50 downloads
213 views

Objective Since the discovery of ionizing radiation, clinicians have evaluated X-ray images separately from the patient. The objective of this study was to investigate the accuracy and repeatability of a new technology which seeks to resolve this historic limitation...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Science and Medical Education","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6333
43 downloads
84 views

Objective This study aimed to introduce and evaluate the safety and efficacy of the relay puncture technique in patients with complicated lower extremity arterial diseases. Methods A total of 21 patients (16 male and five female patients; median age: 68.5 years...

["Radiology and Medical Imaging","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6345
27 downloads
90 views

Background An assessment of the degree of white matter tract injury is important in neurosurgical planning for patients with gliomas. The main objective of this study was to assess the injury grade of the corticospinal tract (CST) in rats with glioma using diffusion...

["Neurology","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6453
48 downloads
264 views

Background Three-dimensional (3D) modeling of the nasal airway space is becoming increasingly important for assessment in breathing disorders. Processing cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans of this region is complicated, however, by the intricate anatomy...

["Dentistry","Otorhinolaryngology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6246
41 downloads
198 views

Background Visualization and calculation of the airway dimensions are important because an increase of airway resistance may lead to life-threatening emergencies. The visualization and calculation of the airway are possible using radiography technique with their...

["Dentistry","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6319
126 downloads
323 views

Background. Ultrasound has become the gold-standard for making dynamic measurements of muscle structure during functional movements in biomechanical studies. Manual measurements of fascicle length and pennation angle are time intensive which limits the clinical...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27475v1
52 downloads
248 views

Background Since the introduction of nickel–titanium (Ni–Ti) instruments to dentistry, a wide variety of Ni–Ti instruments have become commercially available. These Ni–Ti instruments are expensive, which limits their usage in developing countries and forces practitioners...

["Dentistry","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6109
79 downloads
496 views

Multimodal imaging enables sensitive measures of the architecture and integrity of the human brain, but the high-dimensional nature of advanced brain imaging features poses inherent challenges for the analyses and interpretations. Multivariate age prediction reduces...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5908
240 downloads
353 views

The Lung Imaging Data Consortium and Image Database Resource Initiative (LIDC) conducted a multi-site reader study that produced a comprehensive database of Computed Tomography (CT) scans for over 1000 subjects annotated by multiple expert readers. The result is...

["Bioinformatics","Oncology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27378v1
176 downloads
594 views

Background Grading of gliomas is critical information related to prognosis and survival. We aimed to apply a radiomics approach using various machine learning classifiers to determine the glioma grading. Methods We considered 285 (high grade n = 210, low grade...

["Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5982
75 downloads
414 views

Segmentation of the retinal blood vessels using filtering techniques is a widely used step in the development of an automated system for diagnostic retinal image analysis. This paper optimized the blood vessel segmentation, by extending the trainable B-COSFIRE...

["Ophthalmology","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5855
1,266 downloads
348 views

Background Material presented at conferences is meant to provide exposure to ongoing research that could affect medical decision making based on future outcomes. It is important then to evaluate the rates of publication from conference presentations as a measure...

["Radiology and Medical Imaging","Science and Medical Education","Statistics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5817
1 citation
93 downloads
697 views

Background Autonomic dysfunction (AD) is one of the non-motor features of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Some symptoms tend to occur in the early stages of PD. AD also has a great impact on patient’s quality of life. In this study, we aimed to discover the association...

["Neurology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5539
56 downloads
263 views

Background and Aims To prospectively evaluate the effects of antiviral therapy on liver hemodynamics in patients with hepatitis B cirrhosis. Methods Seventy consecutive eligible HBV-related cirrhotic inpatients were enrolled in the prospective study. Fifty-two...

["Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5484
1 citation
148 downloads
941 views

Background Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a popular method for examining pharmacological effects on the brain; however, the BOLD response is dependent on intact neurovascular coupling, and potentially modulated by a number of physiological factors....

["Neuroscience","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5540

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