Contrast-Enhanced Intraoperative Ultrasonography During Surgery for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Liver Cirrhosis: Is It Useful or Useless? A Prospective Cohort Study of Our Experience

@article{Torzilli2006ContrastEnhancedIU,
  title={Contrast-Enhanced Intraoperative Ultrasonography During Surgery for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Liver Cirrhosis: Is It Useful or Useless? A Prospective Cohort Study of Our Experience},
  author={PhD FACS Guido Torzilli and Angela Palmisano and Daniele Del Fabbro and Matteo Marconi and Matteo Donadon and Antonino Spinelli and Paolo Pietro Bianchi and Marco Montorsi},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={1347-1355}
}
Preliminary results showed that contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasonography (CEIOUS) could provide information not obtainable with conventional IOUS during surgery for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of the study was to prospectively validate the role of CEIOUS on the basis of a larger experience and to establish a new classification that takes into account its findings. Eighty-seven consecutive patients underwent hepatecomies for HCC. Those patients with new lesions at IOUS… CONTINUE READING

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