Vol. 16 No. 1, 2013

Table of Contents


Echogenic and Cystic Fetal Lung Lesions: Evaluation by Prenatal Sonography and Postnatal Imaging

Full Article

G Ho, KW Cheung, HL Lam, JK Ip, HYM Tang, WWM Lam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:5-16

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312145

Objective: We set out to review our unit’s experience in evaluating fetal lung lesions and the accuracy of prenatal diagnosis, and to illustrate the prenatal sonographic and postnatal radiological features of detected lesions.

Percutaneous Image-guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Renal Neoplasms: Seven-year Local Experience

Full Article

WK Tsang, SF Lee, HY Cheung, PY Lui, KY Tam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:17-26

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312136

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of image-guided radiofrequency ablation of renal neoplasms in our centre in Hong Kong.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Changes and Clinical Response in Chinese Haemophilic Joints Treated with Yttrium 90 Radiosynoviorthesis

Full Article

RKL Lee, WCW Chu, JHY Leung, AWH Ng, HKY Tam, PPY Lui, AWK Leung, MKM Kam, MK Shing, CK Li

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:27-33

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312146

Objective: Radiosynoviorthesis has been shown to be effective in decreasing bleeding frequency, reducing pain, and improving quality of life in haemophilic patients.

Multicentre Audit of Paediatric Brain Computed Tomography Dosage in Hong Kong: the Common Mistakes We Make

Full Article

YH Woo, YC Wong, E Kan, WSA Au-yeung, SMP Yu, KC Wong, YHJ Hui

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:34-40

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312129

Objective: By auditing paediatric brain computed tomography (CT) performed in four Hong Kong centres, dosage values were obtained to address local practice and suggest improvements.

Cemented Femoral Stem Loosening of Hip Arthroplasty: Ten-year Radiographic Analysis

Full Article

WY Wong, WCS Chan, PY Chu, KW Ng, PK Hui, MK Yuen

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:41-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312155

Objective: To review the radiological features of femoral stem loosening of cemented hip arthroplasty on plain radiographs and to determine their usefulness.


Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis of the Spinal Cord Originating from Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Full Article

TCY Shum, WT Ng

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:50-4

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312111

We report on a 44-year-old man with nasopharyngeal carcinoma with intracranial extension and leptomeningeal metastases in the spinal cord. Marked resolution of the nasopharyngeal carcinoma and leptomeningeal metastases was achieved

Massive Ascites in Pregnancy: Meigs̓ Syndrome

Full Article

G Ho, SWV Chan, PW Lam, J Chai

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:55-60

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312085

Meigs̓ syndrome is a rare clinical entity consisting of a triad of ascites, pleural effusion, and benign ovarian tumour. The co-existence of Meigs̓ syndrome and pregnancy is even more infrequent.

Aortoesophageal Fistula Complicating Thoracic Aorta Stent-graft Placement

Full Article

JCM Sitt, BK Paunipagar, DD Rasalkar

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:61-4

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1311062

This report is of a 75-year-old man with aortoesophageal fistula complicating aortic stent-graft placement for ruptured thoracic aneurysm. The clinical presentation, pathophysiology, imaging features, and treatment options of this condition are discussed.

Atypical Teratoid / Rhabdoid Tumour in the Sella Turcica of a Female Adult

Full Article

SQH Chou, SSM Lo, HN Wong, PPL Lau, CM Chan, KW Tang, YL Cheung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:65-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1311034

Atypical teratoid / rhabdoid tumour is a rare and highly malignant cancer that mainly occurs in children younger than the age of 5 years.

Metastatic Testicular Carcinoid Tumour

Full Article

HY Lau, V Lai

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:69-73

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1311063

Carcinoid tumours occur predominantly in the gastrointestinal tract and bronchial system of the lungs, but they can originate in less common anatomical sites such as the testes, which accounts for <1% of all testicular neoplasms.


Angiosarcoma of the Spleen with Spontaneous Rupture

Full Article

HKY Tam, CC Chan, PPY Lui, PSF Lee

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:e1-4

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1312086

Primary splenic angiosarcoma is an extremely rare solid tumour. Splenic angiosarcoma is a highly aggressive malignancy associated with early metastases and poor prognosis. Most patients present with abdominal pain or a palpable abdominal mass.

Technetium-99m Filtrated Sulfur Colloid Lymphoscintigraphy for Assessment of the Site of Lymphatic Leakage in Chylothorax Post-oesophagectomy

Full Article

RKL Lee, K Wang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2013;16:e5-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1311067

Lymphoscintigraphy is useful for assessment of lymphatic leakage after oesophagectomy. This report is of accurate assessment of the site of thoracic lymphatic leakage after oesophagectomy in a 55-year-old patient by using technetium-99m–filtrated sulfur colloid lymphoscintigraphy.