Comparison of scintigraphy, sonography, and computed tomography in the evaluation of hepatic neoplasms

AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
J H SnowS Wallace


A comparison of scintigraphy, ultrasonography, and computed tomography (CT) in 94 proven patients with clinically suspected liver disease is reported. CT proved to be the most accurate in detecting masses and assessing the complete extent of intrahepatic disease. The most reliable combination was CT and scintigraphy. The specific advantages and disadvantages of each method are discussed. The diagnostic scheme followed in the imaging evaluation of an hepatic mass in our clinical practice is discussed.


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