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Macro- and Microcirculation of Focal Liver

  • A. Martegani
  • L. Aiani
  • C. Borghi
  • L. Solbiati
  • M. Tonolini
  • A. Bellobuono
  • E. Leen
  • V. Kirn
  • L. Cova
  • V. Osti

Abstract

Ultrasound (US) plays a secondary role to computed tomography (CT) in the diagnostic assessment of traumatic lesions involving abdominal organs, especially in the case of major trauma (Becker et al. 1998; Boioli et al. 1993; Brown et al. 1998; Harris et al. 2001; Mirvis 2000; Sherck et al. 1984; Shuman 1997). Because US has a relatively limited panoramic capacity, it does not detect lesions of hollow internal organs reliably. On the whole it has a lower sensitivity and specificity than CT in the diagnosis of parenchymal damage to the liver, kidney and spleen.

Keywords

Arterial Phase Helical Compute Tomography Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Cavernous Hemangioma Focal Liver Lesion 
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  • A. Martegani
  • L. Aiani
  • C. Borghi
  • L. Solbiati
  • M. Tonolini
  • A. Bellobuono
  • E. Leen
  • V. Kirn
  • L. Cova
  • V. Osti

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