Vol. 20 No. 4, 2017

Table of Contents

Theme of this issue: Imaging and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma


Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Staging of Primary Rectal Cancer: Imaging Prognosticators

Full Article

EHY Hung, EYL Dai, CCM Cho

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:259-71

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716937

Accurate staging by high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is pivotal to the multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer. Aside from tumour and lymph node staging, high-resolution MRI can identify

Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Rectal Submucosal Tumours

Full Article

BTY Yuen, EHY Hung, CCM Cho, SSF Hon, AWH Chan, HHL Chau

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:272-81

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716935

A rectal submucosal tumour is defined as a mass-like protrusion in the rectum covered by normal mucosa. It comprises a variety of benign and malignant tumours that originate from the rectal wall or outside the rectum.

Watch-and-wait Approach for Clinical Complete Responders after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer

Full Article

CC Law

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:282-90

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716915

Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by total mesorectal excision is the standard of care for locally advanced rectal cancer. The mean pathological complete response rate following neoadjuvant

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours

Full Article

MHC Lam, W Cheuk, TK Au Yong, HC Cheng, RKC Ngan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:292-302

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716443

Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of malignancies that can arise in different organs. Although NETs account for only 0.5% of all malignancies, their incidence has significantly increased in recent

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Full Article

CL Chiang, CSY Yeung, MYP Wong, VWY Lee, VHF Lee, FAS Lee, FCS Wong

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:303-11

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716861

Despite advances in surgical, radiation and systemic therapy, the prognosis of pancreatic cancer remains poor. Most patients are not amendable to curative surgical resection at presentation. Chemo-radiotherapy


Short-course Preoperative Radiotherapy with Delayed Surgery for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

Full Article

CL Chiang, FAS Lee, YW Wong, CM Poon, CKK Choi, FCS Wong, WK Sze, SY Tung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:312-7

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716844

Objectives: To review the outcome of patients with locally advanced rectal cancer who underwent short-course preoperative radiotherapy (SCPRT) with delayed total mesorectal excision.

S-1 Versus S-1 Plus Cisplatin as First-line Treatment for Metastatic Gastric Cancer

Full Article

KS Lau, KO Lam, WL Chan, VHF Lee, DLW Kwong, TW Leung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:318-22

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716810

Objective: To compare S-1 with S-1 plus cisplatin (SP) as first-line treatment for metastatic gastric cancer.

Endovascular Embolisation for Rectus Sheath Haematoma

Full Article

JHM Cheng, FKY Cho, WKW Leung, WK Kan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:324-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716846

Objective: To review outcomes of patients who underwent endovascular embolisation for rectus sheath haematoma (RSH).


Gastroduodenal Intussusception Secondary to Hyperplastic Polyps with Adenocarcinoma

Full Article

BKH Lee, CY Chu, KYK Tang, Y Cheng, FKY Cheung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:330-2

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716435

Gastroduodenal intussusception is uncommon. Most such cases have an underlying condition as a lead point.

Mature Cystic Teratoma Eroding into the Colon

Full Article

VWT Chan, DHS Fung, SKY Kwok, WK Wong, KW Tang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:333-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716439

Mature cystic teratoma is the most common type of ovarian germ cell tumour. It is usually asymptomatic and


Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage Secondary to Ectopic Varices at the Site of Previous Surgery

Full Article

A Zia, Z Bashir, P Tait

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:e21-7

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716903

Ectopic varices are uncommon but potentially life-threatening portosystemic venous collaterals. They are high variable and can occur anywhere across the gastrointestinal tract, except for the pathological sites for