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Large regenerative nodules in a patient with Budd-Chiari syndrome after TIPS positioning while on the liver transplantation list diagnosed by Gd-EOB-DTPA MRI.

Authors
  • Renzulli, Matteo1
  • Lucidi, Vincenzo
  • Mosconi, Cristina
  • Quarneti, Chiara
  • Giampalma, Emanuela
  • Golfieri, Rita
  • 1 Radiology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University-Hospital Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Bologna, via Albertoni 15, Bologna, Italy. [email protected] , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepatobiliary & pancreatic diseases international : HBPD INT
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2011
Volume
10
Issue
4
Pages
439–442
Identifiers
PMID: 21813396
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI is potentially superior to standard imaging using gadolinium chelates or spiral CT, especially for the differential diagnosis of hypervascular lesions. Gd-EOB-DTPA MRI may become the imaging method of choice for evaluating LT list patients with BCS after TIPS placement.

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