International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Application Advances of Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound in Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment

    Zhou Xiaoyu, Peng Changfu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 98-103
    Received: Apr. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 15, 2021
    Published: Apr. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Because the affected parts of some tumors and diseases are generally hidden, some are deeper, and the tissue structure is more complex and diverse, misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis are very easy to occur in the process of clinical diagnosis. In addition, the development of various diseases and tumors is closely related to the quality of life and p... Show More
  • Measurement of the Angle Between the Superior Mesenteric Artery and the Aorta: Correlation with Body Mass Index

    Raza Sayani, Mustafa Belal Hafeez Chaudhry, Mohammad Hasan, Ali Janjua, Irfan Nazir, Kumail Khandwala

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 104-108
    Received: Feb. 24, 2021
    Accepted: May 11, 2021
    Published: May 20, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To discover the mean figures of the distance and angle between the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and the aorta in four standard acknowledged body mass index (BMI) classifications in an ordinary populace and for the two genders, to work with a computed tomography CT based finding of Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMAS). Methods: ... Show More
  • The Influence of Quantitative Parameters Measured on CT with Different Slice Thicknesses on Evaluating the Growth of Pulmonary Nodules

    Jannatul Maoya Bashanti, Binjie Fu, Wang Jia Li, Mohammad Arman Hossain, Fajin Lv

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 109-116
    Received: Apr. 30, 2021
    Accepted: May 18, 2021
    Published: May 26, 2021
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    Abstract: We did this study to investigate the effect of thick (5mm) and thin (1 or 0.625 mm) slice thickness of CT images on evaluating pulmonary nodules' growth to improve their diagnostic accuracy. The clinical and CT data of 251 patients with lung nodules and two follow-up CTs from October 2016 to October 2019 were analyzed retrospectively. Malignant nod... Show More
  • The Role of Transrectal Power Doppler Ultrasonography in Detection of Prostate Cancer

    Saiful Islam, Tarikul Islam, Halima Khatun, Anisur Rahman

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 117-122
    Received: Feb. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2021
    Published: Jun. 03, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Prostatic cancer is the fourth most common male malignancy worldwide. It is the commonest human cancer found at autopsy in 30% of men at age of 50 and almost 90% at age 90. To decrease the mortality caused by prostate cancer much attention has given to its early detection. power Doppler imaging (PDI) appeared to increase the sensitivi... Show More
  • Elastosonography in the Characterization of Breast Masses in Black Women in Lomé (Togo)

    Tchaou Mazamaesso, Ndakne Motchelaho Laurence Agnes, Gbande Pihou, Dagbe Massaga, Agoda-Koussema Lama Kegedigoma, Adjenou Komlanvi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 123-129
    Received: May 04, 2021
    Accepted: May 31, 2021
    Published: Jun. 07, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: study the contribution of elastosonography in the characterization of breast masses. Methods: a prospective and descriptive study took place over a period of 6 months from February to July 2020 in the department of radiology of the Sylvanus Olympio teaching hospital in Lomé. Patients presenting a breast mass diagnosed by the conventional... Show More