Transcatheter brush biopsy of a liver mass with CT-proven intracaval extension

James H. Ellis, Gary J. Becker, Valerie P. Jackson, Hee Myung Park, Robert W. Holden

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We report the adjunctive use of CT scanning in confirming the intraluminal location of an intracaval mass prior to transcatheter brush biopsy. In addition, we review several important reports of transcatheter biopsies in both the IVC and SVC, and cite potential complications.


  • Biopsy
  • Computed tomography
  • Transcatheter biopsy
  • Vena cava, tumor

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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