Recent advances and novel methods in pancreatic imaging.

  title={Recent advances and novel methods in pancreatic imaging.},
  author={Timothy P. Kinney and Martin L. Freeman},
  journal={Minerva gastroenterologica e dietologica},
  volume={54 1},
Traditional imaging studies for evaluating pancreatic disease including abdominal ultrasound (US) and computerized tomography (CT) are widely utilized due to their availability, non-invasiveness, and familiarity to practitioners. The addition of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) has contributed significantly to the clinician's the ability to safely sample tissue, stage malignancy, evaluate the pancreatic… CONTINUE READING
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