Extra-pleural solitary fibrous tumors: A review
Publication date: Available online 12 December 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Nuno Almeida Costa, Diogo Fonseca, João SantosAbstractSolitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare mesenchymal ubiquitous tumor reported in the pleura and a wide variety of extrapleural locations, most frequently in the orbits and extremities.Approximately 78–88% of SFTs are benign and 12–22% are malignant.Although tumor characteristics are highly dependent on the location there are unifying features in MR imaging suggesting SFT: well-circumscribed, often lobulated nodular lesion, delayed...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - December 13, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: December 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 49, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - December 5, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Corrigendum to “Can dynamic contrast enhanced multidetector CT differentiate the nature of different pulmonary nodules?”[The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 49/3 (2018) 631–637]: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 49 (2018) 631–637
Publication date: December 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 49, Issue 4Author(s): Nehad Fouda, Eman M. Helmy, Sherif Abdel Fattah (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - December 5, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of DW-MRI and ADC value in monitoring therapy of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
ConclusionIntra treatment ADC value can be used as a marker for prediction and monitoring therapy response for HNSCC. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 16, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Gardner’s syndrome – Correlative radiology, an aiding tool in diagnosis
Publication date: Available online 16 November 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Rajoo Ramachandran, Pamulapati Manogna, Balaji Jeevanandham, B. Dhivya, Prabhu Radhan (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 16, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Ultrasound guided injection in patellar tendinopathy; clinical outcomes of platelet-rich plasma compared to high-volume injection
ConclusionHVIGI and PRP are effective techniques in treatment of patellar tendinopathy not responding to conservative treatment, however in our study PRP proved to be more effective. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 15, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Multi-parametric dynamic contrast enhanced MRI, diffusion-weighted MRI and proton-MRS in differentiation of benign and malignant breast lesions: Imaging interpretation and radiology-pathology correlation
ConclusionMRI is very sensitive for detection of breast lesions, however it lacks specificity. Post-processing tools and functional MRI have improved the specificity. MRS has increased the sensitivity, however specificity has been slightly decreased.Advances in knowledgeFunctional MRI is very helpful for characterization of different breast lesions, thus avoiding unnecessary intervention. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Value of intra-operative ultrasound in localization of palpable or non-palpable breast tumors during breast conserving surgery
ConclusionIOUS is an essential adjunct to surgery that should be experienced to maintain safety and cosmoses as the two major impacts of BCS. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Apparent diffusion coefficient and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI as reliable biomarkers for evaluating response to locoregional therapy in hepatocellular carcinoma patients
ConclusionThe use of DW-MRI (with ADC data and colored maps) and the DCE-MRI (with digital subtraction and color-coded perfusion maps) can be considered as in-vivo digital biomarkers for evaluating the response to LRT in patients with HCC. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 27, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Measurement of radiation exposure to household contacts of patients with Graves’ disease treated with low dose radioactive iodine (131I) on outpatient basis
ConclusionTreatment of GD with 131I on outpatient basis is a safe therapeutic modality with no single household contacts or household environment radiation overexposure, providing RSI are given in a proper way by qualified professionals with an advice to be given to all patients’ household contacts. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 24, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MRA study of anatomical variations of circulus arteriosus cerebri in healthy adults of Kosova
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Shatri Jeton, Cerkezi Selim, Bexheti SadiAbstractBackgroundThe purpose of the study is to research the distribution of variations of circulus arteriosus cerebri (CAC) and determined diameters of arteries on healthy adults of Kosovo's population.MethodsThis observational descriptive study was conducted on 513 healthy participants who underwent 3D time-of-flight MR angiogram (3D-TOF MRA). Were measured diameters of arteries forming the CAC and the correlation of diameters between to age and sex. Also, th...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 23, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of multislice computed tomography in evaluation of congenital tracheobronchial branching anomalies
ConclusionThe role of MSCT imaging in the evaluation of tracheobronchial branching anomalies is central, being accurate and non-invasive. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 20, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The utility of DW-MRI in the diagnosis of pancreatic focal lesions
ConclusionDWMRI found to be a simple and non-invasive tool that aid in the diagnosis of pancreatic pathology with recommended high b-value and a cut-off ADC value of 1.5 that approved the highest sensitivity & specificity in differentiating benign from malignant pancreatic focal lesions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 20, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Assessment of acute renal allograft dysfunction by MRI diffusion techniques
ConclusionDW MRI is a promising noninvasive tool for early detection graft dysfunction especially at higher b values. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 18, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The added benefit of digital breast tomosynthesis in second breast cancer detection among treated breast cancer patients
ConclusionCombined FFDM + DBT in the post breast cancer surveillance regimen has shown to reduce the patients' RR and to increase the CDR. FFDM + DBT had higher diagnostic accuracy than FFDM alone. FFDM + DBT ought to be a standard combination in the breast cancer surveillance in treated patients. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 18, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Can diffusion-weighted MRI replace conventional contrast enhanced MRI in the differentiation between benign and malignant pancreatic masses?
ConclusionDWI and ADC values can help differentiate between benign and malignant pancreatic masses. Also DWI can be used for investigating patients for whom contrast-enhanced CT or MRI studies are contraindicated. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 16, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Validity of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) value in diagnosis and follow-up of multiple sclerosis patients in different clinical subtypes
ConclusionADC value has the validity in diagnosis and follow-up of MS patients with different clinical sub-types. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 12, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Acute non traumatic abdominal pain of small bowel origin: Can multi-detector CT enterography provide a potential contribution to the diagnosis of underlying causes?
ConclusionThe use of MDCTE may be of significant value in identifying the cause of acute abdominal pain of small bowel etiology, in determining disease activity in inflammatory causes and identifying the level and cause of obstruction in SBO. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 12, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The utility of chemical shift imaging and related fat suppression as standalone technique in cryptorchidism using low field MRI
Conclusion: chemical shift imaging combined with Dixon based fat suppression is reliable imaging tool as a standalone technique for evaluating cryptorchidism, providing high specificity and diagnostic accuracy. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 6, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Maxillary sinus ostium assessment: A CT study
ConclusionThis work describes in details MSO measurements using MSCT and measures the distance from the MSO to the beyond adjacent anatomical structures in the all directions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 5, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Percutaneous cholecystostomy as a nonsurgical option for treatment of acute cholecystitis in elderly patients
ConclusionPercutaneous cholecystostomy is a safe, effective and technically achievable procedure for treating elderly high-risk patients who present with acute cholecystitis. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 5, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging in differentiation of benign and malignant thyroid nodules
Publication date: Available online 21 September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Ahmed Mohamed Shokry, Talaat A. Hassan, Ahmed A. Baz, Ahmed Shaaban Owis Ahmed, Mohamed Hamdallah ZedanAbstractObjectiveIs to evaluate the potential application of diffusion-weighted echo planar imaging in the differentiation of benign and malignant thyroid nodules in patients referred for FNAC and to correlate the imaging patterns & values of these lesions with their pathological nature.Subjects and methods30 patients were included in a retrospective study (10 Males & 20 Females)0.17 cases (...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Chest wall cyst, a long term complication of pericardiectomy: A rare case report
Publication date: Available online 21 September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Reham M. Khalil, Antonios Charokopos, Mohamed Osman, Aleksandra Bartnik, Effie Rouska, Nikolaos Charokopos (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The role of MDCT study to assess postoperative acute complications of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)
ConclusionCT is an important imaging tool to diagnose post LSG complications. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of 320-MDCT in assessment of cardiac great arteries anomalies
ConclusionThe main advantage added by 320-MDCT to transthoracic echocardiograpy was excellent delineation of the great arteries anomalies with suitable operative/catheteric decision without the need for the invasive diagnostic catheter angiography to the patients. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluating the distribution of research in radiation sciences as published in general medical physics journals
ConclusionAccording to the results, radiation oncology physics and medical imaging were the most popular issues among medical physicists. This study suggests that more attention should be given to non-ionizing radiation topics, radiobiology, and radiation protection. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Assessment of the efficiency of new bismuth composite shields in radiation dose decline to breast during chest CT
ConclusionResults showed that new bismuth-silicon composite shields have good potential to breast dose reduction with smallest noise for diagnosis in chest CT. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MDCT angiography and coronary catheter angiography in patients with chest pain which is first
Publication date: Available online 1 October 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Magdy Mohammed EL Rakhawy, Nehad Mahmoud Fouda, Nahed Abd El-Gaber EL Toukhy, Amr Fathy Abo EL Ftouh, Dina harb Mohamed MahmoudAbstractBack groundIn some patients suffering from chest pain, we must start by non-invasive coronary CT angiography (CCTA) to protect these patients from unnecessary invasive coronary catheter angiography (CCA).ObjectiveValue of CCTA as the first diagnostic imaging modality in patient suffering from chest pain.Patients and methodsA total number of 100 patients were included in ...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

FDG-PET/CT in re-staging of patients with non Hodgkin lymphoma and monitory response to therapy in Egypt
ConclusionFDG PET-CT significantly improved sensitivity and specificity in restaging of NHL and therefore should be used routinely in follow up of patients with lymphoma. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Congenital and acquired vascular pathologies of gastrointestinal system: Imaging findings and review of literature
Publication date: Available online 2 October 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Gayathri Nagenthran, Rajoo Ramachandran, Balaji Jeevanandham, Prabhu RadhakrishnanAbstractCongenital and acquired vascular pathologies of the gastrointestinal system may be diagnosed at any age and a detailed knowledge of the normal anatomy and their imaging findings is very important for surgical or interventional procedures. The aim of this review is to discuss clinical and imaging findings of the rare vascular pathologies that we encountered in patients undergoing abdominal computed tomography. (Sour...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Dual modality imaging of positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) in evaluation of postoperative renal cancer patients
ConclusionPET/CT had advantage to PET and CT alone, making it an appropriate imaging technique in recurrence detection, therapeutic assessment and follow up of patients with renal cell carcinoma. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Integration of magnetic resonance imaging in characterization of inflammatory breast disorders
ConclusionDiagnostic approach to inflammatory disorders includes multi-imaging modalities. Each modality plays a specific role in diagnosis with the highest specificity encountered on MRI evaluation followed by ultrasound and limited specificity on mammographic evaluation. It is essential to discriminate benign from malignant etiologies as there are major differences in their prognosis, and treatment options. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 20, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MR diffusion imaging and ADC measurement in solid and cystic mediastinal masses for differentiating benign from malignant lesions
ConclusionDiffusion weighted MRI and measurement of ADC value can differentiate between solid benign and malignant mediastinal lesions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 19, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Postoperative MRI for anorectal malformations
ConclusionMRI is very useful in the postoperative assessment in patients with anorectal malformations. It plays an important role in diagnosis of possible causes of incontinence, postoperative complications and detecting associated anomalies in one study. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 19, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography in diagnosis and followup rheumatoid arthritis in hand and wrist joints
ConclusionWe found a significant correlation between power Doppler ultrasonography and MRI in the detection of signs of inflammation and bone destruction in the wrist and hand joints in rheumatoid arthritis, which raise the potential importance of power Doppler study in the assessment and monitoring of disease activity as a reliable non-invasive method. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 18, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluating the role of ultrasound in chest trauma: Common complications and computed tomography comparative evaluation
ConclusionChest ultrasonography has significant value for diagnosing complications of blunt and penetrating chest trauma with acceptable sensitivity and high specificity, particularly for pleural lesions and rib fractures. Ultrasound overcomes the difficulties involved in radiological examinations of small children and uncooperative patients. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 18, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome (ICTS): Correlation between nerve conduction studies and dynamic wrist ultrasonography
Publication date: Available online 17 September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Mohamed Aboul-fotouh E. Mourad, Hoda Abdel KareemAbstractPurposeTo evaluate accuracy of ultrasound in assessment of the dynamic wrist movements upon the median nerve for cases of idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome.BackgroundCarpal tunnel syndrome is the most common entrapment neuropathy and need to get better diagnosis especially for equivocal or mild degree cases for better patient outcome.Materials and methods55 patients who diagnosed as idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome by nerve conduction studies ...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 17, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of diffusion tensor imaging in carpal tunnel syndrome: A case control comparative study to electrophysiological tests and clinical assessment 
Publication date: Available online 15 September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Ahmad Mohamed Wafaie, Lamia Medhat Afifi, Kareem Mohsen Moussa, Ayman Mahmoud Mansour, Hoda Magdy AbbasAbstractPurposeTo study the efficacy of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).Materials and MethodsTwenty-three wrists of healthy subjects (age between 29 and 71 with mean of 44 years) and 47 wrists of CTS patients (age between 19 and 84 with mean of 46 years) were evaluated with DTI and electrophysiological studies (EPS). The DTI was performed on a 1.5T...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 16, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Is magnetic resonance diffusion-weighted imaging superior in the diagnosis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and does it have a prognostic value?
Publication date: Available online 15 September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Amr F. Mourad, Mona M. Sayed, Hussein FakhryAbstractAimTo assess how beneficial is adding Magnetic Resonance Diffusion-Weighted Imaging (DWI) to conventional MRI in the identification, characterization, and prognostic assessment of pancreatic duct adenocarcinoma (PDAC).Materials and MethodsWe included 34 consecutive patients with pancreatic malignancies who had conventional MRI and DWI performed and were followed up after treatment.ResultsThe apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values of malignant p...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 16, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Cost-effectiveness of ultrasound-guided surgical clips placement for breast cancer localization prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy
ConclusionSurgical clips can be used safely to replace the usual commercial markers in the localization of breast cancer before NAC. They showed effective results with no complications, don't interfere with the patients' imaging and of the significant low cost compared to the commercial ones. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 16, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Pericardial fat volume and coronary calcifications for prediction of coronary artery disease extent in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Publication date: Available online 11 September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Samir Mohamed Hassan Sorour, Azza Abdel Moniem Farrag, Mohammed Ali Salem, Sameh Wadie Bakhoum, Hala Mohamed Raslan, Emmanuel Fares, Evette MorcosAbstractBackgroundCardiovascular disease is the most common, complication and principal cause of death in type 2 diabetes mellitus, (T2DM). Testing atherosclerotic burden using markers such as coronary, artery calcium score (CACS), and newer emerging techniques such as, pericardial fat volume (PFV) is needed.MethodsThis prospective study was conducted on 10...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 11, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The usefulness of 18-F-FDG PET/CT for detection of adult soft tissue sarcomas local recurrence and distant metastases
Conclusion18-F-FDG PET/CT is a useful imaging modality for STS follow-up and is effective in guiding biopsies. Locoregional and distant metastatic spread can be detected using PET/CT, with some limitations. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 7, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of MR enterography in acute and chronic stages of Crohn's disease
ConclusionMR enterography has high significant sensitivity and specificity in, imaging of Crohn‘s disease as compared to endoscopy. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 6, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Quantitative MR neurography of brachial plexus lesions based on diffusivity measurements
In this study we assess the role of DW and DT based quantitative measures in characterization of traumatic and non traumatic lesions of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve and its influence on therapeutic management and outcome.Methods34 patients with features of brachial plexopathy and peripheral neuropathy were included in the study. MR neurography examinations included conventional MR sequences and unidirectional DW-MRN with background suppression (DWIBS) and DTI. The images were independently reviewed by two radiologists and the findings were recorded at different levels of the brachial plexus: ganglia,...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - September 6, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The diagnostic potential of diffusion weighted and dynamic contrast enhanced MR imaging in the characterization of complex ovarian lesions
Publication date: September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 49, Issue 3Author(s): Sally Emad-Eldin, Marie N. Grace, Manal H. Wahba, Rana M. AbdellaAbstractPurposeOur aim was to evaluate the diagnostic potential of diffusion-weighted (DW) and dynamic contrast enhanced MRI (DCE-MR) in the diagnosis and characterization of complex ovarian lesions.Patients and methodsWe prospectively evaluated 59 patients with 65 complex ovarian lesions detected at US. MRI examinations were performed using a 1.5 T MRI machine. Masses were classified as benign (n = 30), borderline (n = 7) and...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of MDCT in evaluation of congenital and acquired anomalies of pulmonary venous drainage
ConclusionThe presence of different pulmonary venous abnormalities can be easily delineated using MSCT, with its MPR capability, as it provides excellent resolution and a large field of view. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of Abdominal Ultrasonography in the assessment of Neonatal Necrotising Enterocolitis
ConclusionUS was found to be highly sensitive and specific in diagnosing, staging and predicting the outcome of NEC patients, based on group of findings that were categorized per their risk ratio and correlated with outcome. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: September 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 49, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The role of Doppler Ultrasonography in evaluating disease activity in a group of juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients
ConclusionUltrasound and PDUS are reliable methods for detection of synovitis and disease activity in JIA, early in the disease and during clinical remission. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - July 23, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluation of the patency of endoscopic third ventriculostomy using phase contrast MRI-CSF flowmetry as diagnostic approach
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2018Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineAuthor(s): Omar A. Hassanien, Khalid A. Abo-Dewan, Omar M. Mahrous, Shiref E. El KheshinAbstractPurposeThe aim is to assess the usefulness of cine phase-contrast MRI for evaluation of patency of endoscopic third ventriculostomy operation and correlation with clinical state postoperatively.Material & methodsProspective study performed upon 20 patients who underwent ETV operation, concerned on obstructive hydrocephalus (age range, 4–63 years; 11 male & 9 Female). Cine PC-MRI CSF flowmetry technique was a...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - July 12, 2018 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research