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AuthorWermke, Wolfram. author
TitleTumour Diagnostics of the Liver with Echo Enhancers [electronic resource] : Colour Atlas / by Wolfram Wermke, Bernhard Gaร{159}mann
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-46873-5
Descript 227 p. 779 illus., 778 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

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 developยญ 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 reยญ 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 diaยญ 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 proยญ cedure which form the basis for the images in the atlas are the result We are convinced that an echo-enhanced sonography that proยญ 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


CONTENT

Physical and Technical Essentials -- Colour and Power Doppler -- Echo Enhancers -- 2nd Harmonic Imaging -- Liver Haemangioma -- Sonomorphology, Vascularisation and Signal Behaviour -- Capillary Haemangioma -- Fibrosed Capillary Haemangioma -- Partially Thrombosed Cavernous Haemangioma -- Thrombosed Cavernous Haemangioma -- High-flow Haemangioma -- Focal Nodular Hyperplasia -- Sonomorphology, Vascularisation and Signal Behaviour -- Focal Nodular Hyperplasia -- Liver Cell Adenoma -- Sonomorphology, Vascularisation and Signal Behaviour -- Comparison of Tumour Vascularisation in Liver Cell Adenoma and FNH -- Liver Cell Adenoma -- Liver Cell Adenomatosis -- Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Sonomorphology, Vascularisation and Signal Behaviour -- Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Liver Metastases -- Sonomorphology, Vascularisation and Signal Behaviour -- Miscellaneous -- Regenerative Nodules in Liver Cirrhosis -- Scar Tissue Nodules in Liver Cirrhosis -- Scar Tissue Nodules in Closed Liver Injury -- Focal Fatty Accumulation -- Focal Fatty Sparing -- Nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia with a Congenital Portocaval Shunt -- Amoebic Liver Abscess -- Post-operative Liver Abscess -- Superinfected Necrotic Liver Metastasis -- Haemorrhagic Liver Cyst -- Traumatic Liver Cyst with Transdiaphragmal Arteriovenous Shunt -- Post-operative Seroma with Clot Formation. -- Splenic Metastases following Resection of a Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Cholangiocarcinoma -- Cholangiocellular Liver Carcinoma


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