The Objective Image Analysis for HCC and HH with a Axial Image of Liver CT Scan

Liver CT 단면영상에서 간세포암과 간혈관종의 객관적 영상분석

  • 황인길 (부산가톨릭대학교 대학원) ;
  • 고성진 (부산가톨릭대학교 방사선학과) ;
  • 최석윤 (부산가톨릭대학교 방사선학과)
  • Received : 2015.04.20
  • Accepted : 2015.05.15
  • Published : 2015.09.28


To distinguish between HCC and HH is one of the important test methods in determining the treatment method by determining the treatment method by distinguishing malignant growth and benign tumors in liver CT scan. Currently, the specialist is reading CT images by their subjective judgment. So, the purpose of this study is to treat reading the CT images even more objective way. The test times after injection contrast medium in this study are the before injection phase(Pre.), artery phase(35sec), portal phase(70sec) and delay phase(180sec). The general pattern change of HCC in change of contrast enhancement pattern shows 26.6% matching. And the case of HH shows 16.6% matching. In order to observe the change of HU value between HCC and HH, each average values and standard deviation was confirm and as a result, it shows the lagre difference between artery and portal phase in lesion.(HCC$19.76{\pm}23.52$, HH$60.23{\pm}29.43$). And it shows the 76.6% matching in HCC and 80.0% matching in HH. Thorough this study, to suggest a HU value as objective analysis method and if the anlaysis method was used in clinical will assist in the diagnosis.


Computed Tomography;Liver CT Scan;Hepatic Cellular Carcinoma;Hepatic Hemangioma


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