Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: the different CT criteria for peripancreatic major arterial and venous invasion.

OBJECTIVE To establish preliminarily the different diagnostic criteria for peripancreatic arterial and venous invasion in pancreatic carcinoma by comparing their multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) appearances with surgical exploration. METHODS Among 101 patients with pancreatic carcinoma examined by MDCT, 54 candidates accepting surgery were… CONTINUE READING