Evaluating the liver with abdominal CT

When evaluating the liver on a CT study, you need to look out for steatosis, cirrhosis, solid masses, cysts, and hemangiomas. You should also check the vasculature—the portal vein and the hepatic veins. In this video, an expert radiologist shares his tips and tricks for liver assessment.

Michael Hartung, MD
Michael Hartung, MD
13th Apr 2022 • 1m read
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When evaluating the liver on a CT study, you need to look out for steatosis, cirrhosis, solid masses, cysts, and hemangiomas. You should also check the vasculature—the portal vein and the hepatic veins. In this video, an expert radiologist shares his tips and tricks for liver assessment.

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