3:09 PM Abstract No. 291 Differentiation of hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma using magnetic resonance –based radiomics

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma (CCC) together account for almost all cases of primary liver cancers. Differentiation between the two cancers before treatment has significant implication for interventional radiologists, who are often involved in biopsy and treatment of both lesions. The ability to differentiate HCC from CCC on imaging could decrease morbidity, decrease cost and improve clinical decision making. To this end, we intend to use radiomics to classify cases of HCC and CCC from patient MRI scans.
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Scientific Session 32 Source Type: research

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Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
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Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
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Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: World J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
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