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

  • E. P. DiMagno


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.


Pancreatic Cancer Chronic Pancreatitis Pancreatic Duct Main Pancreatic Duct Pancreatic Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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