Liver, Biliary Tract, and Spleen

  • F. Brunelle
  • J.-Y. Cohen


Hepatic US in children should be focused on hepatic vascularization. Real-time US makes such a study much easier. Five scans are mandatory: a longitudinal scan through the long axis of aorta, a longitudinal scan through the inferior vena cava (IVC), a subcostal oblique scan-through the confluence of the hepatic veins, a subcostal oblique scan through the portal vein bifurcation, and a longitudinal oblique scan through the long axis of the portal trunk.


Portal Vein Inferior Vena Cava Hepatic Vein Biliary Atresia Portal Vein Thrombosis 
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  • J.-Y. Cohen

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