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Ultrasound On The Liver
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Had a ultrasound, results said liver is 13.4cm and that there is somewhat heterogeneous appearance but with no definite abnormality r focal finding?
When i did ultrasound it shown liver is enlarged 22 CM homogeneous echo pattern
no definite focal lesion so is my liver is ok or what I should do?
Reading report: That is the responsibility of the physician who ordered the scan. But the report as it clearly states means that there is no explanation for the liver being large on the scan. ...Read more
Impossible: to fathom a guess. Red color likely indicates a Color Doppler representation of blood flow, but no way to tell if it is normal or abnormal based on limited info given. ...Read more
No: This is almost certainly normal. I course there is the entire clinical scenario to consider, and the question is best answered by the doctor that ordered the test. ...Read more
Doppler: Those are images with doppler of the blood flow in hepatic vessels. ...Read more
Ultrasound of liver: Ultrasound is a very good test to look for liver cirrhosis. This is because a liver that is scarred from whatever disease, will have a different "echotexture" than a normal liver. I would rate it's accuracy as a B+ or higher. It depends of course on the person reading the test, but alot of information can be gained from an ultrasound. It's radiation free and non-invasive. ...Read more
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
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