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New Impact Factor for Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery: 3.074

We are pleased to announce that Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery (QIMS) has attained its latest impact factor for the 2018 citation year: 3.074. More >>

QIMS Annual Report (2018)

QIMS Annual Report (2018) More >>

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The reviewers of QIMS 2018

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Original Article

Personalized 3D printed coronary models in coronary stenting
Zhonghua Sun, Shirley Jansen
Comparison of cartilage and bone morphological models of the ankle joint derived from different medical imaging technologies
Gilda Durastanti, Alberto Leardini, Sorin Siegler, Stefano Durante, Alberto Bazzocchi, Claudio Belvedere
Evaluation of cortical bone perfusion using dynamic contrast enhanced ultrashort echo time imaging: a feasibility study
Lidi Wan, Mei Wu, Vipul Sheth, Hongda Shao, Hyungseok Jang, Graeme Bydder, Jiang Du
Semi-quantitative analysis of 99mTc-sestamibi retention level for preoperative differential diagnosis of parathyroid carcinoma
Min Zhang, Lihao Sun, Weiwei Rui, Rui Guo, Huihui He, Ying Miao, Hongping Meng, Jianmin Liu, Biao Li
Treatment response prediction of rehabilitation program in children with cerebral palsy using radiomics strategy: protocol for a multicenter prospective cohort study in west China
Heng Liu, Haoxiang Jiang, Xiaoyu Wang, Jie Zheng, Huifang Zhao, Yannan Cheng, Xingxing Tao, Miaomiao Wang, Congcong Liu, Ting Huang, Liang Wu, Chao Jin, Xianjun Li, Hui Wang, Jian Yang
Relationship between intracranial pressure and phase-contrast cine MRI-derived measures of cerebrospinal fluid parameters in communicating hydrocephalus
Jia Long, Hai Lin, Gan Cao, Meng-Zhu Wang, Xian-Jian Huang, Jun Xia, Zhonghua Sun
Application value of dual-energy computed tomography spectrum curve combined with clinical risk factors in predicting adherent perinephric fat
Guan Li, Wei Huang, Qinmei Xu, Jie Dong, Zhiqiang Cao, Di Wang, Mingyu Zou, Guangming Lu
Assessing colitis ex vivo using optical coherence elastography in a murine model
Achuth Nair, Chih Hao Liu, Manmohan Singh, Susobhan Das, Triet Le, Yong Du, Sanam Soomro, Salavat Aglyamov, Chandra Mohan, Kirill V. Larin
Age- and gender-related normal references of right ventricular strain values by tissue tracking cardiac magnetic resonance: results from a Chinese population
Ting Liu, Congcong Wang, Shu Li, Yu Zhao, Peiling Li
Does baseline renal function always decrease after unilateral ureteral severe obstruction? —experimental validation and novel findings by Tc-99m diethylene triamine pentaacetate acid (DTPA) dynamic renal scintigraphy
Qisheng Yang, Changyin Wang, Chun Gao, Wasili Maimaiti, Shun Li, Linglong Jiang, Meijuan Shen, Ying Shen

Letter to the Editor

Quality and accuracy of 3D printed models in medicine
Gorka Gómez Ciriza, Tomás Gómez Cía, Inés Rivero Belenchón, Israel Valverde Pérez

Original Articles

Utility of ADC measurement on diffusion-weighted MRI in differentiation of prostate cancer, normal prostate and prostatitis
Meltem Esen, Mehmet Ruhi Onur, Nusret Akpolat, Irfan Orhan, Ercan Kocakoc

Brief Report

CT and MR imaging of gastrointestinal stromal tumor of stomach: a pictorial review
Jingshan Gong, Wenyan Kang, Jin Zhu, Jianmin Xu

Research Highlight

Intraoperative image-guided surgery for ovarian cancer
Myong Cheol Lim, Sang-Soo Seo, Sokbom Kang, Seok Ki Kim, Sun Ho Kim, Chong Woo Yoo, Sang-Yoon Park
Polysaccharide-based near-infrared fluorescence nanoprobes for cancer diagnosis
Kyeongsoon Park

Review Articles

Prostate cancer magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): multidisciplinary standpoint
Liang Li, Liang Wang, Zhaoyan Feng, Zhiquan Hu, Guoping Wang, Xianglin Yuan, He Wang, Daoyu Hu
Common and unusual CT and MRI manifestations of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a pictorial review
Min-Jie Yang, Su Li, Yong-Guang Liu, Na Jiao, Jing-Shan Gong

Review Article

Towards fast and accurate temperature mapping with proton resonance frequency-based MR thermometry
Jing Yuan, Chang-Sheng Mei, Lawrence P. Panych, Nathan J. McDannold, Bruno Madore
Ultrasound for molecular imaging and therapy in cancer
Osamu F. Kaneko, Jürgen K. Willmann
Theranostic magnetic resonance imaging of type 1 diabetes and pancreatic islet transplantation
Ping Wang, Anna Moore
A review of computer-aided diagnosis in thoracic and colonic imaging
Kenji Suzuki
Design considerations for targeted optical contrast agents
Jeong Heon Lee, Gwangli Park, Gloria H. Hong, Jungmun Choi, Hak Soo Choi
Utility of magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging for human epilepsy
Jullie W. Pan, Ruben I. Kuzniecky
Ultrashort time to echo magnetic resonance techniques for the musculoskeletal system
Palanan Siriwanarangsun, Sheronda Statum, Reni Biswas, Won C. Bae, Christine B. Chung
Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar intervertebral discs
Dosik Hwang, Sewon Kim, Nirusha A. Abeydeera, Sheronda Statum, Koichi Masuda, Christine B. Chung, Palanan Siriwanarangsun, Won C. Bae
Potential of PET-MRI for imaging of non-oncologic musculoskeletal disease
Feliks Kogan, Audrey P. Fan, Garry E. Gold

Technical Note

Mitigating transmit B1 inhomogeneity in the liver at 7T using multispoke parallel transmit RF pulse design
Xiaoping Wu, Sebastian Schmitter, Edward J. Auerbach, Kâmil Uğurbil, Pierre-François Van de Moortele

Original Article

Investigation of multichannel phased array performance for fetal MR imaging on 1.5T clinical MR system
Ye Li, Yong Pang, Daniel Vigneron, Orit Glenn, Duan Xu, Xiaoliang Zhang
Fast microbubble dwell-time based ultrasonic molecular imaging approach for quantification and monitoring of angiogenesis in cancer
Marybeth A. Pysz, Ismayil Guracar, Lu Tian, Jürgen K. Willmann
Quadrature transmit array design using single-feed circularly polarized patch antenna for parallel transmission in MR imaging
Yong Pang, Baiying Yu, Daniel B. Vigneron, Xiaoliang Zhang
In vivo evaluation of optic nerve aging in adult rhesus monkey by diffusion tensor imaging
Yumei Yan, Longchuan Li, Todd M. Preuss, Xiaoping Hu, James G. Herndon, Xiaodong Zhang
Design and numerical evaluation of a volume coil array for parallel MR imaging at ultrahigh fields
Yong Pang, Ernest W.H. Wong, Baiying Yu, Xiaoliang Zhang
Accelerated MRI with CIRcular Cartesian UnderSampling (CIRCUS): a variable density Cartesian sampling strategy for compressed sensing and parallel imaging
Jing Liu, David Saloner
Error decomposition for parallel imaging reconstruction using modulation-domain representation of undersampled data
Yu Li
Sparse parallel transmission on randomly perturbed spiral k-space trajectory
Yong Pang, Xiaohua Jiang, Xiaoliang Zhang
A fast multiparameter MRI approach for acute stroke assessment on a 3T clinical scanner: preliminary results in a non-human primate model with transient ischemic occlusion
Xiaodong Zhang, Frank Tong, Chun-Xia Li, Yumei Yan, Govind Nair, Tsukasa Nagaoka, Yoji Tanaka, Stuart Zola, Leonard Howell
Fast, free-breathing, in vivo fetal imaging using time-resolved 3D MRI technique: preliminary results
Jing Liu, Orit A. Glenn, Duan Xu
Enhancement of the low resolution image quality using randomly sampled data for multi-slice MR imaging
Yong Pang, Baiying Yu, Xiaoliang Zhang
Rapid slice excitation without B0 gradients using large array coils
Ke Feng, Steven M. Wright
Lessons learned from imaging mouse ovarian tumors: the route of probe injection makes a difference
Myung Shin Han, Ching-Hsuan Tung
A polarization-sensitive light field imager for multi-channel angular spectroscopy of light scattering in biological tissues
Rongwen Lu, Qiuxiang Zhang, Yanan Zhi, Xincheng Yao
Imaging endocervical mucus anatomy and dynamics in macaque female reproductive track using optical coherence tomography
Siyu Chen, Ji Yi, Biqin Dong, Cheng Sun, Patrick F. Kiser, Thomas J. Hope, Hao F. Zhang
Tripling the detection view of high-frequency linear-array-based photoacoustic computed tomography by using two planar acoustic reflectors
Guo Li, Jun Xia, Kun Wang, Konstantin Maslov, Mark A. Anastasio, Lihong V. Wang
In vivo imaging rhodopsin distribution in the photoreceptors with nano-second pulsed scanning laser ophthalmoscopy
Tan Liu, Xiaojing Liu, Rong Wen, Byron L. Lam, Shuliang Jiao
Real-time automated thickness measurement of the in vivo human tympanic membrane using optical coherence tomography
Zita Hubler, Nathan D. Shemonski, Ryan L. Shelton, Guillermo L. Monroy, Ryan M. Nolan, Stephen A. Boppart
Assessment of oxygen saturation in retinal vessels of normal subjects and diabetic patients with and without retinopathy using Flow Oximetry System
Mohamed A. Ibrahim, Rachel E. Annam, Yasir J. Sepah, Long Luu, Millena G. Bittencourt, Hyun S. Jang, Paul Lemaillet, Beatriz Munoz, Donald D. Duncan, Sheila West, Quan Dong Nguyen, Jessica C. Ramella-Roman
Cranial window implantation on mouse cortex to study microvascular change induced by cocaine
Kicheon Park, Jiang You, Congwu Du, Yingtian Pan
High-resolution harmonic motion imaging (HR-HMI) for tissue biomechanical property characterization
Teng Ma, Xuejun Qian, Chi Tat Chiu, Mingyue Yu, Hayong Jung, Yao-Sheng Tung, K. Kirk Shung, Qifa Zhou
Algorithms for improved 3-D reconstruction of live mammalian embryo vasculature from optical coherence tomography data
Prathamesh M. Kulkarni, Nicolas Rey-Villamizar, Amine Merouane, Narendran Sudheendran, Shang Wang, Monica Garcia, Irina V. Larina, Badrinath Roysam, Kirill V. Larin
Lung nodule segmentation in chest computed tomography using a novel background estimation method
Pablo G. Cavalcanti, Shahram Shirani, Jacob Scharcanski, Crystal Fong, Jane Meng, Jane Castelli, David Koff
Differentiating inflamed and normal lungs by the apparent reaction rate constants of lactate dehydrogenase probed by hyperpolarized 13C labeled pyruvate
He N. Xu, Stephen Kadlececk, Hoora Shaghaghi, Huaqing Zhao, Harilla Profka, Mehrdad Pourfathi, Rahim Rizi, Lin Z. Li
Optic nerve head perfusion in normal eyes and eyes with glaucoma using optical coherence tomography-based microangiography
Chieh-Li Chen, Karine D. Bojikian, Divakar Gupta, Joanne C. Wen, Qinqin Zhang, Chen Xin, Rei Kono, Raghu C. Mudumbai, Murray A. Johnstone, Philip P. Chen, Ruikang K. Wang
Automated registration and enhanced processing of clinical optical coherence tomography angiography
Acner Camino, Miao Zhang, Changlei Dongye, Alex D. Pechauer, Thomas S. Hwang, Steven T. Bailey, Brandon Lujan, David J. Wilson, David Huang, Yali Jia
Principal component analysis-T voxel based relaxometry of the articular cartilage: a comparison of biochemical patterns in osteoarthritis and anterior cruciate ligament subjects
Valentina Pedoia, Colin Russell, Allison Randolph, Xiaojuan Li, Sharmila Majumdar, AF-ACL Consortium
Topographical and depth-dependent glycosaminoglycan concentration in canine medial tibial cartilage 3 weeks after anterior cruciate ligament transection surgery—a microscopic imaging study
Daniel Mittelstaedt, David Kahn, Yang Xia
Bone marrow edema-like lesions (BMELs) are associated with higher T and T2 values of cartilage in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)-reconstructed knees: a longitudinal study
Jingshan Gong, Valentina Pedoia, Luca Facchetti, Thomas M. Link, Xiaojuan Li
A quantitative framework for the analysis of multimodal optical microscopy images
Andrew J. Bower, Benjamin Chidester, Joanne Li, Youbo Zhao, Marina Marjanovic, Eric J. Chaney, Minh N. Do, Stephen A. Boppart
Quantification of liver iron concentration using the apparent susceptibility of hepatic vessels
Saifeng Liu, Chaoyue Wang, Xiaoqi Zhang, Panli Zuo, Jiani Hu, E. Mark Haacke, Hongyan Ni
Radiological signs associated with pulmonary multi-drug resistant tuberculosis: an analysis of published evidences
Yì Xiáng J. Wáng, Myung Jin Chung, Aliaksandr Skrahin, Alex Rosenthal, Andrei Gabrielian, Michael Tartakovsky

Brief Report

Two public chest X-ray datasets for computer-aided screening of pulmonary diseases
Stefan Jaeger, Sema Candemir, Sameer Antani, Yì-Xiáng J. Wáng, Pu-Xuan Lu, George Thoma

Case Report

Pigmented villonodular synovitis mimics metastases on fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose position emission tomography-computed tomography
Comfort O. Elumogo, James N. Kochenderfer, A. Cahid Civelek, David A. Bluemke

Review Articles

Automatic screening for tuberculosis in chest radiographs: a survey
Stefan Jaeger, Alexandros Karargyris, Sema Candemir, Jenifer Siegelman, Les Folio, Sameer Antani, George Thoma, Clement J. McDonald

Below are the latest Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery articles published online ahead of print publication.

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Letter to the Editor



Original Article


Short Communication