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  1. Airway complications are the most serious complications after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) and can have devastating consequences if their detection and intervention are delayed. Plain radi...

    Authors: Shizumasa Murata, Hiroshi Iwasaki, Hiroyuki Oka, Hiroshi Hashizume, Yasutsugu Yukawa, Akihito Minamide, Shunji Tsutsui, Masanari Takami, Keiji Nagata, Ryo Taiji, Takuhei Kozaki and Hiroshi Yamada
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:67
  2. This study aims to propose the combinations of image processing and machine learning model to segment the maturity development of the mandibular premolars using a Keras-based deep learning convolutional neural...

    Authors: Norhasmira Mohammad, Anuar Mikdad Muad, Rohana Ahmad and Mohd Yusmiaidil Putera Mohd Yusof
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:66
  3. Ultrasound (US) guided transoral biopsy is a novel and safe procedure for obtaining tissue in patients with oral masses. However, this procedure is less commonly used in comparison to US guided transcutaneous ...

    Authors: Ting Wei, Man Lu, Juan Li, Ziyue Hu, Tingting Li, Xueqing Cheng, Lu Wang and Wei Pu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:65
  4. To evaluate the utility of high-resolution compressed sensing time-of-fight MR angiography (CS TOF-MRA) for assessing patients with moyamoya disease (MMD) after surgical revascularization, by comparison with c...

    Authors: Shujing Ren, Wei Wu, Chunqiu Su, Qianmiao Zhu, Michaela Schmidt, Yi Sun, Christoph Forman, Peter Speier, Xunning Hong and Shanshan Lu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:64
  5. While 18F-FDG PET/CT yields valuable prognostic information for patients in first-line therapy of multiple myeloma (MM), its prognostic relevance in relapse is not established. Available studies of relapsed MM de...

    Authors: Romans Zukovs, Christina Antke, Eduards Mamlins, Lino Morris Sawicki, Annemarie Mohring, David Lopez y Niedenhoff, Amelie Boquoi, Mustafa Kondakci, Gerald Antoch, Hans-Wilhelm Müller, Roland Fenk and Rainer Haas
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:63
  6. The establishment of test–retest reliability and reproducibility (TRR) is an important part of validating any research tool, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The primary objective of thi...

    Authors: James W. Ibinson, Andrea G. Gillman, Vince Schmidthorst, Conrad Li, Vitaly Napadow, Marco L. Loggia and Ajay D. Wasan
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:62
  7. Thyroid nodules are a challenge in clinical practice and thyroid ultrasonography is essential for assessing the risk of malignancy. The use of ultrasound-based malignancy risk classification systems has been r...

    Authors: Luís Raposo, Cláudia Freitas, Raquel Martins, Catarina Saraiva, Isabel Manita, Maria João Oliveira, Ana Paula Marques, Bernardo Marques, Gustavo Rocha, Teresa Martins, Teresa Azevedo and Fernando Rodrigues
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:61
  8. Maintaining the pituitary function after surgery is highly important. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics and pituita...

    Authors: Behrooz Hassani, Nahid Hashemi-Madani, Manizhe Ataee Kachuee and Mohammad E. Khamseh
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:60
  9. Fractional flow reserve derived from computed tomography (FFRCT) has been demonstrated to improve identification of lesion-specific ischemia significantly compared with coronary computed tomography angiography...

    Authors: Xianglan Jin, Xiangyu Jin, Xiaoyun Wu, Luguang Chen, Tiegong Wang and Wangfu Zang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:59
  10. Positron emission tomography (PET)/ computed tomography (CT) has been extensively used to quantify metabolically active tumors in various oncology indications. However, FDG-PET/CT often encounters false positi...

    Authors: Xiaoyong Wang, Skander Jemaa, Jill Fredrickson, Alexandre Fernandez Coimbra, Tina Nielsen, Alex De Crespigny, Thomas Bengtsson and Richard A. D. Carano
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:58
  11. Authors: Chao-qun Li, Xin Zheng, Huan-ling Guo, Mei-qing Cheng, Yang Huang, Xiao-yan Xie, Ming-de Lu, Ming Kuang, Wei Wang and Li-da Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:57

    The original article was published in BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:36

  12. To establish the three-dimensional facial soft tissue morphology of adolescent and adult females in the Guangdong population and to study the morphological characteristics of hyperdivergent skeletal class II f...

    Authors: Xueqin Zhang, Jinxuan Zheng, Jianqing Deng, Zhaoxiang Wen, Zhengyuan Chen, Liyi Gan and Liping Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:56
  13. The implementation of a collective terminology in radiological reporting such as the RSNA radiological lexicon (RadLex) yields many benefits including unambiguous communication of findings, improved education,...

    Authors: Torge Huckhagel, Christine Stadelmann, Tammam Abboud and Christian Riedel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:53
  14. Enteral nutrition through feeding tubes serves as the primary method of nutritional supplementation for patients unable to feed themselves. Plain radiographs are routinely used to confirm the position of the N...

    Authors: Gongbo Liang, Halemane Ganesh, Dylan Steffe, Liangliang Liu, Nathan Jacobs and Jie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:52
  15. To investigate and verify the efficiency and effectiveness of a nomogram based on radiomics labels in predicting the treatment of lumbar disc herniation (LDH).

    Authors: Gang Yu, Wenlong Yang, Jingkun Zhang, Qi Zhang, Jian Zhou, Yuan Hong, Jiaojiao Luo, Quan Shi, Zhidan Yang, Kangyu Zhang and Hong Tu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:51
  16. The aims of this study were to evaluate liver fibrosis with two-dimensional (2D) shear wave elastography (SWE) in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), to compare 2D-SWE with histopathology and to determine...

    Authors: Seyhmus Kavak, Safak Kaya, Ayhan Senol and Nilgun Sogutcu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:50
  17. The acceptance of coronary CT angiogram (CCTA) scans in the management of stable angina has led to an exponential increase in studies performed and reported incidental findings, including pulmonary nodules (PN...

    Authors: Erique Guedes Pinto, Diana Penha, Bruno Hochhegger, Colin Monaghan, Edson Marchiori, Luís Taborda-Barata and Klaus Irion
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:49
  18. Attenuation correction is crucial in quantitative positron emission tomography-magnetic resonance (PET-MRI) imaging. We evaluated three methods to improve the segmentation and modelling of the attenuation coef...

    Authors: Jani Lindén, Jarmo Teuho, Mika Teräs and Riku Klén
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:48
  19. Biliary adenofibroma (BAF) is a rare primary hepatic tumor with the potential risk of malignant transformation. Given the extreme rarity of the disease, the imaging features of BAF are unclear. We presented a ...

    Authors: Wenjun Hu, Ying Zhao, Yunsong Liu, Zhengyu Hua and Ailian Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:47
  20. Artificial intelligence, particularly the deep learning (DL) model, can provide reliable results for automated cardiothoracic ratio (CTR) measurement on chest X-ray (CXR) images. In everyday clinical use, howe...

    Authors: Pairash Saiviroonporn, Suwimon Wonglaksanapimon, Warasinee Chaisangmongkon, Isarun Chamveha, Pakorn Yodprom, Krittachat Butnian, Thanogchai Siriapisith and Trongtum Tongdee
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:46
  21. Hematoma expansion is an independent predictor of patient outcome and mortality. The early diagnosis of hematoma expansion is crucial for selecting clinical treatment options. This study aims to explore the va...

    Authors: Dong Chuang Guo, Jun Gu, Jian He, Hai Rui Chu, Na Dong and Yi Feng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:45
  22. This study aims to further enhance a validated radiomics-based model for predicting pathologic complete response (pCR) after chemo‑radiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) for use in clinical prac...

    Authors: Bin Tang, Jacopo Lenkowicz, Qian Peng, Luca Boldrini, Qing Hou, Nicola Dinapoli, Vincenzo Valentini, Peng Diao, Gang Yin and Lucia Clara Orlandini
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:44
  23. The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate a deep neural network model in the automated detection of pulmonary embolism (PE) from computed tomography pulmonary angiograms (CTPAs) using only weakly label...

    Authors: Heidi Huhtanen, Mikko Nyman, Tarek Mohsen, Arho Virkki, Antti Karlsson and Jussi Hirvonen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:43
  24. Decision-making about the indication for decompressive hemicraniectomy in cases with malignant infarction in the territory of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) is still a matter of debate. Some scores have been...

    Authors: Sebastian Johannes Müller, Eya Khadhraoui, Marielle Sophie Ernst and Christian Heiner Riedel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:42
  25. Authors: Erik Hedström, Masaki Ishida, Alvaro Sepúlveda-Martínez, Daniel Ryd, Johannes Sperling, Henrik Engblom and Eike Nagel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:41

    The original article was published in BMC Medical Imaging 2017 17:33

  26. White matter hyperintensity (WMH) is one of the typical neuroimaging manifestations of cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD), and the WMH correlates closely to cognitive impairment (CI). CSVD patients with WMH ...

    Authors: Yifan Wang, Xiao Liu, Ying Hu, Zekuan Yu, Tianhao Wu, Junjie Wang, Jie Liu and Jun Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:40
  27. Both early detection and severity assessment of liver trauma are critical for optimal triage and management of trauma patients. Current trauma protocols utilize computed tomography (CT) assessment of injuries ...

    Authors: Negar Farzaneh, Erica B. Stein, Reza Soroushmehr, Jonathan Gryak and Kayvan Najarian
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:39
  28. This study was aimed to explore the clinical application of dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) monoenergetic plus (mono+) imaging to evaluate anatomical variations in the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA).

    Authors: Jie Zhou, Jinghao Chen, Meirong Wang, Feixiang Chen, Kun Zhang, Ruochen Cong, Xiaole Fan, Jushun Yang and Bosheng He
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:38
  29. The imaging findings of combined hepatocellular cholangiocarcinoma (CHC) may be similar to those of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). CEUS LI-RADS may not perform well in distinguishing CHC from HCC. Studies hav...

    Authors: Chao-qun Li, Xin Zheng, Huan-ling Guo, Mei-qing Cheng, Yang Huang, Xiao-yan Xie, Ming-de Lu, Ming Kuang, Wei Wang and Li-da Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:36

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:57

  30. Grayscale medical image segmentation is the key step in clinical computer-aided diagnosis. Model-driven and data-driven image segmentation methods are widely used for their less computational complexity and mo...

    Authors: Yunfei Ge, Qing Zhang, Yuantao Sun, Yidong Shen and Xijiong Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:33
  31. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) is increasingly applied to the diagnosis of bone marrow failure such as myeloproliferative neoplasm, aplastic anemia, and myelodysplastic syndrome,....

    Authors: Yoko Satoh, Satoshi Funayama, Hiroshi Onishi and Keita Kirito
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:31
  32. In clinical assessment of Pectus Excavatum (PE), the indication to surgery is based not only on symptoms but also on quantitative markers calculated from Computed Tomography (CT) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging ...

    Authors: Rosella Trò, Simona Martini, Nicola Stagnaro, Virginia Sambuceti, Michele Torre and Marco Massimo Fato
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:30
  33. This study intends to establish a combined prediction model that integrates the clinical symptoms,the lung lesion volume, and the radiomics features of patients with COVID-19, resulting in a new model to predi...

    Authors: Wenyu Chen, Ming Yao, Zhenyu Zhu, Yanbao Sun and Xiuping Han
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:29
  34. To investigate the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) based on deep learning on the diagnostic performance and consistency of inexperienced cardiovascular radiologists.

    Authors: Xianjun Han, Nan Luo, Lixue Xu, Jiaxin Cao, Ning Guo, Yi He, Min Hong, Xibin Jia, Zhenchang Wang and Zhenghan Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:28
  35. Microwave ablation (MWA) is a popular therapy for liver malignant tumor in recent years. Few studies have been conducted on its use in the treatment of hepatic alveolar echinococcosis (HAE). The study aims to ...

    Authors: Xu Deng, Jing-jing Wang, Zhi-xin Wang, Hai-ning Fan, Hai-jiu Wang, Han-sheng Huang, Kai-qaing Wang, Xiao-zhou Yang, Jun-wei Han and Yangdan Cairang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:27
  36. To clarify the differences in diaphragm thickness between male and female participants in healthy young adults with ultrasonography using the mean intima media thickness (IMT) method and to investigate the rel...

    Authors: Masayoshi Oguri, Tohru Okanishi, Takuya Ikeguchi, Kaoru Ogo, Sotaro Kanai, Yoshihiro Maegaki, Shinichi Wada and Takashi Himoto
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:26
  37. The current study aimed to explore the value of liver stiffness assessed by two-dimensional real-time shear wave elastography (2D-SWE) to predict hypersplenism occurrence in Wilson’s disease (WD) patients.

    Authors: Jiajia Wang, Minxia Hu, Qiang Zhu and Lanting Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:25
  38. To evaluate the utility of histogram analysis (HA) of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values to predict the overall survival (OS) in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) and to correlate ...

    Authors: Yoshifumi Noda, Hiroyuki Tomita, Takuma Ishihara, Yoshiki Tsuboi, Nobuyuki Kawai, Masaya Kawaguchi, Tetsuro Kaga, Fuminori Hyodo, Akira Hara, Avinash R. Kambadakone and Masayuki Matsuo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:23
  39. The diagnosis of patients with Birt–Hogg–Dubé (BHD) syndrome is always delayed (even for more than 10 years). Improving the understanding and diagnosis of this disease is vital for clinicians and radiologists....

    Authors: Jinjing Yang, Xiaowen Hu, Junjun Li, Guofeng Zhang, Yaqiong Ge and Wei Wei
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:22
  40. Kinetic parameters estimated with dynamic 18F-FDG PET/CT can help to characterize hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We aim to evaluate the feasibility of the gravitational search algorithm (GSA) for kinetic paramet...

    Authors: Jianfeng He, Tao Wang, Yongjin Li, Yinglei Deng and Shaobo Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:20
  41. To analyze the benefit of color-coded summation images in the assessment of target lumen perfusion in patients with aortic dissection and malperfusion syndrome before and after fluoroscopy-guided aortic fenest...

    Authors: Anne Marie Augustin, Franziska Wolfschmidt, Thilo Elsässer, Alexander Sauer, Alexander Dierks, Thorsten Alexander Bley and Ralph Kickuth
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:19
  42. The comprehensiveness and maintenance of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria (AC) makes it a unique resource for evidence-based clinical imaging decision support, but it is underut...

    Authors: Gunvant R. Chaudhari, Yeshwant R. Chillakuru, Timothy L. Chen, Valentina Pedoia, Thienkhai H. Vu, Christopher P. Hess, Youngho Seo and Jae Ho Sohn
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:18

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