Benefits of contrast enhanced ultrasound in intervention
Constantin Arndt Marschner1, Johannes Rübenthaler1, Matthias Frank Froelich2, Vincent Schwarze1, Dirk-André Clevert1
1Department of Radiology, University Hospital, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany
2Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Centre Mannheim, Germany., Mannheim, Germany
Corresponding Author: Dirk-André Clevert ,Tel: +49 89 440073620, Fax: +49 89 440078832, Email:
Received: June 3, 2020;  Accepted: November 19, 2020.  Published online: November 19, 2020.
For evaluating unclear tumorous lesions, CEUS is an important imaging modality next to contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and may provide valuable insights into the microvascularization of tumors through its dynamic examination. In interventional procedures, CEUS can make a valuable contribution in pre-, peri- and post-interventional settings, reduce radiation exposure and, under certain circumstances, the number of interventions for the patient.
Keywords: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound; Tissue vascularization; Real-time imaging; Intervention; Ultrasound
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