International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015

  • A Survey of Radiation Exposure Techniques Factors Used for Common Diagnostics X- Ray Examinations in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

    Essien Imeh Edet, Inyang Samuel Okon

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 69-74
    Received: Feb. 24, 2015
    Accepted: Mar. 09, 2015
    Published: Jun. 08, 2015
    Abstract: The dose of radiation emitted by an X-ray source and delivered on a target depends on the source tube peak potential (kVp), the current time (mAs) and the source to film distance (FFD). There could be an harmful health effect on the patient if these exposure technique factors are not appropriately selected by the operators of these sources. Therefo... Show More
  • Ultrasound Guided Steroids Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Naglaa Dabees, Hanan El-Saadany, Aly El-Barbary, Al-Shimaa Ammar

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 75-81
    Received: May 26, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2015
    Published: Jun. 16, 2015
    Abstract: Objective: The aim of this work was to evaluate the role of ultrasound-guided steroids injection for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Study design: This is a prospective study done on thirty patients with carpal tunnel syndrome with mild to moderate severity. Patients were divided into two groups; group I of fifteen patients `wrists injected by steroi... Show More
  • Multidetector Row Computed Tomography(MDCT) Evaluation of Bronchogenic Carcinoma and Histopathological Correlation

    Indira Narayanaswamy, Niranjan Jayaram, Suresh Ashwathappa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 82-88
    Received: Jun. 17, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 27, 2015
    Published: Jul. 28, 2015
    Abstract: Bronchogenic carcinoma is one among the leading causes of death in males in India and globally. Multidetector row Computed Tomography is a non-invasive technique for evaluation of bronchogenic carcinoma. Aims and objections: To document imaging characteristics of various histopathological cell types of bronchogenic carcinoma by MDCT and to correlat... Show More