Extrahepatic biliary obstruction: magnetic resonance imaging compared with endoscopic ultrasonography.

@article{Materne2000ExtrahepaticBO,
  title={Extrahepatic biliary obstruction: magnetic resonance imaging compared with endoscopic ultrasonography.},
  author={Roland Materne and Bernard E. Van Beers and Jean François Gigot and Jacques Jamart and Andr{\'e} Geubel and Jacques Pringot and Pierre D{\'e}prez},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={3-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The aim of this study was to compare prospectively the diagnostic efficacy of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in extrahepatic biliary obstruction. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 50 patients with suspected benign or malignant extrahepatic biliary obstruction underwent MR imaging, including MR cholangiopancreatography, and EUS, within a median time delay of 1 day. The final diagnosis was established by endoscopic retrograde… CONTINUE READING

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