Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 207–213

CT of pancreas: minimum intensity projections

Authors

  • Arghavan Salles
    • Department of RadiologyStanford University Medical Center
  • Matilde Nino-Murcia
    • Department of RadiologyStanford University Medical Center
    • Department of RadiologyVA Palo Alto Health Care System
    • Department of RadiologyStanford University Medical Center
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00261-007-9212-6

Cite this article as:
Salles, A., Nino-Murcia, M. & Jeffrey, R.B. Abdom Imaging (2008) 33: 207. doi:10.1007/s00261-007-9212-6

Abstract

Objective

The purpose of this pictorial essay is to showcase the use of minimum intensity projection in the imaging of low attenuation structures such as the pancreatic duct.

Conclusion

Minimum intensity projection is a valuable adjunct to other processing techniques for the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and cystic tumors of the pancreas.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007