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CEUS Liver: Protocol
Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
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KEY FACTS

  • CEUS Protocol

    GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

    • Examiner Training Requirements

      • US Equipment

        • Transducer Selection

          • Depth of Scanning

            CEUS PROCEDURE

            • Precontrast Examination

              • Patient Positioning

                • Contrast Dose

                  • Contrast Injection

                    • Contrast Timer

                      IMAGING

                      • Enhancement Phases

                        • Imaging Parameters

                          • Liver CEUS Protocol

                            • Technical Pitfalls and Challenges

                              Selected References

                              1. Durot I et al: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of malignant liver lesions. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(4):819-84, 2018
                              2. Lyshchik A et al: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the liver: technical and lexicon recommendations from the ACR CEUS LI-RADS working group. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(4):861-879, 2018
                              3. Wilson SR et al: CEUS LI-RADS: algorithm, implementation, and key differences from CT/MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(1):127-142, 2018
                              4. Barr RG: How to develop a contrast-enhanced ultrasound program. J Ultrasound Med. 36(6):1225-1240, 2017
                              5. Burrowes DP et al: Contrast-enhanced US approach to the diagnosis of focal liver masses. Radiographics. 37(5):1388-1400, 2017
                              6. Claudon M et al: Guidelines and good clinical practice recommendations for contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the liver - update 2012: A WFUMB-EFSUMB initiative in cooperation with representatives of AFSUMB, AIUM, ASUM, FLAUS and ICUS. Ultrasound Med Biol. 39(2):187-210, 2013
                              7. Sidhu PS et al: The EFSUMB Guidelines on the Non-hepatic Clinical Applications of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS): a new dawn for the escalating use of this ubiquitous technique. Ultraschall Med. 33(1):5-7, 2012
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • CEUS Protocol

                                GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

                                • Examiner Training Requirements

                                  • US Equipment

                                    • Transducer Selection

                                      • Depth of Scanning

                                        CEUS PROCEDURE

                                        • Precontrast Examination

                                          • Patient Positioning

                                            • Contrast Dose

                                              • Contrast Injection

                                                • Contrast Timer

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • Enhancement Phases

                                                    • Imaging Parameters

                                                      • Liver CEUS Protocol

                                                        • Technical Pitfalls and Challenges

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Durot I et al: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of malignant liver lesions. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(4):819-84, 2018
                                                          2. Lyshchik A et al: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the liver: technical and lexicon recommendations from the ACR CEUS LI-RADS working group. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(4):861-879, 2018
                                                          3. Wilson SR et al: CEUS LI-RADS: algorithm, implementation, and key differences from CT/MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(1):127-142, 2018
                                                          4. Barr RG: How to develop a contrast-enhanced ultrasound program. J Ultrasound Med. 36(6):1225-1240, 2017
                                                          5. Burrowes DP et al: Contrast-enhanced US approach to the diagnosis of focal liver masses. Radiographics. 37(5):1388-1400, 2017
                                                          6. Claudon M et al: Guidelines and good clinical practice recommendations for contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the liver - update 2012: A WFUMB-EFSUMB initiative in cooperation with representatives of AFSUMB, AIUM, ASUM, FLAUS and ICUS. Ultrasound Med Biol. 39(2):187-210, 2013
                                                          7. Sidhu PS et al: The EFSUMB Guidelines on the Non-hepatic Clinical Applications of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS): a new dawn for the escalating use of this ubiquitous technique. Ultraschall Med. 33(1):5-7, 2012