ULTRASOUND IMAGING OF VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS AFTER ADULT ORTHOTOPIC LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

Authors: R. Lukšaitė1 , A.Samuilis1 , V. Sokolovas2 , A.E Tamošiūnas1 , K.Strupas2 . 1 Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Physics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University. 2 Clinic of gastroenterology, nephro-urology and surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University. ABSTRACT Liver transplantation is important treatment option …

PET IN EPILEPSY: CLINICAL CASE PRESENTATION

 ABSTRACT Introduction: Epilepsy is a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by recurrent seizures unprovoked by an acute systemic or neurologic insult. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) this neurological disorder is affecting about 0.5-1.0% of the population of the World. New, modern radiological studies are of great importance in the diagnosis of …

CT SCAN AFTER SUSPECTED INTRACRANIAL INJURIES: CORRELATION BETWEEN PERFORMANCE SPEED AND FINDINGS

ABSTRACT Introduction:  Computed tomography (CT) is the first-choice examination for a possible head trauma because of its accuracy, reliability, safety, and accessibility. During the acute period of trauma, early diagnostics and application of treatment manipulation can reduce the sickness rates and death rates of trauma patients, as well as the risk of complications, time spent …

DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS FOR DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC FUNDOPLICATION

ABSTRACT Background: Deep vein thrombosis remains an important health care problem as it is related with the complications having high morbidity and mortality rate. It is considered the third most common acute cardiovascular disease after ischemic heart disease and stroke and effects millions of people worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate …

DIAGNOSTIC VALUE OF GRAY-SCALE ULTRASONOGRAPHY AND COLOR DOPPLER FLOW FOR THE DETECTION OF AXILLARY LYMPH NODE METASTASES IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

ABSTRACT Purpose: The aim of our study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of gray-scale ultrasonography and color Doppler flow for the detection of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients. Methods: This prospective study included 98 women (39 healthy women and 59 with approved diagnosis of breast cancer). All women underwent examination of …

USE OF ULTRASONOGRAPHIC TESTING IN DIAGNOSIS OF CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

ABSTRACT   Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is among the most common disorders of the upper extremity. At the moment electrodiagnostic testing (EDX) is often identified as a gold standard for CTS diagnosis. Recent studies show that ultrasonographic testing may become an alternative confirmatory tool for the disorder. Aim: To compare the cross sectional area …

RARE CLINICAL CASE OF JEJUNAL ANGIOMATOID FIBROUS HISTIOCYTOMA AND A LITERATURE REVIEW OF RADIOLOGICAL FINDINGS IN MALIGNANT AND NON-MALIGNANT TUMORS OF THE SMALL INTESTINE

ABSTRACT Background: Tumors of the small intestine represent a small fraction of gastrointestinal tract neoplasms and might be missed if the referring physician and radiologist are not actively looking for a tumor. The choice of an optimal imaging protocol for detecting tumors in the jejunum and ileum is crucial. The differential diagnosis should include both …