Advances in Diagnostic Imaging The Value of by Luigi Bolondi

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By Luigi Bolondi

Neurorehabilitation including sensible neurosurgery are gradually becoming fields, with new advances and applied sciences together with: selective interruption of assorted neural circuits, stimulation of the cerebral cortex, deep mind constructions, spinal twine and peripheral nerves with implantable stimulation platforms, and mobile transplantation in addition to nerve grafting. contemporary advances in neuroimaging thoughts have additionally began to illustrate the involvement of in depth useful and structural reorganization of neural networks in the mind. with a purpose to encapsulate such innovations, the fourth reputable medical assembly of the Neurorehabilitation and Reconstructive Neurosurgery Committee of the realm Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) was once held in Seoul. This quantity is the fourth in a brand new sequence of complaints overlaying an important developments during this box.

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Atypical FNH of the left liver lobe (tumor was surgically removed). A wash-out already starts during late arterial phase and is much more pronounced in later phases. a Baseline, b Arterial phase (14s), c PV phase (26s), d Late phase (135s) Liver Abscess The main source of pyogenic liver abscess are biliary-tract diseases, which are responsible for about 60% of cases. Infections from organs with venous drainage into the portal-venous system, mainly the digestive system, account for approximately one-fourth of liver abscesses.

CEUS features in liver abscess (from [19]) Tumor entity Arterial phase PV phase Typical features Additional features a c Rim enhancement, no central enhancement Enhanced septa, hyperenhanced liver segment Hyper-, isoenhancing rim, no central enhancement Hypoenhancing, central scar rim, enhanced septa Delayed (late) phase Hypoenhancing rim, no central enhancement b Fig 17. Amebic liver abscess in a 28-year-old patient from Afghanistan. a Baseline, b Arterial phase, c Late phase The Role of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in Identifying Focal Liver Lesions ■ Staging and Follow-Up of Patients with Metastatic Liver Disease The liver is the second most common organ affected by metastatic disease, after the lymph nodes.

Fig. 4a-c. In the same patient as in Fig. 3, an additional small HCC was also detected in between segment III and II. This lesion was not seen on baseline imaging even during the review of the cineloops acquired during the examination. a, b The lesion strongly enhanced during arterial phase (a, arrow) and became hypoechoic during late phase (b). c CT confirmed the presence of this typical HCC a b c in this patient population, where any focal lesion over 2 cm should be considered as a potential HCC.

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