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   2008| July-September  | Volume 18 | Issue 3  
    Online since July 15, 2008

 
 
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NEURORADIOLOGY
Clinical applications of functional MRI in epilepsy
Chandrasekharan Kesavadas, Bejoy Thomas
July-September 2008, 18(3):210-217
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41829  PMID:19774159
The role of functional MRI (fMRI) in the presurgical evaluation of patients with intractable epilepsy is being increasingly recognized. Real-time fMRI is an easily performable diagnostic technique in the clinical setting. It has become a noninvasive alternative to intraoperative cortical stimulation and the Wada test for eloquent cortex mapping and language lateralization, respectively. Its role in predicting postsurgical memory outcome and in localizing the ictal activity is being recognized. This review article describes the biophysical basis of blood-oxygen-level-dependent (BOLD) fMRI and the methodology adopted, including the design, paradigms, the fMRI setup, and data analysis. Illustrative cases have been discussed, wherein the fMRI results influenced the seizure team's decisions with regard to diagnosis and therapy. Finally, the special issues involved in fMRI of epilepsy patients and the various challenges of clinical fMRI are detailed.
  10 11,475 1,280
INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
Transjugular liver biopsy: What to do and what not to do
Shyamkumar N Keshava, Thomas Mammen, NRS Surendrababu, Vinu Moses
July-September 2008, 18(3):245-248
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41839  PMID:19774169
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NEURORADIOLOGY
Case series: MRI features in cerebral malaria
Sarmistha Gupta, Kailash Patel
July-September 2008, 18(3):224-226
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41832  PMID:19774162
  5 5,983 857
Case series: Nocardiosis of the brain and lungs
Seema Sud, TBS Buxi, Ish Anand, Anshu Rohatgi
July-September 2008, 18(3):218-221
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41830  PMID:19774160
Localized and multisystem nocardiosis is an opportunistic disease that occurs commonly in immunocompromised patients. Rarely, it is also seen in immunocompetent individuals. The lungs and brain are commonly involved. Typical, but nonspecific, findings are often seen on imaging and the presence of concomitant lesions in these two systems often suggests this diagnosis. We report two cases of cerebral and pulmonary involvement by nocardiosis.
  3 5,101 469
ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY
Case report: Fat-containing liver metastases from retroperitoneal liposarcoma
Mahesh Prakash, Sameer Vyas, Alampady Krishna Prasad Shanbhogue, Mandeep Kang, Pranab Dey, Niranjan Khandelwal
July-September 2008, 18(3):230-231
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41834  PMID:19774164
  2 4,217 379
Case report: Cholangiocarcinoma in a choledochal cyst
Arti Chaturvedi, JP Singh, Vikas Rastogi
July-September 2008, 18(3):236-238
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41836  PMID:19774166
Cholangiocarcinoma is a dreaded complication of unresected choledochal cysts, with an incidence approaching 20-30% in early adulthood. The risk of cholangiocarcinoma remains high where an internal drainage procedure has been performed and the cyst has been partially resected or left unresected. We report a case of cholangiocarcinoma occurring in an unresected choledochal cyst following a drainage procedure in infancy and highlight the role of PET/CT in its diagnosis.
  2 4,279 457
Case report: MRI diagnosis of multifocal epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the liver
Sachit K Verma, Donald G Mitchell, Diane Bergin
July-September 2008, 18(3):239-241
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41837  PMID:19774167
  2 7,579 592
INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
Interventional radiology in the management of portal hypertension
Sundeep J Punamiya
July-September 2008, 18(3):249-255
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41840  PMID:19774170
From being a mere (though important) diagnostic tool, radiology has evolved to become an integral part of therapy in portal hypertension today. Various procedures are currently available, the choice depending on the etiology and location of disease, the pathoanatomy, and the symptomatology. The main aim of any procedure is to reduce the portal pressure by either direct or indirect methods. This can be achieved with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS), recanalization of the hepatic vein outflow, recanalization of the portal vein and its tributaries, recanalization of dysfunctional portosystemic shunts, partial splenic embolization, and embolization of arterioportal shunts. When any of these procedures cannot be performed due to anatomical or physiological reasons, the symptoms can often be controlled effectively with embolization of varices or balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of varices (BRTO). This article briefly describes the procedures, their results, and their current status in the treatment of portal hypertension.
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Current trends in endovascular management of intracranial aneurysms (including posterior fossa aneurysms and multiple aneurysms)
Santhosh Joseph, Ravindra Kamble
July-September 2008, 18(3):256-263
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41841  PMID:19774171
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LETTERS
Tuberculosis - The spoil sport
MJ Govindarajan, Nagaraj , Ravikumar , Arjun Kalyanpur, Kallur
July-September 2008, 18(3):265-266
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41843  PMID:19774173
  2 3,273 371
Anterior abdominal wall cysticercosis-the role of high-resolution USG
Amit Mittal, Sanjeev Gupta, Vinod Mehta, Rakesh Gupta
July-September 2008, 18(3):266-267
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41844  PMID:19774174
  2 3,190 367
NEURORADIOLOGY
Case report: Middle cranial fossa arachnoid cyst in association with subdural hygroma
Pranjal Goswami, Nirod Medhi, Pratul K Sarma, Bhaskar J Sarmah
July-September 2008, 18(3):222-223
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41831  PMID:19774161
  2 7,904 454
ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY
Case report: Retroperitoneal biliary fluid collections secondary to common bile duct rupture - an unusual complication of choledocholithiasis in a child
Rajul Rastogi, Vaibhav Rastogi
July-September 2008, 18(3):232-235
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41835  PMID:19774165
Rupture of the common bile duct (CBD) in a child secondary to choledocholithiasis is a rare event. In this article, the authors describe a child who presented with an acute abdomen due to CBD rupture, with subsequent acute retroperitoneal fluid collections, all diagnosed preoperatively on CT scan. The aim of this article is to show the pathways that such collections can take in the retroperitoneum.
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LETTERS
Webgroups: A way of facilitating web-based professional interaction - Initial experience at the IRIA, Delhi state branch
Ankur Dev, Lalendra Upreti, Sunil Puri, MK Mittal
July-September 2008, 18(3):264-264
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41842  PMID:19774172
  1 2,422 204
MEDICO-LEGAL
Liberalizing consent - Supreme Court's preference for 'real consent' over 'informed consent'
ATM Rangaramanujam
July-September 2008, 18(3):195-197
PMID:19774156
  1 3,268 411
ABDOMINAL RADIOLOGY
Case report: Anomalous systemic drainage of ileocolic veins (veins of Retzius) causing pelviureteric junction obstruction
Praveen R Maheshwari, Omran Shammam
July-September 2008, 18(3):242-244
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41838  PMID:19774168
  - 2,982 283
COMMENTARIES
Commentary 1 - Radiology in India: The next decade
Dhandhapany Ragavan
July-September 2008, 18(3):187-189
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41867  PMID:19774152
  - 3,582 568
Commentary 2 - Radiology in India: The next decade
Govindji R Jankharia
July-September 2008, 18(3):189-191
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41868  PMID:19774153
  - 3,081 437
Commentary 3 - Radiology in India: The next decade
Arjun Kalyanpur
July-September 2008, 18(3):191-192
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41869  PMID:19774154
  - 3,221 432
COMPUTERS IN RADIOLOGY
Impact of computers in radiography: The advent of digital radiography, Part-2
BS Verma, IK Indrajit
July-September 2008, 18(3):204-209
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41828  PMID:19774158
  - 27,804 8,196
EDITORIAL
The 'why' of radiology and related issues
Bhavin Jankharia
July-September 2008, 18(3):185-186
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41824  PMID:19774151
  - 3,553 494
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Roentgenological diagnosis of alimentary tract emergencies in the new born
Kakarla Subbarao
July-September 2008, 18(3):198-203
PMID:19774157
  - 7,600 969
MEDICO-LEGAL
Law and the radiologist, socio-legal perspectives in radiology practice, lex radiologica: Fundamental commandments of radiology practice in the times that be
BB Thukral
July-September 2008, 18(3):193-194
PMID:19774155
  - 3,465 757
NEURORADIOLOGY
Case report: Reversible restricted diffusion and cytotoxic edema in the perilesional zone following continuous partial seizures
MK Goyal, S Sinha, S Ravishankar, JJ Shivshankar
July-September 2008, 18(3):227-229
DOI:10.4103/0971-3026.41833  PMID:19774163
  - 5,180 427
WEB REVIEW
Radiology websites: Fetal imaging
IK Indrajit
July-September 2008, 18(3):268-269
PMID:19774175
  - 3,649 597
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