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 …

Radiologic imaging of the inflammatory renal diseases: literature review

Ruta Pupalyte1, Algidas Basevicius2 1 Faculty of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2Department of Radiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania ABSTRACT Background and aim: Inflammatory diseases of the kidney are a broad group of various renal pathologies. They are usually recognized by clinical symptoms and laboratory tests. However, radiology also …

Preoperative assessment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Value of CT imaging

Inga Zaborienė1, Tomas Tvarijonas3, Gertrūda Rudaitytė3 , Saulius Lukoševičius1, Giedrius Barauskas2, Kristina Žvinienė1 1Department of Radiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas, Lithuania. 2Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Medical Academy. Department of Surgery. 3Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas, Lithuania. Abstract Background and aim: Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is one of the most malignant cancer  forms. It …

CT scan attenuation value measurement as a diagnostic tool for patients with pleural effusions

 Gerta Repečkaitė1, Rokas Kurtinaitis1, Laima Dobrovolskienė Md Phd.1, Algidas Basevičius Md Phd.1 Domas Golubickas1  1Department of Radiology of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas, Lithuania. Abstract Background: Fluid in the pleural cavity is a common clinical problem with many potential causes. Despite the clinical and radiological findings providing important data about the cause(s) of content …

Gray-scale and Doppler ultrasound: significance in predicting malignancy of thyroid nodules

Gintaras Kuprionis1, Raimondas Valickas1, Rasita Pavilionė1, Žygimantas Štaras1, Ugnė Marcinkutė1 1Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania Abstract Introduction: There have been various systems for identifying risk of thyroid nodule malignancy using ultrasound (US), with the most recent being 2017 American College of Radiology proposed TI-RADS. However, this system does not take vascular patterns into …

Primary intraosseous meningioma of the calvarium presenting as a solitary osteoblastic lesion. A case report.

  ABSTRACT Background: Intraosseous meningiomas are extradural meningiomas, which are rare lesions arising in the skull. They are likely to originate from intraosseous entrapment of arachnoid cells. They are often asymptomatic, but may cause symptoms depending on the location and size. Surgical resection is usually used to treat patients. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy may be …