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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 2006
Country/Territory Netherlands
2013-01-20 18:49
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2013-01-21 15:41
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2013-02-01 21:43
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2013-02-03 19:14
2013-02-12 23:27
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2013-03-26 17:17
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2013-03-27 12:58
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2013-06-05 21:18
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2013-06-20 16:34
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Open Access
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Evaluation of hepatic cystic lesions
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Marten A Lantinga, Tom JG Gevers and Joost PH Drenth
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Joost PH Drenth, MD, PhD, Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, Code 455, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands. joostphdrenth@cs.com
Key Words Coincidental hepatic cystic lesions; Cystic liver disease; Complicated cyst; Polycystic liver disease; Diagnostic algorithm
Core Tip We performed a review of the recent literature, and through combining current consensus and recent advances, we developed an evidence-based diagnostic algorithm to guide clinicians in characterising hepatic cystic lesions. Serodiagnostic tests and microbubble contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) are invaluable in differentiating complicated cysts, echinococcosis and cystadenoma/cystadenocarcinoma when ultrasonography (USG), computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging show ambiguous findings. As a result, serodiagnostic tests and CEUS reduce the need for invasive procedures. USG screening of the liver and both kidneys combined with extensive family history taking remains the cornerstone of diagnostic decision making in polycystic liver disease.
Publish Date 2013-06-20 16:34
Citation Lantinga MA, Gevers TJG, Drenth JPH. Evaluation of hepatic cystic lesions. World J Gastroenterol 2013; 19(23): 3543-3554
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v19/i23/3543.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v19.i23.3543
Full Article (PDF) WJG-19-3543.pdf
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