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  1. To research the pathological and clinical staging uses of arterial spin labeling (ASL) and dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI).

    Authors: Haodong Li, Guanzhong Gong, Lizhen Wang, Ya Su, Jie Lu and Yong Yin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:61
  2. To investigate the feasibility of ultra-short echo time (UTE) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the assessment of cartilage endplate (CEP) damage and further evaluate the relationship between total endplate ...

    Authors: Zhilin Ji, Yue Li, Weiqiang Dou, Yaru Zhu, Yin Shi and Yuefen Zou
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:60
  3. Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. The best method to prevent CRC is a colonoscopy. However, not all colon polyps have the risk of becoming cancerous. Therefore, polyps ar...

    Authors: Adrian Krenzer, Stefan Heil, Daniel Fitting, Safa Matti, Wolfram G. Zoller, Alexander Hann and Frank Puppe
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:59
  4. BI-RADS 4 breast lesions are suspicious for malignancy with a range from 2 to 95%, indicating that numerous benign lesions are unnecessarily biopsied. Thus, we aimed to investigate whether high-temporal-resolu...

    Authors: Yufeng Liu, Shiwei Wang, Jingjing Qu, Rui Tang, Chundan Wang, Fengchun Xiao, Peipei Pang, Zhichao Sun, Maosheng Xu and Jiaying Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:58
  5. Identifying thyroid nodules’ boundaries is crucial for making an accurate clinical assessment. However, manual segmentation is time-consuming. This paper utilized U-Net and its improved methods to automaticall...

    Authors: Tianlei Zheng, Hang Qin, Yingying Cui, Rong Wang, Weiguo Zhao, Shijin Zhang, Shi Geng and Lei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:56
  6. To evaluate the value of a deep learning-based computer-aided diagnostic system (DL-CAD) in improving the diagnostic performance of acute rib fractures in patients with chest trauma.

    Authors: Hui Tan, Hui Xu, Nan Yu, Yong Yu, Haifeng Duan, Qiuju Fan and Tian Zhanyu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:55
  7. This paper analyzed the feasibility of reducing venous air emboli introduced during tube connection in computed tomography angiography (CTA) through a modified method of saline test injection.

    Authors: Weiling He, Feng Huang, An Xie, Xiang Chen, Wenjie Sun and Rui Hu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:54
  8. This study aimed to explore the relationship between the ramus intermedius (RI) and atherosclerosis in the bifurcation of the left coronary artery (LCA).

    Authors: Dan-Qing Zhang, Yan-Feng Xu, Ya-Peng Dong and Shu-Jing Yu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:53
  9. Multi slice computed tomography (MSCT) is the most common used method in middle ear imaging. However, MSCT lacks the ability to distinguish the ossicular chain microstructures in detail resulting in poorer dia...

    Authors: Anssi-Kalle Heikkinen, Valtteri Rissanen, Antti A. Aarnisalo, Kristofer Nyman, Saku T. Sinkkonen and Juha Koivisto
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:51
  10. To explore valuable predictors for mediastinal lymph node metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, we analyzed the potential roles of standardized uptake value (SUV)-derived parameters from p...

    Authors: Xuhe Liao, Meng Liu, Shanshi Li, Weiming Huang, Cuiyan Guo, Jia Liu, Yan Xiong, Jianhua Zhang, Yan Fan and Rongfu Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:49
  11. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the agreement between paraspinal muscle composition measurements obtained from fat–water images using % fat-signal fraction (%FSF) in comparison to those obtained from...

    Authors: Sara Masi, Meaghan Rye, Alexa Roussac, Neda Naghdi, Brent Rosenstein, Jeannie F. Bailey and Maryse Fortin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:48
  12. To develop machine learning-based radiomics models derive from different MRI sequences for distinction between benign and malignant PI-RADS 3 lesions before intervention, and to cross-institution validate the ...

    Authors: Pengfei Jin, Junkang Shen, Liqin Yang, Ji Zhang, Ao Shen, Jie Bao and Ximing Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:47
  13. Lumbago is a global disease that affects more than 500 million people worldwide. Bone marrow oedema is one of the main causes of the condition and clinical diagnosis is mainly made by radiologists manually rev...

    Authors: Chengyu Song, Shan Zhu, Yanyan Liu, Wei Zhang, Zhi Wang, Wangxiao Li, Zhenye Sun, Peng Zhao and Shengzhang Tian
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:45
  14. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. However, the existing methods for evaluating OA patients do not provide enough comprehensive information to make reliable predictions of OA progr...

    Authors: Chunbo Deng, Yingwei Sun, Zhan Zhang, Xun Ma, Xueyong Liu and Fenghua Zhou
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:43
  15. Although the morphological changes of sella turcica have been drawing increasing attention, the acquirement of linear parameters of sella turcica relies on manual measurement. Manual measurement is laborious, ...

    Authors: Qi Feng, Shu Liu, Ju-xiang Peng, Ting Yan, Hong Zhu, Zhi-jun Zheng and Hong-chao Feng
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:41
  16. Osteosarcoma (OS) is the most common primary malignant bone tumor in adolescents. Lung metastasis (LM) occurs in more than half of patients at different stages of the disease course, which is one of the import...

    Authors: Ping Yin, Junwen Zhong, Ying Liu, Tao Liu, Chao Sun, Xiaoming Liu, Jingjing Cui, Lei Chen and Nan Hong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:40
  17. Long-term data on ICU-survivors reveal persisting sequalae and a reduced quality-of-life even after years. Major complaints are neuromuscular dysfunction due to Intensive care unit acquired weakness (ICUAW). Q...

    Authors: R. Rehmann, E. Enax-Krumova, C. H. Meyer-Frießem and L. Schlaffke
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:38
  18. To compare the diagnostic accuracy of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) for differentiating pulmonary nodules and mas...

    Authors: Jieqiong Liu, Xiaoying Xia, Qiao Zou, Xiaobin Xie, Yongxia Lei, Qi Wan and Xinchun Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:37
  19. Cartilage tissue engineering provides a promising approach to reconstruct craniofacial defects, and a noninvasive method is needed to assess its effectiveness. Although magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has bee...

    Authors: Guojun Yang, Xue Li, Weiwei Zhang, Nier Wu, Haifeng Chen, Xia Liu and Haiyue Jiang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:36
  20. The maximum likelihood activity and attenuation (MLAA) reconstruction algorithm has been proposed to jointly estimate tracer activity and attenuation at the same time, and proven to be a promising solution to ...

    Authors: Haiqiong Zhang, Jingnan Wang, Nan Li, Yue Zhang, Jie Cui, Li Huo and Hui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:35
  21. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) represents the 6th leading cancer worldwide. In most cases, patients present a locally advanced disease at diagnosis and non-surgical curative treatment is conside...

    Authors: Cristina Ferrari, Giulia Santo, Paolo Mammucci, Dino Rubini, Alessio Sciacqua, Angela Sardaro, Antonio Rosario Pisani and Giuseppe Rubini
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:34
  22. To evaluate the image quality of lower extremity computed tomography angiography (CTA) with deep learning–based reconstruction (DLR) compared to model-based iterative reconstruction (MBIR), hybrid-iterative re...

    Authors: Daming Zhang, Chunlin Mu, Xinyue Zhang, Jing Yan, Min Xu, Yun Wang, Yining Wang, Huadan Xue, Yuexin Chen and Zhengyu Jin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:33
  23. Contouring of anatomical regions is a crucial step in the medical workflow and is both time-consuming and prone to intra- and inter-observer variability. This study compares different strategies for automatic ...

    Authors: Lars Johannes Isaksson, Matteo Pepa, Paul Summers, Mattia Zaffaroni, Maria Giulia Vincini, Giulia Corrao, Giovanni Carlo Mazzola, Marco Rotondi, Giuliana Lo Presti, Sara Raimondi, Sara Gandini, Stefania Volpe, Zaharudin Haron, Sarah Alessi, Paola Pricolo, Francesco Alessandro Mistretta…
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:32
  24. To investigate the value of preoperative positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in differentiating the invasive degree of hypometabolic lung adenocarcinoma.

    Authors: Yuling Su, Hui Zhou, Wenshan Huang, Lei Li and Jinyu Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:31
  25. Noninvasive assessment of high-risk varices (HRV) in idiopathic portal hypertension (IPH) is rare. The purpose of this study was to investigate the performance of spleen stiffness (SS) for evaluating the prese...

    Authors: Huihui Zhou, Zhilin Zhang, Jun Zhang, Lin Sang, Lina Liu, Xue Gong, Yuanyuan Sun, Yu Zheng and Ming Yu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:30
  26. Differentiating between solitary spinal metastasis (SSM) and solitary primary spinal tumor (SPST) is essential for treatment decisions and prognosis. The aim of this study was to develop and validate an MRI-ba...

    Authors: Sha Li, Xinxin Yu, Rongchao Shi, Baosen Zhu, Ran Zhang, Bing Kang, Fangyuan Liu, Shuai Zhang and Ximing Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:29
  27. The diagnosis of pulmonary hamartoma (PH) based on computed tomography (CT) is a challenge, especially in patients with atypical imaging characteristics. This study was aimed at summarizing the imaging charact...

    Authors: Sheng Ye, Shen Meng, Shuang Bian, Cuicui Zhao, Jin Yang and Wei Lei
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:28
  28. Detection of COVID-19 in cancer patients is challenging due to probable preexisting pulmonary infiltration caused by many infectious and non-infectious etiologies. We evaluated chest CT scan findings of COVID-...

    Authors: Faezeh Khorasanizadeh, Soori Kaviani, Shadi Salamroudi, Monireh Sadat Seyyedsalehi, Masoumeh Gity and Kazem Zendehdel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:27
  29. To verify whether radiomics techniques based on dual-modality ultrasound consisting of B-mode and superb microvascular imaging (SMI) can improve the accuracy of the differentiation between gallbladder neoplast...

    Authors: Hai-xia Yuan, Changyan Wang, Cong-yu Tang, Qi-qin You, Qi Zhang and Wen-ping Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:26
  30. To study the influence of sex, age and thyroid function indices on dual-energy computed tomography (DECT)-derived quantitative parameters of thyroid in patients with or without Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT).

    Authors: Di Geng, Yan Zhou, Guo-Yi Su, Yan Si, Mei-Ping Shen, Xiao-Quan Xu and Fei-Yun Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:25
  31. To investigate whether the attenuation coefficient (ATT) can be used as a noninvasive index to assess liver involvement in children and adolescents with Wilson’s disease (WD).

    Authors: Jiajia Wang, Jinping Wang, Han Wang, Boqi Li, Yixing Wang, Lanting Sun and Xiaoqian Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:24
  32. The variability in the maxillary sinus anatomy makes dental implant planning challenging. One of the anatomical landmarks that could affect the decision for implant placement around the maxillary sinus is the ...

    Authors: Amani Mirdad, Razan Alaqeely, Sumaiah Ajlan, Mazen A. Aldosimani and Nahid Ashri
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:23
  33. Medical image processing has proven to be effective and feasible for assisting oncologists in diagnosing lung, thyroid, and other cancers, especially at early stage. However, there is no reliable method for th...

    Authors: Rong-Li Xie, Yao Wang, Yan-Na Zhao, Jun Zhang, Guang-Biao Chen, Jian Fei and Zhuang Fu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:22
  34. Quantifying the smoothness of different layers of the retina can potentially be an important and practical biomarker in various pathologic conditions like diabetic retinopathy. The purpose of this study is to ...

    Authors: Jamshid Saeidian, Tahereh Mahmoudi, Hamid Riazi-Esfahani, Zahra Montazeriani, Alireza Khodabande, Mohammad Zarei, Nazanin Ebrahimiadib, Behzad Jafari, Alireza Afzal Aghaei, Hossein Azimi and Elias Khalili Pour
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:21
  35. Grading of cancer histopathology slides requires more pathologists and expert clinicians as well as it is time consuming to look manually into whole-slide images. Hence, an automated classification of histopat...

    Authors: Mahati Munikoti Srikantamurthy, V. P. Subramanyam Rallabandi, Dawood Babu Dudekula, Sathishkumar Natarajan and Junhyung Park
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:19
  36. Chest radiography is the standard investigation for identifying rib fractures. The application of artificial intelligence (AI) for detecting rib fractures on chest radiographs is limited by image quality contr...

    Authors: Jiangfen Wu, Nijun Liu, Xianjun Li, Qianrui Fan, Zhihao Li, Jin Shang, Fei Wang, Bowei Chen, Yuanwang Shen, Pan Cao, Zhe Liu, Miaoling Li, Jiayao Qian, Jian Yang and Qinli Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:18
  37. Slot-scan digital radiography (SSDR) is equipped with detachable scatter grids and a variable copper filter. In this study, this function was used to obtain parameters for low-dose imaging for whole-spine imag...

    Authors: Shigeji Ichikawa, Hiroe Muto, Masashi Imao, Takashi Nonaka, Kouji Sakekawa and Yasutaka Sato
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:17
  38. Although the central scar is an essential imaging characteristic of renal oncocytoma (RO), its utility in distinguishing RO from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has not been well explored. The study aimed to evalua...

    Authors: Jianyi Qu, Qianqian Zhang, Xinhong Song, Hong Jiang, Heng Ma, Wenhua Li and Xiaofei Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:16
  39. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is commonly used for the diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and occipital clivus (OC) invasion, but a proportion of lesions may be missed using non-enhanced MRI. The p...

    Authors: Fan Yang, Yujie Li, Xiaolu Li, Xiaoduo Yu, Yanfeng Zhao, Lin Li, Lizhi Xie and Meng Lin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:15
  40. The aim was to compare the diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) indices derived from human hearts between 1.5 T and 3.0 T scanners. Additionally, the reproducibility of DTI indices was assessed between 1.5 T and 3.0...

    Authors: Xiaodan Li, Rui Chen, Xi Xu, Zebin Xiao, Xiaoyu Wei, Yuelong Yang, Zhongping Zhang, Zhigang Wu, Yanjie Zhu and Hui Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:14
  41. The results of halo sign in the differential diagnosis of thyroid nodules were conflicting, and the value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in characterization of thyroid nodules with halo has not been fu...

    Authors: Xue-jun Chen, Lin-jin Huang, Feng Mao, Hai-xia Yuan, Xi Wang, Qing Lu and Cai-hong Dong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2023 23:11

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