Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography for diagnosing hepatolithiasis.

  title={Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography for diagnosing hepatolithiasis.},
  author={Masanori Sugiyama and Yutaka Atomi and Taro Takahara and Junichi Hachiya},
  volume={48 40},
BACKGROUND/AIMS Direct cholangiography with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography sometimes fails to adequately opacify the entire biliary tract, because of severe biliary obstruction caused by ductal stricture or lodged stones. We assessed the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography for hepatolithiasis. METHODOLOGY Five patients with hepatolithiasis underwent ultrasonography, computed tomography, direct… CONTINUE READING