Ultrasonographic alterations of pancreas in diabetic patients

  title={Ultrasonographic alterations of pancreas in diabetic patients},
  author={Reza Basiratnia and Ali Hekmatnia and Mohammad Reza Kolahriz},
BACKGROUND: Pancreas as the insulin-producing gland is subjected to destruction and change in the diabetes-producing process. Real-time sonography can assess the gland in 95% of cases and its accuracy in diagnosis of pancreatic disease matches that of CT-scan. The purpose of this study was to evaluate pancreatic diameter and echogenicity by sonography and to examine the correlation of these two factors with duration of disease in diabetes types I and II in comparison with controls. METHODS: In… CONTINUE READING

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