Vol 11, No 4 (April 2021): Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery

Original Article

Artificial intelligence-based vessel suppression for detection of sub-solid nodules in lung cancer screening computed tomography
Ramandeep Singh, Mannudeep K. Kalra, Fatemeh Homayounieh, Chayanin Nitiwarangkul, Shaunagh McDermott, Brent P. Little, Inga T. Lennes, Jo-Anne O. Shepard, Subba R. Digumarthy
Dual-energy computed tomography of the neck—optimizing tube current settings and radiation dose using a 3D-printed patient phantom
Torsten Diekhoff, Michael Scheel, Wiebke Kress, Bernd Hamm, Paul Jahnke
Clinical utility of F-18 sodium fluoride PET/CT for estimating disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Hee Jin Park, Sung Hae Chang, Jeong Won Lee, Sang Mi Lee
Magnetic resonance quantitative susceptibility mapping in the evaluation of hepatic fibrosis in chronic liver disease: a feasibility study
Zheng Qu, Shuohui Yang, Feng Xing, Rui Tong, Chenyao Yang, Rongfang Guo, Jiling Huang, Fang Lu, Caixia Fu, Xu Yan, Stefanie Hectors, Kelly Gillen, Yi Wang, Chenghai Liu, Songhua Zhan, Jianqi Li
Prediction of neoadjuvant chemotherapy response in high-grade osteosarcoma: added value of non-tumorous bone radiomics using CT images
Lei Xu, Pengfei Yang, Kun Hu, Yan Wu, Meng Xu-Welliver, Yidong Wan, Chen Luo, Jing Wang, Jinhua Wang, Jiale Qin, Yi Rong, Tianye Niu
Improving deformable image registration with point metric and masking technique for postoperative breast cancer radiotherapy
Xin Xie, Yuchun Song, Feng Ye, Hui Yan, Shulian Wang, Xinming Zhao, Jianrong Dai
Lung regions identified with CT improve the value of global inhomogeneity index measured with electrical impedance tomography
Lin Yang, Meng Dai, Knut Möller, Inéz Frerichs, Andy Adler, Feng Fu, Zhanqi Zhao
Assessment of the prognostic value of interim fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in nasal-type extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma
Xi Chen, Shengnan Zhao, Hongxi Wang, Chunxi Fu, Rong Tian, Liqun Zou
Differences in the magnetic resonance imaging parameter T2* may be identified during the course of canine patellar tendon healing: a pilot study
Sarah L. Pownder, Kei Hayashi, Bin Q. Lin, Kathleen N. Meyers, Brian G. Caserto, Ryan E. Breighner, Hollis G. Potter, Matthew F. Koff
T2 mapping of healthy knee cartilage: multicenter multivendor reproducibility
Joost Verschueren, Susanne M. Eijgenraam, Stefan Klein, Dirk H. J. Poot, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra, Juan A. Hernandez Tamames, Piotr A. Wielopolski, Max Reijman, Edwin H. G. Oei
Texture analysis based on quantitative magnetic resonance imaging to assess kidney function: a preliminary study
Gumuyang Zhang, Yan Liu, Hao Sun, Lili Xu, Jianqing Sun, Jing An, Hailong Zhou, Yanhan Liu, Limeng Chen, Zhengyu Jin
Layer-specific strain and dyssynchrony index alteration in new-onset systemic lupus erythematosus patients without cardiac symptoms
Tingting Luo, Zhenhua Wang, Zhen Chen, Ermei Yu, Chenglong Fang
The assessment of the frequency and arrangement of the subsegmental branches of V3 using computed tomography angiography
Kai Liu, Xinli Liu, Huixiao Song, Xiujuan Gao, Menglong Zhang, Yuangang Qi
Feasibility study of ultra-low-dose dedicated maxillofacial computed tomography using filter-based spectral shaping in patients with craniofacial trauma: assessment of image quality and radiation dose
Ji Young Ha, Hye Jin Baek, Kyeong Hwa Ryu, Eun Cho
Long-term results of endovascular reconstruction for aortoiliac occlusive disease
Min Yang, Bihui Zhang, Guochen Niu, Ziguang Yan, Xiaoqiang Tong, Yinghua Zou
A practical study of the hepatic vascular system anatomy of the caudate lobe
Wei Mao, Xinhua Jiang, Yong Cao, Shaojun Xiong, Yihua Huang, Leiming Jiao, Hee Jung Wang
Feasibility study for ex vivo fluorescence confocal microscopy (FCM) on diagnostic prostate biopsies
Ulf Titze, Torsten Hansen, Barbara Titze, Birte Schulz, Alfons Gunnemann, Bernardo Rocco, Karl-Dietrich Sievert
Computed tomography-based opportunistic osteoporosis assessment: a comparison of two software applications for lumbar vertebral volumetric bone mineral density measurements
Mischa Woisetschläger, Martin Hägg, Anna Spångeus
Determining the optimal magnetic resonance imaging sequences for the efficient diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disorders
Minjun Dong, Qi Sun, Qiang Yu, Xiaofeng Tao, Chi Yang, Weiliu Qiu
Dual-energy computed tomography could reliably differentiate metastatic from non-metastatic lymph nodes of less than 0.5 cm in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma
Ying Zou, Meizhu Zheng, Ziyu Qi, Yu Guo, Xiaodong Ji, Lixiang Huang, Yan Gong, Xiudi Lu, Guolin Ma, Shuang Xia
An efficient deep convolutional neural network model for visual localization and automatic diagnosis of thyroid nodules on ultrasound images
Jialin Zhu, Sheng Zhang, Ruiguo Yu, Zhiqiang Liu, Hongyan Gao, Bing Yue, Xun Liu, Xiangqian Zheng, Ming Gao, Xi Wei
Evaluation of the performance of traditional machine learning algorithms, convolutional neural network and AutoML Vision in ultrasound breast lesions classification: a comparative study
Ka Wing Wan, Chun Hoi Wong, Ho Fung Ip, Dejian Fan, Pak Leung Yuen, Hoi Ying Fong, Michael Ying
Three-dimensional pulsed continuous arterial spin labeling and intravoxel incoherent motion imaging of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: correlations with Ki-67 proliferation status
Wenxiu Wu, Guihua Jiang, Zhifeng Xu, Ruoning Wang, Aizhen Pan, Mingyong Gao, Tian Yu, Linwen Huang, Qiang Quan, Jin Li
The value of non-invasive myocardial work indices derived from left ventricular pressure-strain loops in predicting the response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
Mengruo Zhu, Yanan Wang, Yufei Cheng, Yangang Su, Haiyan Chen, Xianhong Shu
Left ventricular myocardial strain quantification with two- and three-dimensional cardiovascular magnetic resonance based tissue tracking
Yang-Yang Qu, Jan Paul, Hao Li, Gen-Shan Ma, Dominik Buckert, Volker Rasche
Customization of stent design for treating malignant airway stenosis with the aid of three-dimensional printing
Qungang Shan, Wei Huang, Mingyi Shang, Ziyin Wang, Ning Xia, Qingsheng Xue, Zhiyuan Wu, Xiaoyi Ding, Aiwu Mao, Zhongmin Wang
Application of magnetic resonance fingerprinting to differentiate grade I transitional and fibrous meningiomas from meningothelial meningiomas
Rui Zhang, Yu Shen, Yan Bai, Xianchang Zhang, Wei Wei, Ruijuan Lin, Qin Feng, Mengke Wang, Menghuan Zhang, Mathias Nittka, Gregor Koerzdoerfer, Meiyun Wang
Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging features of 14 patients with trilateral retinoblastoma
Ting Gui, Hui Zheng, Ming Liu, Zhengrong Xia, Xunda Ji, Qiufeng Yin, Dengbin Wang, Yuhua Li, Shuxian Chen
Left ventricular blood flow kinetic energy is associated with the six-minute walk test and left ventricular remodelling post valvular intervention in aortic stenosis
Alaa Elhawaz, Gareth T. Archer, Hamza Zafar, Benjamin Fidock, Natasha Barker, Rachel Jones, Alexander Rothman, Rod Hose, Abdallah Al-Mohammad, Norman Briffa, Steven Hunter, Peter Braidley, Ian R. Hall, Ever Grech, Rob J. van der Geest, Julian P. Gunn, Andrew J. Swift, James M. Wild, Pankaj Garg
Ultrasound biomicroscopy for the assessment of postoperative complications after congenital cataract surgery
Wensi Chen, Shiping He, Lanxiang Hu, Jie Zhu, Wanhua Xie, Daoman Xiang
Clinical characteristics and endovascular treatment in patients with intracranial giant serpentine aneurysms
Wenxin Dao, Zhe Xiao, Zhaohong Kong, Jian Jiang, Zuneng Lu
Normal reference values of left ventricular volumetric parameters in healthy adults—real-life single-center experience from the three-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiographic MAGYAR-Healthy Study
Árpád Kormányos, Anita Kalapos, Péter Domsik, Nándor Gyenes, Csaba Lengyel, Attila Nemes
Effect of different reconstruction algorithms on coronary artery calcium scores using the reduced radiation dose protocol: a clinical and phantom study
Yu-Kun Pan, Ming-Hua Sun, Jia-Jia Wang, Xing-Biao Chen, Xiao-Jing Kan, Ying-Hui Ge, Zhi-Ping Guo
An analysis of Ki-67 expression in stage 1 invasive ductal breast carcinoma using apparent diffusion coefficient histograms
Maolin Xu, Qi Tang, Manxiu Li, Yulin Liu, Fang Li
Shear wave-based sound touch elastography in liver fibrosis assessment for patients with autoimmune liver diseases
Lulu Yang, Wenwu Ling, Du He, Changli Lu, Lin Ma, Lin Tang, Yan Luo, Shigao Chen
Characterization of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose metabolic spatial distribution improves the differential diagnosis of indeterminate pulmonary nodules and masses with high fluorodeoxyglucose uptake
Jie Lin, Ling Wang, Xiaowei Ji, Xiangwu Zheng, Kun Tang
Meynert nucleus-related cortical thinning in Parkinson’s disease with mild cognitive impairment
Siming Rong, Yan Li, Bing Li, Kun Nie, Piao Zhang, Tongtong Cai, Mingjin Mei, Lijuan Wang, Yuhu Zhang
A denoising and enhancing method framework for 4D ultrasound images of human fetal heart
Bin Liu, Zhao Xu, Qifeng Wang, Xiaolei Niu, Wei Xuan Chan, Wiputra Hadi, Choon Hwai Yap
An automated and multiparametric algorithm for objective analysis of meibography images
Peng Xiao, Zhongzhou Luo, Yuqing Deng, Gengyuan Wang, Jin Yuan
Deep learning based fully automatic segmentation of the left ventricular endocardium and epicardium from cardiac cine MRI
Yan Wang, Yue Zhang, Zhaoying Wen, Bing Tian, Evan Kao, Xinke Liu, Wanling Xuan, Karen Ordovas, David Saloner, Jing Liu