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  1. Content type: Research article

    In the present study we developed, evaluated in volunteers, and clinically validated an image acquisition stabilizer (IAS) for Sidestream Dark Field (SDF) imaging.

    Authors: Gianmarco M Balestra, Rick Bezemer, E Christiaan Boerma, Ze-Yie Yong, Krishan D Sjauw, Annemarie E Engstrom, Matty Koopmans and Can Ince

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:15

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    Optic nerve head drusen (ONHD) are white calcareous deposits, seen either superficially on the optic nerve head or buried within it. Diagnosis of ONHD is made by one or more ways: clinical exam, autofluorescen...

    Authors: Ravi K Murthy, Laura Storm, Sandeep Grover, Vikram S Brar and Kakarla V Chalam

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:11

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    We sought to compare quantification of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction by different gated myocardial perfusion SPECT (MPS) programs with each other and to magnetic resonance (MR) imaging.

    Authors: Fredrik Hedeer, John Palmer, Håkan Arheden and Martin Ugander

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:10

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    A widespread and fundamental assumption in the health sciences is that muscle functions are related to a wide variety of conditions, for example pain, ischemic and neurological disorder, exercise and injury. I...

    Authors: Michael Peolsson, Tommy Löfstedt, Susanna Vogt, Hans Stenlund, Anton Arndt and Johan Trygg

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:9

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    Our objective was to study the effect of trauma on texture features in cerebral tissue in mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Our hypothesis was that a mild trauma may cause microstructural changes, which are ...

    Authors: Kirsi K Holli, Lara Harrison, Prasun Dastidar, Minna Wäljas, Suvi Liimatainen, Tiina Luukkaala, Juha Öhman, Seppo Soimakallio and Hannu Eskola

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:8

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  6. Content type: Technical advance

    Recently, digital photography in medicine is considered an acceptable tool in many clinical domains, e.g. wound care. Although ever higher resolutions are available, reproducibility is still poor and visual co...

    Authors: Sven Van Poucke, Yves Vander Haeghen, Kris Vissers, Theo Meert and Philippe Jorens

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:7

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    We evaluated pulmonologists variability in the interpretation of Vibration response imaging (VRI) obtained from healthy subjects and patients hospitalized for community acquired pneumonia.

    Authors: Konstantinos Bartziokas, Christos Daenas, Sebastien Preau, Paris Zygoulis, Apostolos Triantaris, Theodora Kerenidi, Demosthenes Makris, Konstantinos I Gourgoulianis and Zoe Daniil

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:6

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Using 3D generic models to statistically analyze trends in biological structure changes is an important tool in morphometrics research. Therefore, 3D generic models built for a range of populations are in high...

    Authors: Mei Xiao, Jung Soh, Oscar Meruvia-Pastor, Eric Schmidt, Benedikt Hallgrímsson and Christoph W Sensen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:5

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    Left ventricular mass (LVM) is used when expressing infarct or fibrosis as a percentage of the left ventricle (LV). Quantification of LVM is interchangeably carried out in cine steady state free precession (SS...

    Authors: Sigurdur S Stephensen, Marcus Carlsson, Martin Ugander, Henrik Engblom, Goran Olivecrona, David Erlinge and Hakan Arheden

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:4

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    The purposes of the study were to determine the relevance and validity of in vivo non-invasive radiographic assessment of the CCLT (Cranial Cruciate Ligament Transection) rabbit model of osteoarthritis (OA) an...

    Authors: Caroline B Boulocher, Eric R Viguier, Rodrigo Da Rocha Cararo, Didier J Fau, Fabien Arnault, Fabien Collard, Pierre A Maitre, Olivier Roualdes, Marie-Eve Duclos, Eric P Vignon and Thierry W Roger

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:3

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    The rupture of gastric varices is associated with high mortality rate. Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (B-RTO), a minimally invasive procedure that was introduced in the mid-1990s, has bee...

    Authors: Kenichi Katoh, Miyuki Sone, Atsuo Hirose, Yoshihiro Inoue, Yasuhisa Fujino and Makoto Onodera

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:2

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  12. Content type: Software

    Commercially available software for cardiovascular image analysis often has limited functionality and frequently lacks the careful validation that is required for clinical studies. We have already implemented ...

    Authors: Einar Heiberg, Jane Sjögren, Martin Ugander, Marcus Carlsson, Henrik Engblom and Håkan Arheden

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:1

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  13. Content type: Technical advance

    Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) often present with significant cognitive deficits without corresponding evidence of cortical damage on neuroradiological examinations. One explanation for this puzzli...

    Authors: And U Turken, Timothy J Herron, Xiaojian Kang, Larry E O'Connor, Donna J Sorenson, Juliana V Baldo and David L Woods

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:20

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    Computed Tomography (CT) has become a widely used supplement to medico legal autopsies at several forensic institutes. Amongst other things, it has proven to be very valuable in visualising fractures of the cr...

    Authors: Christina Jacobsen, Birthe H Bech and Niels Lynnerup

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:18

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    Normal aging involves a decline in cognitive function that has been shown to correlate with volumetric change in the hippocampus, and with genetic variability in the APOE-gene. In the present study we utilize ...

    Authors: Martin A Ystad, Astri J Lundervold, Eike Wehling, Thomas Espeseth, Helge Rootwelt, Lars Tjelta Westlye, Martin Andersson, Steinunn Adolfsdottir, Jonn Terje Geitung, Anders M Fjell, Ivar Reinvang and Arvid Lundervold

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:17

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    It is of great clinical importance to exclude myocardial infarction in patients with suspected coronary artery disease who do not have stress-induced ischemia. The diagnostic use of myocardial perfusion single...

    Authors: Bo Hedén, Eva Persson, Marcus Carlsson, Olle Pahlm and Håkan Arheden

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:16

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    The work presented here investigates parallel imaging applied to T1-weighted high resolution imaging for use in longitudinal volumetric clinical studies involving Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Mild Cognitive Im...

    Authors: Terri L Lindholm, Lisa Botes, Eva-Lena Engman, Anders Frank, Tomas Jonsson, Leif Svensson and Per Julin

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:15

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    An important aspect in functional imaging research employing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is how participants perceive the MRI scanning itself. For instance, the knowledge of how (un)comfortable MRI scanni...

    Authors: André J Szameitat, Shan Shen and Annette Sterr

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:14

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    Transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients are at high vascular risk. We assessed the value of extracranial (ECD) and transcranial (TCD) Doppler and duplex ultrasonography to predict clinical outcome after TIA.

    Authors: Katrin Holzer, Suwad Sadikovic, Lorena Esposito, Angelina Bockelbrink, Dirk Sander, Bernhard Hemmer and Holger Poppert

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:13

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    Position emission tomography (PET) imaging using [18F]-setoperone to quantify cortical 5-HT2A receptors has the potential to inform pharmacological treatments for geriatric depression and dementia. Prior reports ...

    Authors: Tiffany W Chow, David C Mamo, Hiroyuki Uchida, Ariel Graff-Guerrero, Sylvain Houle, Gwenn S Smith, Bruce G Pollock and Benoit H Mulsant

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:12

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    Until now there is a lack of carefully controlled studies with conventional MR imaging performed exclusively in concussion with short lasting loss of consciousness (LOC).

    Authors: Harald Schrader, Dalia Mickevičiene, Rymante Gleizniene, Silvija Jakstiene, Danguole Surkiene, Lars Jacob Stovner and Diana Obelieniene

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:11

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    In vivo preclinical imaging of spinal cord injury (SCI) in rodent models provides clinically relevant information in translational research. This paper uses multimodal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to inves...

    Authors: Ilkan Tatar, Peter Cheng-te Chou, Mohamed Mokhtar Desouki, Hanaa El Sayed and Mehmet Bilgen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:10

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Despite the large availability of 3T MR scanners and the potential of high field imaging, this technical platform has yet to prove its usefulness in the cardiac MR setting, where 1.5T remains the established s...

    Authors: Karin Markenroth Bloch, Marcus Carlsson, Håkan Arheden and Freddy Ståhlberg

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:9

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  24. Content type: Technical advance

    Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging (sMRI) of the brain is employed in the assessment of a wide range of neuropsychiatric disorders. In order to improve statistical power in such studies it is desirable to p...

    Authors: T William J Moorhead, Viktoria-Eleni Gountouna, Dominic E Job, Andrew M McIntosh, Liana Romaniuk, G Katherine S Lymer, Heather C Whalley, Gordon D Waiter, David Brennan, Trevor S Ahearn, Jonathan Cavanagh, Barrie Condon, J Douglas Steele, Joanna M Wardlaw and Stephen M Lawrie

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:8

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The Japanese Respiratory Society guidelines propose a differential diagnosis for atypical pneumonia and bacterial pneumonia using a scoring system for the selection of appropriate antibiotic. In order to impro...

    Authors: Naoyuki Miyashita, Tadaaki Sugiu, Yasuhiro Kawai, Keiko Oda, Tetsuya Yamaguchi, Kazunobu Ouchi, Yoshihiro Kobashi and Mikio Oka

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:7

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  26. Content type: Research article

    In previous clinical Positron Emission Tomography (PET) studies novel approaches for application of Principal Component Analysis (PCA) on dynamic PET images such as Masked Volume Wise PCA (MVW-PCA) have been i...

    Authors: Pasha Razifar, Joakim Hennings, Azita Monazzam, Per Hellman, Bengt Långström and Anders Sundin

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:6

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Breast-conserving treatment of invasive breast carcinoma with an extensive intraductal component (EIC) is associated with DCIS-involved surgical margins and therefore it has an increased recurrence rate. EIC i...

    Authors: Arjan P Schouten van der Velden, Carla Boetes, Peter Bult and Theo Wobbes

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:5

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  28. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated the role of a negative FAST in the diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm of multiply injured patients with liver or splenic lesions.

    Authors: Beat Schnüriger, Joachim Kilz, Daniel Inderbitzin, Miranda Schafer, Ralph Kickuth, Martin Luginbühl, Daniel Candinas, Aristomenis K Exadaktylos and Heinz Zimmermann

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:3

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Knowledge about age-specific normal values for left ventricular mass (LVM), end-diastolic volume (EDV), end-systolic volume (ESV), stroke volume (SV) and ejection fraction (EF) by cardiac magnetic resonance im...

    Authors: Peter A Cain, Ragnhild Ahl, Erik Hedstrom, Martin Ugander, Ase Allansdotter-Johnsson, Peter Friberg and Hakan Arheden

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:2

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Photosensitizer based fluorescence imaging and spectroscopy is fast becoming a promising approach for cancer detection. The purpose of this study was to examine the use of the photosensitizer chlorin e6 (Ce6) ...

    Authors: William WL Chin, Patricia SP Thong, Ramaswamy Bhuvaneswari, Khee Chee Soo, Paul WS Heng and Malini Olivo

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:1

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The Greylevel Cooccurrence Matrix method (COM) is one of the most promising methods used in Texture Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Images. This method provides statistical information about the spatial distrib...

    Authors: Doaa Mahmoud-Ghoneim, Mariam K Alkaabi, Jacques D de Certaines and Frank-M Goettsche

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:18

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (MPS) is frequently used as the reference method for the determination of myocardial infarct size. PERFIT® is a software utilizing a three-dimension...

    Authors: Lene Rosendahl, Peter Blomstrand, Jan L Ohlsson, Per-Gunnar Björklund, Britt-Marie Ahlander, Sven-Åke Starck and Jan E Engvall

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:17

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  33. Content type: Research article

    In animal studies tumor size is used to assess responses to anticancer therapy. Current standard for volumetric measurement of xenografted tumors is by external caliper, a method often affected by error. The a...

    Authors: Mette Munk Jensen, Jesper Tranekjær Jørgensen, Tina Binderup and Andreas Kjær

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:16

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Multi-detector computed tomography angiography (MDCTA)of the coronary arteries after stenting has been evaluated in multiple studies.

    Authors: Piet K Vanhoenacker, Isabel Decramer, Olivier Bladt, Giovanna Sarno, Erik Van Hul, William Wijns and Ben A Dwamena

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:14

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  35. Content type: Technical advance

    Confocal laser scanning microscopy has revolutionized cell biology. However, the technique has major limitations in speed and sensitivity due to the fact that a single laser beam scans the sample, allowing onl...

    Authors: Emilie Flaberg, Per Sabelström, Christer Strandh and Laszlo Szekely

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:13

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  36. Content type: Research article

    A cautious outlook towards neck injuries has been the norm to avoid missing cervical spine injuries. Consequently there has been an increased use of cervical spine radiography. The Canadian Cervical Spine rule...

    Authors: Ulfin Rethnam, Rajam Yesupalan and Giri Gandham

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:12

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Breast cancers that overexpress the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) are eligible for effective biologically targeted therapies, such as trastuzumab. However, accurately determining HER2 overexp...

    Authors: Bonnie H Hall, Monica Ianosi-Irimie, Parisa Javidian, Wenjin Chen, Shridar Ganesan and David J Foran

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:11

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  38. Content type: Software

    Visualizing 3-dimensional (3-D) datasets is an important part of modern neuroimaging research. Many tools address this problem; however, they often fail to address specific needs and flexibility, such as the a...

    Authors: Joel T Lee, Kristin R Munch, John V Carlis and José V Pardo

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:10

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Diagnostic decisions in clinical imaging currently rely almost exclusively on visual image interpretation. This can lead to uncertainty, for example in dementia disease, where some of the changes resemble thos...

    Authors: Rolf A Heckemann, Alexander Hammers, Daniel Rueckert, Richard I Aviv, Christopher J Harvey and Joseph V Hajnal

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:9

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  40. Content type: Research article

    We present a simple, data-driven method to extract haemodynamic response functions (HRF) from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) time series, based on the Fourier-wavelet regularised deconvolution (ForW...

    Authors: Alle Meije Wink, Hans Hoogduin and Jos BTM Roerdink

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:7

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  41. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of an ultrasound-based method of examining extensor muscle architecture, especially the parameters important for force development. This paper presents the ...

    Authors: Sofia Brorsson, Anna Nilsdotter, Marita Hilliges, Christer Sollerman and Ylva Aurell

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:6

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Though the major target of the HIV-virus is the immune system, the frequency of abdominal disorders in HIV/AIDS patients has been reported to be second only to pulmonary disease. These abdominal manifestations...

    Authors: Millicent O Obajimi, Mojisola O Atalabi, Godwin I Ogbole, Adenike T Adeniji-Sofoluwe, Atinuke M Agunloye, Ademola J Adekanmi, Yvonne U Osuagwu, Sefiat A Olarinoye, Mojisola A Olusola-Bello, Ayotunde O Ogunseyinde, Yetunde A Aken'Ova and Isaac F Adewole

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:5

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Assessment of cerebral blood flow (CBF) by SPECT could be important in the management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) because changes in regional CBF can affect outcome by promoting edema ...

    Authors: Anthony J McGoron, Michael Capille, Michael F Georgiou, Pablo Sanchez, Juan Solano, Manuel Gonzalez-Brito and John W Kuluz

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2008 8:4

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