The role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound on the diagnosis of small hepatocellular carcinoma (</=3cm) in patients with cirrhosis.

@article{Chen2006TheRO,
  title={The role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound on the diagnosis of small hepatocellular carcinoma (</=3cm) in patients with cirrhosis.},
  author={Min Chen and Ying Dai and Kun Yan and Zhi Hui Fan and Shan Shan Yin and Wei Yang and Wei Wu and Yan Bin Wang and Ji Li},
  journal={Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={281-8}
}
  • Min Chen, Ying Dai, +6 authors Ji Li
  • Published 2006 in
    Hepatology research : the official journal of the…
BACKGROUND This study aimed to investigate the diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) of small hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC) (</=3cm) in patient with cirrhosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty-seven cases with 64 small HCC tumors (</=3cm) were analyzed in this study. In these cases, all patients had liver cirrhosis and surgical or biopsy histopathological diagnosis. Diagnosis of baseline ultrasound (US) and CEUS of each lesion was made separately using a 5-point scoring system… CONTINUE READING

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