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Liver Metastases

MRI is highly sensitive for the detection of both hypervascular and hypovascular liver metastases.  In particular MRI can be performed with Eovist, a contrast agent that is taken up by normal hepatocytes, providing a bright liver background against which small lesions can be detected.

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Liver metastases well delineated as dark lesions with Eovist.
Dynamic contrast enhancement shows rapid uptake and washout of contrast from carcinoid metastases to the liver.


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