Hepatocarcinoma on cirrhosis - Color Ultrasound


Title: Color Ultrasound - Hepatocarcinoma on cirrhosis
Diagnosis: Hepatocarcinoma on cirrhosis
Author: Dr.ROSSET Antoine
Comment: Dr. KHAN Haleem
Hospital: HUG
Department: Radiologie
State: Terminée
Date: 21.03.2003
: 4265
Chapter: Liver & Spleen

Clinical Presentation: Work-up prior to hepatictransplantation
Comment: The widespread adoption of ultrasound for screeninghigh risk patients,
has led to the identification of many patientswith a potentially treatable hepatocellular
carcinoma. US is thescreening and surveillance modality of choice. The serum
AlphaFoeta Protein (AFP) is much less sensitive.
Description: The liver is enlarged and is heterogenously nodular.At Color Doppler
US the lesions are vascular with some presentingcentral arterial pedicles. Portal
hypertension is characterized byheptafugal portal flow coded in blue. CT confirmed the
presence ofmassive hepatocarcinoma subsequent to alcoholiccirrhosis.

Order: 1025
Dislocation: 0
Polytrauma: 0
Open: 0
Pathologic: 0
Operation: 00.00.00
Graft: 0

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