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  1. Content type: Research article

    Grading of degeneration of the cervical spine is of great clinical value, considering the vast amount of radiological investigations that are being done with this query. Despite the fact that Computed Tomograp...

    Authors: Eric Rydman, Sara Bankler, Sari Ponzer and Hans Järnbert-Pettersson

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:45

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  2. Content type: Research article

    99mTc-labelled methylene diphosphonate (99mTc-MDP) uptake can occasionally be identified in extraosseous neoplasms on whole-body scans (WBSs) and may be misinterpreted as bone metastasis. The purpose of our study...

    Authors: Linqi Zhang, Qiao He, Tao Zhou, Bing Zhang, Wei Li, Hao Peng, Xi Zhong, Liwu Ma and Rusen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:44

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The purpose was to investigate the difference of detection rate of incidental pancreatic cystic lesions (PCLs) with computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to compare the difference b...

    Authors: Shuo Zhu, Wen-Tao Wang, Xiao-Sha Shang, Ting Ni, Wen-Chuan Wu, Wen-Hui Lou, Meng-Su Zeng and Sheng-Xiang Rao

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:43

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The aim was to examine correlations between radiological signs of chronic periodontitis, Mandibular Inferior Cortex (MIC) index and osteoporotic fracture probability based on the FRAX BMI tool.

    Authors: Paweł Kalinowski, Ingrid Różyło-Kalinowska, Magdalena Piskórz and Urszula Bojakowska-Komsta

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:41

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Pulmonary involvement is common in several infectious and non-infectious diagnostic settings. Imaging findings consistently overlap and are therefore difficult to differentiate by chest-CT. The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Christopher Kloth, Wolfgang Maximilian Thaiss, Robert Beck, Michael Haap, Jan Fritz, Meinrad Beer and Marius Horger

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:39

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Recent studies have highlighted the correlation between diabetes and pancreatic fat infiltration. Notably, pancreatic fat content (PFC) is a potential biomarker in diabetic patients, and magnetic resonance ima...

    Authors: Yidi Chen, Liling Long, Zijian Jiang, Ling Zhang, Delin Zhong and Xialing Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:38

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  7. Content type: Correction

    In the original version of this article [1], published on 8 November 2018, there was an error in the name of the 2nd author.

    Authors: Giasemi Koutouzi, Behrooz Nasihatkon, Monika Danielak-Nowak, Henrik Leonhardt, Mårten Falkenberg and Fredrik Kahl

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:37

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Imaging 2018 18:42

  8. Content type: Research article

    Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma (LGMS) is a rare type of tumor. Previous research has paid much attention to reporting pathological analyses of LGMS. However, only few systematic clinical and/or radiological...

    Authors: Lu Wang, Ling-Xia Li, De-Qiang Chen, Lin Yang, Shu-Kui Li and Cai Cheng

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:36

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare clinic-radiological entity characterized by headache, an altered mental status, visual disturbances, and seizures. Reversible splenial lesion syndr...

    Authors: Qing Yang, Can-can Chang, Mengxiao Liu and Yong-qiang Yu

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:35

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to assess the effect of exposure parameters such as milliampere (mA) and field of view (FOV) of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) on a metal artifact of dental implants placed in different ...

    Authors: Abbas Shokri, Mohammad Reza Jamalpour, Atefeh Khavid, Zeinab Mohseni and Masoud Sadeghi

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:34

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study is to compare the performance of three-dimensional magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (3D-MRCP) with non-MRCP T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences for diagn...

    Authors: Nino Bogveradze, Felix Hasse, Philipp Mayer, Christian Rupp, Christin Tjaden, Miriam Klauss, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor and Tim Frederik Weber

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:33

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The goal of our study was to evaluate the current approach in prediction of postoperative major complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), especially symptomatic pancreatic fistula (POPF), using paramet...

    Authors: Nicolas Linder, Alexander Schaudinn, Katharina Langenhan, Felix Krenzien, Hans-Michael Hau, Christian Benzing, Georgi Atanasov, Moritz Schmelzle, Thomas Kahn, Harald Busse, Michael Bartels, Ulf Neumann and Georg Wiltberger

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:32

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  13. Content type: Technical advance

    Facial paralysis (FP) is a neuromotor dysfunction that losses voluntary muscles movement in one side of the human face. As the face is the basic means of social interactions and emotional expressions among hum...

    Authors: Jocelyn Barbosa, Woo-Keun Seo and Jaewoo Kang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:30

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Left ventricular mass (LVM) is an independent risk factor for the prediction of cardiac events. Its assessment is a clinically important diagnostic procedure in cardiology and may be performed by Computed Tomo...

    Authors: Alexandra G. Gheorghe, Andreas Fuchs, Christina Jacobsen, Klaus F. Kofoed, Rasmus Møgelvang, Niels Lynnerup and Jytte Banner

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:29

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The malignancy risks of various echogenic foci in thyroid nodules are not consistent. The association between malignancy and echogenic foci and various Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TIRADS) in thy...

    Authors: Su Min Ha, Yun Jae Chung, Hye Shin Ahn, Jung Hwan Baek and Sung Bin Park

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:28

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  16. Content type: Technical advance

    One of the major limitations of MRI is its slow acquisition speed. To accelerate data acquisition, partially parallel imaging (PPI) methods have been widely used in clinical applications such as sensitivity en...

    Authors: Jucheng Zhang, Yonghua Chu, Wenhong Ding, Liyi Kang, Ling Xia, Sanjay Jaiswal, Zhikang Wang and Zhifeng Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:27

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Initial reports of 23Na magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) date back to the 1970s. However, methodological challenges of the technique hampered its widespread adoption for many years. Recent technical developments ...

    Authors: Melissa M. Meyer, Stefan Haneder, Simon Konstandin, Johannes Budjan, John N. Morelli, Lothar R. Schad, Hans U. Kerl, Stefan O. Schoenberg and Christoph Kabbasch

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:26

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Reports of head and neck ultrasound examinations are frequently written by hand as free texts. Naturally, quality and structure of free text reports is variable, depending on the examiner’s individual level of...

    Authors: Benjamin P. Ernst, Mohamed Hodeib, Sebastian Strieth, Julian Künzel, Fabian Bischof, Berit Hackenberg, Tilmann Huppertz, Veronika Weber, Katharina Bahr, Jonas Eckrich, Jan Hagemann, Matthias Engelbarts, Matthias F. Froelich, Philipp Solbach, Richard Linke, Christoph Matthias…

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:25

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) is helpful for depicting hemorrhage, calcification, and increased vascularity in some neoplasms, which may reflect tumor grade. In this study, we aimed to apply SWI in pat...

    Authors: Xing Yang, Jinyu Zhu, Yongming Dai, Zhen Tian, Gongxin Yang, Huimin Shi, Yingwei Wu and Xiaofeng Tao

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:24

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  20. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the feasibility of using radiomics with precontrast magnetic resonance imaging for classifying hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and hepatic haemangioma (HH).

    Authors: Jingjun Wu, Ailian Liu, Jingjing Cui, Anliang Chen, Qingwei Song and Lizhi Xie

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:23

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  21. Content type: Research article

    For most computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) problems involving prostate cancer detection via medical imaging data, the choice of classifier has been largely ad hoc, or been motivated by classifier comparison studi...

    Authors: Satish E. Viswanath, Prathyush V. Chirra, Michael C. Yim, Neil M. Rofsky, Andrei S. Purysko, Mark A. Rosen, B Nicolas Bloch and Anant Madabhushi

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:22

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  22. Content type: Research article

    One of the major causes of perioperative mortality of patients undergoing major hepatic resections is post-hepatectomy liver failure (PHLF). For preoperative appraisal of the risk of PHLF it is important to accur...

    Authors: Philipp Mayer, Martin Grözinger, Theresa Mokry, Peter Schemmer, Nina Waldburger, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Miriam Klauss and Christof-Matthias Sommer

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:20

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Although previous studies have examined the impact of slice position in volumetric measurements in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) imaging, very limited data are available today comparing T1 and Extra-...

    Authors: Christos G. Xanthis, David Nordlund, Robert Jablonowski and Håkan Arheden

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:18

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The clinical and research value of Computed Tomography (CT) volumetry of esophageal cancer tumor size remains controversial. Development in CT technique and image analysis has made CT volumetry less cumbersome...

    Authors: Yi-Hua Zhang, Michael A. Fischer, Henrik Lehmann, Åse Johnsson, Ioannis Rouvelas, Gunnar Herlin, Lars Lundell and Torkel B. Brismar

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:17

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  25. Content type: Software

    Analytic morphomics, or more simply, “morphomics,” refers to the measurement of specific biomarkers of body composition from medical imaging, most commonly computed tomography (CT) images. An emerging body of ...

    Authors: Louis Mullie and Jonathan Afilalo

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:15

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The assessment of liver percentage fat fraction (%FF) using proton density fat fraction sequences is becoming increasingly accessible. Previous studies have tended to use multiple small ROIs that focus on Coui...

    Authors: Alexander J. Procter, Julia Y. Sun, Paul N. Malcolm and Andoni P. Toms

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:14

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Even though progressive rhinosinusitis with osteitis is a major clinical problem in granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), there are no studies on how GPA-related osteitis develops over time, and no quantitat...

    Authors: Sigrun Skaar Holme, Jon Magnus Moen, Karin Kilian, Hilde Haukeland, Øyvind Molberg and Heidi B. Eggesbø

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:13

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Fetal deformity is a disease caused by abnormal chromosome structure, which may be influenced by genetic factors as well as the maternal and external environment. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be used t...

    Authors: Lishun Wang, Hongyan Nie, Qichen Wang, Guoliang Zhang, Gang Li, Liwei Bai, Tianshu Hua and Shuzhang Wei

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:12

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  29. Content type: Case report

    The imaging findings of hypoglycemic encephalopathy can be considerably similar to those of ischemic infarction or toxic leukoencephalopathy. We demonstrated unusual magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features of...

    Authors: Kai-I Chuang, Kevin Li-Chun Hsieh and Cheng-Yu Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:11

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In this study, we explored how various preprocessing approaches can be employed to enhance the capability of dental CBCT to accurately estimate trabecular bone microarchitectural parameters.

    Authors: Rong-Ting He, Ming-Gene Tu, Heng-Li Huang, Ming-Tzu Tsai, Jay Wu and Jui-Ting Hsu

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:10

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Aseptic loosening of the tibial component remains a major cause of failure in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) and may be related to micro-motion at the cement-bone interface due to insufficient cement...

    Authors: Christian B. Scheele, Peter E. Müller, Christian Schröder, Thomas Grupp, Volkmar Jansson and Matthias F. Pietschmann

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:9

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  32. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this retrospective review is to determine the MR imaging features of pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) in the spinal cord to help neuroradiologists preoperatively differentiate PA from other intramedul...

    Authors: De-jun She, Yi-ping Lu, Ji Xiong, Dao-ying Geng and Bo Yin

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:5

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  33. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate a reduced range CT protocol in patients with suspected acute appendicitis as compared to standard abdominal CT regarding diagnostic performance, effective radiation dose and organ doses.

    Authors: Dominik Zinsser, Michael Maurer, Phuong-Linh Do, Jakob Weiß, Mike Notohamiprodjo, Fabian Bamberg and Ahmed E. Othman

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:4

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) provide secure intravenous access for the delivery of life-sustaining medications and nutrition. They are commonly used in pediatrics. Confirmation of correct ce...

    Authors: Rebecca A. Hammon, Hannes Seuss, Matthias Hammon, Christian Grillhösl, Rafael Heiss, Martin Zeilinger, Nadine Bayerl, Pieter Vuylsteke, Friedrich Wanninger, Michael Schroth, Michael Uder and Oliver Rompel

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:3

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The aim of our study was to identify the factors and causes associated with non-detection for second breast cancers on screening mammography in women with a personal history of early-stage breast cancer.

    Authors: Yoo Kyung Yeom, Eun Young Chae, Hak Hee Kim, Joo Hee Cha, Hee Jung Shin and Woo Jung Choi

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:2

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Recent autopsy studies found microvascular rarefaction in remodeled myocardium of patients who died of heart failure with preserved ejection-fraction (HFpEF). This condition has not been investigated so far by...

    Authors: Pier Giorgio Masci, Anna Giulia Pavon, Gregoire Berchier and Juerg Schwitter

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:1

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  37. Content type: Research article

    To explore the value of parameters of multiphase dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MDCE-MRI) in the qualitative diagnosis of hepatic masses.

    Authors: Jingjing Chen, Youjiao Si, Kaikai Zhao, Xianglong Shi, Weiqun Bi, Shi-en Liu and Hui Hua

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2018 18:56

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  38. Content type: Research article

    While primarily a right heart disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can impact left heart function and aortic flow through a shifted interventricular septum from right ventricular pressure overload an...

    Authors: Jacob A. Macdonald, Christopher J. Franҫois, Omid Forouzan, Naomi C. Chesler and Oliver Wieben

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2018 18:55

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  39. Content type: Case report

    This is the first reported case of a primary intraosseous angioleiomyoma and the second case of a primary leiomyoma of the rib, irrespective of age. Angioleiomyomas mostly occur in patients of advanced age, in...

    Authors: Goran Djuričić, Zorica Milošević, Tijana Radović, Nataša Milčanović, Predrag Djukić, Marko Radulovic and Jelena Sopta

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2018 18:54

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