Vol. 17 No. 2, 2014

Table of Contents


Stereotactic-guided Vacuum-assisted Breast Biopsy: Safety and Efficacy in the Asian Population

Full Article

AYH Wan, AYT Lai, SSW Lo, WWC Wong, JLS Khoo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:76-86

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413201

Objectives: Stereotactic-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VAB) has gained popularity as a minimally invasive technique for the evaluation of non-palpable breast lesions with microcalcifications. Percutaneous VAB device has been shown to

Outcomes of FIGO Stage Ib-IVa Cervical Cancer With or Without Nodal Metastases After Radical Radiotherapy or Chemoirradiation

Full Article

FMY Lim, KY Wong, ACK Cheng, CC Yau

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:87-97

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413222

Objectives: Radical radiotherapy or chemoirradiation is the standard of care for International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage Ib-IVa cervical cancer. However, patients with pelvic or para-aortic nodal metastases have

Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency-assisted Breast Excision to Remove En-bloc Specimens: Five Years' Experience

Full Article

LMF Tee, CY Lui, KCH Lau, CY Fong, YCY Chan, M Ying, CM Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:98-108

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413208

Objectives: To describe our initial 5-year experience in using the radiofrequency-assisted excision technology in a regional hospital, with an emphasis on the efficacy, techniques, and safety of the procedure.

Hepatic Pseudoaneurysms from Motor Vehicle Accidents Treated with Endovascular Embolisations

Full Article

N Abdullah, Z Mohamed, Y Yaacob

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:109-13

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413196

Objectives: To highlight the incidence of hepatic pseudoaneurysms secondary to motor vehicle accidents and the rate of successful treatment with endovascular embolisation.


Giant Cell Tumour of the Axial Skeleton: Report of Four Cases

Full Article

NY Pan, CY Law, WK Tsang, KL Lee, KC Wong, KF Tam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:114-23

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1411064

Giant cell tumours are locally aggressive benign bone lesions with typical imaging features. Giant cell tumours can affect virtually any part of the body, but tend to be situated in the

Idiopathic Localised Dilatation of the Ileum: Computed Tomography Enteroclysis

Full Article

RKL Lee, EHY Hung, JHY Leung, KWK Tsang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:124-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413190

Idiopathic localised dilatation of the ileum is a rare condition in which one or more segments of the ileum are dilated with abrupt transition to normal segments proximally and distally.

Localised Ureteric Amyloidosis Mimicking Urothelial Tumour

Full Article

VKP Fung, MF Wong, WK Kan, WS Lau, CK Tai

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:129-34

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413192

Amyloidosis is a pathological process characterised by extracellular deposition of fibrillar protein. Systemic amyloidosis with multiple organ involvement is more common than localised amyloidosis. Localised amyloid deposition in the urinary tract

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia and Multiple Myeloma

Full Article

N Pulenzas, A Porwit, KJ Craddock, N Thavarajah, B Lechner, L Holden, N Lauzon, E Chow

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:135-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1313177

Association of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and multiple myeloma in the same individual is rare. These malignancies may be related through a common clonal origin, or exist as separate malignancies from


Radioembolisation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Metastases: Imaging Findings Using 90Y Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography and Bremsstrahlung Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computed Tomography

Full Article

WH Ma, M Law, WY Ho, KK Wong, S Ng, HY Lau, WK Tso

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:140-4

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413199

Radioembolisation with Yttrium-90 (90Y)–labelled microspheres administered via the hepatic artery is currently used to treat primary and metastatic non-resectable liver tumours. 90Y is a pure beta-particle emitter and its energetic beta particle


Idiopathic Spinal Cord Herniation

Full Article

AS Tandon, D Saxena

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:e5-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1412144

Idiopathic spinal cord herniation is a rare spinal cord disorder caused by spinal cord prolapse through a dural defect. Idiopathic spinal cord herniation usually occurs in the thoracic spine between