Scientific Articles

BICL's team are leading international scientific researchers. They are consistently publishing the latest findings across all modalities and diseases.

Musculoskeletal Scientific Articles

Crema MD, Guermazi A, Tol JL, Niu J, Hamilton B, Roemer FW. Acute hamstring injury in football players: Association between anatomical location and extent of injury-A large single-center MRI report. J Sci Med Sport 2015 Apr 15 [Epub ahead of print]


Nogueira-Barbosa MH, Gregio-Junior E, Lorenzato MM, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Chagas-Neto FA, Crema MD. Ultrasound assessment of medial meniscal extrusion: a validation study using MRI as reference standard. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2015; 204: 584-588.


Crema MD, Yamada AF, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Skaf AY. Imaging techniques for muscle injury in sports medicine and clinical relevance. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 2015; 8: 154-161.


Melamud K, Drapé JL, Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Zentner J, Guermazi A. Diagnostic Imaging of Benign and Malignant Osseous Tumors of the Fingers. Radiographics 2014; 34: 1954-1967.


Jarraya M, Hayashi D, de Villiers RV, Roemer FW, Murakami AM, Cossi A, Guermazi A. Multimodality imaging of foreign bodies of the musculoskeletal system. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2014; 203: W92-W102.


Tischler BT, Diaz LE, Murakami AM, Roemer FW, Goud AR, Arndt WF 3rd, Guermazi A. Scapholunate advanced collapse: a pictorial review. Insights Imaging 2014; 5: 407-417.


Guermazi A, Jomaah N, Hayashi D, Jarraya M, Silva JR Jr, Niu J, Almusa E, Landreau P, Roemer FW. MR arthrography of the shoulder: Optimizing pulse sequence protocols for the evaluation of cartilage and labrum. Eur J Radiol 2014; 83: 1421-1428.


Roemer FW, Jomaah N, Niu J, Almusa E, Roger B, D'Hooghe P, Geertsema C, Tol JL, Khan K, Guermazi A. Ligamentous injuries and the risk of associated tissue damage in acute ankle sprains in athletes: A cross-sectional MRI study. Am J Sports Med 2014; 42: 1549-1557.


Jarraya M, Parva P, Stone M, Klein MJ, Guermazi A. Atypical proliferative myositis: original MR description with pathologic correlation: Case report. Skeletal Radiol 2014; 43: 1155-1159.


Nwawka OK, Hayashi D, Diaz LE, Goud AR, Arndt WF 3rd, Roemer FW, Malguria N, Guermazi A. Sesamoids and accessory ossicles of the foot: anatomical variability and related pathology. Insights Imaging 2013; 4: 581-593.


Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Kohler R, Guermazi A, Gebers C, De Villiers R. Thoracic injuries in professional rugby players: mechanisms of injury and imaging characteristics. Br J Sports Med 2013 Aug 20 [Epub ahead of print]


Silva Junior JR, Hayashi D, Yonenaga T, Fukuda K, Genant HK, Lin C, Rahmouni A, Guermazi A. MRI of bone marrow abnormalities in hematological malignancies. Diagn Interv Radiol 2013, 19: 393-399.


Jarraya M, Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Crema MD, Diaz L, Conlin J, Marra MD, Jomaah N, Guermazi A. Radiographically occult and subtle fractures: a pictorial review. Radiol Res Pract 2013; 2013:370169.


Jarraya M, Hayashi D, Lebreton C, Côté JF, Guermazi A, Vallée C. Isolated vertebral metastasis with a fluid-fluid level from a poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. Diagn Interv Radiol 2013; 19: 233-236.


Hayashi D, Hamilton B, Guermazi A, de Villiers R, Crema MD, Roemer FW.  Traumatic injuries of thigh and calf muscles in athletes: role and clinical relevance of MR imaging and ultrasound. Insights Imaging 2012; 33: 1189-1196.


Crema MD, Zentner J, Guermazi A, Jomaah N, Marra MD, Roemer FW. Scapholunate Advanced Collapse and Scaphoid Nonunion Advanced Collapse: MDCT Arthrography Features. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2012; 199: W202-207.


Guermazi A, Vanel D, Rajhi H, Mnif N, Roemer FW. The international skeletal society outreach programme in Tunisia 2011. Skeletal Radiol 2012; 41: 1343-1345.


Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Mian A, Gharaibeh M, Müller B, Guermazi A.

Imaging features of postoperative complications after spinal surgery and instrumentation. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2012; 199: W123-129.


Suri P, Hunter DJ, Rainville J, Guermazi A, Katz JN. Quantitative assessment of abdominal aortic calcification and associations with lumbar intervertebral disc height loss: the Framingham Study. Spine J 2012 May 4 [Epub ahead of print]


Crema MD, Roemer FW, Marra MD, Burstein D, Gold GE, Eckstein F, Baum T, Mosher TJ, Carrino JA, Guermazi A. Articular cartilage in the knee: current MR imaging techniques and applications in clinical practice and research. Radiographics 2011;31:37-61


Suri P, Miyakoshi A, Hunter DJ, Jarvik JG, Rainville J, Guermazi A, Li L, Katz JN. Does lumbar spinal degeneration begin with the anterior structures? A study of the observed epidemiology in a community-based population. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2011;12:202


Roemer FW, Mohr A, Guermazi A, Jiang Y, Schlechtweg P, Genant HK, Sohaskey ML. Phenotypic characterization of skeletal abnormalities of Osteopotentia mutant mice by micro-CT: a descriptive approach with emphasis on reconstruction techniques. Skeletal Radiol 2011;40:1073-1078


Sohaskey ML, Jiang Y, Zhao JJ, Mohr A, Roemer F, Harland RM. Osteopotentia regulates osteoblast maturation, bone formation, and skeletal integrity in mice. J Cell Biol 2010;189(3):511-525


Kalichman L, Guermazi A, Li L, Hunter DJ. Association between age, sex, BMI and CT-evaluated spinal degeneration features. J Back Musculoskelet Rehab 2009;22:189-195


Kalichman L, Hunter DJ, Kim DH, Guermazi A. Association between disc degeneration and degenerative spondylolisthesis? Pilot study. J Back Musculoskelet Rehab 2009;22:21-25


Kalichman L, Hodges P, Li L, Guermazi A, Hunter DJ. Changes in paraspinal muscles and their association with low back pain and spinal degeneration: CT study. Eur Spine J 2010;19:1136-1144


Kalichman L, Guermazi A, Li L, Hunter DJ, Suri P. Facet orientation and tropism: Associations with spondylolysis. J Spinal Disord Tech 2010;23:101-105


Kalichman L, Kim DH, Guermazi A, Li L, Hunter DJ. Computed tomography-evaluated features of spinal degeneration: prevalence, inter-correlation and association with self reported low back pain. Spine J 2009;10:200-208


Crema MD, Marra MD, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Bohndorf K, Jomaah N. MDCT arthrography features of ulnocarpal impaction syndrome. Am J Roentgenol (AJR) 2009;193:1376-1381


Kalichman L, Cole R, Kim DH, Li L, Suri P, Guermazi A, Hunter DJ. Spinal stenosis prevalence and association with symptoms: the Framingham Study. Spine J 2009;9:545-550


Kalichman L, Kim DH, Li L, Guermazi A, Berkin V, Hunter DJ. Spondylosis and spondylolisthesis: prevalence and association with low back pain in the adult community-based population. Spine 2009;34:199-205


Crema MD, Marra MD, Guermazi A, Bohndorf K, Roemer FW. Relevant traumatic injury of the knee joint-MRI follow-up after 7-10 years. Eur J Radiol 2009;72:473-479


Hempfling H, Bohndorf K, Roemer FW. Acute traumatic versus chronic cartilage lesions as terms of a medical expert’s opinion. Z Orthop Unfall 2008;146:381-391


Marra MD, Crema MD, Chung M, Roemer FW, Hunter DJ, Zaim S, Diaz L, Guermazi A. MRI features of cystic lesions around the knee. Knee 2008;15:423-438


Guermazi A, Grigorian M, Cordoliani F, Kerob D. Unusually diffuse idiopathic calcinosis cutis. Clin Rheumatol 2007;26:268-270


Crema MD, Pradel C, Marra MD, Arrive L, Tubiana JM. Intramedullary spinal cord abscess complicating thoracic spondylodiscitis caused by Bacteroides fragilis. Skeletal Radiol 2007;36:681-683


Roemer FW, Mohr A, Lynch JA, Meta MD, Guermazi A, Genant HK. Micro-CT arthrography: a pilot study for the ex-vivo visualization of the rat knee joint. Am J Roentegenol (AJR) 2005;184:1215-1219


Roemer FW, Van Holsbeeck M, Genant HK. Musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatology: a radiologic perspective. Arthritis Rheum 2005; 53:491-493


Remplik P, Schukai O, Roemer FW, Schalm J, Fischer W, Bucklein W, Mott K, Bohndorf K. Influence of clinical information on the diagnostic validity of MRI in the detection of abacterial sacroiliitis. Rofo 2005;177:842-848


Fessl R, Roemer FW, Bohndorf K. Percutaneous vertebroplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: experiences and prospective clinical outcome in 26 consecutive patients with 50 vertebral fractures. Rofo 2005;177:884-892


Roemer FW, Remplik P, Bohndorf K. Uncommon aneurysmal bone cyst. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005;184:349


Miaux Y, Guermazi A, Fierlinger A, Wu CY. Instrument for Measuring Angles in Spine Radiographs. Orthopedics 2005;28:740-743


Guermazi A, Taouli B, Lynch JA, Peterfy CG. Imaging of bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis. Semin Musculoskel Radiol 2004;8:269-285


Kothari M, Guermazi A, von Ingersleben G, Miaux Y, Sieffert M, Block JE, Peterfy CG. Fixed-flexion radiography of the knee provides reproducible joint space width measurements in osteoarthritis. Eur Radiol 2004;14:1568-573


Taouli B, Zaim S, Peterfy CG, Lynch JA, Stork A, Guermazi A, Fan B, Fye KH, Genant HK. Rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist: comparison of three imaging techniques. Am J Roentegenol (AJR) 2004;182:937-943


Lynch JA, Grigorian M, Fierlinger A, Guermazi A, MacLean DB, Genant HK. Measurement of changes in trabecular bone at fracture sites using x-ray and automated image registration. J Orthop Res 2004;22:362-367


Mohr A, Barkmann R, Mohr C, Roemer FW, Schmidt C, Heller M, Gluer CC. Quantitative ultrasound for the diagnosis of osteoporosis. Rofo Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr Neuen Bildgeb Verfahr 2004;176:610-617


Grigoryan M, Roemer FW, Mohr A, Genant HK. Imaging in spondyloarthropathies. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2004;6:102-109


Remplik P, Staebler A, Merl T, Roemer FW, Bohndorf K. Diagnosis of acute fractures of the extremities: comparison of low-field MRI and conventional radiography. Eur Radiol 2004; 14:625-630


Grigorian M, Lynch JA, Fierlinger A, Guermazi A, Fan B, MacLean DB, Hey L, MacLean A, Genant HK. Quantitative and qualitative assessment of closed fracture healing using multimodality imaging. Acad Radiol 2003;10:1267-1273


Grigorian M, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Delmas PD, Genant HK. Recognising and reporting osteoporotic vertebral fracture. Eur Spine J 2003;12 Suppl 2:S104-112


Guermazi A, Mohr A, Genant HK. Brodie abscess: another type of chronic posttraumatic osteomyelitis. Eur Radiol 2003;13:1750-1752


Mohr A, Guermazi A, Genant HK. Value of sonography of the scapholunate ligament. Am J Roentgenol (AJR) 2003;181:275-277


Guermazi A, Miaux Y, Zaim S, Peterfy CG, White D, Genant HK. Metallic artefacts in MR imaging: effects of main field orientation and strength. Clin Radiol 2003;58:322-328


Guermazi A, Taouli B, Steinbach LS, Genant HK. Are time-intensity curves helpful in differentiating between benign vertebral compression fracture and vertebral metastasis? J Magn Reson Imaging (JMRI) 2003;17:276-277


Guermazi A, Mohr A, Henry P, Genant HK. Does Blount disease alter the growth of the distal femur? Am J Roentgenol (AJR) 2003;180:282-284


Mohr A, Bergmann I, Schrader C, Roemer FW, Lynch JA, Muhle C, Genant HK, Heller M. Value of micro-CT as an investigative tool for osteochondritis dissecans. Acta Radiol 2003;44:532-537


Mohr A, Roemer FW, Genant HK, Liess C. Using fat-saturated proton density-weighted MR imaging to evaluate articular cartilage. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2003;181:280-282


Wohlgemuth WA, Roemer FW, Bohndorf K. Short tau inversion recovery and three-point Dixon water-fat separation sequences in acute traumatic bone fractures at open 0.35 tesla MRI. Skeletal Radiol 2002;31:343-348


Roemer FW, Bohndorf K. Long-term osseous sequelae after acute trauma of the knee joint evaluated by MRI. Skeletal Radiol 2002;31:615-623


Taouli B, Guermazi A, Sack KE, Genant HK. Imaging of the hand and wrist in RA: interrelationships and comparisons of imaging with clinical disease activity. Ann Rheum Dis 2002;61:867-869


Guermazi A, Mohr A, Grigorian M, Taouli B, Genant HK. Identification of vertebral fractures in osteoporosis. Semin Musculoskel Radiol 2002; 6:241-252


Guermazi A, Taouli B, Steinbach LS, Genant HK. What is the role of proton MR spectroscopy of the lumbar spine in patients with glycogen storage disease type Ib? J Magn Reson Imaging (JMRI) 2002;16:330-331


Guermazi A, de Kerviler E, Cazals-Hatem D, Zagdanski AM, Frija J. Imaging findings in patients with myelofibrosis. Eur Radiol 1999;9:1366-1375


Mariette X, Zagdanski AM, Guermazi A, Bergot C, Arnould A, Frija J, Brouet JC, Fermand JP. Prognostic value of vertebral lesions detected by magnetic resonance imaging in patients with stage I multiple myeloma. Br J Haematol (BJH) 1999;104:723-729


Bruckert F, de Kerviler E, Zagdanski AM, Molina JM, Casin I, Guermazi A, Bedrossian J, Frija J. Sternal abcess due to Bartonella (Rochalimaea) henselae in a patient with renal failure. Skeletal Radiol 1997;26:431-433

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