Medical Imaging

  1. Case report

    Epidural spinal angiolipoma: a case series

    Spinal angiolipomas (SAL) are rare benign tumors, commonly presenting with slow progressive spinal cord compression. There are only about 170 cases identified so far. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has becom...

    Fei Fei Wang, Song Wang, Wen Hua Xue and Jing Liang Cheng

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:128

    Published on: 20 March 2017

  2. Research article

    Parameter set for computer-assisted texture analysis of fetal brain

    Magnetic resonance data were collected from a diverse population of gravid women to objectively compare the quality of 1.5-tesla (1.5 T) versus 3-T magnetic resonance imaging of the developing human brain. MaZ...

    Hugues Gentillon, Ludomir Stefańczyk, Michał Strzelecki and Maria Respondek-Liberska

    BMC Research Notes 2016 9:496

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  3. Research article

    Depiction of dentatorubrothalamic tract fibers in patients with Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis in deep brain stimulation

    We wanted to depict fibers of the dentatorubrothalamic tract in patients with Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis in order to use this knowledge for clinical routine and to show its relation to the cort...

    Ardian Hana, Anisa Hana, Georges Dooms, Hans Boecher-Schwarz and Frank Hertel

    BMC Research Notes 2016 9:345

    Published on: 18 July 2016

  4. Research article

    A prospective pilot study of detection of sentinel lymph nodes in gynaecological cancers using a novel near infrared fluorescence imaging system

    Sentinel Lymph Node (SLN) sampling may significantly reduce surgical morbidity by avoiding needless radical lymphadenectomy. In gynaecological cancers, the current practice in the UK is testing the accuracy of...

    Alexandros Laios, Davide Volpi, Iain D. C. Tullis, Martha Woodward, Stephen Kennedy, Pubudu N. J. Pathiraja, Krishnayan Haldar, Borivoj Vojnovic and Ahmed A. Ahmed

    BMC Research Notes 2015 8:608

    Published on: 26 October 2015

  5. Case Report

    Individual time course of pre- and postsynaptic PET imaging may improve differential diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy: a case report

    Many in vivo studies have shown a difference in pre- and/or postsynaptic imaging between Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy; however, time course differences in pre- and postsynaptic imaging betwe...

    Kenji Ishibashi, Hirofumi Nishina, Kiichi Ishiwata and Kenji Ishii

    BMC Research Notes 2015 8:496

    Published on: 29 September 2015

  6. Research article

    Retrospective assessment of self-reported exposure to medical ionizing radiation: results of a feasibility study conducted in Germany

    Exposure to medical ionizing radiation has been increasing over the past decades and constitutes the largest contributor to overall radiation exposure in the general population. While occupational exposures ar...

    Steffen Dreger, Saskia Poettgen, Florence Samkange-Zeeb, Hiltrud Merzenich, Anye Ningo, Joachim Breckow and Hajo Zeeb

    BMC Research Notes 2015 8:300

    Published on: 10 July 2015

  7. Technical Note

    Fast reconstruction of 3D volumes from 2D CT projection data with GPUs

    Biomedical image reconstruction applications require producing high fidelity images in or close to real-time. We have implemented reconstruction of three dimensional conebeam computed tomography(CBCT) with two...

    Miriam Leeser, Saoni Mukherjee and James Brock

    BMC Research Notes 2014 7:582

    Published on: 30 August 2014

  8. Research article

    Robustness to noise of arterial blood flow estimation methods in CT perfusion

    Perfusion CT is a technology which allows functional evaluation of tissue vascularity. Due to this potential, it is finding increasing utility in oncology. Although since its introduction continuous advances h...

    Maria Romano, Michela D’Antò, Paolo Bifulco, Francesco Fiore and Mario Cesarelli

    BMC Research Notes 2014 7:540

    Published on: 18 August 2014

  9. Research article

    Impact of source data on the interpretation of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography of the lower limbs

    The primary purpose of this study is to examine whether use of source data is effective in increasing the number of arterial segments that can be interpreted from maximum intensity projections of lower limb MR...

    Mark Lewis, Madhavi Venumbaka, Kevin Gill, James Cannon, Allan Clark, Andoni P Toms and Paul N Malcolm

    BMC Research Notes 2014 7:263

    Published on: 23 April 2014