Vol. 20 No. 2, 2017

Table of Contents


Message from the Editorial Board

Full Article


Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:96-7

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716447

No abstract available.


Diagnosing Gout with Dual-energy Computed Tomography: Principles, Diagnostic Performance, and Clinical Application

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JPK Tsang, MK Yuen

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:98-102

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716838

Gout is an inflammatory response to deposition of monosodium urate (MSU) crystals in soft tissues and joints, and is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in adults.


Using the Roach Formula to Stratify Patients with Localised Prostate Cancer Treated with Intensity-modulated Radiotherapy

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MFT Chan, QYN Lam, VHF Lee, PPY Ho, HCK Sze, SWK Siu, PWK Kwong, TW Leung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:103-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715378

Objectives: The Roach formula can be used to calculate the risk of pelvic lymph node involvement in patients with prostate cancer.

Postoperative Radiotherapy for High-risk Laryngeal or Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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L Kropp, R Dagan, CG Morris, C Bryant, JW Werning, P Dziegielewski, WM Mendenhall, RJ Amdur

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:110-4

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715373

Objectives: To review the outcome of patients with positive / close margins and / or extracapsular extension (ECE) of lymph nodes who underwent radiotherapy (RT) with or without chemotherapy following radical surgery for laryngeal or hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, and to determine the factors associated with poor prognosis.

Computer-assisted Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism in Multidetector Computed Tomography

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M Zimmermann, M Das, CK Kuhl, S Keil

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:115-20

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716402

Objective: To assess the performance of a computer-assisted diagnosis (CAD) software in detecting pulmonary embolism (PE) on multidetector computed tomography (MDCT).

Inferior Vena Cava Filter Retrieval: a Review of Seven Yearsʼ Experience at a Regional Hospital

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WH Chong, KL Siu, WS Wan, KY Chan, CB Tan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:121-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715388

Objective: To identify predictors of successful retrieval of inferior vena cava (IVC) filter by comparing patients with and without a retrieval request.

Single-bolus Versus Split-bolus Protocol in Multidetector Computed Tomography Urography

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YTA Lai, BMH Lai, H Chin, KP Fung, SF Shum, WK Kan, JLS Khoo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:126-30

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716420

Objectives: To compare the single-bolus protocol with the split-bolus protocol in multidetector computed tomography urography in terms of image quality (opacification), radiation dose, and scan time.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Neonates with Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy

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KKY Cheung, JK Ip, LY Ko, MWM Law, WWM Lam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:131-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716399

Objectives: To review magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain of neonates who underwent cerebral hypothermia for hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) and to correlate the MRI findings with neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Endovascular Therapy for Cerebral Vasospasm Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage

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YTA Lai, CY Chu, HT Sung, CW Tang, KW Leung, SWS Lo, LSJ Khoo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:140-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715387

Objectives: To review the treatment and outcome of patients who underwent endovascular therapy for cerebral vasospasm secondary to aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH).


Aflibercept-induced Nephrotic Syndrome

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TH So, VHF Lee, KO Lam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:146-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716809

Aflibercept is a high-affinity ligand trap for vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and is used as secondline therapy against metastatic colorectal cancer.

Migration of Glue Cast into Biliary System Following Embolisation of a Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm of the Hepatic Artery

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TW Yeung, OC Leung, CB Tan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:149-52

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715369

Pseudoaneurysm of the hepatic artery is at high risk of rupture, and thus requires early aggressive management.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Benign Breast Lesions

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LW Lo, T Wong, EPY Fung, MH Lai, HL She, KM Kwok, CM Lee

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:153-64

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715318

Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is widely used for diagnosing various benign breast lesions.


State-of-the-art Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Technical Review

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Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:165

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716894

No abstract available.

Potential Pitfall of Dual-energy Computed Tomography in Diagnosing Intra-osseous Gout with Pathological Fracture

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JPK Tsang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:166

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716898

No abstract available.


Percutaneous Transcatheter Embolisation of the Renal Artery for Chronic Unilateral Haematuria

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S Park, JH Kwon, YH Han, KS Lee

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:e12-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715352

Chronic unilateral haematuria is an intermittent or continuous gross haematuria that cannot be diagnosed using standard radiological or haematological tests.

Diagnosing Retrocaval Ureter by Spiral Computed Tomography Urography

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KM Savi de Tové, SA Allodé, A Hodonou, P Yèkpè, O Biaou, V Boco

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:e16-7

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715324

Retrocaval ureter is a rare congenital abnormality resulting in the ureter passing dorsal to and being obstructed by the inferior vena cava.