Gallbladder carcinoma update: Multimodality imaging evaluation, staging, and treatment options

Alessandro Furlan, James V. Ferris, Keyanoosh Hosseinzadeh, Amir A. Borhani

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review the epidemiology, multimodality imaging findings, differential diagnosis, pathologic staging, and current treatment options of gallbladder carcinoma. CONCLUSION. Understanding the characteristic appearances of primary gallbladder carcinoma at multiple imaging modalities can facilitate diagnosis and enable more accurate staging for triage to extended resection or an alternate therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1440-1447
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume191
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CT
  • Gallbladder neoplasm
  • MRI
  • PET
  • Sonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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