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Abstract #2487

A New Possibility of Late Phase Image in Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI: Visual Assessment of Hepatic Function and Fibrosis Based on Uptake Rate of EOB

Yasuhiro Inokuchi1, Masahiro Uematsu1, and Tsuneyuki Takashina1
1Radiology, Edogawa Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

We identified visual assessment value of late phase image to assess abnormal hepatic function and fibrosis. We retrospectively selected 41 patients who underwent Gd-EOB-DTPA enhanced MRI and classified them into three groups based on visual assessment of late phase images. Kruskal–Willis t-test was used to assess significant differences in the LSR of hepatobiliary phase, FIB-4, APRI, and platelet count. Intra-class correlation coefficient (ICC) was used for intra-reader visual assessment of late phase image. Significant differences in all parameters were observed in the groups. ICC was 0.85. Hepatic function or fibrosis might be assessed by visual assessment of late phase image.

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