Advertisement

Topics

MRI bests ultrasound for cancer screening of cirrhotic livers, but is it fiscally feasible?

13:27 EDT 22 Sep 2016 | TriMed Media Group

When surveilling cirrhosis-stricken patients for hepatocellular carcinoma—or HCC, the frequently incurable cancer that starts in the liver and sometimes follows cirrhosis—MRI with liver-specific contrast can be a better diagnostic performer than ultrasound, the guideline-recommended screening tool for such situations. 

Original Article: MRI bests ultrasound for cancer screening of cirrhotic livers, but is it fiscally feasible?

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "MRI bests ultrasound for cancer screening of cirrhotic livers, but is it fiscally feasible?"

Quick Search
Advertisement
 

Relevant Topics

Cancer Disease
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...

Hepatology
Hepatology is the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas, and diseases associated with them. This includes viral hepatitis, alcohol damage, cirrhosis and cancer. As modern lifestyles change, with alcoholism and cancer becoming more promi...