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MRI of the Liver
A Practical Guide
by Philip J.A. Robinson

MRI of the Liver provides an expansive armamentarium of case studies and examples showcasing both common and uncommon liver pathologies.

Features:

  • Allows readers to see how different MRI techniques and contrast agents influence the imaging appearance of various pathologies
  • Explains how to choose the most effective MRI techniques to answer different clinical questions and to identify different liver pathologies
  • Illustrates not only the typical appearances of liver abnormalities, but also the range of atypical findings with common pathologies
  • Discusses and illustrates the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant liver lesions
  • Details the imaging requirements for pre-operative assessment of liver tumors
  • Demonstrates MRI appearances after surgical and percutaneous interventions
  • Leads the reader through clinical problems such as imaging approaches for high biliary obstruction, methods for the early detection of liver metastases, the identification of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis, and how to deal with the 'incidental' liver lesion

Contents

Why, When, and How to Perform MRI of the Liver

  • The Role of MRI in Patients with Liver Disease
  • Techniques for Liver MRI
  • The Use of Contrast Agents in Liver MRI
  • Normal Anatomy, Variants and Artefacts

MRI For Characteristics Focal Lesions in the Non-Cirrhotic Liver

  • Cysts and Cyst-like Lesions
  • Solid Masses in the Non-cirrhotic Liver

MRI in Diffuse Liver Disease

  • Fat and the Liver
  • Structural and Vascular Changes in Diffuse Liver Disease
  • Cirrhotic Nodules and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

MRI In Metastatic Disease of the Liver

  • Early Diagnosis of Metastatic Disease
  • Characterisation of Liver Metastases
  • Liver tumors after Treatment

Liver MRI for Biliary Obstruction

  • Cholangiocarcinoma and its Mimics

Epilogue: Unsolved Problems in Liver MRI

Index

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MRI of the Liver
A Practical Guide
by Philip J.A. Robinson

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