Radiographics 2021 Sep 24:210019. Epub 2021 Sep 24.
From the Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 (N.C.); University of California San Diego Health, San Diego, Calif (C.B.S., K.J.F.); Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY (V.C.); University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex (D.T.F.); University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich (W.R.M.); Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn (S.S.A.); Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY (R.K.G.D.); Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, Calif (R.M.M.); Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill (A.A.B.); and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex (K.M.E.).
Liver lesions have different enhancement patterns at dynamic contrast-enhanced imaging. The Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) applies the enhancement kinetic of liver observations in its algorithms for imaging-based diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in at-risk populations. Therefore, careful analysis of the spatial and temporal features of these enhancement patterns is necessary to increase the accuracy of liver mass characterization. Read More