International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016

  • An Assessment of the Size of Sella Turcica Among Adult Nigerians Resident in Lagos

    Ogunnaike Philip Olubunmi, Olatunji Sunday Yinka, Owolabi Joshua Oladele, Ginigeme Anita Adimchukwunaka, Olanrewaju John Afees

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016
    Pages: 12-16
    Received: May 19, 2016
    Accepted: Jun. 02, 2016
    Published: Jun. 20, 2016
    Abstract: One of the clinical significance of the sella turcica is the empty sella syndrome which is the condition of a shrunken or flattened pituitary gland; hence a familiarity with the sella turcica anatomy and radiological appearance is of great importance. The present study investigated the normal dimensions of the sella turcica and the relationship wit... Show More
  • The Problem of Nephropathy Induced by Endocavitary Administration of Iodine-Containing X-ray Contrast Agents

    Iliya Mikhailovich Strekalov, Leonid Petrovich Larionov, Мikhail Georgievich Zuev, Elena Yuryevna Zhuravleva

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: Jun. 16, 2016
    Accepted: Jul. 05, 2016
    Published: Jul. 18, 2016
    Abstract: It is known that there is a high risk of progression of side effects in kidneys, so-called nephropathy induced with X-ray contrast agents, at applying of water-soluble X-ray contrast agents in medical practice. New water-insoluble compounds of orthotantalates of rare-earth elements are offered as new X-ray contrast agents for endocavitary administr... Show More