International Journal of Medical Imaging

Special Issue

New Technologies in Medical Imaging

  • Submission Deadline: 30 December 2014
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Mohammad Akheel
About This Special Issue
Medical imaging is the technique and process used to create images of the human body for clinical purposes or medical science. As a discipline and in its widest sense, it is part of biological imaging and incorporates radiology which uses the imaging technologies of X-ray radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine functional imaging techniques as positron emission tomography, medical ultrasonography or ultrasound, endoscopy, elastography, tactile imaging, thermography and medical photography. As a field of scientific investigation, medical imaging constitutes a sub-discipline of biomedical engineering, medical physics or medicine depending on the context: Research and development in the area of instrumentation, image acquisition (e.g. radiography), modeling and quantification are usually the preserve of biomedical engineering, medical physics, and computer science; Research into the application and interpretation of medical images is usually the preserve of radiology and the medical sub-discipline relevant to medical condition or area of medical science (neuroscience, cardiology, psychiatry, psychology, etc.) under investigation. Many of the techniques developed for medical imaging also have scientific and industrial applications. This special issue is intended to invite submissions of original research papers that shed light on new technologies in medical imaging.
Lead Guest Editor
  • Mohammad Akheel

    Department of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, Curie Manavata Cancer Centre, Nashik, India

Guest Editors
  • Ranjini Kottaiyan

    Flaum Eye Institute, University of rochester, Rochester, United States

  • rui liu

    HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, United States

  • Ardalan Shariat

    PhD student of Sport Physiology, Malaysia

  • Tanushree Thote

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Minnesota, United States

  • Cristina Caridade

    Department of Physics and Mathematics, Coimbra Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

  • Hakan Levent Gul

    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Jiaolong Cui

    Harvard Medical School, Mclean Hospital, Belmont, United States

  • Valasani Usha Shree

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, J. B. Institute of Engineering and Technology (JBIET) (autonomous), Hyderabad, India

  • Koushik Pal

    Department of Radio Physics and Electronics, Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

  • Issa Ibraheem

    Biomedical Engineering, Damascus University, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Damascus, Syria

Published Articles
  • Intranasal Tooth: Incidental Finding in two Cases

    Mohammad Akheel , Deepti Chablani

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 12 June 2014
    Accepted: 23 June 2014
    Published: 7 July 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmi.s.2015030101.11
    Abstract: Ectopic eruption of a tooth with its impaction in the nasal cavity is a rare phenomenon. Detailed radiographic evaluation of such patients often reveals surprising things which cannot be expected like incidental intranasal tooth in our cases. This is usually seen in syndromic patients who are associated with cleft lip and palate. They can arise thr... Show More