International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016

  • Correlation Between the Plasma Cortisol Level and the Characteristics of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of the Prefrontal Cortex and Hippocampus in Depressed Patients

    Yi Xu, Zhouli Zheng, Huiyi Deng, Chipeng Wu, Changzheng Shi, Hao Xu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016
    Pages: 39-43
    Received: Jul. 11, 2016
    Accepted: Aug. 18, 2016
    Published: Sep. 07, 2016
    Abstract: To explore the characteristic changes of magnetic resonance spectroscopy of prefrontal cortex and hippocampus and the correlation with the plasma cortisol level in depressed patients without any therapy. Subjects were divided into groups by the Hamilton depression scale. Blood was taken to detect the plasma cortisol level. Meanwhile, subjects were ... Show More
  • Incidental Findings of the Lumbar Spine at MRI in Patients Diagnosed with Discopathy

    Mohammad Sobhan, Majid Samiee, Yadollah Asgari, Mansour Ahmadi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016
    Pages: 44-47
    Received: Aug. 06, 2016
    Accepted: Aug. 19, 2016
    Published: Sep. 08, 2016
    Abstract: Background and objectives: the present study is an attempt to investigate the prevalence and type of lumbar spinal MRI incidental findings in patients diagnosed with discopathy. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted from 26/09/2012 to 14/01/2013 on MRI findings of 444 patients clinically diagnosed with Discopathy and appro... Show More