino Morris Sawicki, Annemarie Mohring, David Lopez y Niedenhoff, Amelie Boquoi, Mustafa Kondakci, Gerald Antoch, Hans-Wilhelm Müller, Roland Fenk and Rainer Haas
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:63
  28. The establishment of test–retest reliability and reproducibility (TRR) is an important part of validating any research tool, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The primary objective of thi...

    Authors: James W. Ibinson, Andrea G. Gillman, Vince Schmidthorst, Conrad Li, Vitaly Napadow, Marco L. Loggia and Ajay D. Wasan
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:62
  29. Thyroid nodules are a challenge in clinical practice and thyroid ultrasonography is essential for assessing the risk of malignancy. The use of ultrasound-based malignancy risk classification systems has been r...

    Authors: Luís Raposo, Cláudia Freitas, Raquel Martins, Catarina Saraiva, Isabel Manita, Maria João Oliveira, Ana Paula Marques, Bernardo Marques, Gustavo Rocha, Teresa Martins, Teresa Azevedo and Fernando Rodrigues
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:61
  30. Maintaining the pituitary function after surgery is highly important. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics and pituita...

    Authors: Behrooz Hassani, Nahid Hashemi-Madani, Manizhe Ataee Kachuee and Mohammad E. Khamseh
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:60
  31. Fractional flow reserve derived from computed tomography (FFRCT) has been demonstrated to improve identification of lesion-specific ischemia significantly compared with coronary computed tomography angiography...

    Authors: Xianglan Jin, Xiangyu Jin, Xiaoyun Wu, Luguang Chen, Tiegong Wang and Wangfu Zang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:59
  32. Positron emission tomography (PET)/ computed tomography (CT) has been extensively used to quantify metabolically active tumors in various oncology indications. However, FDG-PET/CT often encounters false positi...

    Authors: Xiaoyong Wang, Skander Jemaa, Jill Fredrickson, Alexandre Fernandez Coimbra, Tina Nielsen, Alex De Crespigny, Thomas Bengtsson and Richard A. D. Carano
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:58
  33. Authors: Chao-qun Li, Xin Zheng, Huan-ling Guo, Mei-qing Cheng, Yang Huang, Xiao-yan Xie, Ming-de Lu, Ming Kuang, Wei Wang and Li-da Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:57

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  34. To establish the three-dimensional facial soft tissue morphology of adolescent and adult females in the Guangdong population and to study the morphological characteristics of hyperdivergent skeletal class II f...

    Authors: Xueqin Zhang, Jinxuan Zheng, Jianqing Deng, Zhaoxiang Wen, Zhengyuan Chen, Liyi Gan and Liping Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:56
  35. The implementation of a collective terminology in radiological reporting such as the RSNA radiological lexicon (RadLex) yields many benefits including unambiguous communication of findings, improved education,...

    Authors: Torge Huckhagel, Christine Stadelmann, Tammam Abboud and Christian Riedel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:53
  36. Enteral nutrition through feeding tubes serves as the primary method of nutritional supplementation for patients unable to feed themselves. Plain radiographs are routinely used to confirm the position of the N...

    Authors: Gongbo Liang, Halemane Ganesh, Dylan Steffe, Liangliang Liu, Nathan Jacobs and Jie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:52
  37. To investigate and verify the efficiency and effectiveness of a nomogram based on radiomics labels in predicting the treatment of lumbar disc herniation (LDH).

    Authors: Gang Yu, Wenlong Yang, Jingkun Zhang, Qi Zhang, Jian Zhou, Yuan Hong, Jiaojiao Luo, Quan Shi, Zhidan Yang, Kangyu Zhang and Hong Tu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:51
  38. The aims of this study were to evaluate liver fibrosis with two-dimensional (2D) shear wave elastography (SWE) in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), to compare 2D-SWE with histopathology and to determine...

    Authors: Seyhmus Kavak, Safak Kaya, Ayhan Senol and Nilgun Sogutcu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:50
  39. The acceptance of coronary CT angiogram (CCTA) scans in the management of stable angina has led to an exponential increase in studies performed and reported incidental findings, including pulmonary nodules (PN...

    Authors: Erique Guedes Pinto, Diana Penha, Bruno Hochhegger, Colin Monaghan, Edson Marchiori, Luís Taborda-Barata and Klaus Irion
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:49
  40. Attenuation correction is crucial in quantitative positron emission tomography-magnetic resonance (PET-MRI) imaging. We evaluated three methods to improve the segmentation and modelling of the attenuation coef...

    Authors: Jani Lindén, Jarmo Teuho, Mika Teräs and Riku Klén
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:48
  41. Biliary adenofibroma (BAF) is a rare primary hepatic tumor with the potential risk of malignant transformation. Given the extreme rarity of the disease, the imaging features of BAF are unclear. We presented a ...

    Authors: Wenjun Hu, Ying Zhao, Yunsong Liu, Zhengyu Hua and Ailian Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:47
  42. Artificial intelligence, particularly the deep learning (DL) model, can provide reliable results for automated cardiothoracic ratio (CTR) measurement on chest X-ray (CXR) images. In everyday clinical use, howe...

    Authors: Pairash Saiviroonporn, Suwimon Wonglaksanapimon, Warasinee Chaisangmongkon, Isarun Chamveha, Pakorn Yodprom, Krittachat Butnian, Thanogchai Siriapisith and Trongtum Tongdee
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:46

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