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Genitourinary imaging

Section edited by Alexander Wong

This section aims to publish articles related to the development, evaluation, and use of imaging techniques and image processing tools to image the genitourinary system. 

  1. Content type: Research article

    Ultrasonography has become an indispensible tool in the management of obstetric patients. Accurate determination of fetal gestational age (FGA) has posed great challenge to patient management as the accuracy o...

    Authors: Everistus Obinna Abonyi, Charles Ugwoke Eze, Kennedy Kenechukwu Agwuna and Warric Sobechukwu Onwuzu

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:72

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Our aim was to compare CT images from native, nephrographic and excretory phases using image quality criteria as well as the detection of positive pathological findings in CT Urography, to explore if the radia...

    Authors: Bharti Kataria, Jonas Nilsson Althén, Örjan Smedby, Anders Persson, Hannibal Sökjer and Michael Sandborg

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:64

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  3. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to investigate the image quality and adverse events (AEs) of ethiodized poppyseed oil (EPO) compared with ioversol as contrast agents in hysterosalpingography (HSG).

    Authors: Yiqing Tan, Shilin Zheng, Wenfeng Lei, Fuhua Wang, Shengpan Jiang, Ting Zeng, Bei Zhou and Fan Hong

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2019 19:50

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  4. 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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  5. Content type: Research article

    This prospective study is to evaluate the potential value of sonographic measurements in the flaccid penis for the screening of arteriogenic impotence.

    Authors: Li-Da Chen, Fu-Shun Pan, Lu-Yao Zhou, Yu-Bo Liu, Jian-Yao Lv, Ming Xu, Xiao-Yan Xie, Ming-De Lu, Zhu Wang and Wei Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2018 18:40

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Quantitative radiomic features provide a plethora of minable data extracted from multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (MP-MRI) which can be used for accurate detection and localization of prostate cance...

    Authors: Farzad Khalvati, Junjie Zhang, Audrey G. Chung, Mohammad Javad Shafiee, Alexander Wong and Masoom A. Haider

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2018 18:16

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to compare the agreement of the bone scan index (BSI) using EXINI BoneBSI versus experts’ readings in the initial staging for bone metastasis in prostate cancer. In addition, the dia...

    Authors: Lars J. Petersen, Jesper C. Mortensen, Henrik Bertelsen and Helle D. Zacho

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2017 17:40

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Since 1980s the application of Prostate specific antigen (PSA) brought the revolution in prostate cancer diagnosis. However, it is important to underline that PSA is not the ideal screening tool due to its low...

    Authors: Xiang-ke Niu, Jun Li, Susant Kumar Das, Yan Xiong, Chao-bing Yang and Tao Peng

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2017 17:11

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  9. Content type: TECHNICAL ADVANCE

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a crucial medical imaging technology for the screening and diagnosis of frequently occurring cancers. However, image quality may suffer from long acquisition times for MRIs ...

    Authors: Edward Li, Farzad Khalvati, Mohammad Javad Shafiee, Masoom A. Haider and Alexander Wong

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2016 16:51

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Benign ectopia of prostatic glandular tissue in the seminal vesicles is rare with only three prior cases reported in the literature. Prostate cancer, arising within prostatic ectopia in the seminal vesicles, h...

    Authors: Alexander S. Somwaru, Deepu Alex and Atif Zaheer

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2016 16:16

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Medical Imaging 2016 16:33