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  1. We aimed to analyze the computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of gouty arthritis primarily involving the large joints of the upper limbs, signal or density characteristics of t...

    Authors: Yuling Yang, Yongfei Guo, Shuiquan Yu and Bin Zou
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:167
  2. Hepatic chemosaturation is a technique in which a high dose of the chemotherapeutic agent melphalan is administered directly into the liver while limiting systemic side effects. We reviewed our institutional e...

    Authors: Sebastian Ebel, Martin Reinhardt, Anne Bettina Beeskow, Felix Teske, Manuel Florian Struck, Rhea Veelken, Florian van Boemmel, Thomas Berg, Michael Moche, Matthias Gutberlet, Holger Gößmann and Timm Denecke
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:165
  3. Radiomics is an emerging image analysis framework that provides more details than conventional methods. In present study, we aimed to identify structural radiomics features of gray matter (GM) and white matter...

    Authors: Huan Ma, Dafu Zhang, Dewei Sun, Hongbo Wang and Jianzhong Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:164
  4. This study aims to estimate the amount of axillary lymph node (ALN) involvement in early-stage breast cancer utilizing a field of view (FOV) optimized and constrained undistorted single-shot (FOCUS) diffusion-...

    Authors: Shu Fang, Jun Zhu, Yafeng Wang, Jie Zhou, Guiqian Wang, Weiwei Xu and Wei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:163
  5. Patients with tonsillar cancer (TC) often have dental fillings that can significantly degrade the quality of computed tomography (CT) simulator images due to metal artifacts. We evaluated whether the use of th...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Fukugawa, Ryo Toya, Tomohiko Matsuyama, Takahiro Watakabe, Yoshinobu Shimohigashi, Yudai Kai, Tadashi Matsumoto and Natsuo Oya
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:161
  6. Iterative reconstruction for cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has been applied to improve image quality and reduce radiation dose. In a case where an object’s actual projection is larger than a flat panel ...

    Authors: Sorapong Aootaphao, Saowapak S. Thongvigitmanee, Puttisak Puttawibul and Pairash Thajchayapong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:160
  7. Myocardial strain imaging has gained importance in cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging in recent years as an even more sensitive marker of early left ventricular dysfunction than left-ventricular ejection...

    Authors: Deborah Siry, Johannes Riffel, Janek Salatzki, Florian André, Lukas Damian Weberling, Marco Ochs, Noura A. Atia, Elizabeth Hillier, David Albert, Hugo A. Katus, Evangelos Giannitsis, Norbert Frey and Matthias G. Friedrich
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:159
  8. In-vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) is a commonly used assisted reproductive technology. Its success depends on many factors, including endometrial receptivity. Endometrial receptivity can be evalu...

    Authors: Jianmei Liao, Shuping Yang, Keyue Chen, Huijun Chen, Fan Jiang, Weina Zhang and Xuebin Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:158
  9. We aimed to investigate the value of performing gadolinium-ethoxybenzyl-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid (Gd-EOB-DTPA) enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiomics for preoperative prediction of micr...

    Authors: Xin-Yu Lu, Ji-Yun Zhang, Tao Zhang, Xue-Qin Zhang, Jian Lu, Xiao-Fen Miao, Wei-Bo Chen, Ji-Feng Jiang, Ding Ding and Sheng Du
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:157
  10. This study aimed to compare the amount of artifacts induced by the titanium and zirconium implants on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and assess the effect of different exposure settings on the image qual...

    Authors: Abbas Shokri, Fariborz Vafaee, Leila Haghighat, Shiva Shahabi, Maryam Farhadian and Mohammad Reza Jamalpour
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:156
  11. This study aimed to compare the diagnostic accuracy of high-frequency ultrasound (HFUS) and fiberoptic ductoscopy (FDS) for pathologic nipple discharge (PND).

    Authors: Hongmei Yuan, Xuemei Tang, Xurong Mou, Yuhong Fan, Xiang Yan, Jinsui Li, Lingmi Hou and Min Ren
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:155
  12. The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy and reliability of a semiautomated volumetric approach (5D CNS+™) when examining fetuses with an apparent abnormal anatomy of the central nervous system (CNS).

    Authors: Amrei Welp, Michael Gembicki, Christoph Dracopoulos, Jann Lennard Scharf, Achim Rody and Jan Weichert
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:154
  13. To assess the diagnostic efficacy of the computer-aided ultrasonic diagnosis system (CAD system) in differentiating benign and malignant thyroid nodules.

    Authors: Fang Xie, Yu-Kun Luo, Yu Lan, Xiao-Qi Tian, Ya-Qiong Zhu, Zhuang Jin, Ying Zhang, Ming-Bo Zhang, Qing Song and Yan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:153
  14. Our study aimed to compare the time consumption and success rate between CTA- and CTP- based assessment strategy, and to clarify the risk factors associated with the CTP scan failure.

    Authors: Yue Chu, Gao Ma, Xiao-Quan Xu, Shan-Shan Lu, Hai-Bin Shi, Sheng Liu, Qiang-Hui Liu and Fei-Yun Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:152
  15. The staging of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is of great value in treatment and prognosis. We explored whether a positron emission tomography/ magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) based comprehensive model of...

    Authors: Qi Feng, Jiangtao Liang, Luoyu Wang, Xiuhong Ge, Zhongxiang Ding and Haihong Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:150
  16. Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare and highly heterogeneous tumor in clinical practice. Pathological grading of the soft tissue sarcoma is a key factor in patient prognosis and treatment planning while the clinical...

    Authors: Xuanxuan Liu, Li Guo, Hexiang Wang, Jia Guo, Shifeng Yang and Lisha Duan
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:149
  17. Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis is a clinically important disease with an estimated 340,000–522,000 persons living with the disease and 70,000 being diagnosed annually. The radiographic diagnosis remains a ...

    Authors: O’Neil Green, Alexander Knee, Angelica Patino, Lucy Modahl and Sybille Liautaud
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:148
  18. To evaluate the value of ultrasound-based radiomics in the preoperative prediction of type I and type II epithelial ovarian cancer.

    Authors: Zhi-Ping Tang, Zhen Ma, Yun He, Ruo-Chuan Liu, Bin-Bin Jin, Dong-Yue Wen, Rong Wen, Hai-Hui Yin, Cheng-Cheng Qiu, Rui-Zhi Gao, Yan Ma and Hong Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:147
  19. Different methods have been used to improve the imaging diagnosis of focal liver lesions (FLL). Among them, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has received more attention since it provides significant amount of ...

    Authors: Fei Wang, Qing Yang, Yupei Zhang, Jun Liu, Mengxiao Liu and Juan Zhu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:146
  20. Foramen of Huschke has been presented as an unusual developmental defect in anteroinferior aspect of external auditory canal. It can be associated with significant otologic complications. The purpose of this s...

    Authors: Mahvash Hasani, Abdolaziz Haghnegahdar, Leila Khojastepour and Mohammad Javad Golbahar Haghighi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:145
  21. Skin cancer continues to be the most frequently diagnosed form of cancer in the U.S., with not only significant effects on health and well-being but also significant economic costs associated with treatment. A...

    Authors: James Ren Hou Lee, Maya Pavlova, Mahmoud Famouri and Alexander Wong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:143
  22. Authors: Mohammed Yusuf Ansari, Alhusain Abdalla, Mohammed Yaqoob Ansari, Mohammed Ishaq Ansari, Byanne Malluhi, Snigdha Mohanty, Subhashree Mishra, Sudhansu Sekhar Singh, Julien Abinahed, Abdulla Al-Ansari, Shidin Balakrishnan and Sarada Prasad Dakua
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:141

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  23. To develop and validate a quantitative computed tomography (QCT) based radiomics model for discriminating osteoporosis and osteopenia.

    Authors: Qianrong Xie, Yue Chen, Yimei Hu, Fanwei Zeng, Pingxi Wang, Lin Xu, Jianhong Wu, Jie Li, Jing Zhu, Ming Xiang and Fanxin Zeng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:140
  24. To assess the value of whole-lesion apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) histogram analysis in differentiating stage IA endometrial carcinoma (EC) from benign endometrial lesions (BELs) and characterizing hist...

    Authors: Jieying Zhang, Xiaoduo Yu, Xiaomiao Zhang, Shuang Chen, Yan Song, Lizhi Xie, Yan Chen and Han Ouyang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:139
  25. Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most serious public health problem globally with substantial socioeconomic implications. Degenerative disc disease is an important cause of LBP in the elderly. Magnetic resona...

    Authors: Yonathan Gebrewold and Bati Tesfaye
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:138
  26. Genotype status of glioma have important significance to clinical treatment and prognosis. At present, there are few studies on the prediction of multiple genotype status in glioma by method of multi-sequence ...

    Authors: Jinlong He, Jialiang Ren, Guangming Niu, Aishi Liu, Qiong Wu, Shenghui Xie, Xueying Ma, Bo Li, Peng Wang, Jing Shen, Jianlin Wu and Yang Gao
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:137
  27. Altered neural activity based on the fractional amplitude of low-frequency fluctuations (fALFF) has been reported in patients with diabetes. However, whether fALFF can differentiate healthy controls from diabe...

    Authors: Sheng-Min Huang, Chun-Yi Wu, Yu-Hsin Lin, Hsin-Hua Hsieh, Hui-Chieh Yang, Shao-Chieh Chiu and Shin-Lei Peng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:136
  28. To construct a noninvasive radiomics model for evaluating the pathological degree and an individualized treatment strategy for patients with the manifestation of ground glass nodules (GGNs) on CT images.

    Authors: Ziyang Yu, Chenxi Xu, Ying Zhang and Fengying Ji
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:133
  29. Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) has become an important tool for the detection of cholesteatoma. The purpose of this study was to explore the value of 2D BLADE turbo gradient- and spin-echo imaging (TGSE BLAD...

    Authors: Mengyan Lin, Yue Geng, Yan Sha, Zhongshuai Zhang and Kun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:132
  30. To investigate the value of contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) radiomics features in predicting the efficacy of epirubicin combined with ifosfamide in patients with pulmonary metastases from soft tis...

    Authors: Lei Miao, Shu-Tao Ma, Xu Jiang, Huan-Huan Zhang, Yan-Mei Wang and Meng Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:131
  31. Cervical cancer cell detection is an essential means of cervical cancer screening. However, for thin-prep cytology test (TCT)-based images, the detection accuracies of traditional computer-aided detection algo...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Yun Tian, Yang Xu, Xiao-Xuan Zhang, Yan-Song Li, Shi-Feng Zhao and Yan-Hua Bai
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:130
  32. Recent developments to segment and characterize the regions of interest (ROI) within medical images have led to promising shape analysis studies. However, the procedures to analyze the ROI are arbitrary and va...

    Authors: Esteban Fernández, Shengjie Yang, Sy Han Chiou, Chul Moon, Cong Zhang, Bo Yao, Guanghua Xiao and Qiwei Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:129
  33. It is important to determine the correlation of the CO-RADS classification and computed tomography (CT) patterns of the lung with laboratory data. To investigate the relationship of CO-RADS categories and CT p...

    Authors: Nevin Aydin, Pinar Yildiz, Döndü Üsküdar Cansu, Elif Gündogdu, Rüya Mutluay, Göknur Yorulmaz, Melisa Sahin Tekin, Evin Kocaturk, İ. Özkan Alatas, Elif Doyuk Kartal, Nurettin Erben, Gül Durmaz, Nilgun Kasifoglu, Tercan Us, Garip Sahin, Cengiz Bal…
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:128
  34. Bronchogenic cysts (BCs) are generally detected in the mediastinum, along the tracheobronchial tree, or in the lung parenchyma. Subcutaneous BCs are rare, but, when found, are usually small (< 3 cm) and detect...

    Authors: Chuang-Yi Zheng, Shu-Yan Su and Rui-Bin Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:126
  35. Malignant ‘triton’ tumor is an extremely rare subtype of malignant periphery nerve sheath tumors. Clinical diagnosis of malignant triton tumor is difficult before surgery due to its low incidence and the lack ...

    Authors: Yuan Li, Qiling Peng, Ning Jiang, David P. Molloy, Chun Zeng and Qingchen Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:125
  36. Current medical image translation is implemented in the image domain. Considering the medical image acquisition is essentially a temporally continuous process, we attempt to develop a novel image translation f...

    Authors: Jiawei Fan, Zhiqiang Liu, Dong Yang, Jian Qiao, Jun Zhao, Jiazhou Wang and Weigang Hu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:124
  37. Accurate contouring of the clinical target volume (CTV) is a key element of radiotherapy in cervical cancer. We validated a novel deep learning (DL)-based auto-segmentation algorithm for CTVs in cervical cance...

    Authors: Chen-ying Ma, Ju-ying Zhou, Xiao-ting Xu, Song-bing Qin, Miao-fei Han, Xiao-huan Cao, Yao-zong Gao, Lu Xu, Jing-jie Zhou, Wei Zhang and Le-cheng Jia
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:123
  38. To assess the feasibility of biventricular SAPPHIRE T1 mapping in vivo across field strengths using diastolic, systolic and dark-blood (DB) approaches.

    Authors: Mashael Alfarih, João B. Augusto, Kristopher D. Knott, Nasri Fatih, M. Praveen Kumar, Redha Boubertakh, Alun D. Hughes, James C. Moon, Sebastian Weingärtner and Gabriella Captur
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:122
  39. The aims of this study were to evaluate the levels of preretinal oxygen tension in patients with diabetes who did not have hypertension by using three-dimensional spoiled gradient-recalled (3D-SPGR) echo seque...

    Authors: Min-Jie Zhou, Ju-Wei Shao, Jian Pu, Shu-Tian Xiang, Yi Liang, Qian He, Wei Su and Cheng Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:121
  40. Covid-19 is a disease that can lead to pneumonia, respiratory syndrome, septic shock, multiple organ failure, and death. This pandemic is viewed as a critical component of the fight against an enormous threat ...

    Authors: Hassen Louati, Ali Louati, Slim Bechikh, Fatma Masmoudi, Abdulaziz Aldaej and Elham Kariri
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:120
  41. Automated brain volumetry has been widely used to assess brain volumetric changes that may indicate clinical states and progression. Among the tools that implement automated brain volumetry, AccuBrain has been...

    Authors: Lei Zhao, Yishan Luo, Vincent Mok and Lin Shi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:117

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