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  1. Quantification of neovascularization changes in terms of neovascular complex (NVC) acquired from the optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) imaging is extremely important for diagnosis and treatment m...

    Authors: Sheng Wu, Shaowei Wu, Hui Feng, Zizhong Hu, Yejing Xie, Yun Su, Ting Feng and Li Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:13

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  2. Back pain is a common problem and a burden for the patient. MR-morphologically proven pain-causing changes of the spine is often successfully treated utilizing CT-guided pain therapy. The CT-guided execution e...

    Authors: Christoph A. Stueckle, Benedikt Hackert, Sarah Talarczyk, Martin Wawro, Patrick Haage and Ulrich Weger

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:11

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  3. Despite synchronization to respiration, respiration-navigated (RN) 3D turbo-spin-echo MRCP is limited by susceptibility to motion artifacts. The aim of this study was to assess the quality of pancreaticobiliar...

    Authors: Felix Christian Hasse, Buket Selmi, Hamed Albusaidi, Theresa Mokry, Philipp Mayer, Christian Rupp, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor and Tim Frederik Weber

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:10

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  4. To evaluate different stages of liver fibrosis in cynomolgus monkeys by comparing magnetic resonance-perfusion weighted imaging (MR-PWI) quantitative and semi-quantitative parameters, and confirm the best dete...

    Authors: Ke Ding, Manrong Liu, Xue Wei, Ruisui Huang, Jiong Chen, Shanjin Lu, Dacheng Wang and Wei Lu

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:8

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  5. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a new method involving time maximum intensity projection (t-MIP) postprocessed from dynamic computed tomographic angiography (dyn-CTA) in diagnosing peripheral arterial...

    Authors: Daming Zhang, Xueyan Zhou, Haiping Zhang, Xiaobing Fan, Zehong Lin, Huadan Xue, Yining Wang, Zhengyu Jin and Yuexin Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:7

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  6. Melanoma has become more widespread over the past 30 years and early detection is a major factor in reducing mortality rates associated with this type of skin cancer. Therefore, having access to an automatic, ...

    Authors: Mario Fernando Jojoa Acosta, Liesle Yail Caballero Tovar, Maria Begonya Garcia-Zapirain and Winston Spencer Percybrooks

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:6

    Content type: Technical advance

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  7. Coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD) is an important underlying cause of angina pectoris. Currently, no diagnostic tool is available to directly visualize the coronary microvasculature. Invasive microvascu...

    Authors: F. Groepenhoff, R. G. M. Klaassen, G. B. Valstar, S. H. Bots, N. C. Onland-Moret, H. M. Den Ruijter, T. Leiner and A. L. M. Eikendal

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:5

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  8. The aim of the present study was to explore the brain active characteristics of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) using resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging technology.

    Authors: Weiqun Ao, Yougen Cheng, Mingxian Chen, Fuquan Wei, Guangzhao Yang, Yongyu An, Fan Mao, Xiandi Zhu and Guoqun Mao

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:4

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  9. Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has become an increasingly important medical imaging modality in orthopedic operating rooms. Metal implants and related image artifacts create challenges for image quality ...

    Authors: Juha I. Peltonen, Touko Kaasalainen and Mika Kortesniemi

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2021 21:2

    Content type: Technical advance

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  10. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between stiffness of the bicep brachii muscle (BBM) and distal bicep tendon (DBT) and effects of weight lifting (pre- to post-workout changes) among groups with...

    Authors: Mahdi Al-Qahtani, Omar Altuwaijri, Meteb Altaf, Majed Al-Enezi, Mahmoud Abulmeaty and Ravish Javed

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:129

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  11. Ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging (MR) may be used to improve intracranial blood flow measurements. However, standard cardiac synchronization methods tend to fail at ultra-high field MR. Therefore, t...

    Authors: Karin Markenroth Bloch, Fabian Kording and Johannes Töger

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:128

    Content type: Technical advance

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  12. To investigate the prevalence, spectrum, and predictors of alternative diagnoses explaining leg symptoms in patients negative for suspected acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT), which can be detected with whole-...

    Authors: Ebba Beller, Mattes Becher, Felix G. Meinel, Jens-Christian Kröger, Rengarajan Rajagopal, Raimund Höft, Marc-André Weber and Thomas Heller

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:127

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  13. This study aims to compare proton density weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) zero echo time (ZTE) and head atlas attenuation correction (AC) to the reference standard computed tomography (CT) based AC for

    Authors: Francesca De Luca, Martin Bolin, Lennart Blomqvist, Cecilia Wassberg, Heather Martin and Anna Falk Delgado

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:126

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  14. Reported date of last menstrual period and ultrasonography measurements are the most commonly used methods for determining gestational age in antenatal life. However, the mother cannot always determine the las...

    Authors: Yuequan Shi, Yunjing Xue, Chunxia Chen, Kaiwu Lin and Zuofu Zhou

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:125

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  15. To compare the diagnostic performance of neurite orientation dispersion and density imaging (NODDI), mean apparent propagator magnetic resonance imaging (MAP-MRI), diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI), diffusion t...

    Authors: Jiaji Mao, Weike Zeng, Qinyuan Zhang, Zehong Yang, Xu Yan, Huiting Zhang, Mengzhu Wang, Guang Yang, Minxiong Zhou and Jun Shen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:124

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  16. The revised 2016 WHO-Classification of CNS-tumours now integrates molecular information of glial brain tumours for accurate diagnosis as well as for the development of targeted therapies. In this prospective s...

    Authors: Pamela Franco, Urs Würtemberger, Karam Dacca, Irene Hübschle, Jürgen Beck, Oliver Schnell, Irina Mader, Harald Binder, Horst Urbach and Dieter Henrik Heiland

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:123

    Content type: Study protocol

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  17. Point-of-care ultrasound (POC-US) is a diagnostic test conducted at the site of patient care with direct interpretation by the clinician, providing immediate results. POC-US for gynecologic application is not ...

    Authors: Marika Toscano, Kam Szlachetka, Natalie Whaley and Loralei L. Thornburg

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:121

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  18. Three-dimensional (3D) models are increasingly used to help surgeons, guiding them through the complex hepatic vasculobiliary anatomy. The biliary tract is a relatively untapped territory with only a few case ...

    Authors: Nuno Pereira da Silva, Inês Abreu, Marco Serôdio, Luís Ferreira, Henrique Alexandrino and Paulo Donato

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:120

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Previous studies have used signal intensity (SI) to reflect liver function. However, few studies have evaluated liver function via the portal vein. Regarding the SI of the liver, spleen, and portal vein, no st...

    Authors: Ming Yang, Yue Zhang, Wenlu Zhao, Wen Cheng, Han Wang and Shengren Guo

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:119

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  20. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged as a global pandemic. According to the diagnosis and treatment guidelines of China, negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is the key ...

    Authors: Quan Cai, Si-Yao Du, Si Gao, Guo-Liang Huang, Zheng Zhang, Shu Li, Xin Wang, Pei-Ling Li, Peng Lv, Gang Hou and Li-Na Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:118

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  21. To investigate whether quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) pharmacokinetic parameters can be used to predict the pathologic stages of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma...

    Authors: Na Guo, Weike Zeng, Hong Deng, Huijun Hu, Ziliang Cheng, Zehong Yang, Shuqi Jiang, Xiaohui Duan and Jun Shen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:117

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  22. This study outlines an image processing algorithm for accurate and consistent lung segmentation in chest radiographs of critically ill adults and children typically obscured by medical equipment. In particular...

    Authors: Narathip Reamaroon, Michael W. Sjoding, Harm Derksen, Elyas Sabeti, Jonathan Gryak, Ryan P. Barbaro, Brian D. Athey and Kayvan Najarian

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:116

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  23. This study aimed to compare the sensitivity of 99mTc-MIBI SPECT/CT, 99mTc-MIBI planar scintigraphy and ultrasonography (US) in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), and to explore the factors that a...

    Authors: Shu-Qin Jiang, Ting Yang, Qiong Zou, Lei Xu, Ting Ye, Yin-Qian Kang, Wan-Ru Li, Ju Jiao and Yong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:115

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  24. Integrated Angiography-Computed Tomography (ACT) suites were initially designed in the 1990’s to perform complex procedures requiring high-resolution cross-sectional imaging and fluoroscopy. Since then, there ...

    Authors: Joseph P. Erinjeri, Raphael Doustaly, Grégoire Avignon, Achiude Bendet, Elena N. Petre, Etay Ziv, Hooman Yarmohammadi and Stephen B. Solomon

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:114

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  25. Deep learning algorithms are increasingly used for automatic medical imaging analysis and cardiac chamber segmentation. Especially in congenital heart disease, obtaining a sufficient number of training images ...

    Authors: Gerhard-Paul Diller, Julius Vahle, Robert Radke, Maria Luisa Benesch Vidal, Alicia Jeanette Fischer, Ulrike M. M. Bauer, Samir Sarikouch, Felix Berger, Philipp Beerbaum, Helmut Baumgartner and Stefan Orwat

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:113

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  26. To develop and validate a nomogram for early identification of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on initial clinical and CT characteristics.

    Authors: Yixing Yu, Ximing Wang, Min Li, Lan Gu, Zongyu Xie, Wenhao Gu, Feng Xu, Yaxing Bao, Rongrong Liu, Su Hu, Mengjie Hu and Chunhong Hu

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:111

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  27. Coronary artery angiography is an indispensable assistive technique for cardiac interventional surgery. Segmentation and extraction of blood vessels from coronary angiographic images or videos are very essenti...

    Authors: Lu Wang, Dongxue Liang, Xiaolei Yin, Jing Qiu, Zhiyun Yang, Junhui Xing, Jianzeng Dong and Zhaoyuan Ma

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:110

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  28. CT texture analysis (CTTA) has been successfully used to assess tissue heterogeneity in multiple diseases. The purpose of this work is to demonstrate the value of three-dimensional CTTA in the evaluation of di...

    Authors: Bettina Katalin Budai, Ambrus Tóth, Petra Borsos, Veronica Grace Frank, Sonaz Shariati, Bence Fejér, Anikó Folhoffer, Ferenc Szalay, Viktor Bérczi and Pál Novák Kaposi

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:108

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  29. We compared the ultrasound features, superb microvascular imaging (SMI) and micro vessel density (MVD) of pleomorphic adenoma (PA), Warthin’s tumor (WT) and basal cell adenoma (BCA) to explore the clinic value...

    Authors: Lihui Zhao, Yiran Mao, Jie Mu, Jing Zhao, Fangxuan Li, Sheng Zhang and Xiaojie Xin

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:107

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  30. Current sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) techniques, including use of radioisotopes, have disadvantages including the use of a radioactive tracer. Indocyanine green (ICG) based near-infrared (NIR) fluorescenc...

    Authors: Nidal Muhanna, Harley H. L. Chan, Catriona M. Douglas, Michael J. Daly, Atul Jaidka, Donovan Eu, Jonathan Bernstein, Jason L. Townson and Jonathan C. Irish

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:106

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  31. MR imaging of neuroblastic tumors is widely used for assessing the effect of chemotherapy on tumor size. However, there are some concerns that MRI might falsely estimate lesion diameters due to calcification a...

    Authors: Sebastian Gassenmaier, Ilias Tsiflikas, Simon Maennlin, Cristian Urla, Steven W. Warmann and Juergen F. Schaefer

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:105

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  32. To develop and validate an MRI-based radiomics nomogram for differentiation of cervical spine ORN from metastasis after radiotherapy (RT) in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC).

    Authors: Xi Zhong, Li Li, Huali Jiang, Jinxue Yin, Bingui Lu, Wen Han, Jiansheng Li and Jian Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:104

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  33. The aim of the present study was to investigate the pathological features of vestibular aqueduct (VA) related high jugular bulb (HJB) and explore the possible cause-consequence relation between HJB and endolym...

    Authors: Junjiao Hu, Anquan Peng, Kai Deng, Chao Huang, Qin Wang, Xueying Pan, Wei Liu, Zhiwen Zhang, Wenqi Jiang and Yichao Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:103

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  34. This study aimed to develop evidence-based clinical imaging guidelines to assess the proper implant location following implant surgery and identify potential complications during follow-up.

    Authors: Min-Ji Kim, Sam-Sun Lee, Miyoung Choi, Hwan Seok Yong, Chena Lee, Jo-Eun Kim and Min-Suk Heo

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:102

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  35. Misclassifications of hepatic alveolar echinococcosis (HAE) as intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) may lead to inappropriate treatment strategies. The aim of this study was to explore the differential diagno...

    Authors: Zeng-Cheng Wa, Ting Du, Xian-Feng Li, Hui-Qing Xu, Qiu-Cuo Suo-Ang, Li-Da Chen, Hang-Tong Hu, Wei Wang and Ming-De Lu

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:101

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  36. The aim of this study was to characterize the radiological features of myofibroma on multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and correlate the imaging findings with pathol...

    Authors: Kun-ming Yi, Kang Chen, Qiang Ma, Lu Wang, Ran Li and Yi Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:100

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  37. Duplication of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) is an extremely rare anatomic variation, with few case studies reported. We report one case of the duplicated SFA, discovered by both ultrasonography (US) an...

    Authors: Sung Hyun Yu, Jung Han Hwang, Jeong Ho Kim, Suyoung Park, Ki Hyun Lee and Sang Tae Choi

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:99

    Content type: Case report

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  38. Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer in females, and is the second leading cancer-related cause of death in this group. Early diagnosis is essential to breast cancer to be effectively treated, and ultras...

    Authors: Hongbiao Liu, Hongwei Zhan, Da Sun and Ying Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:98

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  39. To testify whether multi-b-values diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) can be used to ultra-early predict treatment response of concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) in cervical cancer patients and to assess the pre...

    Authors: Bing Liu, Wan-Ling Ma, Guang-Wen Zhang, Zhen Sun, Meng-Qi Wei, Wei-Huan Hou, Bing-Xin Hou, Li-Chun Wei and Yi Huan

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:97

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  40. Intraoperative 3-dimensional (3D) navigation is increasingly being used for pedicle screw placement. For this purpose, dedicated mobile 3D C-arms are capable of providing intraoperative fluoroscopy-based 3D im...

    Authors: Yashar Naseri, Ulrich Hubbe, Christoph Scholz, Johannes Brönner, Marie T. Krüger and Jan-Helge Klingler

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:96

    Content type: Technical advance

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  41. The upgrade rate of biopsy-confirmed ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) to invasive carcinoma is up to 50% on final pathology. We investigated MRI and clinicopathologic predictors of the invasive components of DC...

    Authors: Ga Young Yoon, Woo Jung Choi, Joo Hee Cha, Hee Jung Shin, Eun Young Chae and Hak Hee Kim

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:95

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  42. To analyse the influence of whole body (wb)-MRI on patient management compared to routine diagnostic tests in patients with fever of unknown origin (FUO).

    Authors: Anoshirwan Andrej Tavakoli, Miriam Reichert, Tanja Blank, Dietmar Dinter, Sabine Weckbach, Dieter Buchheidt, Stefan Oswald Schoenberg and Ulrike Attenberger

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:94

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  43. Metastatic glioblastoma presenting as a solitary osteolytic cervical vertebral mass without primary brain tumor relapse is extremely rare with only 1 reported case in the literature. Because of its rarity, it ...

    Authors: Zu-Gui Li, Min-Ying Zheng, Qi Zhao, Kai Liu, Jia-Xing Du and Shi-Wu Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2020 20:89

    Content type: Case report

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