Contrast-enhanced ultrasound vs multidetector-computed tomography for detecting liver metastases in colorectal cancer: a prospective, blinded, patient-by-patient analysis

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Abstract

This study compared the sensitivity and specificity of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) and multidetector-computed tomography (MDCT) in the detection of liver metastases in patients with colorectal cancer.
Original languageEnglish
JournalColorectal Disease
Volume13
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)420-5
Number of pages6
ISSN1462-8910
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Biopsy
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Contrast Media
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography

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