Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 42, Issue 7, pp 859–866 | Cite as

Hepatoblastoma imaging with gadoxetate disodium-enhanced MRI—typical, atypical, pre- and post-treatment evaluation

  • Arthur B. Meyers
  • Alexander J. Towbin
  • James I. Geller
  • Daniel J. Podberesky
Pictorial Essay


Gadoxetate disodium (Gd-EOB-DTPA) is a hepatobiliary MRI contrast agent widely used in adults for characterization of liver tumors and increasingly used in children. Hepatoblastoma is the most common primary hepatic malignancy of childhood. In this review, we describe our experience with this agent both before and after initiating therapy in children with hepatoblastoma.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur B. Meyers
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
  • Alexander J. Towbin
    • 1
  • James I. Geller
    • 2
  • Daniel J. Podberesky
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyCincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical CenterCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Department of Hematology/OncologyCincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical CenterCincinnatiUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  4. 4.Department of Pediatric ImagingChildren’s Hospital of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

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