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Hepatic fat fraction: MR imaging for quantitative measurement and display--early experience.
UNLABELLED The institutional review board approved this HIPAA-compliant study. After all five patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease signed a consent, they underwent magnetic resonance (MR)Expand
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MR Imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma in the cirrhotic liver: challenges and controversies.
The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is expected to increase in the next 2 decades, largely due to hepatitis C infection and secondary cirrhosis. HCC is being detected at an earlier stageExpand
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New OPTN/UNOS policy for liver transplant allocation: standardization of liver imaging, diagnosis, classification, and reporting of hepatocellular carcinoma.
A new liver allocation policy featuring improved imaging criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma exceptions has been developed and approved by the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network–UnitedExpand
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Comparison of Levator Ani Muscle Defects and Function in Women With and Without Pelvic Organ Prolapse
BACKGROUND: To compare levator ani defects and pelvic floor function among women with prolapse and controls. METHODS: Levator ani structure and function were measured in a case–control study withExpand
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Primovist, Eovist: what to expect?
Gadolinium ethoxybenzyl dimeglumine (Gd-EOB-DTPA, Primovist in Europe and Eovist in the USA) is a liver-specific magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent that has up to 50% hepatobiliary excretionExpand
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Comparison of levator ani muscle defects and function in women with and without pelvic organ prolapse
The levator ani muscles are critical for providing upward support to the pelvic organs and minimizing the load on the connective tissue that attaches these organs to the pelvis. When the musclesExpand
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Comparison of acute transient dyspnea after intravenous administration of gadoxetate disodium and gadobenate dimeglumine: effect on arterial phase image quality.
PURPOSE To determine whether acute transient dyspnea and/or arterial phase image degradation occurs more or less often after intravenous administration of gadoxetate disodium than with intravenousExpand
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MR imaging and CT of the biliary tract.
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and computed tomography (CT) can be useful in the diagnosis of biliary disease, with both modalities allowing detailed evaluation of the biliary tract. CarefulExpand
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Improving the prediction of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients with an arterially‐enhancing liver mass
In the United States, cirrhotic patients with known or suspected hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are prioritized for liver transplantation. Noninvasive criteria for the diagnosis of HCC rely onExpand
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Evidence Supporting LI-RADS Major Features for CT- and MR Imaging-based Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Systematic Review.
The Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) standardizes the interpretation, reporting, and data collection for imaging examinations in patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).Expand
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