Vol 9, No 6 (June 2019): Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery

Original Article

Hepatic iron overload identified by magnetic resonance imaging-based T2* is a predictor of non-diagnostic elastography
Hassan M. Ghoz, Paul T. Kröner, Fernando F. Stancampiano, Andrew W. Bowman, Prakash Vishnu, Michael G. Heckman, Nancy N. Diehl, Ethan McLeod, Naveed Nikpour, William C. Palmer
Cortical bone vessel identification and quantification on contrast-enhanced MR images
Po-Hung Wu, Matthew Gibbons, Sarah C. Foreman, Julio Carballido-Gamio, Misung Han, Roland Krug, Jing Liu, Thomas M. Link, Galateia J. Kazakia
Improvement diagnostic accuracy of sinusitis recognition in paranasal sinus X-ray using multiple deep learning models
Hyug-Gi Kim, Kyung Mi Lee, Eui Jong Kim, Jin San Lee
Evaluating the differences between 1D, 2D, and 3D occupying ratios in reflecting the JOA score in cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
Seong Bae An, Jong Joo Lee, Tae Woo Kim, Nam Lee, Dong Ah Shin, Seong Yi, Keung Nyun Kim, Do Heum Yoon, Yoon Ha
Atherosclerosis in intracranial or extracranial vessels in diabetic patients and the association with stroke subtype
Li-Ming Wei, Yue-Qi Zhu, Yu-Qian Bao, Hai-Tao Lu, Pei-Lei Zhang, Yu-Wu Zhao, Mei Li, Jun-Gong Zhao
Whole-tumor perfusion CT using texture analysis in unresectable stage IIIA/B non-small cell lung cancer treated with recombinant human endostatin
Lei Shi, Xiang-Lan Zhou, Jing-Jing Sun, Jie-Hui Huang, Xu Wang, Kai Li, Pei-Pei Pang, Yu-Jin Xu, Ming Chen, Min-Ming Zhang
Simultaneous dual-plane, real-time magnetic resonance imaging of oral cavity movements in advanced trombone players
Peter W. Iltis, Matthias Heyne, Jens Frahm, Dirk Voit, Arun Joseph, Lian Atlas
Exploring a new method for quantitative sodium MRI in the human upper leg with a surface coil and symmetrically arranged reference phantoms
Bastien Milani, Jean Delacoste, Michel Burnier, Menno Pruijm
Neuroimaging endophenotypes of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a discordant sibling pair study
Dong Zhang, Lin Shi, Xiubao Song, Changzheng Shi, Pan Sun, Wutao Lou, Defeng Wang, Liangping Luo
3D Multi-Echo Dixon technique for simultaneous assessment of liver steatosis and iron overload in patients with chronic liver diseases: a feasibility study
Fubi Hu, Ru Yang, Zixing Huang, Min Wang, Fang Yuan, Chunchao Xia, Yi Wei, Bin Song
Study on the sub-regions volume of hippocampus and amygdala in schizophrenia
Fenglian Zheng, Chuntong Li, Dongsheng Zhang, Dong Cui, Zhipeng Wang, Jianfeng Qiu
Characterization of microvessels and parenchyma in in-line phase contrast imaging CT: healthy liver, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma
Jinghao Duan, Chunhong Hu, Qingtao Qiu, Jing Zhang, Huipeng Meng, Keqiang Wang, Huajiang Dong, Hong Wei, Yong Yin
Intravital assessment of angioarchitecture in rat hepatocellular nodules using in vivo fluorescent microscopy
Yi Liu, Tao Lu, Congcong Wang, Hui Li, Ke Xu, Peiling Li
Prognostic imaging of iatrogenic and traumatic ureteral injury by near-infrared fluorescence
Chi Bum Ahn, Joo Hyun Kim, G. Kate Park, Kook Yang Park, Kai Bao, Jin Woo Lee, Hak Soo Choi, Kuk Hui Son
Improvements in left ventricular regional and global systolic function following treatment with S100A4-shRNA after myocardial infarction in mice
Lijun Qian, Yanjuan Zhang, Menglin Zhu, Feng Xie, Thomas R. Porter, Di Xu
Prediction of type 2 diabetes mellitus using noninvasive MRI quantitation of visceral abdominal adiposity tissue volume
Meng Wang, Yanji Luo, Huasong Cai, Ling Xu, Mengqi Huang, Chang Li, Zhi Dong, Zi-Ping Li, Shi-Ting Feng
A comparison of ultra-high-resolution CT target scan versus conventional CT target reconstruction in the evaluation of ground-glass-nodule-like lung adenocarcinoma
Yanyan Zhu, Dailun Hou, Meihong Lan, Xiaoli Sun, Xiangxing Ma
The study protocol for the China Health Big Data (China Biobank) project
Yan Wu, Zhe Guo, Xiaoxia Fu, Jing Wu, Jianbo Gao, Qiang Zeng, Haihong Fu, Xiaoguang Cheng, for the China Health Big Data (China Biobank) project investigators
Glomerular filtration rate measured by 99mTc-DTPA Gates method is not significantly affected by the premature or delayed initiation of image acquisition
Guangyu Ma, Mingzhe Shao, Baixuan Xu, Jiahe Tian, Yingmao Chen
The value of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography to detect the sacroiliac joint for predicting relapse after discontinuation of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
Jiayu Ren, Jiaan Zhu, Diancheng Li, Wenxue Li, Fang Liu
Effects of acupuncture on craving after tobacco cessation: a resting-state fMRI study based on the fractional amplitude of low-frequency fluctuation
Ying-Ying Wang, Zhao Liu, Feng Chen, Li Sun, Yuan Wu, Jin-Sheng Yang, Ji-Liang Fang

Short Communication

Hepatic nontuberculous mycobacterial granulomas in patients with cancer mimicking metastases: an analysis of three cases
Lan Zhang, Wei Ming Lin, Hong Li, Xiang Dang Dai, Su Ping Ma, Wei Hong Ren, Sun Kyung Jeon, Jeong Min Lee

Research Highlights

Updates on 18F-FDG-PET/CT as a clinical tool for tuberculosis evaluation and therapeutic monitoring
Wei-Ye Yu, Pu-Xuan Lu, Majid Assadi, Xi-Ling Huang, Aliaksandr Skrahin, Alex Rosenthal, Andrei Gabrielian, Michael Tartakovsky, Yì Xiáng J. Wáng

Review Article

Quality assurance of human functional magnetic resonance imaging: a literature review
Weizhao Lu, Kejiang Dong, Dong Cui, Qing Jiao, Jianfeng Qiu
Iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula of the iliac artery after lumbar discectomy surgery: a systematic review of the last 18 years
Gao-Wu Yan, Hong-Wei Li, Guo-Qing Yang, Anup Bhetuwal, Jian-Ping Liu, Yong Li, Quan-Shui Fu, Lin-Wei Zhao, Hong Chen, Na Hu, Lei Wu, Jing Yan, Wei Wang, Jiao-Yue Shuang, Jing Ge