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  1. In this study, the role and efficiency of computerized tomography angiography (CTA) in the postoperative management of patients with penile revascularization were evaluated.

    Authors: Fatih Akdemίr, Önder Kayıgίl, Oktay Algın and Ali İpek
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:217
  2. Visual evaluation of phantom images is an important, but time-consuming part of mammography quality control (QC). Consistent scoring of phantom images over the device’s lifetime is highly desirable. Recently, ...

    Authors: Veli-Matti Sundell, Teemu Mäkelä, Anne-Mari Vitikainen and Touko Kaasalainen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:216
  3. To explore the prognostic value of serial dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI in patients with advanced pulmonary adenocarcinoma undergoing first-line therapy with either tyrosine-kinase inhibitors (TKI) or pl...

    Authors: Stephan Rheinheimer, Petros Christopoulos, Stella Erdmann, Julia Saupe, Heiko Golpon, Jens Vogel-Claussen, Julien Dinkel, Michael Thomas, Claus Peter Heussel, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor and Gudula Heussel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:215
  4. Uterine fibroid embolisation (UFE) is an established treatment method for symptomatic uterine myomas. This study evaluates the efficacy of UFE using objective magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data for size and...

    Authors: Maliha Sadick, Leonie Hofmann, Christel Weiß, Benjamin Tuschy, Stefan O. Schönberg and Frank G. Zöllner
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:214
  5. Ultrasound imaging is used for diagnosis, treatment, and blood vessel visualization during venous catheter placement. However, various physiological factors (e.g., body temperature and exercise) influence vein...

    Authors: Matsumoto Miharu, Hashiguchi Nobuko and Kobayashi Hiromitsu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:212
  6. Chest trauma is one of the most important and commonest injuries that require timely diagnosis, accounting for 25–50% of trauma related deaths globally. Although CT scan is the gold standard for detection of h...

    Authors: Stephen Mbae Kithinji, Herman Lule, Moses Acan, Lauben Kyomukama, Joshua Muhumuza and Patrick Kyamanywa
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:211
  7. To explore the characteristics of peripheral blood, high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) imaging and the radiomics signature (RadScore) in patients infected with delta variant virus under different coron...

    Authors: Huanhuan Wei, Zehua Shao, Jianqing Tai, Fangfang Fu, Chuanjian Lv, Zhiping Guo, Yaping Wu, Lijuan Chen, Yan Bai, Qingxia Wu, Xuan Yu, Xinling Mu, Fengmin Shao and Meiyun Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:209
  8. The purpose of the retrospective study was to analyze the reliability and repeatability of specific landmark-positions used in cephalometry to determine the major sources of absolute landmark position differen...

    Authors: Ralf K. W. Schulze and Lea K. M. Linnerth
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:208
  9. Glaucoma is one of the major causes of blindness; it is estimated that over 110 million people will be affected by glaucoma worldwide by 2040. Research on glaucoma detection using deep learning technology has ...

    Authors: Wee Shin Lim, Heng-Yen Ho, Heng-Chen Ho, Yan-Wu Chen, Chih-Kuo Lee, Pao-Ju Chen, Feipei Lai, Jyh-Shing Roger Jang and Mei-Lan Ko
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:206
  10. CT-based abdominal skeletal muscle area (SMA) serves as a standard for assessing muscle mass in patients with cirrhosis. Few studies have used MR imaging to measure SMA in cirrhotic patients. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Zhengyu Xu, Jia Luo, Dawei Yang, Hui Xu, Jidong Jia and Zhenghan Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:205
  11. Microvascular invasion (MVI) is a histological factor that is closely related to the early recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after resection. To investigate whether a noninvasive risk score system b...

    Authors: Sheng Wang, Weizhi Zheng, Zhencheng Zhang, Guo-hua Zhang and Dan-jiang Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:204
  12. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths throughout the world. Chest computed tomography (CT) is now widely used in the screening and diagnosis of lung cancer due to its effectiveness. Radiolo...

    Authors: Shichiro Katase, Akimichi Ichinose, Mahiro Hayashi, Masanaka Watanabe, Kinka Chin, Yuhei Takeshita, Hisae Shiga, Hidekatsu Tateishi, Shiro Onozawa, Yuya Shirakawa, Koji Yamashita, Jun Shudo, Keigo Nakamura, Akihito Nakanishi, Kazunori Kuroki and Kenichi Yokoyama
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:203
  13. To compare multiple breast cancer screening methods for evaluating breast non-mass-like lesions (NMLs), and investigate new best screening method for breast non-mass-like lesions and the value of the lexicon o...

    Authors: Jianxing Zhang, Lishan Cai, Xiyang Pan, Ling Chen, Miao Chen, Dan Yan, Jia Liu and Liangping Luo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:202
  14. Iron overload plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy. Non-invasive evaluation of renal iron overload in diabetes in the management and intervention of diabetic nephropathy is of grea...

    Authors: Weiwei Geng, Liang Pan, Liwen Shen, Yuanyuan Sha, Jun Sun, Shengnan Yu, Jianguo Qiu and Wei Xing
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:200
  15. Automatic segmentation of brain tumours using deep learning algorithms is currently one of the research hotspots in the medical image segmentation field. An improved U-Net network is proposed to segment brain ...

    Authors: Ping Zheng, Xunfei Zhu and Wenbo Guo
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:199
  16. This study characterized vessel wall imaging (VWI) features of Moyamoya disease (MMD) in a predominantly adult population at a North American center.

    Authors: Anthony S. Larson, James P. Klaas, Matthew P. Johnson, John C. Benson, Darya Shlapak, Giuseppe Lanzino, Luis E. Savastano and Vance T. Lehman
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:198
  17. To obtain the elastic quantitative and semi-quantitative indexes of solid breast masses using ultrasound linear array probes with two different frequencies, and to construct prediction models and evaluate thei...

    Authors: Xiao Xie, Yibo Ma, Xiaoxiao Xing, Haixia Zhou, Shuiqing Liu, Yanyan Zhang and Min Xu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:196
  18. Computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) is the diagnostic standard for confirming pulmonary embolism (PE). Since PE is a life-threatening condition, early diagnosis and treatment are critical to avoi...

    Authors: Pranav Ajmera, Amit Kharat, Jitesh Seth, Snehal Rathi, Richa Pant, Manish Gawali, Viraj Kulkarni, Ragamayi Maramraju, Isha Kedia, Rajesh Botchu and Sanjay Khaladkar
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:195
  19. Changes in renal microvascular perfusion are involved in several kidney diseases. Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) quantitative analysis can enable the estimation of renal microvascular perfusion non-i...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Huiming Yi, Baohuan Cai, Yonghua He, Shi Huang and Yu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:194
  20. Cervical myelopathy is a progressive disease, and early detection and treatment contribute to prognosis. Evaluation of cervical intervertebral instability by simple X-ray is used in clinical setting and the in...

    Authors: Koji Fujita, Kana Matsuo, Takafumi Koyama, Kurando Utagawa, Shingo Morishita and Yuta Sugiura
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:193
  21. The trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint is a mechanically complex joint and is commonly affected by musculoskeletal diseases such as osteoarthritis. Quantifying in vivo TMC joint biomechanics, such as joint angles,...

    Authors: Michael T. Kuczynski, Kendra Wang, Justin J. Tse, Tomasz Bugajski and Sarah L. Manske
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:192
  22. Imaging of parotid gland tumors is challenging due to the wide variety of differential diagnoses. Malignant parotid tumors can have very similar features to benign ones, such as slow growth and displacement in...

    Authors: Soung Yung Kim, Urs Borner, Jung-Hyun Lee, Franca Wagner and Dechen W. Tshering Vogel
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:191
  23. Preoperative pelvic lymph node metastasis (PLNM) prediction can help clinicians determine whether to perform pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND). The purpose of this research is to explore the feasibility of d...

    Authors: Xiang Liu, Jingyi Tian, Jingyun Wu, Yaofeng Zhang, Xiangpeng Wang, Xiaodong Zhang and Xiaoying Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:190
  24. To assess the potential of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) map in predicting aggressiveness of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) based on whole-tumor histogram-based analysis.

    Authors: Ran Wei, Yuzhong Zhuang, Lanyun Wang, Xilin Sun, Zedong Dai, Yaqiong Ge, Hao Wang and Bin Song
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:188
  25. Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen as one of the major disrupting forces in the future healthcare system. However, the assessment of the value of these new technologies is still unclear, and no agreed intern...

    Authors: Iben Fasterholdt, Mohammad Naghavi-Behzad, Benjamin S. B. Rasmussen, Tue Kjølhede, Mette Maria Skjøth, Malene Grubbe Hildebrandt and Kristian Kidholm
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:187
  26. To compare the diagnostic performance of the Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) Liver Imaging Report and Data System (LI-RADS) v2016 and v2017 in identifying the origin of tumor in vein (TIV).

    Authors: Wen-juan Tong, Mei-qing Cheng, Man-xia Lin, Hang-tong Hu, Jia-min Pan, Hui Huang, Ying Wang, Xiao-yan Xie, Ming-de Lu, Ming Kuang, Yang Huang and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:186
  27. Synthetic MR imaging (SyMRI) allows the reconstruction of various contrast images, including double inversion recovery (DIR), from a single scan. This study aimed to investigate the advantages of SyMRI by comp...

    Authors: Odgerel Zorigt, Takahito Nakajima, Yuka Kumasaka, Akiko Jingu and Yoshito Tsushima
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:183
  28. Breast cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) are at risk of recurrence depending on clinicopathological characteristics. This preliminary study aimed to investigate the predictive perfor...

    Authors: Rajat Thawani, Lina Gao, Ajay Mohinani, Alina Tudorica, Xin Li, Zahi Mitri and Wei Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:182
  29. In syndesmotic injuries, incorrect reduction leads to early arthrosis of the ankle joint. Being able to analyze the reduction result is therefore crucial for obtaining an anatomical reduction. Several studies ...

    Authors: Nils Beisemann, Antonella M. Tilk, Jula Gierse, Paul A. Grützner, Jochen Franke, Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen and Sven Y. Vetter
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:181
  30. Recent advances in rapid imaging techniques necessitate the reconsideration of the optimal imaging delay time for contrast-enhanced T1-weighted imaging. The aim of our study was to determine the optimal contra...

    Authors: Jeemin Seo, Changmok Lim, Kye Young Lee, Young-Cho Koh and Won-Jin Moon
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:180
  31. This study aimed to investigate the predictive values of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) myometrial thickness grading and dark intraplacental band (DIB) volumetry for blood loss in patients with placenta accr...

    Authors: Xinyi Chen, Ying Ming, Han Xu, Yinghui Xin, Lin Yang, Zhiling Liu, Yuqing Han, Zhaoqin Huang, Qingwei Liu and Jie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:179
  32. This study aimed to evaluate the artificial intelligence (AI)-based coronary artery calcium (CAC) quantification and regional distribution of CAC on non-gated chest CT, using standard electrocardiograph (ECG)-...

    Authors: Jie Yu, Lijuan Qian, Wengang Sun, Zhuang Nie, DanDan Zheng, Ping Han, Heshui Shi, Chuansheng Zheng and Fan Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:177
  33. We aimed to evaluate the value of using preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features and clinical indicators to predict the early response of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to transcatheter arterial ...

    Authors: Zhi-Wei Li, A-Hong Ren, Da-Wei Yang, Hui Xu, Jian Wei, Chun-Wang Yuan, Zhen-Chang Wang and Zheng-Han Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:176
  34. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological conditions in children worldwide. Its presentation is heterogeneous, with diverse underlying aetiology, clinical presentation, and prognosis. Structural brain ab...

    Authors: Denise Apolot, Geoffrey Erem, Rita Nassanga, Daniel Kiggundu, Crescent Max Tumusiime, Anneth Teu, Alex Mwesigwa Mugisha and Robert Sebunya
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:175
  35. To investigate the potential value of the pretreatment MRI-based radiomic model in predicting the overall survival (OS) of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients with local residual tumors after intensity-mod...

    Authors: Shengping Jiang, Lin Han, Leifeng Liang and Liling Long
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:174
  36. The histological differentiation grades of gastric cancer (GC) are closely related to treatment choices and prognostic evaluation. Radiomics from dual-energy spectral CT (DESCT) derived iodine-based material d...

    Authors: Cen Shi, Yixing Yu, Jiulong Yan and Chunhong Hu
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:173
  37. There is an annual increase in the incidence of invasive fungal disease (IFD) of the lung worldwide, but it is always a challenge for physicians to make an early diagnosis of IFD of the lung. Computed tomograp...

    Authors: Meilin Gong, Jingmei Xu, Kang Li, Ke Li, Yuwei Xia, Yang Jing, Jiafei Chen, Jing Li, Jing Yang, Mingshan Du, Wenjing Hou, Yuan Ou, Lian Li and Wei Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:172
  38. Thresholding apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps obtained from Diffusion-Weighted-Imaging (DWI) has been proposed for identifying benign lesions that can safely avoid biopsy. The presence of malignancies...

    Authors: Alan Penn, Milica Medved, Hiroyuki Abe, Vandana Dialani, Gregory S. Karczmar and David Brousseau
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:171
  39. Calcaneal fractures, especially those involving the articular surface, should be anatomically reduced as much as possible. Fixing the fracture by placing a screw into the sustentaculum tali from the lateral si...

    Authors: Jian-Ning Sun, Ai-Xiang Zhu, Ce Shi, Bei Zhang, Guang-Sheng Tang, De-Guang Wang and Wang Bing
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:170
  40. Whole-body imaging has recently been added to large-scale epidemiological studies providing novel opportunities for investigating abdominal organs. However, the segmentation of these organs is required beforeh...

    Authors: Anne-Marie Rickmann, Jyotirmay Senapati, Oksana Kovalenko, Annette Peters, Fabian Bamberg and Christian Wachinger
    Citation: BMC Medical Imaging 2022 22:168

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