Comparison of Ultrasound-Secretin Test and Sphincter of Oddi Manometry in Patients with Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis

@article{Francesco1999ComparisonOU,
  title={Comparison of Ultrasound-Secretin Test and Sphincter of Oddi Manometry in Patients with Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis},
  author={Vincenzo Di Francesco and Maria Paola Brunori and Laura Rigo and James Toouli and Giampaolo Angelini and Luca Frulloni and Paolo Bovo and Marco Filippini and Bruna Vaona and Giorgio Talamini and Giorgio Cavallini},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={44},
  pages={336-340}
}
Manometry is considered the gold standard forevaluating sphincter of Oddi dysfunction. It hasrecently been demonstrated that the ultrasound (US)secretin test proposed a few years ago as a noninvasive test for the study of sphincter of Oddidysfunction yields a substantial percentage ofpathological findings in patients with acute recurrentpancreatitis. The… CONTINUE READING