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Germinomas constitute 0.1-3.4% of all intracranial tumours and 90% affect patients less than 20 years old. Although they are relatively aggressive tumours, which commonly invade the surrounding tissue and seed within the central nervous system, they are very radiosensitive and carry a favourable prognosis. We describe a 19-year-old man who presented with(More)
PURPOSE To determine long-term outcome in patients 50 years of age or younger treated with iliac artery stent placement. MATERIALS AND METHODS The records of 412 patients who underwent iliac artery stent placement during a 62-month study period were reviewed retrospectively. Forty-two patients younger than age 50 (mean age = 45 y) at the time of stent(More)
The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of radiological pulmonary edema in elective liver transplant recipients and its relationship to perioperative factors and postoperative course. We reviewed 102 chest radiographs from 34 patients who had undergone orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). Films were assessed by 2 trained radiologists for(More)
The present limited retrospective study was performed to assess MR imaging of lipomatous tumours of the musculoskeletal system and to evaluate the potential of the T2 short tau inversion-recovery (STIR) technique for differentiating lipomas from liposarcomas. Magnetic resonance imaging of 12 patients with lipomatous tumours of the musculoskeletal system(More)
Life-threatening acute aortic syndrome includes aortic dissection, intramural hematoma (IMH) and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer (PAU). PAU and IMH carry a greater risk for aortic rupture. They most commonly occur in the descending thoracic aorta and are rare in the ascending aorta. Early diagnosis and intervention is crucial. We present the case of a(More)
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