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Tumour Diagnostics of the Liver with Echo Enhancers

Colour Atlas

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-9
  2. Physical and Technical Essentials

    1. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 10-14
    2. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 15-19
    3. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 20-25
  3. Liver Haemangioma

    1. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 26-26
    2. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 27-32
    3. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 33-36
    4. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 37-45
    5. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 46-53
    6. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 54-77
  4. Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

    1. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 78-78
    2. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 79-111
  5. Liver Cell Adenoma

    1. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 112-112
    2. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 114-129
    3. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 130-131
  6. Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    1. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 132-132
    2. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 133-171
  7. Liver Metastases

    1. Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaßmann
      Pages 172-195
  8. Miscellaneous

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 196-196

About this book

Introduction

This atlas covers "virgin territory in the field of sonography". tumours, all of these have allowed us to derive general statements as Cultivation of this territory has been made possible a) by the develop­ to signal enhancement in different types of liver lesion. ment of a signal enhancement agent consisting of gas microbubbles which are able to pass through the lungs and are capable of re­ Here, similarities were found with other imaging procedures which sonance and b) by the technical realisation of 2nd harmonic imaging. also make use of contrast agents. Both of these have been available to us since April 1996. Haemangiomas receive special attention in this book. This is due This book stems from the particular situation of a long friendship to their frequent occurrence and the outstanding improvements in dia­ between a physicist with medical knowledge and a physician with gnosis which are provided by echo enhancers. technical expertise. The equipment settings and the examination pro­ cedure which form the basis for the images in the atlas are the result We are convinced that an echo-enhanced sonography that pro­ of intensive efforts, originating in a desire to achieve the maximum vides few artefacts will have an important role to play in the future. that is physically feasible and clinically desirable. This procedure is Our results to date justify the assumption that additional diagnostic now routine in our Sonography Department. procedures can be dispensed with when echo-enhanced ultrasound findings are clear.

Keywords

Thrombose Tumor diagnostic abdominal diseases diagnostics hepatology imaging liver sonography ultrasound

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Campus Charité Mitte Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology ClinicHumboldt University Hospital BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Medical PhysicsBuch Hospital BerlinBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Tumour Diagnostics of the Liver with Echo Enhancers
  • Book Subtitle Colour Atlas
  • Authors Wolfram Wermke
    Bernhard Gaßmann
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-46873-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-64482-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-46875-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-46873-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 227
  • Number of Illustrations 1 b/w illustrations, 778 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Ultrasound
    Gastroenterology
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