Hui-Xiong Xu

Prof. Hui-Xiong Xu
Department of Medical Ultrasound
Shanghai Tenth People’s Hospital of Tongji University, China


1996-2001    Ph.D., Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

1989-1994    M.D., Tongji Medical University, China

Publications (selected)
  1. Xu HX*, Lu MD, Liu LN, Guo LH. Magnetic navigation in ultrasound-guided interventional radiology procedures. Clin Radiol (in press).
  2. Xu HX*, Chen LD, Liu LN, Zhang YF, Guo LH, Liu C. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: correlation with pathologic examination. Br J Radiol, (in press)
  3. Xu HX*, Wang Y, Lu MD, et al. Percutaneous ultrasound-guided thermal ablation for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Br J Radiol, (in press).
  4. Zhao HW, Luo JH, Xu HX*, Wang DH, Lai YR, Chen MN, Lv JY, Lu MD, Chen W. The value of contrast-enhanced transrectal ultrasound in predicting the nature of prostate diseases and the Gleason score of prostate cancer by a subjective blood-flow grading scale. Urol Int (accepted, in press).
  5. Xu HX, Lu MD. The current status of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in China (review). J Med Ultrasonics, (in press).
  6. Xu ZF, Xu HX*, Xie XY, Liu GJ, Zheng YL, Lu MD. Renal cell carcinoma and renal angiomyolipoma: differential diagnosis with real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound. J Ultrasound Med, 2010;29(5):709-17.PMID: 20427782.
  7. Xu ZF, Xu HX*, Xie XY, Liu GJ, Zheng YL, Liang JY, Lu MD. Renal cell carcinoma: real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound findings. Abdom Imaging 2009 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19844755
  8. Wang Z, Xu HX*, Xie XY, Xie XH, Kuang M, Xu ZF, Liu GJ, Chen LD, Lin MX, Lu MD. Imaging   features of hepatic angiomyolipomas on real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Br J Radiol, 2010;83(989):411-8. PMID: 19723766..
  9. Chen LD, Xu HX*, Xie XY. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma: differential diagnosis with contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Eur Radiol, 2010;20(3):743-53. (PMID: 19760416).
  10. Xie XH, Xu HX*, Xie XY, Lu MD, Kuang M, Xu ZF, Liu GJ, Wang Z, Liang JY, Chen LD, Lin MX. Differential diagnosis between benign and malignant gallbladder diseases with real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Eur Radiol, 2010;20(1):239-48. (PMID: 19657645) .
  11. Xu HX*, Lu MD, Xie XH, Xie XY, Kuang M, Xu ZF, Liu GJ, Wang Z, Chen LD, Lin MX. Treatment response evaluation with three-dimensional contrast-enhanced ultrasound for liver cancer after local therapies. Eur J Radiol 2009 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19500929
  12. Xu HX*, Chen LD, Xie XY, Xie XH, Xu ZF, Liu GJ, Lin MX, Wang Z, Lu MD. Enhancement pattern of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: contrast-enhanced ultrasound versus contrast-enhanced computed tomography.Eur J Radiol. 2009 May 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19464836
  13. Xu HX*, Lu MD, Xie XH, Xie XY, Xu ZF, Chen LD, Liu GJ, Liang JY, Lin MX, Wang Z, Huang B. Three-dimensional contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the liver: experience of 92 cases. Ultrasonics, 2009 (49):377-385.(PMID: 19041996)
  14. Lin MX, Xu HX*, Lu MD, Xie XY, Chen LD, Xu ZF, Liu GJ, Xie XH, Liang JY, Wang Z. Diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound for complex cystic focal liver lesions: blinded reader study. Eur Radiol, 2009;19(2):358-69. (PMID: 18795298)
  15. Chen LD, Xu HX*, Xie XY, Lu MD, Xu ZF, Liu GJ, Liang JY, Lin MX. Enhancement pattern of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: comparison between contrast-enhanced ultrasound and contrast-enhanced computed tomography. Br J Radiol, 2008;81(971):881-9.( PMID: 18941048)
  16. Nie F, Xu HX*, Lu MD, Wang Y, Tang Q. Anti-angiogenic gene therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma mediated by microbubble-enhanced ultrasound exposure: An in vivo experimental study. J Drug Target. 2008;16(5):389-95.( PMID: 18569283)
  17. Xu HX*, Xie XY, Lu MD, Liu GJ, Xu ZF, Zheng YL, Liang JY, Chen LD. Contrast-enhanced sonography in the diagnosis of small hepatocellular carcinoma
  18. Xu HX *, Xie XY, Lu MD, Liu GJ, Xu ZF, Liang JY, Chen LD. Unusual Benign Focal Liver Lesions: Findings on Real-time Contrast-Enhanced Sonography. J Ultrasound Med. 2008; 27(2):243-54. (PMID: 18204015)
  19. Xu HX*, Chen LD. Villous adenoma of extrahepatic bile duct: Contrast-enhanced sonography findings. J Clin Ultrasound. 2008;36(1):39-41. (PMID: 17565756 )
  20. Xu HX*, Yi XP. Sonographic appearance of a testicular yolk sac tumor in a 2-year-old boy. J Clin Ultrasound 2007,35(1):55-57 (PMID: 16960883).
  21. Xu HX, Lu MD. Comparison between radiofrequency ablation and percutaneous microwave coagulation therapy for small hepatocellular carcinomas - a reply. Clin Radiol, 2006, 61(9):801-802. (PMID: 16905390)
  22. Xu HX, Liu GJ, Lu MD, Xie XY, Xu ZF, Zheng YL, Liang JY. Characterization of small focal liver lesions using real-time contrast-enhanced sonography: diagnostic performance analysis in 200 patients. J Ultrasound Med, 2006, 25(3):349–361. (PMID: 16495496)
  23. Xu HX, Liu GJ, Lu MD, Xie XY, Xu ZF, Zheng YL, Liang JY. Characterization of focal liver lesions using contrast-enhanced ultrasound with a low mechanical index mode and a sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble contrast agent. J Clin Ultrasound, 2006;34(6):261-272. (PMID: 16788957).
  24. Xu HX, Lu MD, Liu GJ, Xie XY, Xu ZF, Zheng YL, Liang JY. Imaging of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma using low mechanical index contrast-enhanced sonography and SonoVue: initial experience. J Ultrasound Med, 2006, 25(1): 23-33. (PMID: 16371552)
  25. Xu HX, Lu MD, Xie XY, Yin XY, Kuang M, Chen JW, Xu ZF, Liu GJ. Prognostic factors for long term outcome after percutaneous thermal ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a survival analysis of 137 consecutive patients. Clin Radiol, 200560(9)1018-1025. (PMID: 16124984)

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