Detection and monitoring of postinterventional success and complications of the liver using contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) – a case report after interventional treatment of a giant hemangioma

Giovanna Negrao de Figueiredo, Johannes Rübenthaler, Katharina Müller-Peltzer, Dirk‑André Clevert


This case report relates the use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for the assessment and treatment of a postinterventional cholecystitis, a rare but important complication after transcatheter arterial embolization of a giant hemangioma. Regarding the imaging diagnosis, hemangiomas have specific features allowing a fast recognition by all radiological modalities,
and in recent years, especially by CEUS.


CEUS; giant hemangioma; transcatheter arterial embolization; post interventional complications; cholecystitis

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