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  1. Avascular necrosis is a delayed complication of proximal humerus fractures that increases the likelihood of poor clinical outcomes. CT scans are routinely performed to guide proximal humerus fracture managemen...

    Authors: Kevin B. Hoover, Alexandria O. Starks, Valentina Robila and Daniel L. Riddle
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:191
  2. Hamstring strain injury (HSI) diagnosis is often corroborated using ultrasound. Spatial frequency analysis (SFA) is a quantitative ultrasound method that has proven useful in characterizing altered tissue orga...

    Authors: Scott K. Crawford, Christa M. Wille, Mikel R. Stiffler-Joachim, Kenneth S. Lee, Greg R. Bashford and Bryan C. Heiderscheit
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:190
  3. We investigated whether preoperative lymphoscintigraphy could predict the treatment response of unilateral lymphovenous anastomosis (LVA) in patients with lower extremity lymphedema.

    Authors: Hye Ryeong Kwon, Ji Hye Hwang, Goo-Hyun Mun, Seung Hyup Hyun, Seung Hwan Moon, Kyung-Han Lee and Joon Young Choi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:188
  4. Texture analysis derived from Computed tomography (CT) might be able to better characterize fluid collections undergoing CT-guided percutaneous drainage treatment. The present study tested, whether texture ana...

    Authors: Hans-Jonas Meyer, Benedikt Schnarkowski, Jakob Leonhardi, Matthias Mehdorn, Sebastian Ebel, Holger Goessmann and Timm Denecke
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:187
  5. The spleen is a vital lymphoid soft organ that demands constant attention from the clinical point of view. It is a multi-dimensional organ that enlarges in its all dimensions during some disease condition. The...

    Authors: Solomon Demissie, Prasad Mergu, Tadiwos Hailu, Getachew Abebe, Mengistu Warsa and Teshale Fikadu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:186
  6. This retrospective study aimed to investigate the usefulness of the optimized kiloelectron volt (keV) for virtual monoenergetic imaging (VMI) combined with iodine map in dual-energy computed tomography enterog...

    Authors: Jinghao Chen, Jie Zhou, Jushun Yang, Ruochen Cong, Jinjie Sun, Jing Xiao, Jianhua Shi and Bosheng He
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:185
  7. Human epidermal growth factor receptor2+ subtype breast cancer has a high degree of malignancy and a poor prognosis. The aim of this study is to develop a prediction model for the human epidermal growth factor...

    Authors: Jin Zhou, An-qi Jin, Shi-chong Zhou, Jia-wei Li, Wen-xiang Zhi, Yun-xia Huang, Qian Zhu, Lang Qian, Jiong Wu and Cai Chang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:184
  8. Compressed Sensing (CS) and parallel imaging are two promising techniques that accelerate the MRI acquisition process. Combining these two techniques is of great interest due to the complementary information u...

    Authors: Zhanqi Hu, Cailei Zhao, Xia Zhao, Lingyu Kong, Jun Yang, Xiaoyan Wang, Jianxiang Liao and Yihang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:182
  9. The objective of this study is to explore the value of two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) radiomics models based on enhanced computed tomography (CT) images in predicting BRCA gene mutations in pa...

    Authors: Liu Mingzhu, Ge Yaqiong, Li Mengru and Wei Wei
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:180
  10. 99mTc-pertechnetate thyroid scintigraphy is a valid complementary avenue for evaluating thyroid disease in the clinic, the image feature of thyroid scintigram is relatively simple but the interpretation still has...

    Authors: Pei Yang, Yong Pi, Tao He, Jiangming Sun, Jianan Wei, Yongzhao Xiang, Lisha Jiang, Lin Li, Zhang Yi, Zhen Zhao and Huawei Cai
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:179
  11. Most existing algorithms have been focused on the segmentation from several public Liver CT datasets scanned regularly (no pneumoperitoneum and horizontal supine position). This study primarily segmented datas...

    Authors: Baochun He, Dalong Yin, Xiaoxia Chen, Huoling Luo, Deqiang Xiao, Mu He, Guisheng Wang, Chihua Fang, Lianxin Liu and Fucang Jia
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:178
  12. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficiency of quantitative parameters of bone scintigraphy in detecting clinically active joint and high disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

    Authors: Jeong Won Lee, Sung Hae Chang, Su Jin Jang, Hee Jin Park, Sang Mi Lee and Ki Jin Jung
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:177
  13. Preoperative identification of rectal cancer lymph node status is crucial for patient prognosis and treatment decisions. Rectal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays an essential role in the preoperative stag...

    Authors: Yang Zhou, Rui Yang, Yuan Wang, Meng Zhou, Xueyan Zhou, JiQing Xing, Xinxin Wang and Chunhui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:176

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  14. To evaluate the correlation and agreement between superb micro-vascular imaging (SMI) mode and the contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) mode for the ablative completeness and the volumes of ablation lesions to ...

    Authors: Yu Lan, Nan Li, Qing Song, Ming-bo Zhang, Yu-kun Luo and Yan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:175
  15. With the rapid spread of COVID-19 worldwide, quick screening for possible COVID-19 patients has become the focus of international researchers. Recently, many deep learning-based Computed Tomography (CT) image/...

    Authors: Rui Miao, Xin Dong, Sheng-Li Xie, Yong Liang and Sio-Long Lo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:174
  16. This study investigates the segmental myocardial strain of the early phase of intramyocardial hemorrhage (IMH) caused by reperfused myocardial infarction (MI) in rats by low-dose dobutamine (LDD) cardiovascula...

    Authors: Rui Xia, Bo He, Tong Zhu, Yu Zhang, Yushu Chen, Lei Wang, Yang Zhou, Jichun Liao, Jie Zheng, Yongmei Li, Fajin Lv and Fabao Gao
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:173
  17. We aimed to examine the characteristics of imaging findings of adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) and minimally invasive adenocarcinoma (MIA) in the lungs of smokers compared with those of non-smokers.

    Authors: Haruto Sugawara, Hirokazu Watanabe, Akira Kunimatsu, Osamu Abe, Shun-ichi Watanabe, Yasushi Yatabe and Masahiko Kusumoto
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:172
  18. The 3D U-Net model has been proved to perform well in the automatic organ segmentation. The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of the 3D U-Net algorithm for the automated detection and segmentati...

    Authors: Xiang Liu, Zhaonan Sun, Chao Han, Yingpu Cui, Jiahao Huang, Xiangpeng Wang, Xiaodong Zhang and Xiaoying Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:170
  19. Image reconstruction algorithm is one of the important factors affecting the quantitative parameters of PET/CT. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of time of flight (TOF) and point spread...

    Authors: Kemin Huang, Yanlin Feng, Weitang Liang and Lin Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:169
  20. Accurate measurement of left atrial (LA) volumes is needed in cardiac diagnostics and the follow up of heart and valvular diseases. Geometrical assumptions with 2D methods for LA volume estimation contribute t...

    Authors: Jouni K. Kuusisto, Pauli A. K. Pöyhönen, Jani Pirinen, Lauri J. Lehmonen, Heli P. Räty, Nicolas Martinez-Majander, Jukka Putaala, Juha Sinisalo and Vesa Järvinen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:167
  21. Segmentation of important structures in temporal bone CT is the basis of image-guided otologic surgery. Manual segmentation of temporal bone CT is time- consuming and laborious. We assessed the feasibility and...

    Authors: Jiang Wang, Yi Lv, Junchen Wang, Furong Ma, Yali Du, Xin Fan, Menglin Wang and Jia Ke
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:166
  22. The commonly used NEMA IEC Body phantom has a number of defects, hindering its application for detecting micro-lesions and measuring the performance parameters of computed tomography (CT). This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Shujie Lu, Peng Zhang, Chengwei Li, Jie Sun, Wenli Liu and Pu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:165
  23. The role of inflammation in cardiovascular pathophysiology has gained a lot of research interest in recent years. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance has been a powerful tool in the non-invasive assessment of in...

    Authors: Vasiliki Tsampasian, Andrew J. Swift, Hosamadin Assadi, Amrit Chowdhary, Peter Swoboda, Eva Sammut, Amardeep Dastidar, Jordi Broncano Cabrero, Javier Royuela Del Val, Sunil Nair, Robin Nijveldt, Alisdair Ryding, Chris Sawh, Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, Eylem Levelt, Vassilios Vassiliou…
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:164
  24. In addition to nerve conduction studies (NCSs), ultrasonography has been widely used as an alternative tool for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Although the results of NCSs are influenced by local ski...

    Authors: Yi-Wei Chang, Chii-Jen Chen, You-Wei Wang, Valeria Chiu, Shinn-Kuang Lin and Yi-Shiung Horng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:163
  25. To assess the accuracy and reproducibility of right ventricular (RV) and left ventricular (LV) function and flow measurements in children with repaired tetralogy of Fallot (rTOF) using four-dimensional (4D) fl...

    Authors: Xiaofen Yao, Liwei Hu, Yafeng Peng, Fei Feng, Rongzhen Ouyang, Weihui Xie, Qian Wang, Aimin Sun and Yumin Zhong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:161
  26. Enhancement profiles of the pulmonary artery (PA) and aorta differ when using computed tomography (CT) angiography. Our aim was to determine the optimal CT protocol for a one-time CT scan that assesses both bl...

    Authors: Cheng-Chih Hsieh, An-Bang Zeng, Chia-Hung Chen, Zong-Yi Jhou, Chih-Hsin Wang, Ya-Ling Yang, Feng-Chuan Hsieh, Jing-Kai Lin, Ju-Yen Yeh and Chun-Chao Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:160
  27. The Doppler sonography technique known as "superb microvascular imaging" (SMI) is advancing sonographic micro vascularization imaging in various disciplines. In this study, we aimed to determine whether SMI co...

    Authors: Thomas Studeny, Wolfgang Kratzer, Julian Schmidberger, Tilmann Graeter, Thomas F. E. Barth and Andreas Hillenbrand
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:159
  28. To investigate value of the quantitative perfusion parameters of dynamic triple-phase enhanced CT in differential diagnosis of pulmonary lesions, and explore the correlation between perfusion parameters of lun...

    Authors: Mingyue Zou, Zhenhua Zhao, Bingqian Zhang, Haijia Mao, Yanan Huang and Cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:158
  29. Intraoperative incorporation of radiopaque fiducial markers at the tumor resection surface can provide useful assistance in identifying the tumor bed in postoperative imaging for RT planning and radiological f...

    Authors: David Steybe, Philipp Poxleitner, Pit Jacob Voss, Marc Christian Metzger, Rainer Schmelzeisen, Fabian Bamberg, Suam Kim and Maximilian Frederik Russe
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:157
  30. The purpose of this study was to reevaluate the high-risk breast non-mass-like lesions (NMLs) in mammography (MG) by target ultrasound (US) and Automated breast ultrasonography (ABUS), and to analyze the corre...

    Authors: Jianxing Zhang, Lishang Cai, Ling Chen, Xiyan Pang, Miao Chen, Dan Yan, Jia Liu and Liangping Luo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:156
  31. This study aims to observe and analyze the effect of diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on the patients with locally advanced breast cancer undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

    Authors: Nannan Lu, Jie Dong, Xin Fang, Lufang Wang, Wei Jia, Qiong Zhou, Lingyu Wang, Jie Wei, Yueyin Pan and Xinghua Han
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:155
  32. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes tens of million infection world-wide. Many machine learning methods have been proposed for the computer-aided diagnosis between COVID-19 and community...

    Authors: Qi Zhu, Haizhou Ye, Liang Sun, Zhongnian Li, Ran Wang, Feng Shi, Dinggang Shen and Daoqiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:154
  33. Screening of breast cancer in asymptomatic women is important to evaluate for early diagnosis. In China ultrasound is a more frequently used method than mammography for the detection of breast cancer. The obje...

    Authors: Zhongtao Bao, Yanchun Zhao, Shuqiang Chen, Xiaoyu Chen, Xiang Xu, Linglin Wei and Ling Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:152
  34. Motion artifacts affect the images of coronary calcified plaques. This study utilized convolutional neural networks (CNNs) to classify the motion-contaminated images of moving coronary calcified plaques and to...

    Authors: Magdalena Dobrolińska, Niels van der Werf, Marcel Greuter, Beibei Jiang, Riemer Slart and Xueqian Xie
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:151
  35. To assess the value of the multimodel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including unenhanced images, dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI), MR-cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), and diffusion-weighted imaging ...

    Authors: Huihui Jia, Jialin Li, Wenjun Huang and Guangwu Lin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:149
  36. Cervical plexus (CP) tumours are difficult to diagnose because of atypical symptoms. This study aimed to summarize the features of a normal CP and CP tumours observed on high-frequency ultrasonography.

    Authors: Wenqing Gong, Jing Wang, Liwei Huang, Xu Yang, Dingzhang Chen and Minjuan Zheng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:148
  37. Radiomics analysis is a newly emerging quantitative image analysis technique. The aim of this study was to extract a radiomics signature from the computed tomography (CT) imaging to determine the infarction on...

    Authors: Xuehua Wen, Zhenyu Shu, Yumei Li, Xingfei Hu and Xiangyang Gong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:147
  38. It has been reported the prognostic value of MTV in predicting the disease prognosis of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) through pre-treatment PET/CT imaging. However, these are limited data on pretreatment e...

    Authors: Yafei Zhang, Guangfa Wang, Xin Zhao, Yongxian Hu, Elaine Tan Su Yin, Donghe Chen, Huatao Wang and Kui Zhao
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:145
  39. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique used for evaluating changes in the white matter in brain parenchyma. The reliability of quantitative DTI analysis is influenced by...

    Authors: Ullamari Hakulinen, Antti Brander, Tero Ilvesmäki, Mika Helminen, Juha Öhman, Teemu M. Luoto and Hannu Eskola
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:144

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