Vol 11, No 1 (January 2021): Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery

Brief Report

Efficacy of endotracheal tube suctioning in intubated intensive care unit patients determined by in vivo catheter-based optical coherence tomography—a pilot study
Roshan Dsouza, Darold R. Spillman Jr, Ronit Barkalifa, Guillermo L. Monroy, Eric J. Chaney, Mark A. Johnson, Karen C. White, Stephen A. Boppart

Original Article

Repeatability of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the brain at 7 T: effect of scan time on semi-localized by adiabatic selective refocusing and short-echo time stimulated echo acquisition mode scans and their comparison
Tomohisa Okada, Hideto Kuribayashi, Lana G. Kaiser, Yuta Urushibata, Nouha Salibi, Ravi Teja Seethamraju, Sinyeob Ahn, Dinh Ha Duy Thuy, Koji Fujimoto, Tadashi Isa
Advanced cervical cancer in young women: imaging study of late and very late radiation-related side effects after successful treatment by combined radiotherapy
Hana Malikova, Miroslava Burghardtova, Klara Fejfarova, Katarina Nadova, Jiri Weichet
Slice-stacking T2-weighted MRI for fast determination of internal target volume for liver tumor
Silu Han, Xiao Liang, Tian Li, Fang-Fang Yin, Jing Cai
Imaging characteristics of H3 K27M histone-mutant diffuse midline glioma in teenagers and adults
Stefanie Thust, Caroline Micallef, Sachi Okuchi, Sebastian Brandner, Atul Kumar, Kshitij Mankad, Stephen Wastling, Laura Mancini, Hans Rolf Jäger, Ananth Shankar
Comparison of plaque characteristics of small and large subcortical infarctions in the middle cerebral artery territory using high-resolution magnetic resonance vessel wall imaging
Tingting Zhu, Lijie Ren, Lei Zhang, Yinghui Shao, Liwen Wan, Ye Li, Dong Liang, Hairong Zheng, Xin Liu, Na Zhang
Fully automatic deep learning trained on limited data for carotid artery segmentation from large image volumes
Tianshu Zhou, Tao Tan, Xiaoyan Pan, Hui Tang, Jingsong Li
Association between anterior talofibular ligament injury and ankle tendon, ligament, and joint conditions revealed by magnetic resonance imaging
Israel Casado-Hernández, Ricardo Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo, Marta Elena Losa-Iglesias, Fernando Santiago-Nuño, Victoria Mazoteras-Pardo, Daniel López-López, David Rodríguez-Sanz, César Calvo-Lobo
Age-related changes of standardized uptake values in the blood pool and liver: a decade-long retrospective study of the outcomes of 2,526 subjects
Yuan Cao, Ke Zhou, Wei Diao, Xipeng Long, Fangfang Tian, Minggang Su, Zhiyun Jia
670 nm photobiomodulation improves the mitochondrial redox state of diabetic wounds
Shima Mehrvar, Soudeh Mostaghimi, Farnaz H. Foomani, Betsy Abroe, Janis T. Eells, Sandeep Gopalakrishnan, Mahsa Ranji
Algorithms applied to spatially registered multi-parametric MRI for prostate tumor volume measurement
Rulon Mayer, Charles B. Simone II, Baris Turkbey, Peter Choyke
Quantitative volume and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI derived perfusion of the infrapatellar fat pad in patellofemoral pain
Rianne A. van der Heijden, Bas A. de Vries, Dirk H. J. Poot, Marienke van Middelkoop, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra, Gabriel P. Krestin, Edwin H. G. Oei
Mammography: density equalizing mapping of the global research architecture
Dörthe Brüggmann, Matthias Grimstein, Christine Solbach, Doris Klingelhöfer, Michael H. K. Bendels, Jenny Jaque, David A. Groneberg
Prevalence and characteristics of intramural coronary artery in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: a coronary computed tomography and invasive angiography study
Changsheng Zhu, Shuiyun Wang, Shengwei Wang, Yanhai Meng, Qiulan Yang, Changrong Nie, Hongtao Sun
Unusual uptakes on 18F-fluorocholine positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT): a retrospective study of 368 prostate cancer patients referred for a biochemical recurrence or an initial staging
Antoine Roland, Clément Drouet, Hatem Boulahdour, Alexandre Cochet, Berardino De Bari
The potential role of leukoaraiosis in remodeling the brain network to buffer cognitive decline: a Leukoaraiosis And Disability study from Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
Wei Chen, Hai Lin, Minrui Lyu, Victoria J. Wang, Xiang Li, Shixing Bao, Guoping Sun, Jun Xia, Peijun Wang, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
Use of relative CT values to evaluate the invasiveness of pulmonary subsolid nodules in patients with emphysema
Bo-Wei Zhang, Yu Zhang, Jian-Ding Ye, Jin-Wei Qiang
18F-FDG PET-based radiomics model for predicting occult lymph node metastasis in clinical N0 solid lung adenocarcinoma
Lili Wang, Tiancheng Li, Junjie Hong, Mingyue Zhang, Mingli Ouyang, Xiangwu Zheng, Kun Tang
CT artifacts after contrast media injection in chest imaging: evaluation of post-processing algorithms, virtual monoenergetic images and their combination for artifact reduction
Amit Gupta, Verena Carola Obmann, Michelle Jordan, Simon Lennartz, Markus Michael Obmann, Nils Große Hokamp, David Zopfs, Lenhard Pennig, Gina Fürtjes, Nikhil Ramaiya, Robert Gilkeson, Kai Roman Laukamp
A novel 2-deoxy-2-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)-based nomogram to predict lymph node metastasis in early stage uterine cervical squamous cell cancer
Shuai Liu, Zheng Feng, Jiajia Zhang, Huijuan Ge, Xiaohua Wu, Shaoli Song
Parametric estimation of reference signal intensity in the quantification of amyloid-beta deposition: an 18F-AV-45 study
Min Wang, Zhuangzhi Yan, Huiwei Zhang, Jiaying Lu, Ling Li, Jintai Yu, Jian Wang, Hiroshi Matsuda, Chuantao Zuo, Jiehui Jiang, the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
Impact of preset and postset adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction-V on image quality in nonenhanced abdominal-pelvic CT on wide-detector revolution CT
Zheng Zhu, Yanfeng Zhao, Xinming Zhao, Xiaoyi Wang, Weijun Yu, Mancang Hu, Xuan Zhang, Chunwu Zhou
Time-efficient and contrast-free magnetic resonance imaging approach to the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis on black-blood gradient-echo sequence: a pilot study
Huan Mao, Xiuhong Guan, Kewen Peng, Yanjun Cai, Jing Yang, Xueping He, Hanwei Chen, Xiaoyong Zhang, Xiaoming Bi, Xin Liu, Debiao Li, Zhaoyang Fan, Zhixian Deng, Guoxi Xie
Optical coherence tomography and plaque morphology for revascularization of the superficial femoral artery
Jacob W. Hartwig, Drew J. Braet, Jamie B. Smith, Jonathan Bath, Todd R. Vogel
Evaluation of magnetic resonance image segmentation in brain low-grade gliomas using support vector machine and convolutional neural network
Qifan Yang, Huijuan Zhang, Jun Xia, Xiaoliang Zhang
Heterogeneous parameters based on 18F-FET PET imaging can non-invasively predict tumor grade and isocitrate dehydrogenase gene 1 mutation in untreated gliomas
Tao Hua, Weiyan Zhou, Zhirui Zhou, Yihui Guan, Ming Li
Value of quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in predicting extramural venous invasion in locally advanced gastric cancer and prognostic significance
Yongjian Zhu, Yutao Zhou, Wen Zhang, Liyan Xue, Ying Li, Jun Jiang, Yuxin Zhong, Sicong Wang, Liming Jiang
In vivo quantification of bone mineral density of lumbar vertebrae using fast kVp switching dual-energy CT: correlation with quantitative computed tomography
Shuwei Zhou, Lu Zhu, Tian You, Ping Li, Hongrong Shen, Yewen He, Hui Gao, Luyou Yan, Zhuo He, Ying Guo, Yaxi Zhang, Kun Zhang
Improved second harmonic generation and two-photon excitation fluorescence microscopy-based quantitative assessments of liver fibrosis through auto-correction and optimal sampling
Chih-Yang Hsiao, Xiao Teng, Tung-Hung Su, Po-Huang Lee, Jia-Horng Kao, Kai-Wen Huang
Both structural damage and inflammation of the lumbar spine contribute to the sagittal imbalance in ankylosing spondylitis patients with thoracolumbar kyphosis
Song Li, Chang-Zhi Du, Sai-Hu Mao, Ben-Long Shi, Ze-Zhang Zhu, Yong Qiu
Optical coherence tomography for the early detection of colorectal dysplasia and cancer: validation in a murine model
Jian Ding, Qiu Li, Jiewen Lin, Shanshan He, Weiqiang Chen, Qiyong He, Qiukun Zhang, Jintong Chen, Ting Wu, Shuncong Zhong, Dan Li
Optimization of imaging parameters in chest CT for COVID-19 patients: an experimental phantom study
Yantao Niu, Shunxing Huang, Huan Zhang, Shuo Li, Xiaoting Li, Zhibin Lv, Shuo Yan, Wei Fan, Yanlong Zhai, Eddy Wong, Kexin Wang, Zongrui Zhang, Budong Chen, Ruming Xie, Junfang Xian
Deep learning reconstruction versus iterative reconstruction for cardiac CT angiography in a stroke imaging protocol: reduced radiation dose and improved image quality
Angélique Bernard, Pierre-Olivier Comby, Brivaël Lemogne, Karim Haioun, Frédéric Ricolfi, Olivier Chevallier, Romaric Loffroy
Prognosis and clinical characteristics of patients with early ventricular fibrillation in the 6-week guideline-offered time period: is it safe to wait 6 weeks with the assessment? (results from the VMAJOR-MI Registry)
Réka Skoda, Attila Nemes, György Bárczi, József Gajdácsi, Hajnalka Vágó, Zoltán Ruzsa, István F. Édes, Liliána Szabó, Csilla Czimbalmos, Nóra Sydó, Elek Dinya, Béla Merkely, Dávid Becker

Case Report

Neuroimaging manifestations of epidermal nevus syndrome
Andrea De Vito, Ajay Taranath, Hisham Dahmoush, Shankar Srinivar Ganapathy, Sniya Sudhakar, Kshitij Mankad

Letter to the Editor

An atypical case of post-varicella stroke in a child presenting with hemichorea followed by late-onset inflammatory focal cerebral arteriopathy
Marta Bertamino, Sara Signa, Giulia Vagelli, Roberta Caorsi, Alice Zanetti, Stefano Volpi, Giuseppe Losurdo, Giulia Amico, Icilio Dodi, Giulia Prato, Anna Bruna Ronchetti, Maja Di Rocco, Maria Nagel, Mariasavina Severino
Intrapulmonary solitary fibrous tumor with adenofibromatous pattern with features of pleomorphic high grade sarcoma—a case report and an overview of the differential diagnosis
Robbert J. H. van Leeuwen, Stefanie Brunner, Jan Pojda, Joachim Diebold, Peter Kestenholz, Fabrizio Minervini
Juvenile-onset hypokinetic-rigid Huntington’s disease: a case with dual-tracer positron emission tomography
Xin-Yue Zhou, Jia-Ying Lu, Chuan-Tao Zuo, Jian Wang, Yi-Min Sun