New diagnostic imaging modalities for pancreatic disease

  title={New diagnostic imaging modalities for pancreatic disease},
  author={C. Piraka and J. Scheiman},
  journal={Current Opinion in Gastroenterology},
  • C. Piraka, J. Scheiman
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Gastroenterology
  • Purpose of reviewImaging of the pancreas is critical for diagnostic decision-making. Improvements in imaging have the potential to translate into improved patient outcomes by more accurate and rapid diagnosis. Evolving approaches to imaging for pancreatic diseases in the past year are reviewed. Recent findingsThe approach to patients with cystic lesions continues to focus on careful patient selection for surgery and targeted use of imaging and cyst sampling. Intraductal papillary mucinous… CONTINUE READING
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