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  1. Acute closed volar plate injury of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIP) is a common hand injury. In the past, there were few objective evaluation imaging methods for the degree of volar plate injury. The p...

    Authors: Tiezheng Wang, Fei Guo, Hengtao Qi, Liyuan Cui, Lihua Liu, Shougang Bao and Jianbo Teng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:117
  2. Incidental thymus region masses during thoracic examinations are not uncommon. The clinician’s decision-making for treatment largely depends on imaging findings. Due to the lack of specific indicators, it may ...

    Authors: Xue-Fang Lu and Tie-Yuan Zhu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:115
  3. In recent years, contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) has been used for various applications in breast diagnosis. The superiority of CEUS over conventional B-mode imaging in the ultrasound diagnosis of the...

    Authors: Satoshi Kondo, Megumi Satoh, Mutsumi Nishida, Ryousuke Sakano and Kazuya Takagi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:114
  4. This study aimed to develop and validate a deep learning-based method that detects inter-breath-hold motion from an estimated cardiac long axis image reconstructed from a stack of short axis cardiac cine images.

    Authors: Yoon-Chul Kim and Min Woo Kim
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:113
  5. On the basis of visual-dependent reading method, radiological recognition and assessment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (NH) or acute bilirubin encephalopathy (ABE) on conventional magnetic resonance imaging (...

    Authors: Yan Sun, Yi Liao, Fenglin Jia, Gang Ning, Xinrong Wang, Yujin Zhang, Pei Li and Haibo Qu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:112
  6. To build a combined model based on the ultrasound radiomic and morphological features, and evaluate its diagnostic performance for preoperative prediction of central lymph node metastasis (CLNM) in patients wi...

    Authors: Xiang Yan, Xurong Mou, Yanan Yang, Jing Ren, Xingxu Zhou, Yifei Huang and Hongmei Yuan
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:111
  7. Spectral CT imaging parameters have been reported to be useful in the differentiation of pathological grades in different malignancies. This study aims to investigate the value of spectral CT in the quantitati...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Weizhong Tian, Shuangfeng Tian, Liang He, Jianguo Xia and Ji Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:110
  8. Dental film mounting is an essential but time-consuming task in dental radiography, with manual methods often prone to errors. This study aims to develop a deep learning (DL) model for accurate automated class...

    Authors: Yu-Chun Lin, Meng-Chi Chen, Cheng-Hsueh Chen, Mu-Hsiung Chen, Kang-Yi Liu and Cheng-Chun Chang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:109
  9. To assess the predictive values of primary tumor FDG uptake for patients with inoperable stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT).

    Authors: Pengfei Zhang, Wei Chen, Kewei Zhao, Xiaowen Qiu, Tao Li, Xingzhuang Zhu, Peng Sun, Chunsheng Wang and Yipeng Song
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:107
  10. Biparametric MRI (bpMRI) is a faster, contrast-free, and less expensive MRI protocol that facilitates the detection of prostate cancer. The aim of this study is to determine whether a biparametric MRI PI-RADS ...

    Authors: Yunhan Wang, Lei Wang, Xiaohua Tang, Yong Zhang, Na Zhang, Biao Zhi and Xiangke Niu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:106
  11. Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma (PSC) is a rare subtype of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) but differs in terms of treatment strategies compared with conventional-NSCLC (c-NSCLC). However, preoperative CT d...

    Authors: Wenjian Tang, Chunju Wen, Yixiu Pei, Zhen Wu, Junyuan Zhong, Jidong Peng and Jianping Zhong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:105
  12. In this work, we propose a processing pipeline for the extraction and identification of meaningful radiomics biomarkers in skeletal muscle tissue as displayed using Dixon-weighted MRI. Diverse and robust radio...

    Authors: Marc Fischer, Thomas Küstner, Sofia Pappa, Thoralf Niendorf, Tobias Pischon, Thomas Kröncke, Stefanie Bette, Sara Schramm, Börge Schmidt, Johannes Haubold, Felix Nensa, Tobias Nonnenmacher, Viktoria Palm, Fabian Bamberg, Lena Kiefer, Fritz Schick…
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:104
  13. The aim of this study was to explore application value of iodine concentration from dual-energy spectral computed tomography (DESCT) in preoperative prediction of lymphovascular tumor thrombus in patients with...

    Authors: Xiang Yuan, Xin Quan, Xiao-ling Che, Lu-Lu Xu, Chun-mei Yang, Xiao-di Zhang and Jian Shu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:103
  14. Megavoltage computed tomography (MVCT) images acquired during each radiotherapy session may be useful for delta radiomics. However, no studies have examined whether the MVCT-based radiomics has prognostic powe...

    Authors: Kota Abe, Noriyuki Kadoya, Kei Ito, Shohei Tanaka, Yujiro Nakajima, Shimpei Hashimoto, Yuhi Suda, Takashi Uno and Keiichi Jingu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:102
  15. Lymph node metastasis is an important factor affecting the treatment and prognosis of patients with cervical cancer. However, the comparison of different algorithms and features to predict lymph node metastasi...

    Authors: Shuyu Liu, Yu Zhou, Caizhi Wang, Junjie Shen and Yi Zheng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:101
  16. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients have a higher incidence of coronary artery disease than the general population. The aim of this study was to develop a radiomics nomogram of pericoronary adipose tissue...

    Authors: Can Chen, Meng Chen, Qing Tao, Su Hu and Chunhong Hu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:99
  17. Sinonasal rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) in adults is extremely rare, and early diagnosis and treatment are crucial to improve the patient’s prognosis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the magnetic resonance ...

    Authors: Jun-hua Liu, Meng Qi, Wen-hu Huang, Yan Sha and Fang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:98
  18. Cardiovascular diseases remain the world’s primary cause of death. The identification and treatment of patients at risk of cardiovascular events thus are as important as ever. Adipose tissue is a classic risk ...

    Authors: Peter Mundt, Hishan Tharmaseelan, Alexander Hertel, Lukas T. Rotkopf, Dominik Nörenberg, Philipp Riffel, Stefan O. Schoenberg, Matthias F. Froelich and Isabelle Ayx
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:97
  19. There is a recognized need for additional approaches to improve the accuracy of extrathyroidal extension (ETE) diagnosis in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) before surgery. Up to now, multimodal ultrasound ha...

    Authors: Fang Wan, Wen He, Wei Zhang, Yukang Zhang, Hongxia Zhang and Yang Guang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:96
  20. This study aimed to assess the feasibility of software-aided selection of monoenergetic level for acute necrotising pancreatitis (ANP) depiction compared to other automatic image series generated using dual-en...

    Authors: Yuan Yuan, Kai Liao, Zixing Huang, Liping Deng, Hehan Tang, Yi Wang, Zheng Ye, Xinyue Chen, Bin Song and Zhenlin Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:95
  21. The indocyanine green retention rate at 15 min (ICG-R15) is a useful tool to evaluate the functional liver reserve before hepatectomy for liver cancer. Taking ICG-R15 as criteria, we investigated the ability o...

    Authors: Ling Zhu, Feifei Wang, Xue Chen, Qian Dong, Nan Xia, Jingjing Chen, Zheng Li and Chengzhan Zhu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:94
  22. In the present study, we mainly aimed to predict the expression of androgen receptor (AR) in breast cancer (BC) patients by combing radiomic features and clinicopathological factors in a non-invasive machine l...

    Authors: Tongtong Jia, Qingfu Lv, Bin Zhang, Chunjing Yu, Shibiao Sang and Shengming Deng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:93
  23. Technetium-99 m 3,3-diphosphono-1,2-propanodicarboxylic acid (DPD) and technetium-99 m sodium pyrophosphate (PYP) are the two most commonly used radiotracers for cardiac amyloidosis (CA), but no studies have d...

    Authors: Yong-Jin Park, Joohee Lee, Darae Kim, Jin-Oh Choi, Seok Jin Kim, Kihyun Kim and Joon Young Choi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:92
  24. Segmentation of liver vessels from CT images is indispensable prior to surgical planning and aroused a broad range of interest in the medical image analysis community. Due to the complex structure and low-cont...

    Authors: Mian Wu, Yinling Qian, Xiangyun Liao, Qiong Wang and Pheng-Ann Heng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:91
  25. To predict the malignancy of 1–5 cm gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) by machine learning (ML) on CT images using three models - Logistic Regression (LR), Decision Tree (DT) and Gradient Boosting...

    Authors: Cui Zhang, Jian Wang, Yang Yang, Bailing Dai, Zhihua Xu, Fangmei Zhu and Huajun Yu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:90
  26. Ultrasonic echocardiography is commonly used for monitoring myocardial dysfunction. However, it has limitations such as poor quality of echocardiography images and subjective judgment of doctors.

    Authors: Shanna Liu, Hao Zhang, Chang Li, Weifang Dai, Jinyu Wu, Yuanyuan Wu, Wenwen Su, Bin Xia, Jiayu Zhou, Yuqiang Shen and Xinjian Zhu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:88
  27. Multiple myeloma (MM), the second most hematological malignancy, have been studied extensively in the prognosis of the clinical parameters, however there are only a few studies have discussed the role of dual ...

    Authors: Haoshu Zhong, Delong Huang, Junhao Wu, Xiaomin Chen, Yue Chen and Chunlan Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:87
  28. Inferior vena cava tumor thrombus (IVCTT) invading the IVC wall majorly affects the surgical method choice and prognosis in renal tumors. Enhanced multiparameteric MRI plays an important role in preoperative e...

    Authors: Xinlong Pei, Min Lu, Zhuo Liu, Baohua Liu, Yuhan Deng, Huishu Yuan and Lulin Ma
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:86
  29. Ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive therapy for thyroid nodules (TNs). Understanding the determinants of RFA efficacy can improve treatment and prognosis. This study aims to...

    Authors: Zahra Motaghed, Hossein Chegeni, Ali Mosadeghkhah, Mohammadreza Azimi Aval, Reza Gerami and Hojat Ebrahiminik
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:85
  30. This study aimed to develop and validate an AI (artificial intelligence)-aid method in myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) to differentiate ischemia in coronary artery disease.

    Authors: Ruyi Zhang, Peng Wang, Yanzhu Bian, Yan Fan, Jianming Li, Xuehui Liu, Jie Shen, Yujing Hu, Xianghe Liao, He Wang, Chengyu Song, Wangxiao Li, Xiaojie Wang, Momo Sun, Jianping Zhang, Miao Wang…
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:84
  31. The medical profession is facing an excessive workload, which has led to the development of various Computer-Aided Diagnosis (CAD) systems as well as Mobile-Aid Diagnosis (MAD) systems. These technologies enha...

    Authors: Mohammad Amir Eshraghi, Ahmad Ayatollahi and Shahriar Baradaran Shokouhi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:83
  32. In clinical practice, reducing unnecessary biopsies for mammographic BI-RADS 4 lesions is crucial. The objective of this study was to explore the potential value of deep transfer learning (DTL) based on the di...

    Authors: Mingzhu Meng, Hong Li, Ming Zhang, Guangyuan He, Long Wang and Dong Shen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:82
  33. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) area mask correction reduces the influence of low [123I]-N-fluoropropyl-2b-carbomethoxy-3b-(4-iodophenyl) nortropane (123I-FP-CIT) accumulation in the volume of interest (VOI) by CSF are...

    Authors: Makoto Ohba, Ryota Kobayashi, Chifumi Iseki, Kazukuni Kirii, Daichi Morioka, Koichi Otani, Yasuyuki Ohta, Yukihiko Sonoda, Koji Suzuki and Masafumi Kanoto
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:81
  34. Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in males. The use of intra-prostatic fiducial markers (FM) for image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) has become widespread due to their accuracy, relativ...

    Authors: Ali Mahdavi, Bahram Mofid and Farzad Taghizadeh-Hesary
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:79
  35. Osteoporosis is a chronic, multifactorial skeletal disease that occurs especially in women following a decrease in estrogen levels and decrease in bone mineral density. The aim of this study was to evaluate th...

    Authors: Mehrdad Abdinian, Mina Milaei and Parisa Soltani
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:78
  36. Whether a stenosis can cause hemodynamic lesion-specific ischemia is critical for the treatment decision in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Based on coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...

    Authors: Zhaoxi Cai, Taihui Yu, Zehong Yang, Huijun Hu, Yongqing Lin, Haifeng Zhang, Meiwei Chen, Guangzi Shi and Jun Shen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:76
  37. A variety of external factors might seriously degrade PET image quality and lead to inconsistent results. The aim of this study is to explore a potential PET image quality assessment (QA) method with deep lear...

    Authors: Haiqiong Zhang, Yu Liu, Yanmei Wang, Yanru Ma, Na Niu, Hongli Jing and Li Huo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:75
  38. This study aims to evaluate the effects of the artifact removal algorithm on linear measurements of the buccal cortical plate by altering the voltage.

    Authors: Daryoush Goodarzi Pour, Elham Emami Meybodi, Kosar Sodagar, Zahra Alsadat Emami Meybodi and Sanaz Safari
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:74
  39. Treatment plans for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) are individually decided in tumor board meetings but some treatment decision-steps lack objective prognostic estimates. Our purpose was ...

    Authors: Simon Bernatz, Ines Böth, Jörg Ackermann, Iris Burck, Scherwin Mahmoudi, Lukas Lenga, Simon S. Martin, Jan-Erik Scholtz, Vitali Koch, Leon D. Grünewald, Ina Koch, Timo Stöver, Peter J. Wild, Ria Winkelmann, Thomas J. Vogl and Daniel Pinto dos Santos
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:71
  40. Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is highly malignant and has a poor prognosis due to the lack of effective therapeutic targets. Androgen receptor (AR) has been investigated as a possible therapeutic target...

    Authors: Wen-juan Xu, Bing-jie Zheng, Jun Lu, Si-yun Liu and Hai-liang Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:70
  41. The use of the apparent transverse relaxation rate (R2*) in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) has not been previously reported in the literature. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of the R2* value in...

    Authors: Xinhua Xu, Ming Chen, Jin Zhang, Yunzhu Jiang, Hua Chao and Jianfeng Zha
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:69
  42. Vertical root fractures (VRFs) sometimes occur in endodontically treated teeth. They have a difficult diagnosis and a dismal result. The objective of this review was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of c...

    Authors: Sareh Habibzadeh, Zahra Ghoncheh, Pedram Kabiri and Seyed Ali Mosaddad
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:68

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