Radiology 2021 Aug 24:204700. Epub 2021 Aug 24.
From the Departments of Medical Ultrasonics (T.Z., J.Z., J.J., Z.H., M.W., R.Z.) and Infectious Disease (G.Z.), Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, 600 TianHe Rd, Guangzhou 510630, China; and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, NY (X.D.).
Background Two-dimensional (2D) shear-wave elastography (SWE) has been considered to be useful in predicting hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) development in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB). Purpose To develop a risk model using 2D SWE to predict HCC in patients with CHB and to compare its predictive value with that of other models. Materials and Methods Patients with biopsy-proven CHB who underwent US and 2D SWE between April 2011 and December 2015 were enrolled in this study. Read More