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  1. Unenhanced abdominal CT constitutes the diagnostic standard of care in suspected urolithiasis. Aiming to identify potential for radiation dose reduction in this frequent imaging task, this experimental study c...

    Authors: Philipp Feldle, Jan-Peter Grunz, Andreas Steven Kunz, Pauline Pannenbecker, Theresa Sophie Patzer, Svenja Pichlmeier, Stephanie Tina Sauer, Robin Hendel, Süleyman Ergün, Thorsten Alexander Bley and Henner Huflage
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:49
  2. The purpose of our study was to differentiate uterine carcinosarcoma (UCS) from endometrioid adenocarcinoma (EAC) by the multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features.

    Authors: Xiaodan Chen, Qingyong Guo, Xiaorong Chen, Wanjing Zheng, Yaqing Kang and Dairong Cao
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:48
  3. Tumor mutational burden (TMB) is one of the most significant predictive biomarkers of immunotherapy efficacy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Radiomics allows high-throughput extraction and analysis of ...

    Authors: Jiexiao Wang, Jialiang Wang, Xiang Huang, Yanfei Zhou, Jian Qi, Xiaojun Sun, Jinfu Nie, Zongtao Hu, Shujie Wang, Bo Hong and Hongzhi Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:45
  4. To investigate whether CT-based radiomics can effectively differentiate between heterotopic pancreas (HP) and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), and whether different resampling methods can affect the mode...

    Authors: Kui Sun, Shuxia Yu, Ying Wang, Rongze Jia, Rongchao Shi, Changhu Liang, Ximing Wang and Haiyan Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:44
  5. A deep learning (DL) model that automatically detects cardiac pathologies on cardiac MRI may help streamline the diagnostic workflow. To develop a DL model to detect cardiac pathologies on cardiac MRI T1-mappi...

    Authors: Aleksandra M. Paciorek, Claudio E. von Schacky, Sarah C. Foreman, Felix G. Gassert, Florian T. Gassert, Jan S. Kirschke, Karl-Ludwig Laugwitz, Tobias Geith, Martin Hadamitzky and Jonathan Nadjiri
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:43
  6. Parathyroid glands are important endocrine glands, and the identification of normal parathyroid glands is crucial for their protection. The aim of this study is to explore the sonographic characteristics of no...

    Authors: Cuiping Wu, Binyang Zhu, Song Kang, Shiyu Wang, Yingying Liu, Xue Mei, He Zhang and Shuangquan Jiang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:42
  7. 18F-FDG brain PET is clinically used for differential diagnosis in cognitive dysfunction of unclear etiology and for exclusion of a neurodegenerative cause in patients with cognitive impairment in late-life psyc....

    Authors: Greet Vanderlinden, Charles Carron, Rik Vandenberghe, Mathieu Vandenbulcke and Koen Van Laere
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:41
  8. Both of extracellular extravascular volume (EEV) and extracellular volume fraction (ECV) were proposed to quantify enlargement of myocardial interstitial space due to myocardium loss or fibrosis. The study aim...

    Authors: Na Li, Xin Zhang, Jin Gu, Ming Yang, Lina Chen, Jie Yu and Heshui Shi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:40
  9. Coronary computed tomography angiography stenosis score (CCTA-SS) is a proposed diagnosis score that considers the plaque characteristics, myocardial function, and the diameter reduction rate of the lesions. T...

    Authors: Qing-feng Xiong, Xiao-rong Fu, Lei-zhi Ku, Di Zhou, Sheng-peng Guo and Wen-sheng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:39
  10. Deep learning recently achieved advancement in the segmentation of medical images. In this regard, U-Net is the most predominant deep neural network, and its architecture is the most prevalent in the medical i...

    Authors: Saravanan Srinivasan, Kirubha Durairaju, K. Deeba, Sandeep Kumar Mathivanan, P. Karthikeyan and Mohd Asif Shah
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:38
  11. In recent years, spectral CT-derived liver fat quantification method named multi-material decomposition (MMD) is playing an increasingly important role as an imaging biomarker of hepatic steatosis. However, th...

    Authors: Liuhong Zhu, Funan Wang, Heqing Wang, Jinhui Zhang, Anjie Xie, Jinkui Pei, Jianjun Zhou and Hao Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:37
  12. Ultrasound imaging is the most frequently performed for the patients with chronic hepatitis or liver cirrhosis. However, ultrasound imaging is highly operator dependent and interpretation of ultrasound images ...

    Authors: Hyun-Cheol Park, YunSang Joo, O-Joun Lee, Kunkyu Lee, Tai-Kyong Song, Chang Choi, Moon Hyung Choi and Changhan Yoon
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:36
  13. Sagittal and coronal standing radiographs have been the standard imaging for assessing spinal alignment. However, their disadvantages include distortion at the image edges and low interobserver reliability in ...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Shakeri, Seyed Mani Mahdavi, Masih Rikhtehgar, Mohammad Soleimani, Hasan Ghandhari, Behnam Jafari and Seyedehsan Daneshmand
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:35
  14. Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has been introduced for breast-specimen imaging to identify a free resection margin of abnormal tissues in breast conservation. As well-known, typical micro CT consumes lon...

    Authors: Sorapong Aootaphao, Puttisak Puttawibul, Pairash Thajchayapong and Saowapak S. Thongvigitmanee
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:34
  15. To investigate the value of machine learning (ML)-based magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiomics in assessing tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) levels in patients with oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (...

    Authors: Jiliang Ren, Gongxin Yang, Yang Song, Chunye Zhang and Ying Yuan
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:33
  16. Chest radiographs are examined in typical clinical settings by competent physicians for tuberculosis diagnosis. However, this procedure is time consuming and subjective. Due to the growing usage of machine lea...

    Authors: B. Uma Maheswari, Dahlia Sam, Nitin Mittal, Abhishek Sharma, Sandeep Kaur, S. S. Askar and Mohamed Abouhawwash
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:32
  17. The tumor immune microenvironment is a valuable source of information for predicting prognosis in breast cancer (BRCA) patients. To identify immune cells associated with BRCA patient prognosis from the Cancer ...

    Authors: Hua Qian, Xiaojing Ren, Maosheng Xu, Zhen Fang, Ruixin Zhang, Yangyang Bu and Changyu Zhou
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:31
  18. Lung diseases, both infectious and non-infectious, are the most prevalent cause of mortality overall in the world. Medical research has identified pneumonia, lung cancer, and Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-1...

    Authors: Sunil Kumar, Harish Kumar, Gyanendra Kumar, Shailendra Pratap Singh, Anchit Bijalwan and Manoj Diwakar
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:30
  19. To develop a nomogram for preoperative assessment of microvascular invasion (MVI) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) based on the radiological features of enhanced CT and to verify two imaging techniques (CT an...

    Authors: Yuhui Deng, Dawei Yang, Xianzheng Tan, Hui Xu, Lixue Xu, Ahong Ren, Peng Liu and Zhenghan Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:29
  20. Node Reporting and Data System (Node-RADS) was proposed and can be applied to lymph nodes (LNs) across all anatomical sites. This study aimed to investigate the diagnostic performance of Node-RADS in cervical ...

    Authors: Qingxia Wu, Jianghua Lou, Jinjin Liu, Linxiao Dong, Qingxia Wu, Yaping Wu, Xuan Yu and Meiyun Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:28
  21. To construct a gadoxetic acid-enhanced MRI (EOB-MRI) -based multivariable model to predict Ki-67 expression levels in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using LI-RADS v2018 imaging features.

    Authors: Yingying Liang, Fan Xu, Qiuju Mou, Zihua Wang, Chuyin Xiao, Tingwen Zhou, Nianru Zhang, Jing Yang and Hongzhen Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:27
  22. As treatment strategies differ according to endotype, rhinologists must accurately determine the endotype in patients affected by chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) for the appropriate managemen...

    Authors: Weidong Du, Weipiao Kang, Shixin Lai, Zehong Cai, Yaowen Chen, Xiaolei Zhang and Yu Lin
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:25
  23. Brain CT can be used to evaluate pediatric patients with suspicion of cerebral pathology when anesthetic and MRI resources are scarce. This study aimed to assess if pediatric patients referred for an elective ...

    Authors: Francesca De Luca, Annika Kits, Daniel Martin Muñoz, Åsa Aspelin, Ola Kvist, Yords Österman, Sandra Diaz Ruiz, Stefan Skare and Anna Falk Delgado
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:23
  24. Non-invasive identification of breast cancer (BCa) patients with pathological complete response (pCR) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) is critical to determine appropriate surgical strategies and guide th...

    Authors: Guangying Zheng, Jie Hou, Zhenyu Shu, Jiaxuan Peng, Lu Han, Zhongyu Yuan, Xiaodong He and Xiangyang Gong
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:22
  25. The current approach to diagnosing and classifying brain tumors relies on the histological evaluation of biopsy samples, which is invasive, time-consuming, and susceptible to manual errors. These limitations u...

    Authors: Saravanan Srinivasan, Divya Francis, Sandeep Kumar Mathivanan, Hariharan Rajadurai, Basu Dev Shivahare and Mohd Asif Shah
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:21
  26. Human vision has inspired significant advancements in computer vision, yet the human eye is prone to various silent eye diseases. With the advent of deep learning, computer vision for detecting human eye disea...

    Authors: Fanyu Du, Lishuai Zhao, Hui Luo, Qijia Xing, Jun Wu, Yuanzhong Zhu, Wansong Xu, Wenjing He and Jianfang Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:19
  27. To find a useful hypoxia non-invasive biomarker for evaluating early treatment response and prognosis to definitive chemoradiotherapy (dCRT) in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), using bl...

    Authors: Huanhuan Zheng, Hailong Zhang, Yan Zhu, Xiaolei Wei, Song Liu and Wei Ren
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:18
  28. Medical image segmentation is an important processing step in most of medical image analysis. Thus, high accuracy and robustness are required for them. The current deep neural network based medical segmentatio...

    Authors: Liangli Xiong, Chen Yi, Qiliang Xiong and Shaofeng Jiang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:17
  29. T1 mapping can potentially quantitatively assess the intrinsic properties of tumors. This study was conducted to explore the ability of T1 mapping in distinguishing cervical cancer type, grade, and stage and c...

    Authors: Zanxia Zhang, Jie Liu, Yong Zhang, Feifei Qu, Robert Grimm, Jingliang Cheng, Weijian Wang, Jinxia Zhu and Shujian Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:16
  30. Accurately distinguishing between invasive thymic epithelial tumors (TETs) and anterior mediastinal lymphoma before surgery is crucial for subsequent treatment choices. But currently, the diagnosis of invasive...

    Authors: Shuo Zhou, Pokwan Tsui, Meifu Lin, Guobao Chen, Wenxin Chen and Xiangran Cai
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:14
  31. Lung cancer remains a leading cause of death among cancer patients. Computed tomography (CT) plays a key role in lung cancer screening. Previous studies have not adequately quantified the effect of scanning pr...

    Authors: Donghua Meng, Zhen Wang, Changsen Bai, Zhaoxiang Ye and Zhipeng Gao
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:12
  32. To validate the feasibility of water enema PET/CT (WE-PET/CT) in incidental colorectal 18F-FDG uptake and improve the accuracy of diagnosing colorectal neoplastic lesions.

    Authors: Rongqin Zhang, Meilinuer Abudurexiti, Wanglin Qiu, Pinbo Huang, Ping Hu, Wei Fan and Zhanwen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:11
  33. Computed tomography angiography (CTA) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) provide accurate vascular imaging information, but their use may be contraindicated. Color Doppler ultrasonography (CDU) provides ...

    Authors: Li Zhiqiang, Wang Yihua, Fu Ying, Zhu Shiwei, Zeng Xiangzhu and Cui Ligang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:10
  34. Numerous previous studies have assessed the prognostic role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography (18F FDG PET) in patients with biliary tract cancer (BTC), but those results were inconsistent...

    Authors: Xia Zheng, Yue Shi, Delida Kulabieke, Zihao Wang, Ying Cheng and Jun Qian
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:9
  35. Atlantodental subluxation (ADS) is a serious condition that can result in sudden death. Measuring the anterior atlantodental interval (AADI method) is the gold standard for diagnosis but the complex anatomy of...

    Authors: Eun Ji Lee, Yeo Ju Kim, Sung Oh Song, Seunghun Lee, Jeongah Ryu and Nayeon Choi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:8
  36. This study aimed to establish a predictive model to estimate the postoperative prognosis of patients with extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC) based on preoperative clinical and MRI features.

    Authors: Yanyan Zeng, Xiaoyong Wang, Jiaojiao Wu, Limin Wang, Feng Shi and Jian Shu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:7
  37. Convolutional neural network-based image processing research is actively being conducted for pathology image analysis. As a convolutional neural network model requires a large amount of image data for training...

    Authors: Mujin Kim, Willmer Rafell Quiñones Robles, Young Sin Ko, Bryan Wong, Sol Lee and Mun Yong Yi
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:5
  38. Susac syndrome (SuS) is a rare autoimmune disease that leads to hearing impairment, visual field deficits, and encephalopathy due to an occlusion of precapillary arterioles in the brain, retina, and inner ear....

    Authors: Daniel Strunk, Tim Sinnecker, Ilka Kleffner, Jan Doerr, Marius Ringelstein, Catharina C. Gross, Cornelius Deuschl, Stefan Maderwald, Harald H. Quick, Elif Yamac, Karsten H. Wrede and Markus Kraemer
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:4
  39. Glioblastoma with multiple foci (mGBM) and multiple brain metastases share several common features on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). A reliable preoperative diagnosis would be of clinical relevance. The aim...

    Authors: Sebastian Johannes Müller, Eya Khadhraoui, Marielle Ernst, Veit Rohde, Bawarjan Schatlo and Vesna Malinova
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:3
  40. In some patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy (NICM), left ventricular (LV) function improves with medical assistance, resulting in left ventricular reverse remodeling (LVRR). However, predictors of LVRR ar...

    Authors: Ke Chen, Lei Chang, Rong Huang, Ziyan Wang, Dan Mu and Lian Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:2
  41. Deep learning is a highly significant technology in clinical treatment and diagnostics nowadays. Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) is a new idea in deep learning that is being used in the area of computer vis...

    Authors: Sohamkumar Chauhan, Damoder Reddy Edla, Vijayasree Boddu, M Jayanthi Rao, Ramalingaswamy Cheruku, Soumya Ranjan Nayak, Sheshikala Martha, Kamppa Lavanya and Tsedenya Debebe Nigat
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2024 24:1

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