High precision localization of pulmonary nodules on chest CT utilizing axial slice number labels
Reidentification of prior nodules for temporal comparison is an important but time-consuming step in lung cancer screening. We develop and evaluate an automated nodule detector that utilizes the axial-slice nu... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - April 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Yeshwant Reddy Chillakuru, Kyle Kranen, Vishnu Doppalapudi, Zhangyuan Xiong, Letian Fu, Aarash Heydari, Aditya Sheth, Youngho Seo, Thienkhai Vu and Jae Ho Sohn Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Detection of parathyroid adenomas with multiphase 4DCT: towards a true four-dimensional technique
Four-dimensional computed tomography (4DCT) is a commonly performed examination in the management of primary hyperparathyroidism, combining three-dimensional imaging with enhancement over time as the fourth di... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - April 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Steven Raeymaeckers, Yannick De Brucker, Tim Vanderhasselt, Nico Buls and Johan De Mey Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Diagnostic value of magnetic resonance parametric mapping for non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease, characterized by bile duct inflammation and destruction, leading to biliary fibrosis and cirrhosis. The purpose of this study was to... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - April 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Narine Mesropyan, Patrick Kupczyk, Guido M. Kukuk, Leona Dold, Tobias Weismueller, Christoph Endler, Alexander Isaak, Anton Faron, Alois M. Sprinkart, Claus C. Pieper, Daniel Kuetting, Christian P. Strassburg, Ulrike I. Attenberger and Julian A. Luetkens Tags: Original research Source Type: research

The prognosis prediction significance of Hounsfield unit value for stroke patients treated by intravenous thrombolysis
Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) is a rapid and effective treatment in the early stage of ischemic stroke patients and the purpose of this work is to explore the significance of Hounsfield unit (HU) value in Alb... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - April 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Zhengqi Zhu, Ru Zhang, Kaixuan Ren, Ruochen Cong, Xiangyang Zhu, Li Zhu and Tianle Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of chronic allograft injury in renal transplantation using diffusional kurtosis imaging
Chronic allograft injury (CAI) is a significant reason for which many grafts were lost. The study was conducted to assess the usefulness of diffusional kurtosis imaging (DKI) technology in the non-invasive ass... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - April 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Xin Zheng, Min Li, Pan Wang, Xiangnan Li, Qiang Zhang, Song Zeng, Tao Jiang and Xiaopeng Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: An unusual tracheal foreign body in a middle-aged male with a 15-year history of coal use: a case report
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - April 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Li-juan Zhong, Min Yan, Yi Wang, Dai-quan Zhou, Jian-ming Tang and Shou-hong Xiang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Comparison of bone single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)/CT and bone scintigraphy in assessing knee joints
This study attempted to compare the radiopharmaceutical uptake findings of planar bone scintigraphy (BS) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)/computed tomography (CT) performed on knee joints. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Young-Sil An, Do Young Park, Byoung-Hyun Min, Su Jin Lee and Joon-Kee Yoon Tags: Research Source Type: research

Computing infection distributions and longitudinal evolution patterns in lung CT images
Spatial and temporal lung infection distributions of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and their changes could reveal important patterns to better understand the disease and its time course. This paper prese... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Dongdong Gu, Liyun Chen, Fei Shan, Liming Xia, Jun Liu, Zhanhao Mo, Fuhua Yan, Bin Song, Yaozong Gao, Xiaohuan Cao, Yanbo Chen, Ying Shao, Miaofei Han, Bin Wang, Guocai Liu, Qian Wang & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

Integrating No.3 lymph nodes and primary tumor radiomics to predict lymph node metastasis in T1-2 gastric cancer
This study aimed to develope and validate a radiomics nomogram by integrating the quantitative radiomics characteristics of No.3 lymph nodes (LNs) and primary tumors to better predict preoperative lymph node m... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Xiaoxiao Wang, Cong Li, Mengjie Fang, Liwen Zhang, Lianzhen Zhong, Di Dong, Jie Tian and Xiuhong Shan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In-laboratory breast specimen radiography reduces tissue block utilization and improves turnaround time of pathologic examination
This study was performed to determine whether in-laboratory specimen radiography reduces turnaround time or block utilization in surgical pathology. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Sri Krishna Chaitanya Arudra, Laura C. Garvey and Ian S. Hagemann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prenatal diagnosis of a rare variant of harlequin ichthyosis with literature review
Harlequin ichthyosis (HI) is a rare and severe genetic skin disorder that occurs within the developing foetus. Due to the extremely poor prognosis, prenatal diagnosis becomes very important, especially for foe... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Yi Zhou, Liang Li, Ling Wang and Chaoxue Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Radiomic model for differentiating parotid pleomorphic adenoma from parotid adenolymphoma based on MRI images
In this study, we aimed to ex... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Le-le Song, Shun-jun Chen, Wang Chen, Zhan Shi, Xiao-dong Wang, Li-na Song and Dian-sen Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A 78-year-old female with severe tongue pain: benefit of modern ultrasound
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is the most common form of systemic vasculitis in persons aged 50 years and older. Medium and large vessels, like the temporal and axillary arteries, are commonly affected. Typical s... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Lara Clarissa Burg, Wolfgang Andreas Schmidt, Peter Brossart, Katharina Isabell Reinking, Franziskus Maria Sch ützeichel, Robert Patrick Finger and Valentin Sebastian Schäfer Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Brain activation patterns in medicated versus medication-na ïve adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder during fMRI tasks of motor inhibition and cognitive switching
Adult-attention-deficit-hyperactive-disorder (ADHD) is often unrecognized condition. FMRI examination along with neuropsychological testing might strengthen the diagnosis. We hypothesized that ADHD-adults with... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Jatta Berberat, Ruth Huggenberger, Margherita Montali, Philipp Gruber, Achmed Pircher, Karl-Olof L övblad, Hanspeter E. Killer and Luca Remonda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MRI-based nomogram analysis: recognition of anterior peritoneal reflection and its relationship to rectal cancers
This study is aimed to explore the factors influencing the visualization of the anterior peritoneal reflection (APR) and evaluated the feasibility of measuring the distance from the anal verge to APR (AV-APR),... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Shaoting Zhang, Fangying Chen, Xiaolu Ma, Minjie Wang, Guanyu Yu, Fu Shen, Xianhua Gao and Jianping Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An MRI study of the tibial nerve in the ankle canal and its branches: a method of multiplanar reformation with 3D-FIESTA-C sequences
The visualization of the tibial nerve and its branches in the ankle canal is helpful for the diagnosis of local lesions and compression, and it is also useful for clinical observation and surgical planning. Th... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Yan Zhang, Xucheng He, Juan Li, Ju Ye, Wenjuan Han, Shanshan Zhou, Jianzhong Zhu, Guisheng Wang and Xiaoxia Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Imaging features and radiologic-pathologic correlations of inflammatory pseudotumor-like follicular dendritic cell sarcoma
This study aimed to reveal the radiological characteristics of IPT-like FDCS by radiologic-pathologic correlation. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Lingbin Xu, Rong Ge and Shanshan Gao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of 18F-FDG PET/CT, CT and EBUS/TBNA on preoperative mediastinal nodal staging of NSCLC
This study aims at investigating the diagnostic accuracy of 18F-FDG PET/CT, CT s... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Akram Al-Ibraheem, Nader Hirmas, Stefano Fanti, Diana Paez, Fawzi Abuhijla, Dalia Al-Rimawi, Ula Al-Rasheed, Riad Abdeljalil, Feras Hawari, Kamal Alrabi and Asem Mansour Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Additive value of texture analysis based on breast MRI for distinguishing between benign and malignant non-mass enhancement in premenopausal women
Non-mass enhancement (NME) is a diagnostic dilemma and highly reliant on the experience of the radiologists. Texture analysis (TA) could serve as an objective method to quantify lesion characteristics. However... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Yu Tan, Hui Mai, Zhiqing Huang, Li Zhang, Chengwei Li, Songxin Wu, Huang Huang, Wen Tang, Yongxi Liu and Kuiming Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of radiofrequency ablation for benign thyroid nodules in patients with previous thyroid lobectomy
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is recommended for the treatment of benign thyroid nodules. However, data on the clinical role of RFA for benign thyroid nodules in patients with history of thyroid lobectomy are ... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Lin Yan, Mingbo Zhang, Fang Xie, Jun Ma, Jing Xiao and Yukun Luo Tags: Article Source Type: research

Implant-to-root dimensions projected by panoramic radiographs inthe maxillary canine-premolar region: implications for dental implant treatment
This study aimed to compare panoramic radiography (PAN) and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) determinations of implant-to-root dimensions (IRD) in anterior and posterior maxillary regions, and to help dete... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 10, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Annika Bertram, Alexander W. Eckert and R üdiger Emshoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prescription practice and clinical utility of chest radiographs in a pediatric intensive care unit: a prospective observational study
Chest radiograph (CXR) prescribing pattern and practice vary widely among pediatric intensive care units (PICU). ‘On demand’ approach is increasingly recommended as against daily ‘routine’ CXRs; however, the r... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Rajeev Gupta, Karthi Nallasamy, Vijai Williams, Akshay Kumar Saxena and Muralidharan Jayashree Tags: Research Source Type: research

A new machine learning approach for predicting likelihood of recurrence following ablation for atrial fibrillation from CT
To investigate left atrial shape differences on CT scans of atrial fibrillation (AF) patients with (AF+) versus without (AF −) post-ablation recurrence and whether these shape differences predict AF recurrence. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Thomas Atta-Fosu, Michael LaBarbera, Soumya Ghose, Paul Schoenhagen, Walid Saliba, Patrick J. Tchou, Bruce D. Lindsay, Milind Y. Desai, Deborah Kwon, Mina K. Chung and Anant Madabhushi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship between breast density, age, and mammographic lesion type among Chinese breast cancer patients from a large clinical dataset
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between breast density, age, and mammographic lesion type among Chinese breast cancer patients included in a large clinical dataset. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Yu Ji, Boxin Li, Rui Zhao, Ying Zhang, Junjun Liu and Hong Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A standardized approach for exact CT-based three-dimensional position analysis in the distal tibiofibular joint
Assessment of tibiofibular reduction presents an intra- and postoperative challenge. Numerous two-dimensional measurement methods have been described, most of them highly dependent on leg orientation and rater... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Firas Souleiman, Martin Heilemann, Robert Hennings, Mareike Hennings, Alexis Klengel, Pierre Hepp, Georg Osterhoff and Annette B. Ahrberg Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Imaging analysis of 13 rare cases of renal collecting (Bellini) duct carcinoma in northern China: a case series and literature review
We report our 12-year experience with CDC and the results of a retrospective analysis of patients and tumor characteristic... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Zhehao Lyu, Lili Liu, Huimin Li, Haibo Wang, Qi Liu, Tingting Chen, Meiling Xu, Lin Tian and Peng Fu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Value of gadoxetic acid-enhanced MRI for microvascular invasion of small hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective study
The objective of this study was to analyze the accuracy of gadolinium –ethoxybenzyl–diethylenetriamine penta–acetic acid enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (Gd–EOB–DTPA–MRI) for predicting microvascular invasi... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - March 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Meng Zhou, Dan Shan, Chunhui Zhang, Jianhua Nie, Guangyu Wang, Yanqiao Zhang, Yang Zhou and Tongsen Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Automated segmentation of the individual branches of the carotid arteries in contrast-enhanced MR angiography using DeepMedic
Non-invasive imaging is of interest for tracking the progression of atherosclerosis in the carotid bifurcation, and segmenting this region into its constituent branch arteries is necessary for analyses. The pu... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Magnus Ziegler, Jesper Alfraeus, Mariana Bustamante, Elin Good, Jan Engvall, Ebo de Muinck and Petter Dyverfeldt Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Standardized uptake values of 99mTc-MDP in normal vertebrae assessed using quantitative SPECT/CT for differentiation diagnosis of benign and malignant bone lesions
Quantitative bone SPECT/CT is useful for disease follow up and inter-patient comparison. For bone metastatic malignant lesions, spine is the most commonly invaded site. However, Quantitative studies with large... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Na Qi, Qingyuan Meng, Zhiwen You, Huiqian Chen, Yi Shou and Jun Zhao Tags: Original research Source Type: research

A novel fluorescent cardiac imaging system for preclinical intraoperative angiography
Intraoperative coronary angiography can tremendously reduce early coronary bypass graft failures. Fluorescent cardiac imaging provides an advanced method for intraoperative observation and real-time quantitati... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Sara Mashalchi, Sara Pahlavan and Marjaneh Hejazi Tags: Original research Source Type: research

An unusual tracheal foreign body in a middle-aged male with a 15-year history of coal use: a case report
Long-term exposure to coal dust causes respiratory disease. In chest computer tomography (CT), pulmonary nodules, pulmonary interstitial fibrosis and emphysema manifest themselves. However, tracheal foreign bo... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Li-juan Zhong, Min Yan, Yi Wang, Dai-quan Zhou, Jian-ming Tang and Shou-hong Xiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

MRI-based radiomics approach for differentiation of hypovascular non-functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas
This study aims to investigate the value of radiomics parameters derived from contrast enhanced (CE) MRI in differentiation of hypovascular non-functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (hypo-NF-pNETs) and s... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Tao Song, Qian-Wen Zhang, Shao-Feng Duan, Yun Bian, Qiang Hao, Peng-Yi Xing, Tie-Gong Wang, Lu-Guang Chen, Chao Ma and Jian-Ping Lu Tags: Original research Source Type: research

A PET imaging study of the brain changes of glucose metabolism in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and depressive disorder
This study aims to compare the difference of the brain changes of glucose metabolism between temporal lobe epilepsy patients (TLE) with major depressive disorder and temporal TLE without major depressive disor... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Jin-Feng Wen, Xin-Wen Guo, Xiang-Yi Cao, Ji-Wu Liao, Ping Ma, Xiang-Shu Hu and Ji-Yang Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reference range of fetal thorax using two-dimensional and three-dimensional ultrasound VOCAL technique and application in fetal thoracic malformations
To establish the normal reference range of fetal thorax by two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound VOCAL technique and evaluate the application in diagnosing fetal thoracic malformations. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Xihua Lian, Zhenhong Xu, Liping Zheng, Zhixing Zhu, Tofunmi Ejiwale, Ayush Kumar, Peiya Cai, Shaozheng He, Shunlan Liu, Ying Zhang and Guorong Lyu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Breast cancer and background parenchymal enhancement at breast magnetic resonance imaging: a meta-analysis
The background parenchymal enhancement at breast magnetic resonance imaging use to predict breast cancer attracts many searchers to draw a possible relationship. However, the results of their relationships wer... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Na Hu, Jinghao Zhao, Yong Li, Quanshui Fu, Linwei Zhao, Hong Chen, Wei Qin and Guoqing Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CT-based radiomics combined with signs: a valuable tool to help radiologist discriminate COVID-19 and influenza pneumonia
In this COVID-19 pandemic, the differential diagnosis of viral pneumonia is still challenging. We aimed to assess the classification performance of computed tomography (CT)-based CT signs and radiomics feature... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Yilong Huang, Zhenguang Zhang, Siyun Liu, Xiang Li, Yunhui Yang, Jiyao Ma, Zhipeng Li, Jialong Zhou, Yuanming Jiang and Bo He Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Evaluating treatment response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer using various MRI-based radiomics models
To validate and compare various MRI-based radiomics models to evaluate treatment response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) of rectal cancer. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Zhihui Li, Xiaolu Ma, Fu Shen, Haidi Lu, Yuwei Xia and Jianping Lu Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Sensitivity analysis for interpretation of machine learning based segmentation models in cardiac MRI
Image segmentation is a common task in medical imaging e.g., for volumetry analysis in cardiac MRI. Artificial neural networks are used to automate this task with performance similar to manual operators. Howev... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Markus J. Ankenbrand, Liliia Shainberg, Michael Hock, David Lohr and Laura M. Schreiber Tags: Software Source Type: research

HBP-enhancing hepatocellular adenomas and how to discriminate them from FNH in Gd-EOB MRI
Recent studies provide evidence that hepatocellular adenomas (HCAs) frequently take up gadoxetic acid (Gd-EOB) during the hepatobiliary phase (HBP). The purpose of our study was to investigate how to differe... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Timo Alexander Auer, Thula Walter-Rittel, Dominik Geisel, Wenzel Sch öning, Moritz Schmelzle, Tobias Müller, Bruno Sinn, Timm Denecke, Bernd Hamm and Uli Fehrenbach Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of different CT metal artifact reduction strategies for standard titanium and carbon ‐fiber reinforced polymer implants in sheep cadavers
CT artifacts induced by orthopedic implants can limit image quality and diagnostic yield. As a number of different strategies to reduce artifact extent exist, the aim of this study was to systematically compar... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Florian A. Huber, Kai Sprengel, Lydia M üller, Laura C. Graf, Georg Osterhoff and Roman Guggenberger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of the cavernous sinus: a case report and review of the literature
This report presents the MRI findings with app... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Cheng-Chun Yang, Tai-Yuan Chen, Yu-Kun Tsui and Ching-Chung Ko Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Fast calculation software for modified Look-Locker inversion recovery (MOLLI) T1 mapping
The purpose of this study was to develop a software tool and evaluate different T1 map calculation methods in terms of computation time in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Yoon-Chul Kim, Khu Rai Kim, Hyelee Lee and Yeon Hyeon Choe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Image quality of automatic coronary CT angiography reconstruction for patients with HR  ≥ 75 bpm using an AI-assisted 16-cm z-coverage CT scanner
Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) is a complicated CT exam in comparison to other CT protocols. Exam success highly depends on image assessment of experienced radiologist and the procedure is often time-consuming... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Cheng Yan, Guofeng Zhou, Xue Yang, Xiuliang Lu, Mengsu Zeng and Min Ji Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Color-coded summation images in the evaluation of renal artery stenosis before and after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
Endovascular therapy is the gold standard in patients with hemodynamic relevant renal artery stenosis (RAS) resistant to medical therapy. The severity grading of the stenosis as well as the result assessment a... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 10, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Anne Marie Augustin, Stefan Welsch, Thorsten Alexander Bley, Kai Lopau and Ralph Kickuth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Meningioma with ring enhancement on MRI: a rare case report
Meningiomas typically manifest on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as iso- to hypointense on T1-weighted imaging and iso- to hyperintense on T2-weighted imaging. After contrast administration, they usually hom... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 10, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Miao Wang, Zhongke Wang, Peng Ren, Xiaoqing Zhang and Shiyong Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of CBCT versus intraoral imaging for assessment of peri ‐implant bone defects
This study was conducted to assess diagnostic accuracy of CBCT compared to intra-oral (IO) radiography ... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 10, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Dandan Song, Sohaib Shujaat, Karla de Faria Vasconcelos, Yan Huang, Constantinus Politis, Ivo Lambrichts and Reinhilde Jacobs Tags: Research article Source Type: research

COVID-19 lung CT image segmentation using deep learning methods: U-Net versus SegNet
Currently, there is an urgent need for efficient tools to assess the diagnosis of COVID-19 patients. In this paper, we present feasible solutions for detecting and labeling infected tissues on CT lung images o... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Adnan Saood and Iyad Hatem Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Radiomics based on multiparametric MRI for extrathyroidal extension feature prediction in papillary thyroid cancer
To determine the predictive capability of MRI-based radiomics for extrathyroidal extension detection in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) pre-surgically. (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Ran Wei, Hao Wang, Lanyun Wang, Wenjuan Hu, Xilin Sun, Zedong Dai, Jie Zhu, Hong Li, Yaqiong Ge and Bin Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy of whole-body diffusion-weighted MRI (WB-DWI/MRI) in diagnosis, staging and follow-up of gastric cancer, in comparison to CT: a pilot study
Accurate staging of patients with gastric cancer is necessary for selection of the most appropriate and personalized therapy. Computed tomography (CT) is currently used as primary staging tool, being widely av... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Sofie De Vuysere, Vincent Vandecaveye, Yves De Bruecker, Saskia Carton, Koen Vermeiren, Tim Tollens, Frederik De Keyzer and Rapha ëla Carmen Dresen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differentiation of Pseudoprogression from True Progressionin Glioblastoma Patients after Standard Treatment: A Machine Learning Strategy Combinedwith Radiomics Features from T1-weighted Contrast-enhanced Imaging
Based on conventional MRI images, it is difficult to differentiatepseudoprogression from true progressionin GBM patients after standard treatment, which isa critical issue associated with survival. The aim of ... (Source: BMC Medical Imaging)
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - February 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Authors: Ying-Zhi Sun, Lin-Feng Yan, Yu Han, Hai-Yan Nan, Gang Xiao, Qiang Tian, Wen-Hui Pu, Ze-Yang Li, Xiao-Cheng Wei, Wen Wang and Guang-Bin Cui Tags: Research article Source Type: research