About HKJR


Hong Kong Journal of Radiology (HKJR) is the official peer-reviewed academic journal of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists. HKJR is published quarterly by Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press. HKJR is a continuation of the Journal of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists.


HKJR publishes papers on all aspects of diagnostic imaging, clinical oncology, and nuclear medicine, including original research articles, review articles, perspectives, pictorial essays, case reports, brief communications, editorials, and letters to the Editor. Papers on radiological protection, quality assurance, audit in radiology, and matters related to radiological training or education are also included.


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Volume 24 Number 1, March 2021






Highlights of this issue


Comparison of Initial Risk Stratification Methods in Predicting Treatment Outcome in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Iterative Model Reconstruction in Lumbar Spine Image Retrieval from Computed Tomography of the Abdomen and Pelvis
Setting Standards for Judging the Rapid Film Reporting Section in Postgraduate Radiology Assessment: a Feasibility Study

About the Cover Images


In the article “Imaging Features and Techniques in Assessment of Cleft Palate: a Pictorial Essay”. T2-weighted midline sagittal image of the face and neck shows a shortened soft palate (arrowheads) with widened distance between the soft palate and posterior pharyngeal wall (double-headed arrow). The arrows indicate hypointense region corresponding to previous mucoperiosteal flap repair. In the article “Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features of Cerebral Ring-Enhancing Lesions with Different Aetiologies: a Pictorial Essay”. Pseudoprogression of a metastatic brain lesion after radiotherapy. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy shows reduced peaks of metabolites including choline and N-acetylaspartate. There is an inverted lactate peak.