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MR Cholangiopancreatography

Atlas with Cross-Sectional Imaging Correlation

  • Lieven Van Hoe
  • Dirk Vanbeckevoort
  • Koen Mermuys
  • Werner Van Steenbergen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. MRCP Technique

    1. Pages 6-53
  3. Intrahepatic Bile Ducts

  4. Extrahepatic Bile Duct

    1. Pages 130-191
  5. Gallbladder and Cystic Duct

  6. Vaterian Sphincter Complex

  7. Pancreatic Ducts

    1. Pages 276-409
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 411-414

About this book

Introduction

Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is a novel non-invasive technique for diagnosis of pancreatic-biliary disease. The purpose of this book is to highlight the advantages, limitations and indications of MRCP. Specific examples have been selected to showcase the utility of this technique in a large variety of clinical conditions. Each example is purposefully used to stress important technical features, to give practical advice, or to discuss the role of MRCP in specific clinical situations. Important features of the book are the high quality of the illustrations, the reduction of the text to relevant and practically useful issues, and the simple and logic organisation of the case material. The book should show: the optimal technique in MRCP, the pitfalls and limitations.

Keywords

Bile Ducts Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Pancreatic Duct Tumor diagnosis imaging

Authors and affiliations

  • Lieven Van Hoe
    • 1
  • Dirk Vanbeckevoort
    • 2
  • Koen Mermuys
    • 2
  • Werner Van Steenbergen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyOLV HospitalAalstBelgium
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital K.U. LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-30971-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-22269-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-30971-0
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