Preoperative Evaluation of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma with Contrast-enhanced Three-dimensional Fast Imaging with Steady-state Precession Magnetic Resonance Angiography: Comparison with Intraarterial Digital Subtraction Angiography

@article{Lee2003PreoperativeEO,
  title={Preoperative Evaluation of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma with Contrast-enhanced Three-dimensional Fast Imaging with Steady-state Precession Magnetic Resonance Angiography: Comparison with Intraarterial Digital Subtraction Angiography},
  author={Moon‐gyu Lee and Kwang Bo Park and Yong Moon Shin and Hyun Yoon and Kyu Bo Sung and Myung Hwan Kim and Sung Lee and E. M. Kang},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={27},
  pages={278-283}
}
We sought to evaluate the image quality of double-dose, contrast-enhanced 3D fast imaging with steady-state precession (FISP) magnetic resonance (MR) angiography in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma, and to compare its efficacy with intraarterial digital subtraction angiography (DSA). Thirty-six patients were studied to determine the visibility of the hepatic artery and portal vein with contrast-enhanced MR angiography. Determination of hepatic arterial and/or portal invasion from… 

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