SADJ 2002 Aug;57(8):343-4
Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 14;82:105888. Epub 2021 Apr 14.
Department of General Surgery, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, Pakistan. Electronic address:
Introduction: Cecal bascule is a rare type of cecal volvulus occurring in the elderly population with a male predominance. It is a condition where the cecum folds upward upon itself.Importance: There are only a handful of case reports published about cecal bascule. Read More
Am J Med Genet A 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Cardiac and Critical Care, Division of Medicine, Flinders Medical Center, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia.
A 57-year-old man with a family history of aortic aneurysm was found, during assessment of unexplained fever, to have an infrarenal aortic aneurysm requiring immediate repair. Dilatation of popliteal and iliac arteries was also present. Progressive aortic root dilatation with aortic regurgitation was documented from 70 years leading to valve-sparing aortic root replacement at 77 years, at which time genetic studies identified a likely pathogenic FBN1 missense variant c. Read More
J Neuroimaging 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Background And Purpose: Headaches due to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage are a well-known complication of dural puncture. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the presence and volume of epidural contrast on postmyelogram CTs of the lumbar spine were associated with post-dural puncture headaches (PDPHs) requiring epidural blood patch (EBP) treatment.Methods: A retrospective case control study of all fluoroscopically guided lumbar myelograms performed over a 5-year period by a single radiology practitioner assistant was performed. Read More
Insights Imaging 2021 Apr 20;12(1):51. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, 06100, Turkey.
Interpretation differences between radiologists and diagnostic errors are significant issues in daily radiology practice. An awareness of errors and their underlying causes can potentially increase the diagnostic performance and reduce individual harm. The aim of this paper is to review both the classification of errors and the underlying biases. Read More
J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2021 Mar;51(1):71-72
Department of Hepatology, Norfolk and Norwich University Teaching Hospital, Norwich, UK.