Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatic Hemangioma

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Ling Bai, Cheng Jin, Shuangquan Wang

Abstract


The clinical manifestations of hepatic hemangioma are not specific. At present, the diagnosis of hepatic hemangioma mainly depends on imaging examination, and the treatments are based on surgery. However, the current indications and timing for surgical treatments and surgical options for hepatic hemangioma remain controversial. This article introduces our current understanding of hepatic hemangioma and the current status of diagnosis and treatment of hepatic hemangioma, providing a basis for the standardization of diagnosis and treatment of hepatic hemangioma. Treatments of hepatic hemangioma include surgery, hepatic artery embolization, radiofrequency ablation, radiation therapy, intraoperative microwave coagulation, cryotherapy, and sclerotherapy. Surgical treatment is the preferred option for patients without surgical contraindications.


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Hepatic hemangioma, Surgery, Diagnosis, Treatment

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