Value of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for assessing severity of liver cirrhosis secondary to viral hepatitis.

@article{Saygili2005ValueOC,
  title={Value of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for assessing severity of liver cirrhosis secondary to viral hepatitis.},
  author={Ozlem Barutçu Saygili and Nefise Cağla Tarhan and Tulin Yildirim and Ender Serin and Birol Ozer and A. Muhtesem Agildere},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={400-7}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the value of abdominal CT and MRI in determining the severity of cirrhosis secondary to hepatitis compared to Child-Pugh classification. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 23 patients who were clinically and histologically diagnosed with chronic liver disease secondary to viral hepatitis. Each patient underwent dynamic abdominal CT imaging and MRI within the same week. CT and MRI findings were retrospectively reviewed. The same parameters were… CONTINUE READING

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