Advanced Imaging of the Abdomen by Jovitas Skucas

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By Jovitas Skucas

Complex Imaging of the stomach is helpful to the practicing radiologist, and the extra senior radiology resident and fellow, who's trying to find a history reference resource whilst discussing a steered imaging procedure with the referring health care professional. The booklet comprises large lists, tables, line drawings and illustrations - ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance pictures, scintigraphy. It bridges the interface among the referring clinician and radiologist while confronted with a sufferer suspected of getting a posh or more odd stomach situation.

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Analysis of 7218 resected lymph nodes in patients with esophageal carcinoma revealed that only 28% of histopathologically proven nodes containing metastases were ≥10 mm in size, whereas 35% of metastatic nodes were 5 to 10 mm, and 36% were <5 mm (61); looking at the reverse, of resected nonmetastatic lymph nodes 7% were >10 mm and the authors concluded that CT cannot assess whether mediastinal lymph nodes are affected. Current data indicate that CT cannot reliably identify nodal involvement. It is useful, however, in detecting extensive spread.

Numerous commercial stents are available and new ones continue to be introduced. These stents are inserted using either endoscopic or fluoroscopic guidance. Self-expanding metal stents provide dysphagia palliation for a majority of patients. Covered stents provide better long-term palliation than uncovered stents. Comparing Wallstents and knitted nitinol stents, a multicenter study found that procedure-related mortality, early complication rate, and severe persistent pain after stent placement were higher with Wallstents (74); on the other hand, stent dysfunction, reintervention rate, and cost were lower in the Wallstent patients.

The appearance is similar to that of a small leiomyoma. Endoscopic US shows a hypoechoic, solid, intramural tumor (90). Magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with progressive dysphagia revealed a granular cell tumor to be hypointense on T1-weighted images and mildly hyperintense on T2-weighted images (91); homogeneous contrast enhancement was evident. Carcinoids Esophageal carcinoids are rare. The literature is somewhat vague when describing these tumors and such terms as atypical carcinoids and esophageal endocrinomas are encountered, with the latter term used to describe a number of endocrine-active tumors.

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