Contrast-enhanced ultrasound helps assess liver lesions in children

12/1/2013 | Nursing Times (U.K.) (free registration)

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is potentially useful for children who have liver lesions that need additional imaging beyond standard sonography, according to a study published in the European Journal of Ultrasound. Liver tumors are rare in children and diagnosing them with grayscale ultrasound can be challenging, but CT scans expose children to radiation and MRI requires sedation for some. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound may be a good alternative, according to the study, but more research is needed on its use in pediatric patients.

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