Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) Version 2018: Imaging of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in At-Risk Patients.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) is composed of four individual algorithms intended to standardize the lexicon, as well as reporting and care, in patients with or at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma in the context of surveillance with US; diagnosis with CT, MRI, or contrast material-enhanced US; and assessment of treatment response with CT or MRI. This report provides a broad overview of LI-RADS, including its historic development, relationship to other imaging guidelines, composition, aims, and future directions. In addition, readers will understand the motivation for and key components of the 2018 update.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Chernyak, V; Fowler, KJ; Kamaya, A; Kielar, AZ; Elsayes, KM; Bashir, MR; Kono, Y; Do, RK; Mitchell, DG; Singal, AG; Tang, A; Sirlin, CB

Published Date

  • December 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 289 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 816 - 830

PubMed ID

  • 30251931

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC6677371

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-1315

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiol.2018181494


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States