Ultrasound guided lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block in meralgia paresthesia; review of 25 cases
Conclusions Ultrasound-guided perineural injection of the LFC nerve is quick, simple, economical, and effective in treatment of meralgia paresthetica. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 7, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of diffusion weighted MRI in cervical lymphadenopathy cases correlated with pathology results
Conclusion MR diffusion imaging could be an important supportive tool in differentiation between benign and malignant lymph nodes, can to a lesser extent differentiate between the types of malignant lymphadenopathy and can be used as an indicator for improvement and recurrence post chemo and radiotherapy. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 7, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of left ventricle diastolic dysfunction in ischemic heart disease by CMR: Correlation with echocardiography and myocardial scarring
Conclusion CMR has comparative results to echocardiography in assessment of diastolic dysfunction. We found a significant correlation between the degree of diastolic dysfunction and the extent of myocardial scarring. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 7, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Prediction of short term outcome of pulmonary embolism: Parameters at 16 multi-detector CT pulmonary angiography
Conclusions CTPA findings that may predict short term mortality are the high grades of inferior vena cava reflux, RV/LV diameter ratio more than 1.2, and clot burden >18 according to the Qanadli score and to a lesser degree the interventricular septum abnormality. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 7, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Value of renal resistive index in hepatitis C virus related liver cirrhosis and its response to midodrine
Conclusion RI is strongly correlated with liver cirrhosis severity and had comparable prognostic value with MELD score. Midodrine had no significant effect on RI in high risk patients. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 7, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Acute and chronic mesenteric ischemia: Multidetector CT and CT angiographic findings
Conclusion MDCT and CTA are fast, safe, accurate and non-invasive imaging modalities of choice in patients with suspected mesenteric ischemia which are able to evaluate not only mesenteric vascular structures but also evaluate bowel wall changes and adjacent mesentery, thus detecting the primary cause of mesenteric ischemia that can lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 7, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MRI in non ketotic hyperglycaemia with hemichorea hemiballismus syndrome
We present a case of 60year old female showing classical clinical and MRI features. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Role of diffusion-weighted MR imaging in discrimination between the intracranial cystic masses
Publication date: September 2014 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 45, Issue 3 Author(s): Ahmed Farid Yousef , Amany Elkharbotly , Magdy Settin , Yasser Mousa Objective Discriminating pyogenic brain abscesses from cystic or necrotic tumors is sometimes difficult with CT or conventional MR imaging. Diffusion MR imaging is a valuable diagnostic test in cases of intracranial cystic masses. Methods This work was conducted from July 2008 to June 2013 on 90 patients; 43 males and 47 females. Their ages range from 5 to 70years. All patients were subjected to routine MRI examination and diffu...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MR spectroscopy and diffusion MR imaging in characterization of common sellar and supra-sellar neoplastic lesions
Conclusion MR spectroscopy and DWMRI are considered important diagnostic tools complementary to cMRI in pre-surgical evaluation and discrimination between different sellar and suprasellar lesions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diagnostic yield of combined magnetic resonance spectroscopy and diffusion weighted imaging in intracranial neoplasms
Conclusion MRS has a robust diagnostic accuracy in cases of well defined high or low grade brain neoplasms. ADC value had the ability to confirm and differentiate low from high grade tumors in many situations where there were diagnostic confusions with MRS due to borderline values. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea: Diagnostic role of gadolinium enhanced MR cisternography
Conclusions Intra-thecal gadolinium enhanced MR cisternography is essential for accurate pre-operative localization and characterization of the defect in cases of CSF rhinorrhea. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Detection of acute small amount of subarachnoid hemorrhage: Comparison between fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MR imaging and CT
Conclusion FLAIR MRI was more sensitive and more accurate in the diagnosis of acute SAH than CT scan, having a much higher negative predictive value to exclude acute SAH, however its positive predictive value was slightly lower than CT, but there was no statistically significant difference statistically between the two in diagnosis of SAH. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Role of diffusion weighted imaging and proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in ring enhancing brain lesions
Conclusion Both DWI and 1HMRS are useful and efficient imaging techniques in ring enhancing brain lesions and differentiate between pyogenic brain abscesses and necrotic tumors, but DWI is accurate, has less imaging time than 1HMRS, also is available in many imaging centers. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Ischiofemoral impingement syndrome: Spectrum of MRI findings in comparison to normal subjects
Conclusion Ischiofemoral impingement is an uncommon cause of hip pain. Our study illustrates the MR spectrum of IFS, QFS and quadratus femoris muscle abnormalities. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MRI assessment of tibial tunnel and its relation to complication following arthroscopic reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament
Conclusion Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is one of the most commonly performed sports medicine procedures. MRI proved as an accurate method for post arthroscopic reconstruction evaluation that can help predict post ACL reconstruction complication. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Dynamic contrast enhanced MRI of wrist as a useful diagnostic tool in early rheumatoid arthritis
Conclusion DCE-MRI produces sensitive information regarding diagnosing and scoring synovitis (1–3) in early RA. Furthermore, it provides studying bone marrow edema which is the strongest predictor of bone erosion in early RA. Hence we conclude that DCE-MRI has a diagnostic and prognostic value in predicting bone erosion development later on. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of diabetic foot osteomyelitis using probe to bone test and magnetic resonance imaging and their impact on surgical intervention
Conclusion PTB test is a simple, minimally invasive, low cost test and can be done at outpatient clinic. Its sensitivity and specificity are good when compared to those of MRI, but when we need to diagnose associated soft tissue infection and planning the surgical management MRI was the image of choice. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MR cartilage imaging in assessment of the regenerative power of autologous peripheral blood stem cell injection in knee osteoarthritis
Conclusion Limited good level of evidence showed that repeated intra-articular injections of autologous PBSC resulted in an improvement of the quality of articular cartilage repair and physical function as observed by MRI and clinical assessment. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Quantitative chemical-shift MR imaging cutoff value: Benign versus malignant vertebral compression – Initial experience
Conclusion Quantitative chemical shift MR imaging could be a valuable addition to standard MR imaging techniques and represent a rapid problem solving tool in differentiating benign from malignant vertebral compression, especially in patients with known primary malignancies. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of lesions of the internal ligaments of the wrist; conventional magnetic resonance imaging versus MR arthrography (MRA)
Conclusion MR arthrography is a potent additional tool facilitating the diagnosis of different pathologic entities affecting the major internal ligaments of the wrist joint and helps to reduce arthroscopic interventions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma with drug-eluting microspheres
Conclusion Chemoembolization using doxorubicin-loaded HepaSphere is a safe and effective treatment of HCC as demonstrated by the low complication rate, and increased tumor response. When complete tumor response is not achieved, additional treatments can be performed without difficulties. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Prophylactic preoperative balloon occlusion of hypogastric arteries in abnormal placentation; 5years experience
Conclusion Our results support that in patients with placenta accreta/percreta, pre-operative prophylactic temporary balloon occlusion diminishes intra-operative blood loss. We conclude that balloon occlusion of the hypogastric arteries is safe and effective in an attempt to minimize blood loss in patients with abnormal placentation. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Polyvinyl alcohol and N-butyl cyanoacrylate for transarterial embolization of ruptured renal angiomyolipomas
Conclusion Selective arterial embolization with polyvinyl alcohol particles and N-butyl cyanoacrylate/lipiodol mixture is an effective and safe treatment for patients with ruptured renal AMLs. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MRI evaluation of TMJ internal derangement: Degree of anterior disc displacement correlated with other TMJ soft tissue and osseous abnormalities
Conclusion There is a direct relationship between the ADD degree and other TMJ soft tissues and bone abnormalities as well as the severity of clinical manifestations, so early MRI detection and reporting of ADD degree and other MRI findings might help clinicians in full assessment and determining strategy of management of TMJ dysfunction. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Role of multidetector computed tomography in assessment of fibro-osseous lesions of the craniofacial complex
Conclusions Multi-detector row CT images, including reformations, better delineate craniofacial complex anatomy than do single-detector row CT images. Using multi-slice CT scanning in the craniofacial complex becomes possible to depict the complete path of complex structures. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Can ultrasound elastography distinguish metastatic from reactive lymph nodes in patients with primary head and neck cancers?
Conclusions The accuracy of sonoelastography is higher than usual B mode and power Doppler ultrasound parameters in differentiation between benign and malignant nodes. The integration of lymph node sonoelastography in the follow up of patients with known head and neck cancer may reduce the number of biopsies. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Variability in sphenoid sinus pneumatization and its impact upon reduction of complications following sellar region surgeries
Conclusion Pre-intervention assessment of sphenoid sinus pneumatization is mandatory in approaching the sella and skull base structures either via the nose or open skull base surgery to avoid injury of the nearby structures and reduce the possibility of CSF leakage. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Patient-centered clinical impact of incidentally detected abnormalities on chest CT scans
Conclusion The clinically significant different incidental abnormalities on chest CT scans represented 10.4% of all incidental findings, 3.3% were due to malignancies. The clinical impact of incidental abnormalities on chest CT may be of utmost importance on patient care. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Abnormalities of fetal rib number and associated fetal anomalies using three dimensional ultrasonography
Conclusion Abnormal number of fetal ribs more to be an isolated finding (4.3%) but it may also be seen with other anomalies (3.7% in this study). 3DUS is useful for scanning the fetal ribs in the mid trimester of the pregnancy for early detection of associated genetic aberrations. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Follow up in chest tumors: Value of integrated PET/CT
Conclusion Integrated PET/CT imaging, which combines both functional and morphologic imaging in a single examination, has shown how the initial staging and subsequent follow-up of patients with chest tumors can supersede the traditional methods of evaluation in terms of diagnostic accuracy and has an impact on the management. Limitations we encountered were subcentimetric pulmonary nodules, below 7–8mm (beyond PET resolution) which can be overcome by short follow up. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

CT quantification of emphysema: Is semi-quantitative scoring a reliable enough method?
Conclusion We present a simple visual score for quantitation of emphysema, that when combined with a simple density mask, the inter-rater agreement and repeatability of scoring are markedly improved. This method appears to be fast and easy to perform. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diffusion weighted MRI in chronic viral hepatitis C: Correlation between apparent diffusion coefficient values and histopathological scores
Conclusion The ADC value of diffusion weighted MRI can be used to distinguish between liver parenchyma of patients with chronic viral hepatitis C and healthy subjects and it is useful for estimation of the stage of liver fibrosis but not valuable in estimation of the grade of necro-inflammation. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Late presentation of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH): A rare case report
Publication date: September 2014 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 45, Issue 3 Author(s): Narrotam A. Patel , Pokhraj P. Suthar Reporting a rare case of a 17-year-old lady with late presentation of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. She presented with vague abdominal pain and postprandial vomiting. She underwent a diagnostic upper GI scopy with no significant findings. Chest X-ray and barium study for stomach were performed. Then CT scan was performed and showed herniation of bowel loops, mesentery and spleen into the left thoracic cavity through a large defect in the posterolateral aspe...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Trichobezoar in a patient with sickle cell anemia: A pain crisis is not always to blame
Publication date: September 2014 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 45, Issue 3 Author(s): M.S. El-Mekkawy , A.H. Hosam , A. Rabah , M. Mosaad Trichobezoar, a ball of hair in the stomach, is an under-diagnosed problem that should be considered in patients with an upper abdominal pain and mass, weight loss, and bowel obstruction especially in young girls with underlying psychiatric disorder or mental retardation. Patients with sickle cell disease are susceptible to experiencing pica including, in rare occasions, trichophagia that could lead to formation of a trichobezoar, resulting in se...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Hepatic iron deposition in patients with sickle cell disease: Role of breath-hold multiecho T2∗-weighted MRI sequence
Conclusion Breath-hold multiecho T2∗-weighted MRI sequence offers an accurate estimation of hepatic iron deposition. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Cystic echinococcosis in the middle region of the Nile Delta, Egypt: Clinical and radiological characteristics
Conclusion Biological markers seem neither sensitive nor specific, whereas the serological tests, preferably two different techniques, are useful. Ultrasound showed high accuracy rate, but CT, whenever possible, should be employed as it provides additional diagnostic value. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Acute right lower quadrant pain beyond acute appendicitis: MDCT in evaluation of benign and malignant gastrointestinal causes
Conclusion Using a systematic pattern approach MDCT has proved to be an extremely useful noninvasive method for evaluation of patients with acute RLQP, allowing diagnosis and management of not only the most common conditions such as appendicitis but also less common conditions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MRI evaluation of fatty liver in day to day practice: Quantitative and qualitative methods
Publication date: September 2014 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 45, Issue 3 Author(s): Kiran Gangadhar , Kedar N. Chintapalli , Gilbert Cortez , Sandhya Vinu Nair Intracellular fat accumulation is a common feature of liver disease. Steatosis is the histological hallmark of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) but also may occur with alcohol abuse, viral hepatitis, HIV and genetic lipodystrophies, and chemotherapy. This condition is common in the Western population and is typically associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Early diagnosis and early treatment of NAFLD a...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diffusion tensor tractography as a supplementary tool to conventional MRI for evaluating patients with myelopathy
Conclusion Diffusion tensor imaging is a reliable method for the evaluation of the diffusion properties of normal and compressed spinal cords. Furthermore, this technique can be used as an important supplementary tool to conventional MRI for the quantification of fiber damage in spinal cord compression, thus has the potential to be of great utility for treatment planning and follow up. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Internal hernias and their mimics: How would radiologists help?
Conclusion A single sign is not enough for the diagnosis of internal hernia, rather the use of more than one sign is essential to narrow the differential diagnosis. Clinical relevance/application The prevalence of internal hernia is increasing due to increased rate of operative abdominal intervention. Prompt radiological diagnosis is crucial to avoid unwanted surgery in a non-virgin abdomen. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Transrectal elastographic monitoring of the transurethral balloon pressure in urethral dilation for catheter-dependent patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
Conclusions Preliminary results indicate that prostatic urethral balloon dilation in BPH catheter-dependent patients is inexpensive, safe, and would be a potentially effective option in maintaining the prostatic urethral patency. Elastographic justification of the transurethral balloon has proved to be helpful. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Uterine intramural persistent mole: A case report following molar pregnancy evacuation with arteriovenous malformation
We present a case of irregular uterine bleeding after evacuation of vesicular mole. The laboratory investigation showed rising serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin levels (beta HCG). Transvaginal ultrasound and Color Doppler images showed arteriovenous malformation. These data were consistent with persistent mole. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Malignant focal brain lesions. Value of MRS tumour biomarkers in preoperative prediction of grades of malignancy
Conclusion Higher Cho/NAA, Cho/Cr and MI/NAA ratios with lower MI/Cr, and high lipid/lactate peak, were most likely to be in high grade malignant brain tumors. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Role of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in differentiation between recurrence of glioma and post radiation injury
Conclusion Magnetic resonance spectroscopy is a useful tool for the detection of recurrent glioma and differentiation from post radiation injury. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Multi-detector computed tomography imaging of blunt chest trauma
Conclusion MDCT is the modality of choice for rapid assessment of emergency chest trauma patients, when chest X-ray was inconclusive. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

The many, atypical presentations of musculoskeletal hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) metastases
Conclusion HCC can often grow silently and may present late with odd non-classic clinical presentation. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diffusion tensor imaging of periventricular leukomalacia – Initial experience
Conclusion DTI proved to be a promising noninvasive method for assessing the severity of white matter tract injury in patients with PVL. This is owing to the capability of fiber-tracking techniques to provide more information for understanding the pathophysiologic features of sensorimotor and cognitive disability associated with PVL. This will allow for the early intervention and initiation of rehabilitation programs aiming for minimizing the associated neurological deficit. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Value of apparent diffusion coefficient and magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the identification of various pathological subtypes of parotid gland tumors
Conclusion DWI and MRS are useful noninvasive diagnostic modalities in identification of various pathological subtypes of parotid tumors. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Inflammatory demyelinating pseudotumor with hemorrhage masquerading high grade cerebral neoplasm
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2014 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Author(s): Amit Agrawal , V. Umamaheshwar Reddy , Kishor V. Hegde , K.V. Murali Mohan Demyelinating pseudotumors are rare, benign, solitary intracranial space occupying lesions which masquerade cerebral neoplasms. Contrast MRI shows open ring enhancement which is fairly specific for this entity. Advanced MRI techniques like MR spectroscopy and magnetizing transfer techniques can help differentiating these lesions. NAA/Cr ratio is significantly elevated in central regions of demyelinating pseudotumors than in g...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Role of multiphasic multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) in the diagnosis and staging of solid neoplastic renal masses
Conclusion Multiphase multislice computed tomography combined with CT angiography and CT urography have a major role in solid renal neoplastic masses’ diagnosis, characterization and differentiating benign and malignant tumors. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - November 6, 2014 Category: Radiology Source Type: research