CEUS shows hepatic artery perfusion after liver transplant, helping patient avoid CT and second surgery
By Tao Lin
Attending Physician, Department of Ultrasound in Medicine, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.
Mr. Zhang, a 55-year-old construction worker, suffered from hepatitis B for more than 30 years. His condition began to worsen three years ago, as he began to feel more and more tired and to show edema (e.g face, leg). Unfortunately, the disease had progressed to the stage of liver cirrhosis.
CT scan showed the liver as typical of liver cirrhosis (white (read more…)