Items tagged “hepatocellular carcinoma”

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Hepatocellular carcinoma

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary malignancy of the liver. It is strongly associated with cirrhosis, from both alcohol and viral etiologies. HCC constitutes approximately 5% of all cancers partly due to the high endemic rates of hepatitis B infection 1. Epidemiology HCC...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein tumor thrombosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 18 Dec 2012
77% complete
CT
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Hepatocellular carcinoma - large

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 12 Jan 2013
68% complete
CT
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Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ian Bickle
Published 08 Dec 2013
84% complete
CTMRI
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Hepatocellular carcinoma

Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy
Published 26 Apr 2014
65% complete
MRI
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LI-RADS

Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) is both a set of standardized terminology and a classification system for imaging findings in liver lesions. The LI-RADS score for a liver lesion is an indication of its relative risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The classification system...
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LR2 cirrhosis-associated nodule

LR2 cirrhosis-associated nodules are defined as "probably benign" according to the LI-RADS classification system. They are a common finding in a cirrhotic liver and do not need to be mentioned in the report.  Radiographic features The nodule must demonstrate all of the following: diameter <20...
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LI-RADS 5 lesion

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 19 Dec 2014
95% complete
MRI
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LI-RADS 3 lesion

arterial phase: 9...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 28 Jan 2015
100% complete
MRI
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Hepatobiliary contrast agents and LI-RADS

LI-RADS (Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System) is both a set of standardized terminology and a classification system for imaging findings in liver lesions. The LI-RADS score for a liver lesion is an indication of its relative risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The classification system ...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma

TR 4.1 / TE 2, 28...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 07 Feb 2015
93% complete
MRI
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (surveillance)

Hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance programs have been adopted by some health systems in attempts to effect an early diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in high-risk populations.  Rationale The idea behind hepatocellular carcinoma screening, as with any screening program, is to detect clin...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (staging)

Hepatocellular carcinoma staging classifications supersede the typical TNM staging system seen in most other epithelial cancers, as the TNM staging system has been found to not be as prognostically useful for stratification of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Several substitute staging sy...
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Liver cancer (BCLC staging)

Barcelona clinic liver cancer (BCLC) staging uses a set of criteria to guide management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The classification takes the following variables into account 1,2: performance status (PS)  Child-Pugh score radiologic tumor extent tumor size multiple ...
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Barcelona clinic liver cancer (BCLC) staging classification

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 17 Feb 2015
32% complete
Diagram
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Okuda staging system

The Okuda staging system was an advance on earlier hepatocellular (HCC) staging classifications, in that it incorporated both cancer-related variables and liver function related variables to determine prognosis 1: disease involving >50% of hepatic parenchyma ascites albumin ≤3 mg/dL bilirubi...
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (exophytic)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 22 Feb 2015
100% complete
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Hepatitis B virus

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a circular DNA virus endemic in many parts of the world. It is a risk factor for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Clinical presentation Acute HBV infection is most often subclinical and asymptomatic. Symptomatic patients (~33%) may experience fever,...
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Hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an RNA virus and a member of the Flaviviridae family. It is a risk factor for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Pathology Route of transmission The most common route of transmission is through blood products and contaminated needles. Unprotected sex...
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Atypical hepatocellular carcinoma

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Tommaso Buzzegoli
Published 20 Dec 2015
71% complete
CT

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