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Imaging and endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke

Due to the new methods of dealing with the acute ischemic stroke in the last decade, the authors of this paper set out to review the imaging strategies in acute stroke and to debate several of them that might change in the near future. Article: Current concepts in...

Validation of 2D SENSE-based MR sequence

This study aimed to provide clinical validation of a 2D SENSE-based accelerated cardiovascular magnetic resonance sequence and to investigate if this technique is accurate in quantifying left ventricle volumes, function, and mass compared to 2D cine steady-state free...

MRI in organ-preserving strategies for rectal cancer

The most effective strategy for treating patients with rectal cancer is the total mesorectal excision. However, due to the high morbidity associated with this radical surgical procedure, surgeons might deem it as overtreatment in some cases. In this review, the...

Hybrid imaging in Europe

The authors of this study set out to assess the current state of hybrid imaging in Europe with regards to operations, reading, reporting, qualification, and training. Two surveys were sent out and with responses from 26 European countries, the authors concluded a...

Cryoablation and immunotherapy: can they work together?

Cryoablation can be used for destroying cancer cells via osmosis and necrosis by freezing them. With necrosis, it is hypothesised that the immune system can induce an immune-specific reaction than can, in theory, affect cancer cells. This article reviews the...

Neuroimaging assessment in Down syndrome: a pictorial review

The authors of this paper set out to review and systematize the distinguishing characteristics and abnormalities that can be found in Down syndrome patients. The focus of this study was on the radiological findings in the central nervous system, head and neck, and...

Abdominal ventral hernia and its repair complications

Ventral hernia repair with or without mesh placement is a common procedure. However, certain complications occur like in any other abdominal surgeries. Therefore, the authors of this article set out to describe the role of imaging in diagnosis of complications in a...

Imaging appearances of a rare CNS disease by MRI

Central nervous system post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder is a rare disease with non-specific signs and symptoms. Due to its rarity and lack of radiologists’ familiarity with it, this paper presents how the imaging appearances of this disease by MRI can help...

Causes of ulnar neuropathies

In this pictorial review, the authors set out to illustrate a wide spectrum of causes of ulnar neuropathies that can be seen on ultrasound and MRI. Due to major technological advances in ultrasonography, direct visualisation of the involved nerve with assessment of...