Iconography, Commentary with Corresponding Schemata

  • Catherine Roy
Part of the Exercises in Radiological Diagnosis book series (RADIOLOGICAL)


In analysis of the gallbladder, sonography has triumphed, since it has supplanted and even eliminated oral cholecystography. In adults, abdominal ultrasound imaging is carried out with a 3 or 3.5 MHz transducer. It is a rapid, conclusive and reproducible investigation which does not depend upon hepatic function or require the use of ionizing radiation. The only constraint is that it must be performed in a patient who has been fasting for at least 12 h.


Bile Duct Portal Vein Chronic Pancreatitis Inferior Vena Splenic Vein 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine Roy
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  1. 1.Hospices Civils de Strasbourg, Service de Radiologie 1Centre Hospitalier RégionalStrasbourg CedexFrance

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