Diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced ultrasound for detecting bland thrombus from inferior vena cava tumor thrombus in patients with renal cell carcinoma

Qiuyang Li, Zhongxin Wang, Xin Ma, Jie Tang, Yukun Luo
2020 International Brazilian Journal of Urology  
Our study demonstrates the potential of CEUS in the differentiation of bland and tumor thrombus of the IVC in patients with RCC. Since CEUS is an effective, inexpensive, and non-invasive method, it could be a reliable tool in the evaluation of IVC thrombus in patients with RCC.
doi:10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2019.0304 pmid:31851465 fatcat:dozhextpdnbtxg4s3wnsoy45ny