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New understanding of hepatobiliary MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging following injection of hepatobiliary contrast agents improves the detection of hepatocellular carcinomas when contrast agent accumulations in tumours and the surrounding pathological liver differ. However, tissue accumulation is poorly investigated, and this Clinical Outlook article highlights experimental data to understand better contrast agent accumulation in human pathological livers.

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Fig. 1: Hepatobiliary MRI of hepatocellular carcinomas and the surrounding tissue.


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Pastor, C.M., Vilgrain, V. New understanding of hepatobiliary MRI. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 21, 459–460 (2024).

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