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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 363–365 | Cite as

Diagnostic retrospective in pancreaticobiliary imaging: Ultrasound and ERCP

  • Cynthia Janus
  • Ilona Hertz
  • Neil Horner
  • Jerome Waye
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Abstract

Seventy-three patients underwent both endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and ultrasound examinations over a 2 1/4-year period. The results of both examinations are compared and evaluated. Ultrasound was found to be more sensitive for gallbladder disease and also was able to reveal abnormalities outside of the pancreaticobiliary system. ERCP was best for ductal abnormalities because dilatation was unnecessary for visualization by this method.

Key words

Biliary tract, diagnosis ERCP Pancreas, abnormalities Ultrasound, hepatobiliary diseases 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cynthia Janus
    • 1
  • Ilona Hertz
    • 1
  • Neil Horner
    • 1
  • Jerome Waye
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital and School of MedicineCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Gastroenterology, The Mount Sinai Hospital and School of MedicineCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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