Vol. 18 No. 2, 2015

Table of Contents


Recent Advances and Application of Breast Imaging in Clinical Practice

Full Article

WL Yu, JCM Sitt, SY Fung, APY Tang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:99-110

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1515319

Breast imaging is an essential cornerstone in the management of breast cancer. It serves not only as breast cancer screening, but also in diagnosis,

Treatment Horizons for Triple-negative Breast Cancer

Full Article

W Yeo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:111-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1515321

Triple-negative breast cancer is a distinct clinical subtype characterised by tumours that do not express oestrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, or HER-2 oncogene. Patients with triple-negative breast cancer


Male Breast Cancer in Hong Kong: 15-Year Experience from a Tertiary Institution

Full Article

JCH Chow, RKC Ngan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:119-24

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1515320

Objective: Male breast cancer (MBC) is a rare disease entity and few data are available for the Chinese population. This study aimed to report MBC data

Sonographic Visibility and Feasibility of Biopsy under Ultrasound Guidance of Suspicious Microcalcification-only Breast Lesions: a Single-centre Study

Full Article

TE Kim, DB Kim, JH Jung, EK Lee

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:125-33

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1514264

Objectives: To assess the sonographic visibility and feasibility of biopsy under ultrasound guidance of mammographically suspicious microcalcification-only lesions.

Methods: A retrospective review was performed

A Study on the Performance of Breast One-Stop Clinic in Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Full Article

WSE Fok, WL Poon, KM Chu, CY Lee, CW Lee, KS Tse, WC Wai, LF Chiu

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:134-40

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1514243

Objectives: To evaluate the breast One-Stop Clinic (OSC) performance in Queen Elizabeth Hospital from December 2011 to November 2012.

Methods: Patient attendances and clinical data

Impact of Background Parenchymal Enhancement in Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Breast Assessment for Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

Full Article

WS Wan, CY Lee, CY Lui

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:141-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1514252

Objectives: To determine the influence of background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) in preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) breast assessment and its impact on

Incidental Breast Masses on Ultrasound: What are Their Characteristics and Clinical Outcome?

Full Article

VYK To, CY Lee, CX Chan, SL Fung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:146-50

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1514292

Objective: To evaluate the characteristics and clinical outcome of non-palpable breast lesions screened by ultrasound.

Methods: From January 2011 to June 2011, all new cases


Popcorn-like Calcification in the Breast: More Than Meets the Eye?

Full Article

N Abdullah, R Sridharan, A Saeid, IM Rose, ZM Annuar

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:152-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1514274

We present a case of a 56-year-old woman who had mammographic findings of coarse popcorn-like calcification in the right breast. In year 2000, the patient had benign lumps

Mimicker of Breast Cancer: Mammary Fibromatosis

Full Article

WL Yu, C Wu, HHL Chau

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:156-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1514281

Mammary fibromatosis is a rare benign lesion of the breast with clinical and radiological manifestations mimicking breast cancer. We present a woman with fibromatosis


Imaging Appearances of Breast Disorders During Pregnancy and Lactation

Full Article

P Chatpitanrut, P Kongmebhol, M Muttarak

Hong Kong J Radiol 2015;18:160-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1514244

Tumours or disorders affecting the breasts in pregnant or lactating women are usually similar to those occurring in non-pregnant women, but some lesions are unique