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Interventional Radiology for Pancreatic Disease

  • Leonardo Costarelli
  • Enrico Paci
  • Ettore Antico
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)

Abstract

Interventional radiology is a discipline whereby diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures are carried out either endovascularly or percutaneously, using the guidance of imaging systems (including conventional X-rays, ultrasonography, CT, and MRI). If employed on appropriate indication, it reduces the need for conventional surgery with consequently reduced morbidity [1].

Keywords

Acute Pancreatitis Fluid Collection Pancreatic Fistula Pancreatic Disease Pancreatic Necrosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonardo Costarelli
    • 1
  • Enrico Paci
    • 1
  • Ettore Antico
    • 1
  1. 1.Vascular and Interventional Radiology Unit, Department of RadiologyTorrette HospitalAnconaItaly

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