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Concept of Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography

  • Jinkan Sai
  • Joe Ariyama


Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is a new imaging technique for visualizing the biliary tract and pancreatic duct using the principle of magnetic resonance imaging. Using heavily T2-weighted images to visualize only stationary fluid such as bile and pancreatic juice, this technique enables the visualization of the morphology of the pancreaticobiliary tree [1, 2].


Acute Pancreatitis Pancreatic Duct Biliary Tract Sclerosing Cholangitis Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jinkan Sai
    • 1
  • Joe Ariyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyJuntendo UniversityBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan

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