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  1. Evaluating inflammatory severity using imaging is essential for Crohn’s disease, but it is limited by potential interobserver variation and subjectivity. We compared the efficiency of magnetic resonance index ...

    Authors: Honglei Ding, Jiaying Li, Kefang Jiang, Chen Gao, Liangji Lu, Huani Zhang, Haibo Chen, Xuning Gao, Kefeng Zhou and Zhichao Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:118
  2. The overall survival for patients with resectable PDAC following curative surgical resection hasn’t been improved significantly, as a considerable proportion of patients develop recurrence within a year. The p...

    Authors: Ningzi Tian, Dong Wu, Lei Zhu, Mengsu Zeng, Jianke Li and Xiaolin Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:116
  3. This study aims is to explore whether it is feasible to use magnetic resonance texture analysis (MRTA) in order to distinguish favorable from unfavorable function outcomes and determine the prognostic factors ...

    Authors: Yuan Zhang, Yuzhong Zhuang, Yaqiong Ge, Pu-Yeh Wu, Jing Zhao, Hao Wang and Bin Song
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:115
  4. Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) is known as an important imaging indicator for cardiovascular risk stratification. The present study aimed to determine whether the EAT volume (EV) and mean EAT attenuation (mEA...

    Authors: Lekang Yin, Cheng Yan, Chun Yang, Hao Dong, Shijie Xu, Chenwei Li and Mengsu Zeng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:114
  5. High-frequency ultrasound plays an extremely important role in normal skin measurement, skin disease diagnosis, and aesthetic medicine. This study aimed to estimate the epidermal and dermal thicknesses at eigh...

    Authors: Ying Meng, Lan Feng, Jiali Shan, Zixu Yuan and Lin Jin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:113
  6. Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRLs), typically set at the 75th percentile of the dose distribution from surveys conducted across a broad user base using a specified dose-measurement protocol, are recommended fo...

    Authors: Geoffrey Erem, Faith Ameda, Caroline Otike, William Olwit, Aloysius G. Mubuuke, Cyril Schandorf, Akisophel Kisolo and Michael G. Kawooya
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:112
  7. Interpretation of Low Dose CT scans and protocol driven management of findings is a key aspect of lung cancer screening program performance. Reliable and reproducible methods are needed to communicate radiolog...

    Authors: Alain Tremblay, Nicole Ezer, Paul Burrowes, John Henry MacGregor, Andrew Lee, Gavin A. Armstrong, Raoul Pereira, Michael Bristow, Jana L. Taylor, Paul MacEachern, Niloofar Taghizadeh, Rommy Koetzler and Eric Bedard
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:111
  8. The aim of the study was to predict the probability of intensive care unit (ICU) care for inpatient COVID-19 cases using clinical and artificial intelligence segmentation-based volumetric and CT-radiomics para...

    Authors: Mutlu Gülbay, Aliye Baştuğ, Erdem Özkan, Büşra Yüce Öztürk, Bökebatur Ahmet Raşit Mendi and Hürrem Bodur
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:110
  9. Studies on MRI findings among patients with LBP have been conducted; especially among adolescents and young adult population in developed countries. However, MRI lumbar spine evaluation findings in young adult...

    Authors: Komakech Richard Lukecha, Erem Geoffrey, Mubuuke A. Gonzaga and Bugeza Sam
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:108
  10. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) was used to quantitatively study the characteristics of the related spinal cord and nerve root compression parameters in patients with cervical spondylosis (CS), and diffusion te...

    Authors: Shuo Liang, Feng Yang, Yang Zhang, Huiyu Zhao and Xinyue Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:107
  11. To compare the effects of deep learning image reconstruction (DLIR) and adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction V (ASiR-V) on image quality in low-dose computed tomography (CT) of paranasal sinuses in ch...

    Authors: Yang Li, Xia Liu, Xun-hui Zhuang, Ming-jun Wang and Xiu-feng Song
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:106
  12. The accurate grading of IDH-mutant astrocytoma is essential to make therapeutic strategies and assess the prognosis of patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the usefulness of DWI, SWI and DSC-...

    Authors: Xiefeng Yang, Zhen Xing, Dejun She, Yu Lin, Hua Zhang, Yan Su and Dairong Cao
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:105
  13. Melanoma is the most dangerous and aggressive form among skin cancers, exhibiting a high mortality rate worldwide. Biopsy and histopathological analysis are standard procedures for skin cancer detection and pr...

    Authors: Ranpreet Kaur, Hamid GholamHosseini, Roopak Sinha and Maria Lindén
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:103
  14. This retrospective study aimed to develop and validate a combined model based [18F]FDG PET/CT radiomics and clinical parameters for predicting recurrence in high-risk pediatric neuroblastoma patients.

    Authors: Lijuan Feng, Luodan Qian, Shen Yang, Qinghua Ren, Shuxin Zhang, Hong Qin, Wei Wang, Chao Wang, Hui Zhang and Jigang Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:102
  15. Compressed Sensing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CS-MRI) is a promising technique to accelerate dynamic cardiac MR imaging (DCMRI). For DCMRI, the CS-MRI usually exploits image signal sparsity and low-rank prope...

    Authors: Jucheng Zhang, Lulu Han, Jianzhong Sun, Zhikang Wang, Wenlong Xu, Yonghua Chu, Ling Xia and Mingfeng Jiang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:101
  16. The detection of pleural effusion in chest radiography is crucial for doctors to make timely treatment decisions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We used the MIMIC-CXR database to devel...

    Authors: Tao Huang, Rui Yang, Longbin Shen, Aozi Feng, Li Li, Ningxia He, Shuna Li, Liying Huang and Jun Lyu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:100
  17. We aim to propose a deep learning-based method of automated segmentation of eight brain anatomical regions in head computed tomography (CT) images obtained during positron emission tomography/computed tomograp...

    Authors: Tong Wang, Haiqun Xing, Yige Li, Sicong Wang, Ling Liu, Fang Li and Hongli Jing
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:99
  18. Only few studies have focused on differentiating focal pneumonia-like lung cancer (F-PLC) from focal pulmonary inflammatory lesion (F-PIL). This exploratory study aimed to evaluate the clinical value of a comb...

    Authors: Jun-wei Gong, Zhu Zhang, Tian-you Luo, Xing-tao Huang, Chao-nan Zhu, Jun-wei Lv and Qi Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:98
  19. Clinical imaging (e.g., magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography) is a crucial adjunct for clinicians, aiding in the diagnosis of diseases and planning of appropriate interventions. This is especiall...

    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 22:97

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  20. Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is an essential technique for optic nerve diseases. However, the image quality of optic nerve DWI is decreased by the distortions and artifacts associated with conventional tec...

    Authors: Fanglu Zhou, Qing Li, Xiaohui Zhang, Hongli Ma, Ge Zhang, Silin Du, Lijun Zhang, Thomas Benkert and Zhiwei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:96
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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