Quantification of liver fat content with ultrasonographic attenuation measurement function: Correlation with unenhanced multidimensional computerized tomography

Cerit M. N. , Sendur H. N. , CİNDİL E., ERBAŞ G., Yalcin M. M. , Cerit E. T. , ...More

CLINICAL IMAGING, vol.65, pp.85-93, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.04.028
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL IMAGING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, Compendex, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-93
  • Keywords: Hepatosteatosis, Computerized tomography, Ultrasound, Hepatic fat quantification, Attenuation coefficient, MACROVESICULAR HEPATIC STEATOSIS, QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT, NONINVASIVE METHODS, DISEASE, CT, DIAGNOSIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, FRACTION, BIOPSY, DONORS


Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of attenuation measurement function (ATT), a newly developed quantitative ultrasonography(US) method based on measurement of the attenuation coefficient, using unenhanced computerized tomography(CT) attenuation values as a reference standard, for the detection and measurement of hepatosteatosis.