Volume 7: Imaging the Liver
This volume features 31 articles that cover the most important advances in liver imaging, including concepts that were developed in earlier studies and have recently been confirmed, with an emphasis on the role of preliminary or experimental studies. Subject areas include:
- Diagnostic imaging with US, CT, and MRI
- Disease detection and characterization with diffusion MRI
- Quantitative imaging techniques
- Liver-specific contrast agents
- Advances in treatment of liver diseases
The Online Educational Edition includes 13 tests with an opportunity to earn 13 SA-CME credits. This enduring material can be applied towards the ABR self-assessment requirement.
Series Editor Deborah Levine, MD and Guest Editor Valérie Vilgrain, MD, PhD discuss the importance of Radiology Select Volume 7 and its topic, Imaging the Liver.
Radiology Select Volume 7: Imaging the Liver Guest Editors
Valérie Vilgrain, MD, PhD, is chair of the Department of Radiology at Beaujon University Hospital (Clichy, France) and full professor of radiology at the Paris Diderot University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France. She received her MD degree from Rene Descartes University of Paris Medical School in 1985. She was resident in radiology at University of Paris and she completed a fellowship in radiology at Beaujon University Hospital. Her major research interests are diagnostic and interventional imaging of the liver, pancreas, and bile ducts, with a special interest in multidetector CT and MR imaging and contrast-enhanced US, functional imaging (CT perfusion, dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging, DWI, and MR elastography).
Maxime Ronot, MD, PhD,, graduated from Paris Diderot University (France), where he received his MD and PhD degrees. He completed his residency and fellowship training in diagnostic and interventional imaging at the University Hospitals of Paris and Geneva. He now serves as associate professor in the Department of Medical Imaging at the Beaujon University Hospital (Clichy, France). His main foci of research have been liver diseases and tumors, interventional abdominal oncology, functional imaging of the liver, and elastography.
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