Iranian Journal of Radiology

  • ISSN: 2008-2711 1735-1065
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Iranian Journal of Radiology
Iranian Journal of Radiology: Jul 2017, 14 (3), 20 articles.
Research Article
Enes Duman, Egemen Cifci, Erkan Yildirim
Percutaneous treatment of the hydatid cyst has been well documented that morbidity and mortality rates, hospitalization time, and recurrence rate associated with percutaneous treatment are significantly less than those with surgery.To research the success rate of treatment of hydatid cyst by modified percutaneous treatment using a trocar ... read more
Research Article
Qing-Hua Tian, Li-Na Shi, Chun-Gen Wu, Jue Wang, Jian-Bo Wang, Ying-Sheng Cheng
Spinal metastases are the most common type of metastatic bone tumors. Various therapeutic approaches have been used to treat spinal metastases, but traditional treatments are often limited and ineffective. Minimally invasive interventional technology has been successfully performed in the clinical setting.This study is designed to evaluate the ... read more
Research Article
Alireza Rasekhi, Amin Abolhasani Foroughi, Banafsheh Zeinali-Rafsanjani, Mahdi Saeedi-Moghadam, Fariba Zarei, Masoume Nazeri
Catheter hemodialysis is the last choice for end stage kidney disease patients. Unfortunately, long-term catheterization can lead to problems that make re-catheterization challenging. Sometimes the physician has to try catheterization through several veins and stays close to the patient during the procedure that may lead to a ... read more
Research Article
Elcin Aydın, Hasan Yerli, Cihan Altın, Esin Gezmis, Muhtesem Agildere
Renal artery stenosis can cause renovascular hypertension manifesting clinically as high blood pressure.In this study, we determined the efficiency of non-contrast magnetic resonance angiography (NC-MRA) using the inflow inversion recovery (inhance) method in the evaluation of renal arteries of hypertensive patients.Three-dimensional (3D) contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (CE-MRA) ... read more
Research Article
Mohammad Reza Zafarghandi, Hossein Farsavian, Mehdi Davoudi, Ali Asghar Farsavian
In the intervening years, a few randomized clinical trials have confirmed that foam sclerotherapy is effective in managing great vein incompetence. However, no details have been published in its efficacy in comparison with conventional methods such as stab avulsion in the treatment of varicosis in small veins.This ... read more
Research Article
Hyeong Gi Choi, Mi Jung Park, Ho Cheol Choi, Hye Young Choi, Hwa Seon Shin, Jae Boem Na, Jae Min Cho, Dae Seob Choi
The high pitch, dual source computed tomography (CT) provides motion-free aortic imaging.To evaluate the image quality of coronary artery using dual-source CT aortography without electrocardiogram (ECG) synchronization.One hundred fifty patients (87 men; mean age; 63.7 ± 13.0 years, mean heart rate; 64.7 ± 6.6 beats/min) with suspected ... read more
Research Article
Fariba Zarei, Banafsheh Zeinali-Rafsanjani, Mahdi Saeedi-Moghadam, Alireza Rasekhi, Amin Abolhasani Foroughi
Fluoroscopy guided imaging, which is going to be more routine these days, requires a long time of fluoroscopic observing that could increase the radiation dose of the physician and other staff who have to stay near the patient during the procedure. In our department, one of the ... read more
Research Article
Nooshin Banaee, Hassan Ali Nedaie, Alireza Shirazi, Alireza Zirak, Sodeh Sadjadi
Radiochromic gel is recently introduced as a three dimensional dosimeter that exhibits color changes by being exposed to ionizing radiation. Therefore, the read-out system of this dosimeter should be based on radiochromic response.The aim of this study was to introduce a novel design of machine called optical ... read more
Research Article
Ahmad Aoude, Hossein Ghanaati, Morteza Faghih Jouibari, Madjid Shakiba, Mehdi Khaleghi, Abbas Nowrouzi
Endovascular embolization is one of the main modalities in the treatment of brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Onyx (ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer) is a new embolic agent with some advantages of slow injection and better control of penetration.To report our experience in the embolization of brain AVMs with Onyx.From ... read more
Research Article
Iraj Abedi, Mohammad Bagher Tavakkoli, Masoud Rabbani, Keyvan Jabbari, Mehri Sirous, Ghasem Yadegar Far
Prostate cancer continues to be diagnosed with increasing frequency. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MP-MRI) has a favorable correlation with prostatectomy histopathology findings. These advanced functional imaging techniques may help increase the sensitivity of prostate cancer detection and the accuracy of predicting the Gleason score (GS), which is ... read more
Research Article
Hossein Yousefi-Banaem, Saeed Kermani, Hamid Sanei, Alireza Daneshmehr
Myocardial infarction remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among cardiac disease. Cardiac wall thickening in patients with myocardial infarction is less than healthy individuals. Accurate measurement of cardiac wall fractional thickening and path-length of myocardium points in healthy data and patients with myocardial infarction can ... read more
Research Article
Daniele Maiettini, Gianluigi Orgera, Michele Bisaccia, Luigi Piscitelli, Florindo Laurino, Luigi Meccariello, Stefania Rebonato, Elisabetta Schiaroli, Michele Rossi, Alberto Rebonato
The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of pain control at a single center in a population of patients with osteoporotic fractures or vertebral metastasis after vertebroplasty (VP).We retrospectively evaluated 163 patients who underwent VP at our institution between January 2008 and March 2016. ... read more
Research Article
Ahmadreza Keihani, Hamed Ekhtiari, Seyed Amir Hossein Batouli, Alireza Shahbabaie, Nahid Sadighi, Mahdieh Mirmohammad, Mohammad Ali Oghabian
In recent years, a few studies have addressed the effect of chronic heroin use on brain structure with respect to volume and shape; however, the literature in this field is sparse and further studies are necessary to generate robust replications.In this study, we intended to assess gray ... read more
Research Article
Yoshifumi Noda, Satoshi Goshima, Hiroshi Kawada, Nobuyuki Kawai, Hiromi Koyasu, Masayuki Matsuo
Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18 FDG)-positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is widely used in most malignancy workups, including detection, differential diagnosis, staging and/or restaging, therapeutic decision-making, follow-up, and prognosis.The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of F-18 FDG-PET/CT for predicting breast cancer molecular subtypes.Sixty-six patients with ... read more
Research Article
Morteza Sanei Taheri, Hajar Derakhshandi, Marjan Helmi-Khomeirani
The pulmonary artery obstruction index (PAOI), which is evaluated by the CT pulmonary angiography, offers an objective method to measure the severity of pulmonary arteries obstruction.We decided to investigate the correlation between the PAOI determined by CT pulmonary angiography, as an index to determine the severity of ... read more
Case Report
Seo-Young An, Suk-Ja Yoon, Byung-Cheol Kang, Ok-Jun Kim, Min-Suk Kook, Jae-Seo Lee
An osteoma may originate from cartilage or embryonal periosteum. It may occur externally or within the paranasal sinuses. In most cases, a paranasal osteoma is a solitary lesion and is located in a single sinus. A double osteoma with maxillary sinusitis is rare. A 54-year-old woman was ... read more
Case Report
Arzu Ozsoy, Nurdan Barca, Betul Akdal, Serra Kayacetin, Levent Araz
Invasive papillary carcinoma of the breast is a rare form of breast carcinoma. Hereby we report a case of invasive papillary carcinoma of the breast in a 76-year-old otherwise healthy male, who presented at our department with the complaint of left subareolar masses. Mammography demonstrated two masses ... read more
Case Report
Youyeon Kim, Kyu Ran Cho, Bo Kyoung Seo, Ok Hee Woo, Jeong Hyun Lee, Sung Bum Cho
Metastatic involvement of the breast from an extra-mammary tumor is rare. However, when a patient with a known primary malignancy complains of a palpable breast mass, both the primary breast cancer and the metastatic lesion must be considered as a differential diagnosis. Melanoma is one of the ... read more
Case Report
Hyunji Kim, Hyun Sook Hong, Jeong Ja Kwak, Seung Won Lee, Sun Hye Jeong
Branchial cleft cyst carcinoma (BCCC) is an extremely rare malignancy originating from cells within the branchial cleft cyst wall. A 73-year-old man presented with a cystic mass with cellulitis mimicking abscess initially and recurred 3 years later as complex cystic lesion in right neck level II with ... read more
Case Report
Min Kyung Jeong, Jun Hyun Baik, Yeong Yi An, Hyun Joo Choi
Sparganosis is a rare parasitic infection caused by ingesting plerocercoid larvae in impure water or consuming raw intermediate hosts such as frogs and snakes. The breast is a rare site of infection. Breast sparganosis usually presents as a migrating subcutaneous mass that clinically and radiologically mimics malignancy. ... read more