Imaging techniques for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma and the evaluation of response to treatment.

@article{Hussain2014ImagingTF,
  title={Imaging techniques for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma and the evaluation of response to treatment.},
  author={Hero K. Hussain and Daniel C Barr and Christoph Wald},
  journal={Seminars in liver disease},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={398-414}
}
Imaging plays a critical role in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In the USA, non-invasive imaging based diagnosis of HCC has largely replaced biopsy because of the high specificity and positive predictive value of imaging features for HCC. Because of the important role of imaging and the need to promote standardization of the management of HCC, several imaging-based algorithms for the diagnosis of HCC in at-risk patients have been developed.Imaging also plays a vital role in… CONTINUE READING
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