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Table 2 The enhancement patterns of combined hepatocellular-cholangiocarcinoma on CEUS in 45 patients

From: Combined hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma (biphenotypic) tumors: clinical characteristics, imaging features of contrast-enhanced ultrasound and computed tomography

Enhancement appearance Number %
Arterial phase  
 Peripheral hyperenhancement 9 (20.0)
 Heterogeneous hyperenhancemen 22 (48.9)
 Homogeneous hyperenhancement 13 (28.9)
 Hypoenhancement 1 (0.2)
 Isoenhancement 0 (0)
Portal phase  
 Peripheral hyperenhancement  
 Heterogeneous hyperenhancement 1 (0.2)
 Homogeneous hyperenhancement 0 (0)
 Slight hypoenhancement 17 (37.8)
 Marked hypoenhancement 25 (55.6)
 Isoenhancement 2 (0.4)
Delayed phase  
 Peripheral hyperenhancement  
 Heterogeneous hyperenhancement 1 (0.2)
 Homogeneous hyperenhancement  
 Slight hypoenhancement 8 (17.8)
 Marked hypoenhancement 35 (77.8)
 Isoenhancement 1 (0.2)
Emergence of-washout  
  < 60 seconds 28 (62.2)
 60–120 seconds 13 (28.9)
  > 120 seconds 2 (4.4)
 No washout 2 (4.4)