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Acute pancreatitis: value of CT in establishing prognosis.
The presence and degree of pancreatic necrosis (30%, 50%, or greater than 50%) was evaluated by means of bolus injection of contrast material and dynamic sequential computed tomography (CT) in 88… Expand
Acute pancreatitis: assessment of severity with clinical and CT evaluation.
- E. Balthazar
- 1 June 2002
Treatment of patients with acute pancreatitis is based on the initial assessment of disease severity. Severe pancreatitis occurs in 20%-30% of all patients with acute pancreatitis and is… Expand
Acute pancreatitis: prognostic value of CT.
- E. Balthazar, John H. C. Ranson, D. Naidich, A. Megibow, R. Caccavale, M. Cooper
- 1 September 1985
In 83 patients with acute pancreatitis, the initial computed tomographic (CT) examinations were classified by degree of disease severity (grades A-E) and were correlated with the clinical follow-up,… Expand
Imaging and intervention in acute pancreatitis.
An International Symposium was held in Atlanta in 1992 to present the state of the art of diagnostic evaluation and management of acute pancreatitis and to agree on an acceptable series of clinical… Expand
CT features of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
- R. Gore, E. Balthazar, G. Ghahremani, F. Miller
- AJR. American journal of roentgenology
- 1 July 1996
Icerative colitis andCrohn’s dis-ease, collectively known asidio-pathic inflammatory boweldisease (IBD), remain adiagnostic andthera-peutic challenge. Whereas otherinflammatorydiseases ofthe… Expand
A pattern approach to the abnormal small bowel: observations at MDCT and CT enterography.
OBJECTIVE Imaging of the vast array of pathologic processes occurring in the small bowel has been facilitated by recent advances, including the use of MDCT scanners that acquire isotropic data and… Expand
CT of bowel wall thickening: significance and pitfalls of interpretation.
T has become the most importantimaging technique for evaluatingthe abdomen and pelvis. CT is usedto examine patients with acute abdominal com-plaints, known or suspected malignancy, ab-dominal and… Expand
Ischemic colitis: CT evaluation of 54 cases.
PURPOSE To review the computed tomographic (CT) scans and medical records of 54 patients with proved ischemic colitis, define the spectrum of CT findings, and assess the effect of CT imaging on… Expand
Ultrasound and CT evaluation of emergent gallbladder pathology.
Ultrasound is the initial imaging modality of choice for the evaluation of suspected acute gallbladder disorders, and is often sufficient for correct diagnosis. CT also plays a vital role, however,… Expand
Acute appendicitis: CT and US correlation in 100 patients.
PURPOSE To compare the accuracy of computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography (US) in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred consecutive patients were examined… Expand