Intracranial osteochondroma: A case report with review of literature

Milda Sarkinaite1, Denas Andrijauskis1, Egidijus Marcinkevicius2, Rymante Gleizniene3 1 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences 2 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery 3 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Radiology ABSTRACT Osteochondromas account for approximately 15% of all bone neoplasms and up to 30-50% of benign bone tumors. Intracranial osteochondromas are very uncommon …

Neuroimaging of headaches attributed to cranial and/or cervical vascular disorders

  Gerta Repeckaite1, Agne Smigelskyte1, Rymante Gleizniene2 1Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania 2Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Clinic of Radiology, Kaunas, Lithuania Abstract Secondary headaches comprise approximately 10% of all headache cases. They often have a serious underlying condition that needs …

Pulmonary benign leiomyomas mimicking malignant pulmonary metastases: case report and literature review

 Rokas Kurtinaitis1, Kamilė Počepavičiūtė1, Dovilė Barakauskaitė1, Ieva Keturkaitė1, Laima Dobrovolskienė1, Algidas Basevičius1    1Department of Radiology of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas, Lithuania.   ABSTRACT                                                  Background and aim: Pulmonary leiomyomatosis (PBML) is the most common type of metastasizing leiomyomas. It is routinely found by a chest X-ray in women with a medical record of …

Use of shear wave elastography in the evaluation of liver fibrosis

Dalia Mitraitė 1, Dovilė Duličiūtė 1, Edita Treiklerytė-Varškienė 2 and Rūta Tatarėlytė 3 1    Department of Radiology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania 2    Department of Family Medicine, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania; 3    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania; …

The value of magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of chemoradiotherapy of cancer of cervix uteri

Vaida Atstupėnaitė1, Ieva Kraujutienė1, Rūta Jonė Nakaitė1, Edita Bieliūnienė1, Algidas Basevičius1 1Department of Radiology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania ABSTRACT Background and aim. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is one of the most useful and frequent methods of examinations to monitor patients after chemoradiotherapy, in order to assess residual tumor tissue and …

Improving patient CT scanning protocols in the setting of polytrauma

Gerta Repečkaitė1, Kristina Banionienė1, Eglė Kirklienė1, Jurgita Zaveckienė.1 1Department of Radiology of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas, Lithuania.   ABSTRACT Background: Traumatic injuries are the fourth most common cause of death in all age/race/sex groups. Computed tomography (CT) is considered to be the current gold standard when providing a quick and accurate diagnosis of …

The role of radiologic imaging in the diagnosis of adrenal tumors: a literature review

Ruta Pupalyte1, Algidas Basevicius2 1Faculty of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania 2Department of Radiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania ABSTRACT Background and aim. e adrenal tumors are a reasonably common pathology. Radiologic imaging detects an adrenal neoplasm in approximately 4% of the patients incidentally. It is also a valuable tool …

Congenital Lumbar hernia with lumbo-costo vertebral syndrome with ipsilateral short femur, tibial and fibular hemimelia

Dr. Sanjay Khaladkar1, Dr.Pooja Karanjule1, Dr. Arijit Ghosh1, Dr. Vaibhav Aher1 1Department of Radio-diagnosis, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College and Research Center, Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune, India Abstract Congenital lumbar hernia is a rare anomaly. Congenital lumbar hernia is usually associated with lumbo-costo vertebral syndrome. Lumbo-costo vertebral syndrome is a condition that …

Positron emission tomography/computer tomography in the evaluation of head and neck cancer treatment

Severina Šedienė 1, Ilona Kulakienė 1, Viktoras Rudžianskas 2 1Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Medical Academy 2Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Oncology Institute Abstract The role of 18F-fluorodeoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) imaging in head and neck carcinoma (HNC) during pre-treatment staging, treatment response assessment after induction chemotherapy, radiotherapy planning and after entire …

Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computer Vision Technologies for Analysis of Knee Articular Cartilage Degeneration.

Artjoms Suponenkovs 1, Ardis Platkajis 2, Zigurds Markovics 1 1Faculty of computer science and information technology, Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia 2Medical Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia Abstract Introduction: There is a growth in the number of people with osteoarthritis. Consequently, the analysis of knee articular cartilage degeneration by magnetic resonance imaging data is very …