Non-vascular Abdominal Disease: Diagnosis and Therapy
Recent technological advances have given rise to a wide range of diagnostic and interventional imaging-guided procedures for an increasing number of abdominal parenchymal diseases, such as those involving the kidneys, adrenals, or pancreas. However, the liver, and the cirrhotic liver in particular, still represents the main field of application of abdominal imaging modalities. Imaging plays a key role in the diagnostic work-up of the nodular lesion, especially in its initial detection and characterization. In addition, the results of imaging assessment guide the therapeutic options (surgical, interventional, or palliative) and provide the standard of reference in the evaluation of tumor response.
KeywordsCirrhotic Liver Nodular Lesion Hepatobiliary Phase Dysplastic Nodule Baseline Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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