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25.01.2023 | Case Report

Calcifying fibrous tumor: a rare case in the foot

Calcifying fibrous tumor is a rare fibroblastic tumor with distinctive histological presentation that shows benign characteristics. To our knowledge, there are no prior reports that have documented imaging findings of calcifying fibrous tumor in …

verfasst von:
Upasana Upadhyay Bharadwaj, Zehra Akkaya, Andrew E. Horvai, Thomas M. Link, Felix Gerhard Gassert

Open Access 24.01.2023 | Review Article

Biomarkers in osteoarthritis: current status and outlook — the FNIH Biomarkers Consortium PROGRESS OA study

Currently, no disease-modifying therapies are approved for osteoarthritis (OA) use. One obstacle to trial success in this field has been our existing endpoints’ limited validity and responsiveness. To overcome this impasse, the Foundation for the …

verfasst von:
David J. Hunter, Jamie E. Collins, Leticia Deveza, Steven C. Hoffmann, Virginia B. Kraus

19.01.2023 | Introduction

Introduction to the special issue on image-guided joint interventions

verfasst von:
Kevin C. McGill, Thomas M. Link

19.01.2023 | Review Article

Update of pediatric bone tumors—other mesenchymal tumors of bone, hematopoietic neoplasms of bone, and WHO classification of undifferentiated small round cell sarcomas of bone

There are numerous bone tumors in the pediatric population, with imaging playing an essential role in diagnosis and management. Our understanding of certain bone tumors has rapidly evolved over the past decade with advancements in next-generation …

verfasst von:
Annie Wang, Ezekiel Maloney, Khalid Al-Dasuqi, Lina Irshaid, Atif Ahmed, Andrew Haims, Jack Porrino

18.01.2023 | Scientific Article

Original research: utilization of a convolutional neural network for automated detection of lytic spinal lesions on body CTs

Metastases are the most common vertebral tumors in adults [ 1 ]. Furthermore, the spine is the most common location of osseous metastases and is involved in 30–70% of patients with osseous metastatic disease [ 1 ]. Malignant lytic bone lesions can …

verfasst von:
Connie Y. Chang, Florian A. Huber, Kaitlyn J. Yeh, Colleen Buckless, Martin Torriani

17.01.2023 | Review Article

Imaging of joint response to exercise with MRI and PET

Imaging of the joint in response to loading stress may provide additional measures of joint structure and function beyond conventional, static imaging studies. Exercise such as running, stair climbing, and squatting allows evaluation of the joint …

verfasst von:
Lauren E. Watkins, Ananya Goyal, Anthony A. Gatti, Feliks Kogan

17.01.2023 | Review Article

Intra-arterial injection of particulate corticosteroids: mechanism of injury

Mechanism of neurologic complications after epidural spinal injections (ESI) of particulate steroids at the cervical spine include intrathecal injection, epidural hematoma, direct spinal cord injury, and brain stem or cord infarction due to an …

verfasst von:
Jean-Denis Laredo, Marc Wybier, Elisabeth Laemmel, Massoud Mirshahi

17.01.2023 | Scientific Article

Concurrent intraosseous cartilaginous lesions in patients with multiple osteochondromas identified on total-body MR imaging

Multiple osteochondroma (MO), previously referred to as hereditary multiple exostoses, encompasses an autosomal dominant disorder, that in most cases becomes manifest at young age, and is reflected by the development and growth of at least two …

verfasst von:
Henk-Jan Van der Woude, Arnard L. Van der Zwan, Mark Flipsen, Chantal Welsink, S. John Ham

16.01.2023 | Review Article

Desmoid-type fibromatosis: imaging features and course

Desmoid-type fibromatosis (DF) is a soft tissue tumor characterized by infiltrative growth and a tendency toward local recurrence, while it exhibits self-limiting behavior and shows spontaneous regression. With its unpredictable behavior, a change …

verfasst von:
Miho Okuda, Kotaro Yoshida, Satoshi Kobayashi, Toshifumi Gabata

16.01.2023 | Letter to the Editor

Reply to the letter to the editor: Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI could assess the local disease activity of enthesitis and dactylitis in patients with spondyloarthritis

verfasst von:
Enrico Scarano, Michele Gilio, Gianfranco Belmonte, Francesco Borraccia, Angela Padula, Giuseppe Guglielmi, Salvatore D’Angelo

16.01.2023 | Scientific Article

Prevalence of accessory sacroiliac joint anatomy and associated clinical features

Lower back pain (LBP) and sacroiliac joint pain are prevalent in the USA, impacting 59.1 million adults over 18 years of age with a per-patient cost expenditure of $22,000 (2021USD-adjusted) [ 1 – 4 ]. Sacroiliac joint disease is a well-appreciated …

verfasst von:
Taylor P. Trentadue, Tara L. Anderson, Doris E. Wenger, Gavin A. McKenzie

12.01.2023 | Case Report

Arterial embolization during percutaneous vertebroplasty resulting in bilateral renal infarcts and ischemic colitis

This case report documents an arterial embolic event that occurred during vertebroplasty for a pathological compression fracture of T12 in a 54-year-old female with known metastatic breast carcinoma. A CT angiogram performed after the procedure …

verfasst von:
Sandeep Singh Sidhu, James Teh

10.01.2023 | Letter to the Editor

Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI could assess the local disease activity of enthesitis and dactylitis in patients with spondyloarthritis

verfasst von:
Yu Mori, Naoko Mori

07.01.2023 | Scientific Article

Relationship between lumbar spinal stenosis and cauda equina movement during the Valsalva maneuver

Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common spinal disorder in older adults that causes a variable clinical syndrome of gluteal and/or lower extremity pain, fatigue, and back pain [ 1 , 2 ]. LSS is caused by degenerative changes, including disc …

verfasst von:
Ryo Yamakuni, Shiro Ishii, Takeyasu Kakamu, Hironobu Ishikawa, Hirofumi Sekino, Shinya Seino, Kenji Fukushima, Koji Otani, Hiroshi Ito

06.01.2023 | Scientific Article

Exploring the differences between radiographic joint space width and MRI cartilage thickness changes using data from the IMI-APPROACH cohort

In knee osteoarthritis (OA) trials, tibiofemoral cartilage thickness is often monitored by measuring joint space width (JSW) from weight-bearing knee radiographs. Radiographic JSW is not only a measure of cartilage thickness, but is also …

verfasst von:
Mylène P. Jansen, Frank W. Roemer, Anne Karien C. A. Marijnissen, Margreet Kloppenburg, Francisco J. Blanco, Ida K. Haugen, Francis Berenbaum, Floris P. J. G. Lafeber, Paco M. J. Welsing, Simon C. Mastbergen, Wolfgang Wirth

06.01.2023 | Review Article

Clinical application of ultrashort echo time (UTE) and zero echo time (ZTE) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in the evaluation of osteoarthritis

Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has become increasingly important for the detection and characterization of osteoarthritis, and particularly of knee osteoarthritis. With advances in technology, MR imaging offers morphologic assessment of …

verfasst von:
Karen Y. Cheng, Dina Moazamian, Yajun Ma, Hyungseok Jang, Saeed Jerban, Jiang Du, Christine B. Chung

05.01.2023 | Case Report

Erdheim-Chester disease: diffusion-weighted imaging and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI provide useful information

This is, to our knowledge, the first case report with in-depth analysis of bone marrow and bone lesions with diffusion-weighted imaging and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in Erdheim-Chester disease to date. We present a case of a 70-year-old woman …

verfasst von:
Thomas Van Den Berghe, Esther Candries, Nicolas Everaert, Michael Saerens, Jo Van Dorpe, Koenraad Verstraete

05.01.2023 | Scientific Article

Rapid lumbar MRI protocol using 3D imaging and deep learning reconstruction

Lumbar MRI is the mainstay diagnostic tool for low back pain in patients with persistent or progressive symptoms who have failed 6 weeks of conservative therapy or have clinical “red flags” suspicious for underlying cancer, infection, fracture, or …

verfasst von:
J. Levi Chazen, Ek Tsoon Tan, Jake Fiore, Joseph T. Nguyen, Simon Sun, Darryl B. Sneag

04.01.2023 | Scientific Article

MRI findings of growth plate fractures of the knee: are there age- and fracture-dependent differences?

It is estimated that between 15 and 30% of all fractures in skeletally immature children involve the growth plate, a site of relative weakness that is prone to biomechanical failure when compared to the surrounding soft tissue structures [ 1 – 4 ].

verfasst von:
Jie C. Nguyen, Liya Gendler, Andressa Guariento, Michael K. Nguyen, Shijie Hong, Matthew F. Grady, Dennis Caine

04.01.2023 | Technical Report

Dynamic ultrasound assessment of hip instability and anterior and posterior hip impingement

Pain in the non-arthritic hip can have several causes on a spectrum of pathologic mobility. Hip microinstability, characterized by symptomatic laxity, exists on the opposite end of the spectrum from impingement, where motion is restricted. These …

verfasst von:
Meghan E. Sahr, Yoshimi Endo, Ernest L. Sink, Theodore T. Miller