Ikhlas Abdelaziz Hassan

Ikhlas Abdelaziz Hassan
Sudan University of Science and Technology | SUSTECH

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We aimed to review the role of different types of imaging (computed tomography [СТ], ultrasonography [US], magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]) in measuring the optic nerve diameter (OND) and optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) in adults and the potential advantages and limitations of each modality. A literature search was carried out using ResearchGat...
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Interpretation of mammograms plays a significant role in the final diagnosis, follow-up and treatment.This cross-sectional study aimed to assess breast imaging reporting and data system (BIRADS) agreement with the traditional interpretation in breast mass descriptions. The study was conducted from October 2015 to July 2019 at different Khartoum hos...
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Background and Objective: Pediatric Computed Tomography (CT) is a fast, accurate imaging examination using ionizing radiation to create detailed images of pathological conditions. The radiation benefit should be outweighing the risk through the procure justification and dose optimization. The study aimed to investigate the correlation between the p...
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Background: pulmonary hypertension (PH) is defined by a mean pulmonary artery pressure ≥ 25 mm Hg at rest, measured during right heart catheterization. It is a common phenomenon in heart failure patients that is highly relevant for morbidity. This study aimed to figure out the standard value of the pulmonary artery pressure in a healthy Sudanese po...
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The aim of this study was to identify breast lesions using mammography and ultrasonography and to explore the accuracy of diagnosis. Participants included a consecutive sample of 50 female patients aged between 20 and 90 years old, all of whom had breast lesions. Of these participants, 40 patients were examined by mammography followed by ultrasonog...
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Ischemic heart disease (IHD), also known as coronary artery disease (CAD), is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in adults. The aims of this research were to study the recent advances on the prognostic and diagnostic value, drawbacks, and the future directions of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) in the diagnosis of IHD. One hundred...
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BACKGROUND Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral respiratory disease that first emerged in China in December 2019 and quickly spread worldwide. As the prevalence of COVID-19 increases, radiological examination is becoming an essential diagnostic tool for identifying and managing the disease's progression. Therefore, we aimed to identify th...
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The aim of this study was to establish normal measurements of the hemidiaphragm widths and heights in the Saudi population by a posteroanterior (PA) chest X-ray in the Mecca Region. Methods and Results: The data were collected prospectively at King Abdulaziz Hospital in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, between March and April 2021, using a computed radiograp...
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This study aimed to determine the measurements of the cochlea among healthy subjects and hearing deafness subjects using a High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT). A total of 230 temporal bone HRCT cases were retrospectively investigated in the period spanning from 2011 to 2015. Three 64-slice units were used to examine patients with clinical co...
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Background: The present study aimed to detect the degree of midline shift from CT scans and the clinical status of the patient, to evaluate the relationship between the degree of midline shift found by the CT scan and GCS score as a predictor of clinical outcome in head injury patients. Furthermore, we aimed to assess the relationship between midli...
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Introduction: Early diagnosis of COVID-19 is important for disease treatment and management. Computed Tomography (CT) is a fast and easy modality for diagnosis and management plan of patients with COVID-19. In the literature, several studies were done to assess the sensitivity of CT for diagnosis of COVID-19 infection in comparison to Reverse Trans...
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Radiological examinations have played a crucial role in the identification and management of COVID-19 patients. Therefore, knowledge and awareness of infection control among healthcare workers in radiology departments are important to prevent disease transmission. This study aimed to assess the knowledge and practice of infection control for COVID-...
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Objective: This study was designed with an aim to evaluate the ability of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in the diagnosis of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Materials and Methods: In this prospective study DXA scan was utilized to examine the bone density for 30 participants. The statistical diagnostic test was used to detect sensitivity, spec...
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Background: The aim of this study was to characterize the morphological differences of the corpus callosum (CC) concerning gender- and age-related variations, and establish reference values of the CC measurements for Sudanese participants using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Methods and Results: MRI scans from 196 males and 189 females, ranging...
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Hydrocephalus is a common disease that occurs in pediatrics, and it may occur in the elderly. Hydrocephalus has three different types, including non-communicating, communicating, and normal pressure hydrocephalus. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the role of computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of hydrocephalus disease of pedia...
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Background: The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of anatomical variation of coronary arteries among Sudanese patients using cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) and to identify the pathological finding for patients undergoing cardiac CTA. Methods and Results: This prospective cohort study was conducted with 87 Sudanese pati...
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The aims of this study were to determine the performance of different imaging modalities in the diagnosis of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and to familiarize radiologists with a possible chest X-ray, chest computed tomography (CT), ultrasonography (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) patterns of the disease onset and complications, w...
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Incidental findings (IFs) are an asymptomatic abnormality found while examining a patient for an unrelated reason. The impact of finding incidental abnormalities on patient health outcome is not certain, but it is worth remembering that IFs may be more significant than the suspected disease that prompted imaging. This study aimed to calculate the f...
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The aim of this study was to assess magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) in diagnosis of brain lesions. In this cross-sectional descriptive retrospective study we include 50 patients; 18 females (36%) and 32 males (64%) and their age ranged from (4-80 years). This study was conducted at Almoalem Medical City, Khartoum, Sudan, in patients whom refe...
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Original Research Article Ultrasonography (US) of the eye is a useful tool in diagnosing conditions of the ocular globe it is characterized by availability, ease, and cheapness. This study aims to study the diabetic eye disease using ocular B-mode ultrasonography. A total of 300 (141 females and 159 males) Sudanese patients with long-duration diabe...
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Abstract Purpose: To calculate the frequencies of incidental extraspinal findings and incidentally detected congenital anomalies or anatomical differences in the lumbar spine on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of intervertebral discs. Materials and methods: A total of 379 lumbar spine MRI cases were prospectively investigated in the period s...
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Objective: The purpose of this research was to determine the frequency of incidental extraspinal findings in the thoracic spine on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Materials and Methods: A total of 120 thoracic spine MRI patients were prospectively examined in the period extending from August 2018 to April 2019. Both 1.5 and 0.35 Tesla MRI systems...
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A chest x-ray is the most commonly used modality for detecting cardiomegaly, and the cardiothoracic ratio (CTR) has been used as an important tool for estimating the heart size. The main aims of the present study were to determine the distribution of cardiomegaly in normal adults in Saudi Arabia and to evaluate the correlation between the presence...
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Anatomical variations are very important to be identified when planning a paranasal sinus (PNS) surgery. Conventional radiology does not permit a detailed study of anatomical variations of the nose and paranasal sinuses; there is lack of studies in Saudi Arabia resident in this entity to Study Anatomical Variations of Para nasal sinus (PNS) using M...
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Objective: The purpose of this research was to determine the frequency of incidental extraspinal findings in the thoracic spine on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Materials and Methods: A total of 120 thoracic spine MRI patients were prospectively examined in the period extending from August 2018 to April 2019. Both 1.5 and 0.35 Tesla MRI systems...
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Ischemic heart disease (IHD) also known as coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality. Two-dimensional echocardiography (2D echo) is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that provides information regarding the cardiac function and hemodynamics. This paper was designed to update the reader on the fundamental p...
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Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) has become a routinely used modality for the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and can provide non-invasive evaluation of reperfusion therapy through a comprehensive evaluation of wall motion, global function, perfusion and viability. This paper was designed to update the reader on the current statu...
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Purpose To calculate the frequencies of incidental extraspinal findings and incidentally detected congenital anomalies or anatomical differences in the lumbar spine on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of intervertebral discs. Materials and methods A total of 379 lumbar spine MRI cases were prospectively investigated in the period spanning fr...
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Knowledge of the normal Diameters of the Inferior Vena Cava is important regarding the detection of the abnormal and valuable in the treatment of patients with treatment of patients suffering from traumatic shock. The study was undertaken to evaluate, through computerized tomography, the diameters of the Inferior Vena Cava, as well as they, are con...
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The thyroid gland is one of the most important endocrine glands in the body. It plays a vital role in growth control and its measurements tend to change with respect to age, sex, weight and ethnic group of the individual. This study aimed to assess endemic goiter and to estimate the measurement of normal thyroid gland dimensions and thyroid hormone...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of multi-slice spiral computed tomography (MSCT) in the diagnosis of cardiac diseases. Clinical and imaging data from 135 patients (73 males and 62females) their ages ranged (18-80 mean 56) years, Non-contrast study (Ca Score) was performed followed by 64-128 detector during 5 seconds breath hold. Thi...
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This study was done in two hospitals in Sudan in Khartoum state .The objective of the study was to add MRI Protocol for the Visualization of Multiple Scleroses MS by Comparing between 3D volume Flair, Flair thin slice & gap and routine protocol in detecting of MS lesion . A total of 60 patients undergoing brain MRI were involved. Data were collecte...
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This study was performed in three hospitals in Sudan to assess the values of entrance surface air kerma (ESAK) and kidneys’dose for 55 pediatric patients whom their ages arranged between 1day-15years, underwent chest and abdominal radiographic examination. The essential aim of this study was to evaluate the value of kidneys’ dose and compare the va...
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This study was done in two hospitals in Sudan in Khartoum state to assess organ dose to patient undergoing skull x-ray. The CAL-Dose software was used for calculations of entrance surface air kerma (ESAK) and organs doses by entering the patient information and parameters (age, ID, sex, name, and field of position, kV, mAs, and machine type). Varia...
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Computed tomography angiography (CTA) is a standard tool for investigation of the abdominal aorta diseases. Currently, there are only a few published scientific articles devoted to the study of the infrarenal aortic size without pathology. The aims of this study were to use Computed Tomography (CT) to determine normal diameters for the suprarenal a...
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Sonography is a valuable tool in the assessment of porto-systemic pathologies. This was descriptive cross sectional study conducted in Alpolice hospital in Khartoum in the periods from June to August 2017. The problem of study was that there are many different pathological conditions affect the portal vein diameter and ultrasound able to determine...
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This study was designed to characterize the cardiac diseases using MSCT, To determine the diagnostic value of MSCT in the cardiac diseases. 52 consecutive patients attending at Khartoum state Hospitals-Sudan their weight ranged 38-100 kg, during the period from 2016 to 2017, all Subjects underwent multi slices CT study for coronary artery angiograp...
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The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence and reporting rate of incidental findings (IF) on the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of cervical spine, to find the frequencies of these incidental findings, and to emphasize the clinical importance of them. Scan of a total of 266 cervical spine MRI (collected from patients with a...
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This was a descriptive cross sectional study which was conducted in Khartoum state, Sudan, in the ultrasound departments of different hospitals and clinics from third of January 2016 to twenty of August 2016. The problem of this study was that assessment of residual urine volume is not always considered although it helps identify patients who need...
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The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence and reporting rate of incidental findings (IF) on the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of cervical spine, to find the frequencies of these incidental findings, and to emphasize the clinical importance of them. Scan of a total of 266 cervical spine MRI (collected from patients with a...
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The objective of the study was to assess echocardiographic imaging in diagnosis of heart failure.180 patients (62 female and 118 male) with heart failure sign were enrolled. Their ages ranged between (20 – 85) years. The study was conducted at two hospitals in period from November 2015 to September 2017. The results of the study showed that, 118 ca...
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Computed Tomography (CT) is a valuable medical imaging technique for the diagnosis of wide range of diseases. Due to development of powerful CT machines, new clinical applications are continue to emerge in medical fields. Study was performed to evaluate dose for patient undergoing Computed Tomography for kidney, ureter and bladder examination. A to...
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e aim of this study was to evaluate the cerebral white matter changes for Sudanese hypertensive patients using magnetic resonance imaging. e sample consisted of thirty subjects randomly chosen from modern medical center and Asia hospital, they divided into control group and hypertensive group, both underwent magnetic resonance scans for the brain...
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30 patients of different ages (12 males and 18 females) were selected from Al Amal National Hospital –diagnostic center for evaluation of MRI protocol in acute stroke. Objective: to evaluate MRI protocol in the diagnosis of acute stroke. The study showed that the stroke patients participated in this study, patients with old ages were more affected...
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Aims: To evaluate the accuracy of dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) in characterizing breast tumors. Study Design: This prospective study included 254 patients (4 males and 250 females; ages range between 15-78 years) underwent breast MRI examination. Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted in different MR...
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Objectives of the study: To estimate patient dose (DLP) during CT examination for, abdomen by sixteen and sixty four slice CT machines. Materials and Methods: CT scanner that used in this study was helical CT scanners. The three scanners displayed Dose. Length Product (DLP). The data were collected from each CT scanner. Results and Discussion: rese...
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The study involved 60 patients; their ages were between (20_80) years, who underwent Chest and Abdominal radiographic examinations in three hospitals at Khartoum state (A, B and C). The objective of this study was to measure of the kidneys' dose in three hospitals during chest and abdominal radiographic examinations .The data were collected using a...
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Objectives: The study aimed to determine the role of spiral CT Angiography in suspected cases of Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Material and methods: The study was conducted at EL-Nilain center , Royal care center and Faisal center. Fifty patients of suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) from (August –November 2011), had been selected randomly of different...
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This study aimed to evaluate the role of ultrasound(U/S) versus spiral Computed Tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of urinary system calculi. This study was conducted in the Department of Radiology in ALamal Hospital in Khartoum State, in the period ranged (August 2011-December 2011), included 50 subjects (35 males (70%) and 15 females (30%)), their...
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This study was designed with an aim to determine the incidence of different hepatic lesions occur in Sudanese patients whom presents at the Radiology and Ultrasound Department of Fedail Hospital at Khartoum, when the liver is investigated using computed tomography (CT) modality. CT instrument used was Siemens Somatom, the scanner features include 7...