False-positive CT portography: correlation with pathologic findings.

  title={False-positive CT portography: correlation with pathologic findings.},
  author={Philippe Soyer and Djilali Lacheheb and Marc Levesque},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={160 2},
OBJECTIVE A retrospective study was performed to determine the causes of false-positive diagnoses based on CT findings obtained during superior mesenteric arterial portography (CT portography) and to correlate the imaging characteristics of the incorrectly diagnosed lesions with their pathologic findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a series of 52 patients who had CT portography before surgical exploration of the liver, eight had a total of 10 false-positive findings, yielding a false-positive… CONTINUE READING