EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

Stroke and Its Imaging Evaluation

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Stroke and Its Imaging Evaluation

Fig. 18.1 Acute infarct. Diffusion-weighted images showing acute lacunar infarct (arrow) in posterior limb of right internal capsule Less common etiologies, representing less than 5 % of acute stroke, include…

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Imaging of Acute Colonic Disorders

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Fig. 6.1 Acute diverticulitis (a–c) Contrast-enhanced CT scan study of the abdomen demonstrates inflamed diverticulum (arrowheads) arising from the ascending colon. There are pericolonic inflammatory changes seen around the inflamed…

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Imaging of Acute Head Emergencies

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Fig. 16.1 (a, b) Cerebral edema. Noncontrast axial CT image of the brain shows diffuse hypodensity in the brain parenchyma, with loss of the gray-white interface compatible with brain edema….

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Imaging of Facial Fractures

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Fig. 17.1 Normal CT anatomy and facial buttresses. (a) 3D surface-rendered image demonstrating the four vertical and four transverse buttresses (1 medial maxillary, 2 lateral maxillary, 3 upper transverse maxillary,…

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Emergencies of the Biliary Tract

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Fig. 2.1 Imaging appearance of gallstones on plain radiograph and ultrasound. (a) Plain radiograph demonstrates laminated radiopaque gallstones in the right upper quadrant. Up to a fifth of the gallstones…

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Imaging of Small Bowel

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Fig. 4.1 Duodenal diverticulum. Upper GI study demonstrates an incidentally detected solitary duodenal diverticulum arising from the third portion of the duodenum Fig. 4.2 Small bowel diverticulosis. (a) Small bowel…

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Imaging of Acute Pancreas

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CT finding CT grade Score Normal pancreas A 0 Focal or diffuse enlargement of the pancreas B 1 Inflammatory changes in peripancreatic fat C 2 Single fluid collection D 3…

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Acute Appendicitis

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Fig. 3.1 Normal anatomy of the appendix on barium enema and CT. Coronal CT reformation of the abdomen demonstrates normal air-filled appendix (curved arrow) medial to the cecum. Normal appendiceal…

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Emergency Radionuclide Imaging of the Thorax and Abdomen

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Clinical indication Examination Radiopharmaceuticals Typical time to completion Sensitivity Specificity Positive predictive value Negative predictive value References Acute pulmonary embolism V/Q lung scintigraphy Ventilation: 133Xe gas, inhaled, or 99mTc DTPA…

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