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A panel discussion on the use of imaging techniques to study fatty liver.
3 articles from the March 2011 issue of Radiology are discussed:
Estimation of hepatic proton-density fat fraction by using MR imaging at 3.0 T.
Yokoo T, Shiehmorteza M, Hamilton G, et al. Radiology 2011;258(3):749-759.
Biopsy-proven nonsteatotic liver in adults: estimation of reference range for difference in attenuation between the liver and the spleen at nonenhanced CT. Park YS, Park SH, Lee SS, et al. Radiology 2011;258(3):760-766.
Quantification of hepatic steatosis with T1-independent, T2*-corrected MR imaging with spectral modeling of fat: blinded comparison with MR spectroscopy. Meisamy S, Hines CDG, Hamilton G, et al. Radiology 2011;258(3):767-775.
Claude B. Sirlin, MD, Department of Radiology, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, Calif
Seong Ho Park, MD, Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Scott B. Reeder, MD, PhD, Liver Imaging Research Program, Departments of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, and Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis
Moderator: Herbert Y. Kressel, MD; Editor of Radiology