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Research progress on magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers in predicting the risk of postoperative recurrence with hepatocellular carcinoma
YU Changjiang  ZHU Shaocheng 

Cite this article as: Yu CJ, Zhu SC. Research progress on magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers in predicting the risk of postoperative recurrence with hepatocellular carcinoma[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(5): 154-157. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.05.033.

[Abstract] Magnetic resonance imaging can predict prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma. In recent years, the application and promotion of functional magnetic resonance imaging and hepatobiliary specific contrast agents as well as the development of imaging omics have further deepened the research field of prediction of prognosis and recurrence risk assessment of hepatocellular carcinoma by magnetic resonance imaging. Besides, some imaging biomarkers have been explored. In this paper, the definition, characteristics, potential mechanisms and clinical relevance of magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers were reviewed. It aims to improve the understanding of the evaluation value of postoperative recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma by magnetic resonance imaging, and to better assist scientific research and guide clinical practice.
[Keywords] hepatocellular carcinoma;magnetic resonance imaging;imaging biomarker;postoperative recurrence;prognosis;risk prediction

YU Changjiang1, 2   ZHU Shaocheng1, 2*  

1 Department of Medical Imaging, Zhengzhou University People's Hospital, Zhengzhou 450003, China

2 Department of Medical Imaging,Henan Provincial People's Hospital, Zhengzhou 450003, China

Zhu SC, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

Received  2021-12-30
Accepted  2022-04-11
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.05.033
Cite this article as: Yu CJ, Zhu SC. Research progress on magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers in predicting the risk of postoperative recurrence with hepatocellular carcinoma[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(5): 154-157.DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.05.033

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