CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 278–281 | Cite as

CO2 Demonstration of Multiple Extravasations into a Subcapsular Hematoma of the Liver

  • Noboru TerayamaEmail author
  • Osamu Matsui
  • Fumiaki Ueda
  • Yuki Hattori
  • Hiroshi Nishijima
  • Junichiro Sanada


In a case of esophageal cancer with liver metastases, rupture of a liver metastasis resulted in subcapsular hematoma of the liver. Digital subtraction angiography with carbon dioxide showed multiple extravasations at the surface of the liver suggesting multiple ruptures of the penetrating hepatic capsular arteries. It was suggested that these findings are not rare in cases of subcapsular hematoma; however, they have received little attention.

Hepatic arteries Liver angiography Liver hemorrhage Liver interventional procedure Liver neoplasms metastases Angiography CO2 DSA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noboru Terayama
    • 1
    Email author
  • Osamu Matsui
    • 1
  • Fumiaki Ueda
    • 1
  • Yuki Hattori
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Nishijima
    • 1
  • Junichiro Sanada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyKanazawa University Graduate School of Medical ScienceJapan

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