Pitfalls of MR cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).

  title={Pitfalls of MR cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).},
  author={Ann Simpson Fulcher and Mary Ann Turner},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={22 6},
MR cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) represents a relatively new development in MR technology that provides a noninvasive alternative to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for evaluating pancreaticobiliary tract disease. Although the accuracy of MRCP has been documented in the diagnosis of a variety of diseases including choledocholithiasis and malignancy, pitfalls associated with this technique may result in diagnostic errors. This essay illustrates both technical and interpretive… CONTINUE READING