Ultrasound, Computed Tomography and Endoscopic Retrograde Pancreatography in the Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis: A Comparative Evaluation

  • E. P. DiMagno

Abstract

The diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis is a continuing problem, but is becoming easier. To diagnose chronic pancreatitis early and to distinguish between chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer are particularly difficult. In this paper I will discuss mainly the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis by imaging techniques and not contrast findings between pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.

Keywords

Lipase Pancreatitis Barium Hunt Triad 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. P. DiMagno
    • 1
  1. 1.Tower GI Diagnostic UMTMayo Clinic and FoundationRochesterUSA

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