International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Radiosurgical Occurrence of Lumbar Disc Herniation Operated in Kinshasa / DRC

    Frederick Tshibasu Tshienda, Glennie Ntsambi Eba, Fidèle Nyimi Bushaba, Wafa Mbarki, Tasnime Hamdeni, Mounir Sayadi, Benjamin Longo Mbenza, Jean-Marie Mbuyi Muamba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 130-140
    Received: Jun. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 09, 2021
    Published: Jul. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: Lumbar disc herniation (HDL) is a major public health problem in the world. Objectives: The study aimed to determine the clinical and radiological aspects of the lumbar disc herniation [LDH] operated in Kinshasa environments Hospital. Materials and methods: It was a well-documented 160 cases of LDH operated in Biamba Marie Mutombo hospital from Jan... Show More
  • Ultrasonographic Characteristics of Cervical Nerve Roots in Patients with the Degeneration of Cervical Vertebra

    Fang Luo, Jun Chen, Shan Wu, Shan He

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 141-148
    Received: Jun. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 05, 2021
    Published: Jul. 21, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Brachial plexus injury is a complex nerve injury. This may be due to the anatomical complexity of the brachial plexus. Purpose: To obtain sonographic characteristics and oblique sagittal diameter of cervical nerve root by high frequency ultrasound, and the morphology of brachial plexus was described. Methods: Two hundred and twenty-one ... Show More
  • Co-infection Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Severe COVID-19 in a Pregnant Woman at the University Hospital of Kinshasa: A Case Report

    Frederick Tshibasu Tshienda, Tresor Mputsu, Ben Bepouka Izizag, Cynthia Minouche Bukumba, Angele Mbongo Tansia, Daddy Mata-Mbemba, Madone Mandina Ndona, Joseph Bodi Mabiala, Jean Robert Makulo Risasi, Roger Mbungu Mwimba, Damien Mbanzulu Pita Nsonizau, Jean Marie Kayembe Ntumba, Benjamin Longo Mbenza

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 149-154
    Received: Jul. 14, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 28, 2021
    Published: Aug. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: To date, world widely, only a couple of papers have reported the association between pulmonary tuberculosis, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and pregnancy, and none of these reports was from sub-Saharan Africa where tuberculosis is endemic. Objective: the main objective of this study is to describe the co-infection Pulmonary Tubercu... Show More
  • Radiographic Aspects of Multidrug-Resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis at the CSDT of Lubumbashi University Clinics

    Lumbala Mota Marc, Ilunga Mpoyi Tabitha, Bapu Sapu Rebecca, Cibaka Kabasele Léon, Tabu Yekoli Léonard, Kyungu Kambale Guy, Ngoie Muleka Serge, Mulumba Kadiebwe David, Lumbumbu Kasereka, Luyeye Mvila Gertrude

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 155-158
    Received: Aug. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 02, 2021
    Published: Sep. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is an infectious disease whose early diagnosis and management still cause problems in countries with very limited resources. Knowing the great consequences of this disease in the life of an individual, we estimated to make an epidemiological and radiographic inventory of this devastating entity at... Show More