Vol 9, No 7 (July 2019): Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery (Quantitative Imaging for Radiation Oncology Special Issue)

Original Article

Estimation of changing gross tumor volume from longitudinal CTs during radiation therapy delivery based on a texture analysis with classifier algorithms: a proof-of-concept study
Diane Schott, Taly Gilat Schmidt, William Hall, Paul Knechtges, George Noid, Slade Klawikowski, Beth Erickson, X. Allen Li
Machine-learning based classification of glioblastoma using delta-radiomic features derived from dynamic susceptibility contrast enhanced magnetic resonance images
Jiwoong Jeong, Liya Wang, Bing Ji, Yang Lei, Arif Ali, Tian Liu, Walter J. Curran, Hui Mao, Xiaofeng Yang
Low dose cone-beam computed tomography reconstruction via hybrid prior contour based total variation regularization (hybrid-PCTV)
Yingxuan Chen, Fang-Fang Yin, Yawei Zhang, You Zhang, Lei Ren
Comparison of three undersampling approaches in computed tomography reconstruction
Chenyang Shen, Yifei Lou, Liyuan Chen, Tieyong Zeng, Michael K. Ng, Lei Zhu, Xun Jia
Shading correction for volumetric CT using deep convolutional neural network and adaptive filter
Xiaokun Liang, Na Li, Zhicheng Zhang, Shaode Yu, Wenjian Qin, Yafen Li, Shupeng Chen, Huailing Zhang, Yaoqin Xie
A pilot study of highly accelerated 3D MRI in the head and neck position verification for MR-guided radiotherapy
Yihang Zhou, Oi Lei Wong, Kin Yin Cheung, Siu Ki Yu, Jing Yuan
Exploring correlation information for image compression of four-dimensional computed tomography
Hui Yan, Yexiong Li, Jianrong Dai
Four-dimensional computed tomography-based biomechanical measurements of pulmonary function and their correlation with clinical outcome for lung stereotactic body radiation therapy patients
Hoda Sharifi, Gary C. McDonald, Joon Kyu Lee, Munther I. Ajlouni, Indrin J. Chetty, Hualiang Zhong
Early prediction of acute xerostomia during radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal cancer based on delta radiomics from CT images
Yanxia Liu, Hongyu Shi, Sijuan Huang, Xiaochuan Chen, Huimin Zhou, Hui Chang, Yunfei Xia, Guohua Wang, Xin Yang
A fast volumetric 4D-MRI with sub-second frame rate for abdominal motion monitoring and characterization in MRI-guided radiotherapy
Jing Yuan, Oi Lei Wong, Yihang Zhou, Kin Yin Chueng, Siu Ki Yu
A robust deformable image registration enhancement method based on radial basis function
Xiao Liang, Fang-Fang Yin, Chunhao Wang, Jing Cai
Probability-based 3D k-space sorting for motion robust 4D-MRI
Duohua Sun, Xiao Liang, Fangfang Yin, Jing Cai
Enhancing liver tumor localization accuracy by prior-knowledge-guided motion modeling and a biomechanical model
You Zhang, Michael R. Folkert, Xiaokun Huang, Lei Ren, Jeffrey Meyer, Joubin Nasehi Tehrani, Robert Reynolds, Jing Wang


This focused issue “Quantitative Imaging for Radiation Oncology” was commissioned by the editorial office, Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Jing Cai and Lei Ren served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the focused issue.