Vol 12, No 7 (July 2022): Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery

Original Article

Non-invasive estimation of vascular compliance and distensibility in the arm vessels: a novel ultrasound-based protocol
Sara Cappelletti, Alessandro Caimi, Alice Caldiroli, Irene Baroni, Emiliano Votta, Stefania A. Riboldi, Massimiliano M. Marrocco-Trischitta, Alberto Redaelli, Francesco Sturla
Shear wave elastography-based liver fibrosis assessment in patients with chronic hepatitis E displays elevated liver stiffness regardless of previous antiviral therapy
Marten Schulz, Mira Choi, Friederike Bachmann, Nadine Koch, Theresa Maria Holtmann, Raphael Mohr, Frank Tacke, Alexander Wree
Pix2Pix generative adversarial network for low dose myocardial perfusion SPECT denoising
Jingzhang Sun, Yu Du, Chien‐Ying Li, Tung‐Hsin Wu, Bang‐Hung Yang, Greta S. P. Mok
SMANet: multi-region ensemble of convolutional neural network model for skeletal maturity assessment
Yi Zhang, Wenwen Zhu, Kai Li, Dong Yan, Hua Liu, Jie Bai, Fan Liu, Xiaoguang Cheng, Tongning Wu
Assessment of elastographic Q-analysis score combined with Prostate Imaging-Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) based on transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)/multi-parameter magnetic resonance imaging (MP-MRI) fusion-guided biopsy in differentiating benign and malignant prostate
Hongtian Tian, Zhimin Ding, Huaiyu Wu, Keen Yang, Di Song, Jinfeng Xu, Fajin Dong
Diagnostic performance of synthetic magnetic resonance imaging in the prognostic evaluation of rectal cancer
Lidi Ma, Shanshan Lian, Huimin Liu, Tiebao Meng, Weilong Zeng, Rui Zhong, Linchang Zhong, Chuanmiao Xie
Right-to-left shunts in unexplained syncope: an age- and sex-matched case-control study
Dong Liu, Keyan Chen, Jie Gong, Lin Huang, Xin Dong, Qi Wan, Xiaoxuan Qin, Jiaojiao Shi, Lihong Zhang, Zhaolu Wang
The protective role of cigarette smoking against Parkinson’s disease via moderation of the interaction between iron deposition in the nigrostriatal pathway and clinical symptoms
Quanquan Gu, Xiaocao Liu, Qingze Zeng, Xiaojun Guan, Cheng Zhou, Tao Guo, Baorong Zhang, Minming Zhang
Quantitative coronary computed tomography angiography assessment of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention
Haoran Xing, Lijun Zhang, Dongfeng Zhang, Rui Wang, Jinfan Tian, Yinghui Le, Zhiguo Ju, Hui Chen, Yi He, Xiantao Song
Imaging of the extracranial internal carotid artery in acute ischemic stroke: assessment of stenosis, plaques, and image quality using relaxation-enhanced angiography without contrast and triggering (REACT)
Ulrike Cornelia Isabel Hoyer, Simon Lennartz, Nuran Abdullayev, Florian Fichter, Stephanie T. Jünger, Lukas Goertz, Kai Roman Laukamp, Roman Johannes Gertz, Jan-Peter Grunz, Christopher Hohmann, David Maintz, Thorsten Persigehl, Christoph Kabbasch, Jan Borggrefe, Kilian Weiss, Lenhard Pennig
Quantitative analysis of high-resolution computed tomography features of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a structure-function correlation study
Haishuang Sun, Min Liu, Han Kang, Xiaoyan Yang, Peiyao Zhang, Rongguo Zhang, Huaping Dai, Chen Wang
Magnetic resonance image compilation sequence to quantitatively detect active sacroiliitis with axial spondyloarthritis
Yunping Jiang, Wenjuan Li, Jing Zheng, Ke Zhang, Chaoran Liu, Guobin Hong
Right ventricular volume-strain loops using 3D echocardiography-derived mesh models: proof-of-concept application on patients undergoing different types of open-heart surgery
Marius Keller, Ann-Sophie Puhlmann, Tim Heller, Peter Rosenberger, Harry Magunia
Aneurysmal wall enhancement and hemodynamics: pixel-level correlation between spatial distribution
Mingzhu Fu, Fei Peng, Miaoqi Zhang, Shuo Chen, Hao Niu, Xiaoxin He, Boya Xu, Aihua Liu, Rui Li
Unsupervised computed tomography and cone-beam computed tomography image registration using a dual attention network
Rui Hu, Hui Yan, Fudong Nian, Ronghu Mao, Teng Li
Structured bone marrow report as an assessment tool in patients with hematopoietic disorders
Mercedes Roca-Espiau, Esther Valero-Tena, Maria Jose Ereño-Ealo, Pilar Giraldo
Predictive value of the echocardiographic noninvasive myocardial work index for left ventricular reverse remodeling in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease after percutaneous coronary intervention
Yuanyuan Liu, Cunying Cui, Yanan Li, Ying Wang, Yanbin Hu, Minfu Bai, Danqing Huang, Qiang Zheng, Lin Liu
Fluoroscopic criteria for on-site evaluation of failed intussusception reduction during air enema technique
Hae Won Kim, Tae Yeon Jeon, Kyunga Kim, So-Young Yoo, Yon Ho Choe, Sanghoon Lee, Jeong-Meen Seo, Ji Hye Kim, Sung-Hoon Moon
Practical methods for segmentation and calculation of brain volume and intracranial volume: a guide and comparison
Thomas Harkey, David Baker, John Hagen, Hayden Scott, Viktoras Palys
Relative basal myocardial weakness: differentiating dermatomyositis and polymyositis with cardiac involvement from viral myocarditis using speckle-tracking echocardiography and quantification of myocardial work
Xiaohang Liu, Fan Jin, Tianchen Guo, Qian Wang, Ligang Fang, Wei Chen
Evaluation of connective tissue disease-related interstitial lung disease using ultrasound elastography: a preliminary study
Songya Huang, Ruiqian Guo, Xinhui Yuan, Xinyi Tang, Tao Liu, Qibing Xie, Li Qiu
Stereotactic co-axial projection imaging for augmented reality neuronavigation: a proof-of-concept study
Bingxuan Wu, Peng Liu, Chi Xiong, Chenmeng Li, Fan Zhang, Shuwei Shen, Pengfei Shao, Peng Yao, Chaoshi Niu, Ronald Xu
Preliminary study on the assessment of early cartilage degeneration by quantitative ultrashort echo time magnetic resonance imaging in vivo
Xiaolian Su, Yixuan Zhang, Qiuming Gao, Zonghui Liang, Lidi Wan, Lin Zhang, Guangyu Tang
Stent-in-stent technique under fluoroscopy for removal of embedded esophageal stent: a retrospective case series
Guang Yang, Shuai Wang, Meipan Yin, Yaozhen Ma, Meng Wang, Yalin Tong, Xiaobing Li, Pengfei Xie, Xinwei Han, Gang Wu
Quantitative assessment of intratumoral 2-[18F]FDG metabolic spatial distribution in hypermetabolic pulmonary lesions in PET/CT
Ling Wang, Jia Jiang, Beihui Xue, Jie Lin, Xiaowei Ji, Xiangwu Zheng, Kun Tang
Differential diagnosis of B-mode ultrasound Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System category 3–4a lesions in conjunction with shear-wave elastography using conservative and aggressive approaches
Wenxiang Zhi, Aiyu Miao, Chao You, Jin Zhou, Haixian Zhang, Xiaoli Zhu, Yu Wang, Cai Chang
Combining and analyzing novel multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging metrics for predicting Gleason score
Rulon Mayer, Baris Turkbey, Peter Choyke, Charles B. Simone II
A simplified scoring protocol to improve diagnostic accuracy with the breast imaging reporting and data system in breast magnetic resonance imaging
Yuting Zhong, Menglu Li, Jingjin Zhu, Boya Zhang, Mei Liu, Zhili Wang, Jiandong Wang, Yiqiong Zheng, Liuquan Cheng, Xiru Li
Alterations in brain iron deposition with progression of late-life depression measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based quantitative susceptibility mapping
Fang Wang, Ming Zhang, Yan Li, Yufei Li, Hengfen Gong, Jun Li, Yuyao Zhang, Chencheng Zhang, Fuhua Yan, Bomin Sun, Naying He, Hongjiang Wei
Ratiometric chemical exchange saturation transfer pH mapping using two iodinated agents with nonequivalent amide protons and a single low saturation power
Quan Tao, Peiwei Yi, Zimeng Cai, Zelong Chen, Zongwu Deng, Ruiyuan Liu, Yanqiu Feng
Effect of contrast material injection protocol on first-pass myocardial perfusion assessed by dual-energy dual-layer computed tomography
Sara Boccalini, Salim Si-Mohamed, Maxime Matzuzzi, Manon Tillier, David C. Rotzinger, Didier Revel, Loic Boussel, Philippe Douek
Development and validation of bone-suppressed deep learning classification of COVID-19 presentation in chest radiographs
Ngo Fung Daniel Lam, Hongfei Sun, Liming Song, Dongrong Yang, Shaohua Zhi, Ge Ren, Pak Hei Chou, Shiu Bun Nelson Wan, Man Fung Esther Wong, King Kwong Chan, Hoi Ching Hailey Tsang, Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong, Yì Xiáng J. Wáng, Jing Qin, Lawrence Wing Chi Chan, Michael Ying, Jing Cai
Rich-club reorganization of functional brain networks in acute mild traumatic brain injury with cognitive impairment
Fengfang Li, Yin Liu, Liyan Lu, Song’an Shang, Huiyou Chen, Nasir Ahmad Haidari, Peng Wang, Xindao Yin, Yu-Chen Chen

Review Article

The value of magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography in the study of spinal disorders
Fernando Ruiz Santiago, Antonio Jesús Láinez Ramos-Bossini, Yì Xiáng J. Wáng, José Pablo Martínez Barbero, Jade García Espinosa, Alberto Martínez Martínez

Letter to the Editor

Biphasic squamoid alveolar renal cell carcinoma: description of a rare case and a literature analysis
Yang Zhang, Yuyun Xu, Taihen Yu, Junfa Chen, Ming Zhao, Chunmiao Lin
The use of computed tomography in the diagnosis of Petersen’s hernia after Billroth II or Roux-en-Y reconstruction for gastric cancer: a description of three cases
Xin Fang, Shuang Li, Fabao Gao, Bing Wu
18F-FDG PET/CT for the detection of extensive bone relapse in acute lymphoblastic leukemia with TCF3-PBX1 fusion after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Xiaoning Wang, Fan Niu, Juan Ren, Pengcheng He
To crack a nut with a sledgehammer: premedication in a patient with a history of mild symptoms following the injection of a contrast agent
Ingrid B. Boehm
Rare autoimmune encephalitis presenting as fluid-attenuated inversion recovery-hyperintense lesions in anti-Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated encephalitis and seizures accompanied with anti-IgLON5 antibody
Wanyao Li, Wei Du, Yuhan Jiang, Yangyingqiu Liu, Na Liu, Yanwei Miao, Zhe Wang, Ying Wang
The influence of minority stress on the neurobiological correlates of executive functioning
Herry Patel, Magdalena Siegel, Taylor Hatchard, Albina Veltman, Margaret C. McKinnon, Sabrina K. Syan, Colleen Merrifield, Sophia L. Roth, Katholiki Georgiades, Suzanne Archie, Jakub Wolf, Andrew A. Nicholson
Coexistence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy—a description of two cases
Sara Kochańska, Michał Spałek, Grzegorz Wróbel, Wioletta Korzeluch, Ilona Michałowska, Tadeusz Kuder, Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon