The value of liver and spleen ADC measurements in the diagnosis and follow up of hepatic fibrosis in chronic liver disease


Tokgoz O., ÜNAL İ., Turgut G. G., Yildiz S.

ACTA CLINICA BELGICA, vol.69, no.6, pp.426-432, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/2295333714y.0000000062
  • Journal Name: ACTA CLINICA BELGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.426-432
  • Keywords: Apparent diffusion coefficients, Disease, Fibrosis, Liver, Spleen, DIFFUSION-WEIGHTED MRI, TRANSIENT ELASTOGRAPHY, RETROPHARYNGEAL SPACE, CLINICAL-APPLICATIONS, CIRRHOSIS, BIOPSY, QUANTIFICATION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aims: To evaluate the value of spleen and liver apparent diffusion coefficients (ADC) in chronic liver disease patients, with and without hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and to investigate the use of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in the diagnosis and follow-up of hepatic fibrosis.