Identifying non-malignant oesophageal diseases
posted on June 20, 2017

It is important to recognise non-malignant oesophageal diseases; however, they can easily go unnoticed or be misdiagnosed radiologically [...]


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Forget me not: the hippocampus
posted on April 20, 2017

This pictorial essay describes the anatomy and pathology of the hippocampus, which—although it is a small but complex structure in the brain—plays an important role in spatial and episodic memory. [...]


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Radiological diagnosis of perinephric pathology
posted on February 17, 2017

This study describes neoplastic and non-neoplastic entities involving the perinephric space and describes and their key imaging characteristics, often allowing to narrow the likely diagnosis.



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Imaging of plantar fascia disorders
posted on January 30, 2017

This review article exemplifies simple and systematic guidelines for imaging assessment of plantar fascia disorders, with a focus on key findings detectable on plain radiography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).



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Finding the pearl: middle ear cholesteatoma
posted on October 18, 2016

This article assesses diffusion weighted magnetic resonance images (DWI) of middle ear cholesteatoma in the follow-up situation, focusing on the potential pittfalls. The optimisation of image acquistion and discussion at a clinico-radiological meeting should be encouraged in order to [...]



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The tricuspid valve: what's normal, what isn't?
posted on October 18, 2016

These authors describe the normal anatomy and embryology of the tricuspid valve, and explain the role of multiple imaging modalities in the evaluation of tricuspid valve abnormalities [...]



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MRI in multiple myeloma
posted on August 30, 2016

Since 2014, MRI findings are included in the new diagnostic criteria proposed by the International Myeloma Working Group. This pictorial review shows the value of MRI in diagnosis [...]



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MRI pathologies of the paediatric brainstem
posted on August 30, 2016

Many diseases can involve the brainstem, and imaging plays a vital role in the detection, localisation and characterisation of brainstem pathologies [...]



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Cardiovascular disease: the value of MRI and PET
posted on July 26, 2016

MRI has good spatial and temporal resolutions, tissue characterization and multi-planar imaging/reconstruction capabilities, whereas FDG-PET offers valuable information on [...]



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Colorectal cancer: from anatomy to molecular imaging
posted on May 25, 2016

This review examines the role of new advanced anatomical, functional, and molecular imaging techniques [...]


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MRI for breast augmentation
posted on May 17, 2016

Breast augmentation is becoming increasingly prevalent, hence presenting a new challenge in breast imaging [...]


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MRI for ovarian masses
posted on March 25, 2016

In order to correctly characterize ovarian lesions, an MRI-guided approach—with the advantage of high contrast resolution and no ionizing radiation exposure—is recommended [...]



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Gastrointestinal surgery: the aftermath
posted on March 15, 2016

This review article focuses on the long-term complications of gastrointestinal tract surgery and examines the appropriate use of imaging in the assessment of these [...]



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Beware of interpretation pitfalls
posted on February 8, 2016

Multiparametric MRI of the prostate may lead to interpreting doubts and misdiagnosis due to the many interpretative difficulties [...]



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Imaging complications
posted on January 21, 2016

With increasing surgical invasiveness, postoperative complications become more frequent, and cross-sectional imaging techniques are increasingly important [...]



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Social media for radiologists
posted on December 14, 2015

Social media is gaining importance and becoming increasingly popular not only for the general public, but also for radiologists [...]



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Imaging non-Alzheimer's dementia
posted on December 9, 2015

Due to recent advances in the treatment of dementia, various neuroimaging techniques which can assist in the diagnosis, differentiation and monitoring of various subtypes of dementia [...]



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Acute bacterial rhinosinusitis
posted on October 30, 2015

This review shows the anatomic relationship between the paranasal sinuses and the orbital and intracranial compartments and discusses the spectrum of [...]



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Kawasaki disease: cardiovascular imaging
posted on October 2, 2015

Kawasaki disease is a vasculitis with coronary artery aneurysms as main complication. By incorporating newer imaging techniques, the detection of such aneurysms can be improved [...]



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Revisiting the risks of MRI
posted on September 25, 2015

This review of literature and guidelines analyses the risks of MRI with gadolinium based contrast agents (GBCA), which have been linked to nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) in renal impaired patients [...]



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How influential is body composition?
posted on September 18, 2015

Interest in the influence of body composition on cancer patients outcomes is increasing, especially since visceral obesity, sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity have been identified as unfavourable factors [...]



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Prostate cancer: MP-MRI pitfalls
posted on September 4, 2015

Multi-parametric MRI has a high negative predictive value for clinically significant tumours. This review demonstrates the possible pitfalls of MP-MRI, how to identify and avoid them.



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Dual-energy CT after radiofrequency ablation
posted on August 10, 2015

Generally, standard contrast-enhanced CT is used to evaluate effectiveness of radiofrequency ablation, but the newer technique of dual-energy CT may be more effective [...]



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Ultrasound for renal colic
posted on July 31, 2015

This article advocates the use of ultrasound as the primary imaging technique over unenhanced computed tomography to clinicallly confirm renal colic [...]



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JIA - juvenile idiopathic arthritis
posted on July 24, 2015

Imaging plays an important role in the clinical assessment of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, the most common rheumatic disease in children. This article reviews different imaging techniques to assess their reliability and accuracy [...]



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How much do you know about fibromuscular dysplasia?
posted on July 9, 2015

Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is an idiopathic, segmentary, non-inflammatory and non-atherosclerotic disease; radiologists should know the signs of FMD in order to reduce the time between initial symptoms and diagnosis [...]



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Imaging haemodialysis
posted on June 24, 2015

Electrolyte alterations and extra-renal disorders are quite common in patients undergoing haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. Imaging can give useful information on renal and extrarenal complications due to haemodialysis.



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MRI for sellar and juxtasellar abnormalities
posted on June 11, 2015

This review discusses the sellar and juxtasellar regions in the paediatric population with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Since these regions are anatomically and pathologically complex, a detailed understanding of the anatomy, embryology, and pathophysiology is required.



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Why not be practical?
posted on May 27, 2015

This article reviews the indications for axillary imaging, logistics of imaging techniques and percutaneous interventions and presents the imaging findings and management options for various breast diseases involving the axilla. Knowledge of the axillary anatomy is vital for accurate diagnoses and patient management.



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What does interventional radiology have to do with it?
posted on April 30, 2015

Pancreatic resections have a high complication rate, with relevant morbidity and mortality. A multidisciplinary approach to these events is necessary. Interventional radiology plays a crucial role in patients with post-surgical complications.  This pictorial review gives an overview of possible interventional radiological procedures for treating various complications occurring after pancreatic resection.



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Blunt renal trauma!
posted on April 23, 2015

This article illustrates the wide variety of CT findings in blunt renal trauma, resulting from a literature review and relating the authors’ personal experience in a level II trauma centre. CT findings are described, discussed and correlated with therapeutic consequences, knowledge of which will allow faster and better interpretation of images.



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Radiation: how aware are you?
posted on April 14, 2015

This study shows a variable knowledge level of radiation dose and risk in common radiology examinations among radiology residents, fellows, staff radiologists and technologists. Overall, there is inadequate knowledge in all groups, showing significant underestimation of dosage and cancer risk from common examinations.



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T1 mapping: characterisation of myocardial interstitial space
posted on March 27, 2015

Ever-present at end-stage heart failure, myocardial fibrosis is an independent predictor of adverse cardiac outcome. Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) allows non-invasive evaluation of cardiac anatomy and function and can quantify focal myocardial fibrosis in heart disease. This article reviews the potential and limitations of CMR for T1 mapping, enabling the quantification of diffuse myocardial fibrosis.



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Beyond broken spines-what the radiologist needs to know
posted on February 26, 2015

This pictorial review looks at the imaging findings in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients, in order to help emergency room radiologists recognize complications and pathology, ensuring a fast and accurate diagnosis in an emergency setting.



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Are your fractures stressed?
posted on February 18, 2015

This review shows the aetiology and pathophysiology of stress fractures of the pelvis and lower limbs, including atypical femoral fractures. The role of varying imaging methods is explained and typical findings are demonstrated, with special attention being given to less typical fractures, easily missed but with potentially harmful consequences for longer term patient outcomes.



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Tumours in children: pitfalls!
posted on January 30, 2015

Benign bone tumours are lesions frequently found in children. Although often identifiable on X-ray, lesion evolution and complications may lead to misinterpretation, therefore making it necessary to understand possible sources of error and be able to identify common pseudotumoral lesions.



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