Hepatic angiography in hepatocellular carcinoma: status among modern imaging modalities and its role as a further examination

  • Kenichi Takayasu
  • Yukio Muramatsu
  • Noriyuki Moriyama
  • Fumihiko Wakao


With the advent of various sectional imaging modalities such as ultrasonography (US), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the role of hepatic angiography, or hepatic arteriography, has changed. Previously, it was merely a way to diagnose liver tumors and to obtain a vascular map for surgery, but it has since become a more precise method of diagnosis which is often combined with CT and other modalities to manage hepatic malignancies [1–4].


Tumor Thrombus Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma Adenomatous Hyperplasia Atypical Adenomatous Hyperplasia Hepatic Arteriography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenichi Takayasu
    • 1
  • Yukio Muramatsu
    • 1
  • Noriyuki Moriyama
    • 1
  • Fumihiko Wakao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyNational Cancer Center HospitalChuo-ku, TokyoJapan

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