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Table 3 Imaging for DLM

From: Imaging in disappearing colorectal liver metastases and their accuracy: a systematic review

Ref. Pre-chemotherapy staging (%) Post-chemotherapy/preoperative staging (%) IOUS
Elias et al. [14] CE-CT (100) and MRI (100) CE-CT (100) and MRI (100) Yes
Benoist et al. [13] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (100) Yes
Elias et al. [15] CE-CT (100) and MRI (100) CE-CT (100) and MRI (100) Yes
Auer et al. [16] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (100) Yes
Tanaka et al. [17] CE-CT (100) CE-CT and PET-CT (since 2002) Yes
Goèré et al. [18] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (100) Yes
van Vledder et al. [19] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (87) or CE-MRI (13) Yes
Ferrero et al. [20] CE-CT (100) CE-CT and/or EOB-MRI CE
Park et al. [21] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (100) and EOB-MRI (100) Yes
Kim et al. [22] EOB-MRI (100) EOB-MRI (100) n.s.
Arita et al. [23] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (100) and EOB-MRI (100) IOUS and CE-IOUS
Owen et al. [24] CE-CT (n.s.) or MRI (n.s.) EOB-MRI (100) Not universally performed
Tani et al. [9] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (100) and EOB-MRI (100) CE
Sturesson et al. [25] CE-CT (100) and additional EOB-MRI (62) CE-CT (48), EOB-MRI (21), CE-CT and EOB-MRI (31) IOUS and CE-IOUS
Oba et al. [8] CE-CT (100) CE-CT (100) and EOB-MRI (100) CE
  1. CE-CT contrast-enhanced computed tomography, PET-CT positron emission tomography, n.s. not stated, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, EOB-MRI gadoxetic acid-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging, IOUS intraoperative ultrasound, CE-IOUS contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasound