International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021

  • The Application of Retrospective ECG Gated 320-MSCT Angiography in Diagnosis of Congenital Pulmonary Arterial Anomalies in Pediatrics

    Nour Tawheed, Amr Mohamed El-Badry, Suzan Elhefnawy, Basma Samir Eldeeb

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-15
    Received: Dec. 15, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2020
    Published: Jan. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Congenital pulmonary arteries anomalies included a wide-ranged spectrum of pathology that is usually associated with other congenital heart diseases. These anomalies can be classified into several major categories, which show considerable overlap among those categories. The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of multi-slice computed tomograph... Show More
  • Role of Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Motor Functional MRI in Preoperative Assessment of Brain Tumors

    Sara Essam Hasby, Al-Shaimaa Zakaria Elshahawy, Mohamed Amin Mohamed, Ali Ibraheem Seif Eldean, Mohammed Fathy Dawoud

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 16-28
    Received: Dec. 20, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 30, 2020
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Diffusion tensor imaging is a non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging technique that describe the orientation and location of white matter tracts in vivo, it guides the surgeon regarding the relationship of the intra-axial tumor to adjacent white matter tracts in different planes. Routine pre-surgical FMRI allows for assessment of the relationship ... Show More
  • State-of-the-art CMR Mapping Techniques in the Detection of Subclinical Chemotherapy-induced Cardiotoxicity in Breast Cancer Patients

    Noura Abdelmonem Atia, Lorenz Lehmann, Mohamed Adel Eltomey, Mohamed Alm El-Din, Johannes Riffel, Constantin Dreher, Philipp Bäumer, Anoshirwan Andrej Tavakoli, Norbert Frey, Heinz-Peter Schlemmer, Matthias Friedrich, Mahmoud Abdelaziz Dawoud

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 29-35
    Received: Dec. 23, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 30, 2020
    Published: Jan. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The oncological treatments have improved survival rates but with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Purpose: To detect subclinical cardiotoxic changes using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) and to define parameters for the prediction of late cardiac changes after 3 months follow-up. Patients and methods: We conduc... Show More
  • Fibroscan and Doppler Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Interventional Therapy

    Kariman Elkasrawy, Sabry Abou-saif, Amr El-Badry, Nehad Hawash, Mona Shehata

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 36-44
    Received: Dec. 31, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 14, 2021
    Published: Jan. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: studying hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) interventional therapy by a simple, noninvasive techniquesthat doesn’t require contrast material is valuable. Doppler ultrasound and fibroscanimaging gives anon-invasive demonstration of blood flow by real time observation and the fibrosis burden which can be related to HCC recurrence. Objectives:... Show More
  • Medical Imaging System and the Health Care Delivery System in Nigeria: An Overview

    Oladele Stephen Adeola

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 45-56
    Received: Dec. 11, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2021
    Published: Jan. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: The concept of using an imaging system to effectively diagnose and treat patients is well embraced in medical health care delivery systems of most advanced countries of the world. This has brought a lot of efficiency, availability and a high degree of leverage to the systems. But implementing such a system in third world countries especially a stat... Show More
  • Magnetic Resonance Diffusion Tensor Tractography in Assessment of Cystic Brain Lesions

    Mona Tharwat, Al-Siagy Ali, Ahmed Yousef, Samah Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 57-71
    Received: Jan. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 03, 2021
    Published: Feb. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Brain cystic lesions is significant neurosurgical dilemma. Differencing cystic brain lesions by CT and conventional MRI may be difficult due to similar findings clinically and similar appearance radiologically, On conventional MRI most of the lesions appear hyper intense on T2-WI and hypo intense on T1-WI. The aim of this study was to assess the ro... Show More
  • Role of Cardiac MRI in Assessment Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

    Mostafa Fadel Sonbol, Mahmoud Ibrahim Elshamy, Anas Mohamed Sabry Elhadary

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 72-78
    Received: Feb. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2021
    Published: Mar. 03, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: cardiomyopathies include a broad spectrum of myocardial problems which can affect the heart either a primary disease process or as part of a systemic disorder, which may be complicated by heart failure or death. Objective: the aim of the study to identify the role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose the different various t... Show More
  • Novel Method to Diagnose COVID-19: HNN of CNN and Bi-LSTM Using X-ray Images

    Hannah Kim, Gina Kim

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 79-86
    Received: Jan. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 02, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has caused a global pandemic and many of COVID-19’s key symptoms are related to the respiratory tract. In fact, the most relevant features correlated to the diagnosis of COVID-19 were found to be breathing problems and dry cough as determined by experimental results, produced when such a dataset was run through the ra... Show More
  • Endobronchial and/or Endoesophageal Bronchoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration in the Diagnosis of Mediastinal and Hilar Diseases of Unknown Etiologies

    Amira Abdelgalil Elkholy, Ali Mohamed Abdellah, Fawzy Abo-Elnaga El-emery, Ibrahim Salah-Eldein Ibrahim, Ayman Abdelhamid Farghaly, Mohamed Sayed Hantera, Ayman Mohamed El-Saka, Dalia Ezzat Elsharawy

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 87-93
    Received: Feb. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 26, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Diagnosis of mediastinal and hilar lesions represents a problematic issue for long ago, not only due to various structures that occupy this space but also difficult accessibility to such lesions. Mediastinal endosonography – guided FNA is emerged as a new minimally invasive modality for diagnosis of such lesions. Objectives: to evalua... Show More
  • Application Analysis of Targeted Nursing Intervention for Infant Patients with Renal Dynamic Imaging

    Lijiao Liao, Jinmei Xiong, Miaoli Zhou, Chunliu Luo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 94-97
    Received: Mar. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 18, 2021
    Published: Mar. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: In recent years, nuclide renal dynamic imaging is often used to detect renal dysfunction in patients, and the imaging result will be affected by operative skills of health care personnel, patient mental health and patient Medical treatment compliance. Objective: To assess application analysis of targeted nursing intervention for infant ... Show More