Musculoskeletal Imaging News

Novel Non-Contrast MRI to Assess Synovitis in Osteoarthritis

NIH Research Grant awarded: PI: Feliks Kogan, PhD
This work aims to develop novel, non-contrast MRI methods to assess synovial inflammation in knee OA and to demonstrate their predictive power for OA whole joint disease progression and response to treatment.

Relationships between diagnostic imaging of first carpometacarpal osteoarthritis and pain, functional status, and disease progression: A systematic review.

Mazza DF, Boonsri PS, Arora A, Bayne CO, Szabo RM, Chaudhari AJ, Boutin RD.
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2024 May;32(5):476-492. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2023.11.023. Epub 2023 Dec 21. PMID: 38141842 Review.

MRI of Soft-Tissue Tumors: What to Include in the Report

Geoffrey M. Riley, MD, Robert Steffner, MD, Steven Kwong MD, Alexander Chin, MD, Robert D. Boutin, MD
RadioGraphics Published Online: May 2 2024 doi: 10.1148/rg.230086 

Chronic Nonspinal Osteomyelitis in Adults: Consensus Recommendations on Percutaneous Bone Biopsies from the Society of Academic Bone Radiologists | Radiology (rsna.org)

Debs P, Boutin RD, Smith SE, Babic M, Blankenbaker D, Chandra V, Murphey M, Thottacherry E, Kreulen C, Fayad LM.
Radiology. 2024 Apr;311(1):e231348. doi: 10.1148/radiol.231348. PMID: 38625010 Review.

Automated abdominal CT contrast phase detection using an interpretable and open-source artificial intelligence algorithm

Eduardo Pontes Reis, Louis Blankemeier, Juan Manuel Zanbrano Chaves, Malte Engmann Kjeldskov Jensen, Sally Yao, Cesar Augusto Madid Truyts, Marc H. Willis, Scott Adams, Edson Amaro Jr, Robert D. Boutin & Akshay S. Chaudhari
Eur Radiol. 2024 Apr 29. Doi: 10.1007/s00330-024-10769-6. PMID: 38683384

Abdominal CT metrics in 17,646 patients reveal associations between myopenia, myosteatosis, and medical phenotypes: a phenome-wide association study.

Zambrano Chaves JM, Lenchik L, Gallegos IO, Blankemeier L, Rubin DL, Willis MH, Chaudhari AS, Boutin RD.
EBioMedicine. 2024 Apr 17;103:105116. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2024.105116. Online ahead of print. PMID: 38636199 

ARRS 2024 Award-Winning Educational Exhibit - Cachexia: Current Concepts and Imaging Implications

Johnston A, Blankemeier L, Hom J, Willis M, Lenchik L, Chaudhari AS, Boutin RD.

ARRS 2024 Award-Winning Educational Exhibit: Muscle Case-Based Review: Myositis and its Mimics

Zandee van Rilland E, Stevens KJ, Boutin RD.

ARRS 2024 Award-Winning Scientific Exhibit: Magna Cum Laude
Prevalence of the accessory infraglenoid muscle in patients with and without teres minor fatty infiltration on shoulder MRI

Padwal J, Boutin RD, Stevens KJ.

Biomarkers of Body Composition

Chang CY, Lenchik L, Blankemeier L, Chaudhari AS, Boutin RD. Biomarkers of Body Composition. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology 2024; 28 (1): 78-91.

Body composition measurements and clinical outcomes in patients with resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma–Analysis from SWOG S1505

Sohal DP, Boutin RD, Lenchik L, et al. Body composition measurements and clinical outcomes in patients with resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma–Analysis from SWOG S1505. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2024.

Clinical, functional, and opportunistic CT metrics of sarcopenia at the point of imaging care: analysis of all-cause mortality

Yao L, Petrosyan A, Chaudhari AJ, Lenchik L, Boutin RD. Clinical, functional, and opportunistic CT metrics of sarcopenia at the point of imaging care: analysis of all-cause mortality. Skeletal Radiol. 2024 Mar;53(3):515-524.

MRI of patellar stabilizers: Anatomic visibility, inter-reader reliability, and intra-reader reproducibility of primary and secondary ligament anatomy

Zandee van Rilland ED, Payne SR, Gorbachova T, Shea KG, Sherman SL, Boutin RD. MRI of patellar stabilizers: Anatomic visibility, inter-reader reliability, and intra-reader reproducibility of primary and secondary ligament anatomy. Skeletal Radiol. 2024 Mar;53(3):555-566.   

Skeletal Muscle Area on CT: Determination of an Optimal Height Scaling Power and Testing for Mortality Risk Prediction

Blankemeier L, Yao L, Long J, Reis EP, Lenchik L, Chaudhari AS, Boutin RD. Skeletal Muscle Area on CT: Determination of an Optimal Height Scaling Power and Testing for Mortality Risk Prediction. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2024 Jan 10:1-10.

Relationships between diagnostic imaging of first carpometacarpal osteoarthritis and pain, functional status, and disease progression: A systematic review

Mazza DF, Boonsri PS, Arora A, Bayne CO, Szabo RM, Chaudhari AJ, Boutin RD. Relationships between diagnostic imaging of first carpometacarpal osteoarthritis and pain, functional status, and disease progression: A systematic review. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2023 Dec 21:S1063-4584(23)01018-X.   

Opportunistic assessment of ischemic heart disease risk using abdominopelvic computed tomography and medical record data: a multimodal explainable artificial intelligence approach

Zambrano Chaves JM, Wentland AL, Desai AD, Banerjee I, Kaur G, Correa R, Boutin RD, Maron DJ, Rodriguez F, Sandhu AT, Rubin D, Chaudhari AS, Patel BN. Opportunistic assessment of ischemic heart disease risk using abdominopelvic computed tomography and medical record data: a multimodal explainable artificial intelligence approach. Sci Rep. 2023 Nov 29;13(1):21034.

Knee MRI: Meniscus Roots, Ramps, Repairs, and Repercussions

Tomsan H, Gorbachova T, Fritz RC, Abrams GD, Sherman SL, Shea KG, Boutin RD. Knee MRI: Meniscus Roots, Ramps, Repairs, and Repercussions. Radiographics. 2023 Jul;43(7):e220208.  

Patellar Tracking: An Old Problem with New Insights

Watts RE, Gorbachova T, Fritz RC, Saad SS, Lutz AM, Kim J, Chaudhari AS, Shea KG, Sherman SL, Boutin RD. Patellar Tracking: An Old Problem with New Insights. Radiographics. 2023 Jun;43(6):e220177.  

Muscle Steatosis and Fibrosis in Older Adults

Lenchik L, Mazzoli V, Cawthon PM, Hepple RT, Boutin RD. Muscle Steatosis and Fibrosis in Older Adults, From the AJR Special Series on Imaging of Fibrosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2023 Aug 23. doi: 10.2214/AJR.23.29742. Epub ahead of print.

Artificial Intelligence Body Composition Tools-Editorial Comment:  Death and Taxes…and Artificial Intelligence

Boutin RD. Editorial Comment: Death and Taxes … and Artificial Intelligence. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2023 Jul;221(1):133.