Imaging Diagnosis of Cirrhosis and Chronic Hepatitis

  title={Imaging Diagnosis of Cirrhosis and Chronic Hepatitis},
  author={K. Ito and D. Mitchell},
  pages={134 - 143}
  • K. Ito, D. Mitchell
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Intervirology
  • Cirrhosis is an end stage of chronic diffuse liver disease, characterized by irreversible hepatic fibrosis. Cirrhosis slowly progresses from chronic hepatitis to early cirrhosis and finally to advanced cirrhosis with the increasing risk of complications, and causes regional morphologic changes of the liver during the course of the disease, according to disease severity. MR imaging is better able to provide comprehensive information about cirrhosis or chronic hepatitis and their complications… CONTINUE READING
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