Vol. 12 No. 2, 2009

Table of Contents


Dynamic Contrast Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation of Breast Lesions: a Morphological and Quantitative Analysis

Full Article

U Sivarajan, KJ Jayapragasam, YF Abdul Aziz, K Rahmat, SI Bux

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:43-52

Objective: To correlate the qualitative and quantitative characteristics of breast lesions on magnetic resonance imaging with histopathology.

Methods: Diagnostic dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of the breast was performed

Efficacy and Safety of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Regional Hospital

Full Article

WSW Chan, DHY Cho, SSH Chiu, WL Poon, SK Kei, SH Luk

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:53-6

Objective: This study was performed to assess the treatment effectiveness and safety of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma in a regional hospital.

Methods: This was a retrospective review of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation

An Audit of the Upper Gastrointestinal Contrast Examination Protocol in Patients with Suspected Small Bowel Obstruction

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TYC Chu, CS Wong, WS Mak, KF Ma, LF Cheng

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:57-9

Objective: Small bowel follow-through examination with Gastrografin (diatrizoate meglumine and diatrizoate sodium solution) is important for delineating the cause of small bowel obstruction. However, whether the standard protocol should include the 24-hour


Diagnosing Jejunal Volvulus in a Patient with a History of Left Lateral Hepatic Segmentectomy and Roux-en Y Hepaticojejunostomy

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EMW Man, WK Chau, JLS Khoo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:60-3

This report describes a patient with jejunal volvulus leading to both afferent and efferent loop obstruction. The patient had a history of Roux-en Y reconstruction after left lateral hepatic segmentectomy for recurrent pyogenic cholangitis. The clinical picture and computed

Serious Complication of Pituitary Apoplexy

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CY Cheung, B Lo, PP Iu

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:64-7

A 50-year-old man suddenly collapsed at home following an acute episode of severe headache. At admission, his consciousness level was 4/15 on the Glasgow Coma Scale. Urgent computed tomography of the brain showed a large enhancing suprasellar mass.

Prolonged Survival with Multiple Pulmonary Metastases from Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma after Conservative Management

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TH Yeung, CS Wong, YC Chu, W Tam, KF Ma, WT Yung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:68-71

This report is of a 38-year-old woman with adenoid cystic carcinoma and extensive lung metastases. The patient had prolonged survival of almost 2 decades after conservative treatment. The radiological features of metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma have rarely been

Transcatheter Embolisation of a Renal Arteriocalyceal Fistula following Radiofrequency Ablation for Renal Cell Carcinoma

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EMW Man, KY Lau

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:72-5

Radiofrequency ablation is a promising minimally invasive therapy for patients with renal cell carcinoma who are not suitable for surgical therapy. The procedure has a low complication rate. This report is of a patient with delayed life-threatening haematuria

Abdominoscrotal Hydrocele: an Uncommon Entity in Adults Presenting with Lower Abdominal and Scrotal Swelling

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DD Rasalkar, WCW Chu, B Mudalgi, BK Paunipagar

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:76-8

Abdominoscrotal hydrocele is an uncommon clinical entity that is infrequently reported in adults. Abdominoscrotal hydrocele consists of scrotal and abdominal components that are connected through the inguinal canal. This report is of a 36-year-old man with

Non-haemorrhagic Pontine Venous Infarct due to Thrombosed Cerebellar Venous Angioma

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SSM Lo, YL Cheung, KW Tang, CM Chan, CW Siu, KY Kwok, SCH Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:79-84

Developmental venous anomaly (also known as venous angioma or venous malformation) is one of the 4 main vascular malformations. Developmental venous anomaly is usually benign and clinically silent. This report is of a patient with cerebellar developmental venous

Ovarian Malignant Mixed Germ Cell Tumour Presenting as Advanced Disease in an Adolescent Girl

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DD Rasalkar, WCW Chu, FWT Cheng, CK Li

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:85-7

Ovarian malignant germ cell tumours are uncommon and predominantly affect girls and young women. Dysgerminomas (equivalent to testicular seminomas) and non-dysgerminomatous tumours are the 2 most common histological types; the mixed type is even rarer