International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021

  • Diffusion-Based Magnetic Resonance and Tractography in Assessment of Patients with Epilepsy

    Lobna Abd-El Aziz Shkeban, Samah Ahmed Radwan, Ashraf Ali Abo-el-Safa, Hanan Mohamed Saleh El-Ahwal

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 159-166
    Received: Sep. 12, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 08, 2021
    Published: Oct. 16, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Epilepsies are one of the most prevalent neurological disorders. Notably, magnetic resonance (MR) tractography based on diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) is heavily used in clinical diagnostic studies to detect small anomalies encompassing the lesion identified on conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and appearing normal-looking w... Show More
  • Diagnostic Performance of HRCT Scan of Chest in the Evaluation of COVID-19 Pneumonia: Comparison to RT-PCR

    Md. Hafizur Rahman, Nashid Amir, Md. Anisur Rahman, Zakir Hossain ASM

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 167-172
    Received: Aug. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2021
    Published: Oct. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: Background & purpose: This study was designed to evaluate the diagnostic performance of HRCT scan of chest in comparison to RT-PCR in the diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Materials & Methods: This study was conducted in the Department of Radiology & Imaging, Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Rajshahi that included 150 patients ove... Show More
  • Comprehensive Evaluation of Multimodality Imaging in SARS-CoV-2 Patients: A Review

    Nadia Tahouneh, Ramin Ghasemi Shayan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 173-188
    Received: Aug. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with its different symptoms has been widespread throughout the world for about two years and it has brought many deaths in different countries. Although the disease has been reported to target lung tissue as the first option but it can also cause damages in the heart and other tissues of the body. Many researches... Show More
  • Neural Method Based on Kohonen Topological Maps Applied to the Whole-body Scintigraphy Image

    Ndong Boucar, Djigo Mamoudou Salif, Mboup Mamadou Lamine, Tall Khaly, Bathily El Hadji Amadou Lamine, Diop Ousseynou, Akpo Géraud Léra Kelvin, Badji Nfally, Mbaye Gora, Diouf Augustin Louis Diaga, Sy Pape Mady, Djiboune Alphonse, Fashinan Herbert, Farssi Mohamed, Ndoye Oumar, Diarra Mounibé, Mbodji Mamadou

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 189-192
    Received: Oct. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2021
    Published: Nov. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the stages of learning Kohonen's self-organizing maps applied to scintigraphy imaging in order to perform classification for medical diagnostic aid. Method: To achieve these goals, the neurons, arranged on a regular grid, are connected to each other by a neighbor relationship, which creates the topol... Show More