Radiology of the Liver in Children

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Abstract

Imaging can play an integral role in the evaluation, diagnosis, and even treatment of children with new or chronic hepatobiliary disorders involving a native or transplanted liver. The primary imaging modalities that are routinely called upon to evaluate the pediatric liver include ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and nuclear scintigraphy. The detailed anatomical capabilities offered by US, CT, and MRI have essentially eliminated the need for conventional x-ray images.

Keywords

Portal Vein Portal Hypertension Transjugular Intrahepatic Portal Systemic Shunt Biliary Atresia Focal Nodular Hyperplasia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Radiology, Section of Pediatric Vascular and Interventional RadiologyChildren’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologySeattle Children’s HospitalSeattleUSA

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