Vol. 12 No. 1, 2009

Table of Contents


Microcalcifications on Screening Mammograms - Can Recall for Magnification View be Replaced by Analogue Magnification Using a Video Visualiser and Television?

Full Article

WCW Wong, EYL Kan, CY Lui, GKF Tam, LK Chan, HS Lam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:3-7

Objective: To determine whether recall for magnification views for mammographic microcalcification can be replaced by analogue magnification using a video visualiser and standard television.

Methods: Mammograms of 141 patients that were positive for

Long-term Results for Postoperative Radiotherapy Following Radical Hysterectomy for Stage IB Cervix Cancer

Full Article

KB Smith, RJ Amdur, AR Yeung, CG Morris, J Kirwan, L Morgan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:8-11

Objective: To evaluate the long-term outcomes of patients with stage IB cervix cancer who were selected for primary surgery because they were thought to be at low risk for needing postoperative radiotherapy following radical hysterectomy.


Amyloid Arthropathy - a Cause of an Asymptomatic Hip Mass

Full Article

G Soo, KK Lau

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:12-5

Dialysis-related beta-2-microglobulin amyloidosis is a well-recognised complication of long-term haemodialysis. The joints are preferentially affected. Most patients with amyloid arthropathy are asymptomatic, with the first symptom usually presenting as a highly

Alpha-Foetoprotein-producing Primary Rectal Adenocarcinoma

Full Article

R Koul, R Senno, A Dubey

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:16-9

This report is of a 44-year-old woman with an alpha-foetoprotein–producing rectal adenocarcinoma. At presentation, her serum alpha-foetoprotein was 158,334 μg/L, and investigation excluded other causes, such as gynaecological malignancy, hepatocellular carcinoma,

Spinal Angiolipoma

Full Article

R Koul, A Dubey

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:20-3

Spinal angiolipomas are rare benign tumours composed of mature lipocytes admixed with abnormal blood vessels. Spinal angiolipomas account for 0.14% to 1.20% of all spinal axis tumours and 2% to 3% of extradural spinal tumours. Extradural tumours usually

Intrauterine Foetal Subdural Haemorrhage Visible on Computed Tomography Scan

Full Article

KY Kwok, SSM Lo, SQH Chou, KS Tse, YL Cheung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:24-6

Traumatic intrauterine foetal subdural haemorrhage is a rare condition. It is unusual to diagnose this condition by computed tomography scan because of the ionizing radiation hazard. This report describes the radiological findings of intrauterine foetal subdural

Concomitant Late Type II Endoleak with Recanalised Internal Iliac Artery and Type III Endoleak after Endovascular Aneurysm Repair of Aortoiliac Aneurysm

Full Article

WSW Chan, WL Poon, DHY Cho, SH Luk

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:27-30

An 86-year-old patient with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm and right common iliac artery aneurysm was treated with endovascular aneurysm repair with an endograft after internal iliac artery embolisation with coils, followed by cross-femoral bypass


Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Galactography

Full Article

SHM Wong, TPW Lam, WK Tso

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:31-5

Galactography is an excellent tool for delineating and locating the cause of nipple discharge. The conventional approach involves cannulation of the secreting duct, followed by injection of contrast. However, it is sometimes difficult to identify the discharging duct