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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 538534, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/538534
Case Report

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound of a Gallbladder Lesion in a Patient with a History of Renal Cell and Rectal Cancer

1Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Klinikum Vest GmbH, Lipper Weg 11, 45770 Marl, Germany
2Department of Pathology, Mühlenstraße 31, 45659 Recklinghausen, Germany
3Department of Surgery, Klinikum Vest GmbH, Dorstener Straße 151, 45657 Recklinghausen, Germany

Received 22 May 2013; Accepted 19 June 2013

Academic Editors: N. Courcoutsakis, R. Goll, S. Nomura, and H. Sugimura

Copyright © 2013 Markus Reiser et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Description for video sequence:

Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) of the gallbladder (12-38 sec after injection). A low mechanical index of < 0,1 was used and the ultrasound monitor was set to sepia colormode for better contrast visualization. Five ml sulphur hexafluoride microbubbles (Sonovue®) were administered via the antecubital vein. Intense and prolonged contrast enhancement of the gallbladder lesion is best seen from 24 sec on (please note time in right upper corner).

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