Imaging of Chronic Pancreatitis: A Synopsis

  • P. C. Freeny
Conference paper


Radiologic imaging has become essential in the diagnosis and evaluation of patients with chronic pancreatitis. The primary techniques include the cross-sectional modalities of ultrasonography (US), computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance (MR), as well as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and angiography.


Chronic Pancreatitis Pancreatic Duct Main Pancreatic Duct Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Exocrine Pancreatic Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. Freeny
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  1. 1.Virginia Mason ClinicUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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