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Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

Online ISSN: 2515-0200

Yi-Hwa Liu, Ph.D. (Editor-in-Chief)

Yale University

Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging is an open access, peer reviewed journal aims to publish high-quality original articles, reviews, editorials, and case reports in the field of radiology. The primary aims of the Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging are to improve diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive modalities and the skills of clinicians and to guide clinical practice in radiology.

Journal of Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging that focuses on related fields of Radiology including Medical imaging, Radiotherapy, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Pediatric Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Abdominal Radiology, Cardiovascular Radiology, Chest Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Surgical Radiology, Breast Imaging, Molecular Imaging and Medical imaging technologies like x-ray, ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, short communications and technical notes.

Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by RDI, is properly cited.

Yi-Hwa Liu, Ph.D.

Yi-Hwa Liu, Ph.D. is Senior Research Scientist/Scholar in Cardiovascular Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences at National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, and Professor (Adjunct) of Biomedical Engineering at Chung Yuan Christian University, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Dr. Liu is an elected senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a full member of Sigma Xi of the Scientific Research Society of North America. He has served for many a years on the Editorial Boards of the World Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology, American Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Current Molecular Imaging Journal, and American Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. He has also served as National Member of American Heart Association (AHA) grants review Committee since 2004, and as Associate Editor of Medical Physics since 2009. Dr. Liu received his BS degree of Biomedical Engineering at Chung Yuan Christian University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, MS degree of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, and PhD degree of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. He completed post-doc trainings in electrophysiology and cardiovascular physiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine and in nuclear cardiology at Yale University School of Medicine. He joined the faculty at Yale University School of Medicine as Assistant Professor (1998 – 2004) and Associate Professor of Medicine (2004 – 2014). His primary research involves non-coherent image restoration, nuclear cardiac image reconstruction and quantification. Dr. Liu is one of the pioneers in the fields of fluorescence microscopic image restoration and nuclear cardiac image reconstruction and quantification. His primary research in nuclear cardiac imaging has been supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Heart Association (AHA) and Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund (CBIF). He is the author of over 50 peered review publications, the leading editor of a book entitled “Cardiovascular Imaging” (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK) and Co-inventor of the Wackers-Liu CQ™ SPECT Quantification Method, FDA-approved Commercial Software Package.


Editorial Board

Claudia Mendler

Nuclear Medical Clinic and Policlinic, Isar clinic
Technical University Munich

Noriaki Tomura

Department of Neuroradiology
Southern Tohoku Research Institute for Neuroscience

Robert John Amato

Professor and Director
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Oncology
The University of Texas Health Science Center

Patrick Michael House

Hamburg Epilepsy Center

Xiangxuan Zhao

Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
China Medical University

Matheus Zanon

LABIMED – Medical Imaging Research Lab
Department of Radiology
Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre

Mahmoud Hamdi Mahmoud Sanad

Assistant Professor
Labeled Compounds Department
Radioisotopes Production and Radioactive Sources Division
Hot Laboratories Center
Atomic Energy Authority

Krishan Kumar

Associate Professor
Ohio Molecular Imaging Pharmaceuticals Scholar
Laboratory for Translational Research in Imaging Pharmaceuticals
The Ohio State University

Yi-Hwa Liu

Department of Internal Medicine School of Medicine
Yale University
New Haven

Stuart S. Kaplan

Section Chief
Breast Imaging
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Diana Rodrigues de Pina

Department of Tropical Diseases and Imaging Diagnostics
Faculty of Medicine of Botucatu-UNESP

Nuket Ozkavruk Eliyatkin

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Faculty of Medicine
Adnan Menderes University

Vincent Lai

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Jianmin Yuan

Department of Radiology
University of Cambridge

Francesca Gaeta

MD, Department of Medicine and Surgery
Neuroimaging Research Group
Salerno University

Seife Teferi Dellie

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences

Maram Alakhras

Lecturer Medical Radiation Science
Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Sydney

Taruska Ventorini Vasconcelos

Oral Radiology
Piracicaba Dental School
University of Campinas

Patricia Cury

Adjunct Professor
Department of Periodontics
School of Dentistry
Federal University of Bahia

Ramani Ramaseshan

Adjunct Professor &
Medical Physics Leader
University of British Columbia Simon Fraser University & University of Fraser Valley
BC Cancer Agency

Ali Gholamrezanezhad

University Hospitals of Cleveland
Case Western Reserve University Cleveland

Daniela Capdepon MD

Owner and Medical Director Cancer Center Campana
Oncology Oncohematology

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 3

Will be updated soon.

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 2

Competitive principal of tumor control in radiological clinic

Shoutko AN Yurkova LE Borodulya KS Ekimova LP Matyurin KS

Case Report-Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RDI)

August 17, 2017

Unilateral condylar hyperplasia recurrence after orthognathic surgery: a case report

Follacchio GA Ricci M Ramieri V Vellone V Frantellizzi V Liberatore M Monteleone F Civitelli L Cascone P Vincentis GD

Case Report-Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RDI)

August 17, 2017


Volume 1

Impact of a commercial 3D OSEM reconstruction algorithm on the 177Lu activity quantification of SPECT/CT imaging in a Molecular Radiotherapy trial

Grassi E Fioroni F Sarti MA Iori M Filice A Versari A Mezzenga E Finocchiaro D

Research Article-Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RDI)

April 21, 2017

A case of the appendix myxomas

Osamu Tanaka

Case Report-Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RDI)

April 24, 2017

49 yrs. old male patient with left loin pain

Sushila Ladumor B Adham Darweesh

Case report-Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RDI)

May 26, 2017

Preliminary study on the practice of gonad shielding during pelvic radiography

SeifeTeferi YoditTequabo Daniel Bedane

Research Article-Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RDI)

May 29, 2017

Radiography and transmission measurements on gold and silver from the moche tomb “Señora de Cao”

Roberto Cesareo Angel Bustamante Soraia Azeredo Ricardo T Lopes Regulo Franco Jordan Arabel Fernandez Giovanni E Gigante E

Short Communication-Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RDI)

June 26, 2017

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Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Publication Charges

Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging are USD 890 / GBP 690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

What type of articles are published for free?

Editorials, letters, comments, retractions, etc. will be published for free of charge. APC is applicable for the article types like Research, Review, Mini review, Case Reports, opinions etc.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

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Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
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Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.