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CEUS Liver: LI-RADS
Yuko Kono, MD, PhD; Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
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KEY FACTS

  • ACR LI-RADS

    • CEUS LI-RADS Major Imaging Features

      • CEUS LI-RADS Characterization

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Liver Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS)

        Introduction

        • CEUS LI-RADS

          CEUS LI-RADS Diagnostic Algorithm

          • Step 1: Characterize Untreated Observation on Precontrast US Without Pathologic Proof in Patient at High Risk for HCC

            • Step 2 (Optional): Apply CEUS Ancillary Features

              • Step 3: Apply Tie-Breaking Rules if Needed

                • Step 4: Final Check

                  Selected References

                  1. The American College of Radiology Liver Reporting & Data System. https://www.acr.org/Clinical-Resources/Reporting-and-Data-Systems/LI-RADS. Updated 2018. Accessed November 2018
                  2. Terzi E et al: Contrast ultrasound LI-RADS LR-5 identifies hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis in a multicenter restropective study of 1,006 nodules. J Hepatol. 68(3):485-492, 2018
                  3. Piscaglia F et al: American College of Radiology Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (CEUS LI-RADS) for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma: a pictorial essay. Ultraschall Med. 38(3):320-324, 2017
                  4. Wilson SR et al: CEUS LI-RADS: algorithm, implementation, and key differences from CT/MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). ePub, 2017
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                  KEY FACTS

                  • ACR LI-RADS

                    • CEUS LI-RADS Major Imaging Features

                      • CEUS LI-RADS Characterization

                        TERMINOLOGY

                        • Abbreviations

                          • Liver Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS)

                        Introduction

                        • CEUS LI-RADS

                          CEUS LI-RADS Diagnostic Algorithm

                          • Step 1: Characterize Untreated Observation on Precontrast US Without Pathologic Proof in Patient at High Risk for HCC

                            • Step 2 (Optional): Apply CEUS Ancillary Features

                              • Step 3: Apply Tie-Breaking Rules if Needed

                                • Step 4: Final Check

                                  Selected References

                                  1. The American College of Radiology Liver Reporting & Data System. https://www.acr.org/Clinical-Resources/Reporting-and-Data-Systems/LI-RADS. Updated 2018. Accessed November 2018
                                  2. Terzi E et al: Contrast ultrasound LI-RADS LR-5 identifies hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis in a multicenter restropective study of 1,006 nodules. J Hepatol. 68(3):485-492, 2018
                                  3. Piscaglia F et al: American College of Radiology Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (CEUS LI-RADS) for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma: a pictorial essay. Ultraschall Med. 38(3):320-324, 2017
                                  4. Wilson SR et al: CEUS LI-RADS: algorithm, implementation, and key differences from CT/MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). ePub, 2017