Respiratory variation of the diameter of the pancreatic duct on sonography.

@article{Wachsberg2000RespiratoryVO,
  title={Respiratory variation of the diameter of the pancreatic duct on sonography.},
  author={Ronald H. Wachsberg},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2000},
  volume={175 5},
  pages={1459-61}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of a 1-mm or greater increase in the diameter of the pancreatic duct during deep inspiration in patients without pancreatic disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review was performed of normal findings on pancreatic sonograms of 25 consecutive lean patients without pancreatic disease who were capable of taking deep breaths. The anteroposterior diameter of the pancreatic duct in the body of the gland was measured at… CONTINUE READING
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