Liver metastases: Sulphur hexafluoride-enhanced ultrasonography for lesion detection: a systematic review.

@article{Cabassa2010LiverMS,
  title={Liver metastases: Sulphur hexafluoride-enhanced ultrasonography for lesion detection: a systematic review.},
  author={Paolo Cabassa and Shandra Bipat and Laura Longaretti and Mario Morone and Roberto Maroldi},
  journal={Ultrasound in medicine & biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={1561-7}
}
This is a systematic review to evaluate the accuracy of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) performed with "SonoVue" (sulphur hexafluoride) in the detection of hepatic metastases. The MEDLINE, EMBASE and COCHRANE Databases were searched, regardless of language, for relevant articles published before December 2009. Two reviewers independently assessed study eligibility using a standardized form and methodological quality using the quality assessment of diagnostic accuracy studies (QUADAS… CONTINUE READING