Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp 3994–3995 | Cite as

Society of Abdominal Radiology, Disease Focused Panel: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Diagnosis

SAR DFP Report


This Heptaocellular Carcinoma Diagnosis (HCC): Disease-Focused Panel started in 2014/2015 and has had a large membership, since its purpose is to provide as many educational opportunities as possible in order to help standardize HCC reporting throughout the radiology community. We have engaged members from all over North America, including radiologists who have been founders of LI-RADS, as well as radiologists in their early and mid-career who are enthusiastic and dedicated to the DFP’s goals. Two liver transplant surgeons and a hepatologist have also dedicated their time to this group’s work. The membership has a small, planned turnover every year to allow new members, with new ideas, to join.

For 2020, the HCC DFP membership includes: Claude Sirlin (founder and previous co-chair), Khaled Elsayes (co-chair), Ania Kielar (co-chair), Robert Marks, Alice Fung, Alvin Silva, Richard Do, Jimmy Lee, Kathryn Fowler, Jay Heiken, Donald Mitchell, John McGahan, Mustafa Bashir, Kedar...



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    Elsayes KM, Kielar AZ, Elmohr MM, Chernyak V, Masch WR, Furlan A, Marks RM, Cruite I, Fowler KJ, Tang A, Bashir MR, Hecht EM, Kamaya A, Jambhekar K, Kamath A, Arora S, Bijan B, Ash R, Kassam Z, Chaudhry H, McGahan JP, Yacoub JH, McInnes M, Fung AW, Shanbhogue K, Lee J, Deshmukh S, Horvat N, Mitchell DG, Do RKG, Surabhi VR, Szklaruk J, Sirlin CB. White paper of the Society of Abdominal Radiology hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis disease-focused panel on LI-RADS v2018 for CT and MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Oct;43(10):2625-2642.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kielar AZ, Chernyak V, Bashir MR, Do RK, Fowler KJ, Santillan C, Sirlin CB, Mitchell DG, Cerny M, Tang A, Elsayes KM, Kamaya A, Kono Y, Arora SS. An update for LI-RADS: Version 2018. Why so soon after version 2017? J Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Mar 12Google Scholar
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    Elsayes KM, Kielar AZ, Chernyak V, Morshid A, Furlan A, Masch WR, Marks RM, Kamaya A, Do RKG, Kono Y, Fowler KJ, Tang A, Bashir MR, Hecht EM, Jambhekar K, Lyshchik A, Rodgers SK, Heiken JP, Kohli M, Fetzer DT, Wilson SR, Kassam Z, Mendiratta-Lala M, Singal AG, Lim CS, Cruite I, Lee J, Ash R, Mitchell DG, McInnes MDF, Sirlin CB. LI-RADS: a conceptual and historical review from its beginning to its recent integration into AASLD clinical practice guidance. J Hepatocell Carcinoma. 2019 Feb 5;6:49-69.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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