The radiologic assessment of acute pancreatitis and its complications.

@article{Moulton1991TheRA,
  title={The radiologic assessment of acute pancreatitis and its complications.},
  author={Jonathan S. Moulton},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={1991},
  volume={6 Suppl 1},
  pages={S13-22}
}
This review summarizes the role of radiologic tests, especially CT, in the diagnosis and assessment of acute pancreatitis and its complications. Consideration of the underlying pathologic changes of complicated pancreatitis and their radiographic correlates allows identification of the presence, extent, and nature of local complications. This information can be crucial in making appropriate management decisions. Based on these data, general guidelines for the appropriate use of CT in acute… CONTINUE READING

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