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Value of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in radiofrequency ablation of secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Ren Fail 2021 Dec;43(1):445-451

Department of Nephrology, Nanchong Central Hospital, The Second Clinical Medical College, North Sichuan Medical College (University), Nan Chong, Peoples Republic of China.

Objectives: The purpose of the current study was to determine the performance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the assessment of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of hyperplastic parathyroid glands due to secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT).

Methods: Thirty-two patients, each with ≥4 hyperplastic parathyroid glands due to SHPT, underwent RFA hydro-dissection. CEUS was performed in each patient before and during RFA. Read More

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December 2021

Comparison of contrast-enhanced ultrasound versus conventional ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with nondilated collecting system: a randomized controlled trial.

Eur Radiol 2021 Feb 26. Epub 2021 Feb 26.

Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, China.

Objective: To compare the safety, effectiveness, and feasibility of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) versus conventional ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in patients with nondilated collecting system.

Methods: Between July 2018 and July 2020, 160 kidney stone patients with nondilated collecting system planned for PCNL were randomly assigned into two groups, CEUS with retrograde ureteral contrast injection and conventional ultrasound with retrograde ureteral normal saline injection. Patient's demographics, the success rate of puncture, success rate of a single-needle puncture, number of punctures, puncture time, perioperative outcomes, stone-free rate, and incidence of complications were compared. Read More

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February 2021

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) guided drainage in the treatment of a patient with lung abscess secondary to hypervirulent (hvKP) infection: A case report.

Respir Med Case Rep 2021 30;32:101343. Epub 2021 Jan 30.

Department of Intensive Care Unit, Binhaiwan Central Hospital of Dongguan, China.

Hypervirulent (hvKP) can cause lung abscess, serious infection, and has a high mortality. Drainage plays a key role in the treatment of lung abscess secondary to hvKP. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) can identify necrotic areas within peripheral pulmonary lesions. Read More

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January 2021

Clinical performance of Xpert MTB/RIF on contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided core biopsy specimens for rapid diagnosis of superficial tuberculous lymphadenitis in high TB burden settings.

Infection 2021 Feb 4. Epub 2021 Feb 4.

Clinic and Research Center of Tuberculosis, Department of Tuberculosis, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Tuberculosis, Shanghai Clinic and Research Center of Tuberculosis, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, No. 507 Zhengmin Rd, Shanghai, 200433, China.

Objective: The diagnosis of superficial tuberculous lymphadenitis (TBLN) remains difficult due to low detection rate of etiology. To increase the diagnostic value for TBLN, contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) guided core biopsy was introduced to obtain the specimen followed by Xpert MTB/RIF (Xpert) and other methods testing and to explore the optimum diagnostic pattern for TBLN in China.

Methods: A prospective study was performed on patients with suspected superficial TBLN. Read More

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February 2021

Application of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the diagnosis of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Jan;100(2):e24047

Zhejiang Provincial People's Hospital, People's Hospital of Hangzhou Medical College, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Introduction: Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD) is a series of proliferative diseases of the lymphatic system. Among patients receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), PTLD is a prevalent complication that severely affects rates of survival. Ultrasound plays an essential role in the early diagnosis of PTLD. Read More

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January 2021

Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound guidance in core-needle biopsy for diagnosis of cervical tuberculous lymphadenitis.

Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 2021 ;77(4):381-389

Department of Ultrasonography, Zhejiang Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine Hospital, Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, Tuberculosis Diagnostic and Treatment Center of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Objective: To investigate the diagnostic value of core-needle biopsy (CNB) guided by contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in cervical tuberculous lymphadenitis (CTL).

Methods: 178 patients with pathological confirmation of CTL were retrospectively enrolled. All of them had undergone CNB prior to the final surgery. Read More

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January 2021

Does Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) of Normal/Benign Axillary Lymph Nodes in Patients with Breast Cancer Identify Significant Axillary Nodal Burden?

Eur J Radiol 2020 Nov 28;132:109311. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Breast Radiology, Breast Imaging Department, St James's University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Leeds, UK.

Purpose: Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) of the axilla allows preoperative identification and biopsy of the sentinel lymph node. Our aims were to evaluate the accuracy of the CEUS procedure for identifying axillary lymph node metastases preoperatively and compare the volume of axillary metastases in patients with malignant versus benign CEUS guided core biopsy at end of primary surgical treatment.

Methods: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data on patients with breast cancer with normal axillary ultrasound or benign axillary FNAC undergoing preoperatively CEUS guided sentinel lymph node biopsy between 2013 and 2018. Read More

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November 2020

Sarcomatoid hepatocellular carcinoma mimicking hepatic abscess: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2020 Sep;99(39):e22489

Department of Pathology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Rationale: Primary sarcomatoid hepatocellular carcinoma (SHC) is a rare subtype of morphologic hepatocellular carcinoma reported on less than 1% of surgical pathology specimens. Herein, we report a rare case of SHC. The case in question was initially misdiagnosed as a liver abscess due to the clinical and radiological similarity between these 2 pathologies. Read More

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September 2020

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Guided Transoral Core Needle Biopsy: A Novel, Safe and Well-Tolerated Procedure for Obtaining High-Quality Tissue in Patients with Oral Cancer.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2020 Dec 28;46(12):3210-3217. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Department of Ultrasound Medical Center, Sichuan Cancer Hospital Institute, Sichuan Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China; North Sichuan Medical College, Nanchong, China.

The aim of the prospective study described here was to compare the tolerability, safety and diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided transoral core needle biopsy (CEUS-CNB) with that of conventional US-guided transoral CNB (US-CNB) and standard incisional biopsy in patients with oral masses. Between June 2017 and November 2019, consecutive patients with oral masses referred for biopsy were randomly assigned to undergo incisional biopsy, US-CNB or CEUS-CNB. Procedure time, intra‑operative blood loss volume, diagnostic performance and pain level before and after the procedure assessed by visual analogue score (VAS) were recorded and compared among the three procedures. Read More

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December 2020

Assessment of the Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for the Treatment of Patients with Nondilated Collecting System.

J Endourol 2021 Apr 30;35(4):436-443. Epub 2020 Oct 30.

Department of Urology, The Second People's Hospital of China Three Gorges University, The Second People's Hospital of Yichang, Yichang, China.

To investigate the clinical value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for kidney stone patients without hydronephrosis. Patients with nondilated collecting system kidney stones who underwent PCNL between October 2018 and December 2019 at our hospital were enrolled in this study. Patients who met the inclusion criteria were randomized into two groups: a CEUS-guided PCNL group and a conventional ultrasound (US)-guided PCNL group. Read More

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Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal biopsies: our experience and technique.

Skeletal Radiol 2021 Apr 15;50(4):673-681. Epub 2020 Sep 15.

Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 E. Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53792, USA.

Objective: To present our experience with contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)-guided musculoskeletal soft tissue biopsies in a busy interventional clinic.

Materials And Methods: After IRB approval was obtained and informed consent was waived, we retrospectively reviewed all CEUS-guided musculoskeletal biopsies performed from December 1, 2018 to March 2, 2020. Relevant pre-procedure imaging was reviewed. Read More

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Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided thrombin injection in the management of iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm (PSA): A case report and review of literatures.

Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 2020 ;76(4):549-557

Interventional Ultrasound Unit, Department of Medical Ultrasound, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, Ultrasound Research and Education Institute, Tongji University Cancer Center, Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Ultrasound Diagnosis and Treatment, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

Pseudoaneurysm (PSA) formation is the most common arterial complication of endovascular procedures requiring arterial puncture. The present study reported a case of a 72-year-old male patient with iatrogenic femoral artery PSA treated with contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)-guided thrombin injection. Conventional ultrasound (US) and CEUS were used to diagnose, guide treatment, and evaluate the treatment efficacy. Read More

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February 2021

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided feeding artery ablation as add-on to percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma with a modified ablative technique and tumor perfusion evaluation.

Int J Hyperthermia 2020 ;37(1):1016-1026

Department of Medical Ultrasonics, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, P.R. China.

Objectives: To establish a modified strategy of the feeding artery ablation (FAA) procedure as an add-on to percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for patients with hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and to evaluate the outcomes.

Materials And Methods: For this prospective, single-arm study, from June 2014 to August 2016, twenty-five patients with hypervascular HCC, 2-5 cm in diameter were treated by contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)-guided FAA before conventional RFA. Technical success of FAA and subsequent perfusion change of the tumor were evaluated by CEUS. Read More

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January 2020

Safe and pivotal approaches using contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the diagnostic workup of non-obstetric conditions during pregnancy, a single-center experience.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2021 01 6;303(1):103-112. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

Department of Radiology, University Hospital LMU, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Grosshadern Campus, Munich, Germany.

Purpose: Conventional ultrasound is the main imaging modality in obstetrics for assessing the maternal and fetal status. Up to date, contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) has not found widespread use in gynecology and obstetrics, but recent studies demonstrate promising results. The aim of the present study is to assess safe and valuable application of CEUS during pregnancy to investigate non-obstetric conditions. Read More

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January 2021

The Value of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound-Guided Contrast Injection via the Endoscopic Nasobiliary Drainage Duct in Diagnosing Residual Common Bile Duct Stones.

Biomed Res Int 2020 1;2020:3281241. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Department of Ultrasound, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning, China.

Objectives: To investigate the diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound- (CEUS-) guided contrast injection via an endoscopic nasobiliary drainage (ENBD) tube on the evaluation for residual stones in common bile duct (CBD).

Methods: 116 patients with CBD stones were treated by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and duodenoscopic sphincterotomy incision surgery and ENBD. The US group consisted of 54 patients who underwent US-guided saline injection via the ENBD tube to evaluate for residual CBD stones. Read More

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Accuracy of CEUS-guided sentinel lymph node biopsy in early-stage breast cancer: a study review and meta-analysis.

World J Surg Oncol 2020 May 29;18(1):112. Epub 2020 May 29.

Department of Thyroid and Breast Surgery, Changshu Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Suzhou, China.

Objective: To investigate whether preoperative localization of sentinel lymph node (SLN) by contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) can further improve the accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB).

Method: Collect published literatures or conference reports by searching electronic databases. The Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies-2 (QUADAS-2) evaluation method is used to evaluate the quality of the screened literatures. Read More

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Efficacy of endostar combined with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and analysis of vascular endothelial factor and C-reactive protein levels in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma under contrast enhanced ultrasound.

J BUON 2020 Jan-Feb;25(1):407-414

Department of Ultrasound (III), Cangzhou Central Hospital, Cangzhou 061000, P.R.China.

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) under the guidance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Methods: One hundred and sixty patients with HCC admitted to Cangzhou Central Hospital from April 2015 to April 2017 were enrolled. The clinical data were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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December 2020

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis in patients with upper abdominal cancer pain: initial experience.

Eur Radiol 2020 Aug 24;30(8):4514-4523. Epub 2020 Mar 24.

Ultrasound Medical Center, Sichuan Cancer Hospital Institute, Sichuan Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, 610041, China.

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy and safety of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)-guided celiac plexus neurolysis (CPN) in patients with upper abdominal cancer pain.

Methods: Thirty-five patients with upper abdominal cancers tortured by intractable upper abdominal pain underwent CEUS-guided CPN with ethanol. The pain alleviation and opioid intake were observed and evaluated during a 3-month follow-up after CPN. Read More

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5-Aminolevulinic Acid and Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: The Combination of the Two Techniques to Optimize the Extent of Resection in Glioblastoma Surgery.

Neurosurgery 2020 06;86(6):E529-E540

Institute of Neurosurgery, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli, IRCSS, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Background: The survival benefit in maximizing resection in glioblastomas (GBMs) has been demonstrated by numerous studies. The true limit of infiltration of GBMs has been an overwhelming obstacle, and several technological advances have been introduced to improve the identification of residual tumors.

Objective: To evaluate whether the integration of 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) with microbubble contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) improves residual tumor identification and has an impact on the extent of resection (EOR), overall survival (OS), and progression-free survival (PFS). Read More

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Clinical value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in transthoracic biopsy of malignant anterior mediastinal masses.

J Thorac Dis 2019 Dec;11(12):5290-5299

Department of Ultrasound, National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100021, China.

Background: Given low incidence and high heterogeneity, the treatment strategies of anterior mediastinal masses (AMMs) are diverse based on pathology. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the usefulness of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in transthoracic biopsy of malignant AMMs when compared with that of ultrasound (US) alone and to screen lesions that are more suitable for CEUS evaluation and guidance.

Methods: We reviewed all the US- and CEUS-guided transthoracic core needle biopsy (CNB) of AMMs performed in National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College between July 2013 and April 2019. Read More

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December 2019

Efficacy of endostar combined with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and analysis of vascular endothelial factor and C-reactive protein levels in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma under contrast enhanced ultrasound.

J BUON 2019 Nov-Dec;24(6):2394-2401

Department of Ultrasound (III), Cangzhou Central Hospital, Cangzhou 061000, P.R.China.

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) under the guidance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Methods: One hundred and sixty patients with HCC admitted to Cangzhou Central Hospital from April 2015 to April 2017 were enrolled. The clinical data were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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Application of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the diagnosis of post-kidney transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in native kidney- a case report.

BMC Cancer 2019 Nov 21;19(1):1135. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Department of Medical Ultrasonics, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, No.58 Zhongshan Road 2, Guangzhou, 510080, People's Republic of China.

Background: Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLDs) represent a spectrum of heterogenetic lymphoid proliferations. PTLD is a serious complication that affects the long-term survival of kidney transplant patients. Imaging examination is an important method for detecting and diagnosing PTLD. Read More

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November 2019

Application of quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasound for evaluation and guiding biopsy of peripheral pulmonary lesions: a preliminary study.

Clin Radiol 2020 01 6;75(1):79.e19-79.e24. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Department of Medical Ultrasonics, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound, The Eastern Hospital of The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun-yat Sen University, No. 183 Huangpu East Road, Huangpu District, Guangzhou, 510700, PR China.

Aim: To evaluate the usefulness of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in differentiating malignant from benign peripheral pulmonary lesions, and to evaluate the feasibility, accuracy, and utility of CEUS-guided biopsy for peripheral pulmonary lesions.

Materials And Methods: Thirty-three patients with histopathologically confirmed peripheral pulmonary lesions (22 malignant, 11 benign) were enrolled in this retrospective study. Conventional ultrasound (US) was first performed and then CEUS with a contrast-specific mode and sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble contrast agent. Read More

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January 2020

Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy of Pleural-Based Pulmonary Lesions by Injection of Contrast-Enhancing Drugs.

Front Pharmacol 2019 3;10:960. Epub 2019 Sep 3.

Department of Ultrasound, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China.

In this study, a total of 58 patients with single subpleural pulmonary lesions (males: 36, females: 22, mean age: 63 ± 16.2 years) who underwent contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) and had a definite diagnosis (benign lesions:25, malignant lesions:33) were enrolled. The number of biopsies, diagnostic accuracy rate, and the incidence of complications were recorded. Read More

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September 2019

Can Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Increase or Predict the Success Rate of Testicular Sperm Aspiration in Patients With Azoospermia?

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2019 Feb 26:1-6. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

2 Department of Andrology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

Objective: The objective of our study was to determine whether contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) perfusion measurements obtained before testicular sperm aspiration (TESA) can improve or predict sperm retrieval (SR) outcomes of TESA in patients with azoospermia.

Subjects And Methods: Between May 2017 and January 2018, 70 patients with azoospermia (mean age, 29 years; age range, 22-41 years) underwent testes CEUS within 10 days before TESA. Major perfusion areas were visually chosen, and their ranges were recorded. Read More

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February 2019

Detection of sentinel lymph node using contrast-enhanced agent, Sonazoid, and evaluation of its metastasis with superb microvascular imaging in oral and oropharyngeal cancers: a preliminary clinical study.

Acta Otolaryngol 2019 Jan 24;139(1):94-99. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

a Department of Otolaryngology, and Head & Neck Surgery , Kanazawa University , Kanazawa , Japan.

Background: In sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy for head and neck cancers, the radioisotope method has been the gold standard. However, this method has several problems, such as unavoidable radiation exposure and requirements of expensive equipment.

Aims/objectives: To overcome these problems, we evaluated the contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS)-guided SLN-detection method, and predicted the SLN metastatic status using novel ultrasound technology, superb microvascular imaging (SMI). Read More

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January 2019

Potential application of ultrasound-guided thermal ablation in rare liver tumors.

Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2018 Dec 28;17(6):531-537. Epub 2018 Oct 28.

Department of Medical Ultrasonics, Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Liver Disease Research, Guangzhou 510630, China.

Background: With the advances of imaging techniques, the detection rate of rare liver tumor is increased. However, the therapeutic strategies of the rare liver tumors remain limited.

Methods: We analyzed twelve pathologically confirmed rare liver tumors in 8 patients. Read More

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December 2018

Usefulness of real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound guided coaxial needle biopsy for focal liver lesions.

Abdom Radiol (NY) 2019 01;44(1):310-317

Department of Interventional Radiology, National Cancer Center/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, No. 17 Pan-jia-yuan South Lane, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100021, China.

Purpose: To evaluate the utility of real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)-guided coaxial needle biopsies for focal liver lesions (FLL) that were inconspicuous or could not be accurately identified the active site on B-mode ultrasound (US).

Materials And Methods: This prospective study included 76 patients who had CEUS-guided coaxial needle biopsies for FLL between December 2015 and June 2017. We recorded characteristics of target lesions. Read More

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January 2019

Ablation treatment of primary and secondary liver tumors under contrast-enhanced ultrasound guidance in field practice of interventional ultrasound centers. A multicenter study.

Eur J Radiol 2018 Aug 31;105:96-101. Epub 2018 May 31.

Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

The present retrospective study was aimed at characterizing the clinical impact of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) as a guidance technique for ablation of primary and secondary liver tumors at six interventional ultrasound centers. 148 patients (103M/45F, median age 74 yrs.) with 151 liver target lesions (median size 15 mm, 86. Read More

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[Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) and image fusion for procedures of liver interventions].

Radiologe 2018 Jun;58(6):538-544

Klinik und Poliklinik für Radiologie, Interdisziplinäres Ultraschall-Zentrum, Universitätsklinikum der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München, Deutschland.

Clinical/methodical Issue: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is becoming increasingly important for the detection and characterization of malignant liver lesions and allows percutaneous treatment when surgery is not possible. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound image fusion with computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) opens up further options for the targeted investigation of a modified tumor treatment.

Methodical Innovations: Ultrasound image fusion offers the potential for real-time imaging and can be combined with other cross-sectional imaging techniques as well as CEUS. Read More

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