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- Ultrasound examination of the normal pancreas. Şirli, Roxana; Sporea, Ioan // Medical Ultrasonography;Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p62
The pancreas is a challenge for the beginner in ultrasonography, but patience, perseverance and experience will lead to a complete and correct evaluation of the organ in almost all cases. A correct examination of the pancreas requires the patient's fasting 7 to 8 hours before the examination....
- Comments on the article about the treatment of infected pancreatic necrosis. Zerem, Enver; Omerović, Safet // Surgical Endoscopy;Nov2013, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p4395
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Drainage of Infected Pancreatic Necrosis," by M. Wronski et al. in the 2013 issue.
- Pancreatic Cancer: A Continuing Diagnostic Dilemma. DiMagno, Eugene P. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May79, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p847
Reports on several issues in the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Clinical techniques and methods used for the diagnosis of pancreatic disease; Advantages of using ultrasonography.
- Prospective study of ultrasonography in chronic pancreatic disease. Lees, W.R.; Vallon, A.G.; Denyer, M.E.; Vahl, S.P.; Cotton, P.B. // British Medical Journal;1/20/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6157, p162
Focuses on the use of ultrasonography in chronic pancreatic disease. Establishment of ultrasonographic criteria with reference to previous experience; Emphasis on standard clinical assessment; Accuracy on the clinical assessment.
- A RARE CASE OF LARGE SEROUS CYSTADENOCARCINOMA OF THE PANCREAS. Zając-Lenczewska, Ina; Wojciechowicz, Tomasz; Płatkowski, Cezary; Gulida-Kobierska, Grażyna; Dobosz, Marek // Polish Surgery / Chirurgia Polska;2006 Supplement, Vol. 8, p14
A case of large serous cystadenocarinoma of the pancreas in 56-year-old woman is reported. The patient was admitted with uncharacteristic complaints concerning the epigastrium lasting several months. A preoperative computed tomografy (CT) scan disclosed a large pathological lesion with a...
- Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Block for Managing Abdominal Pain Associated With Chronic Pancreatitis: A Prospective Single Center Experience. Gress, Frank; Schmitt, Colleen; Sherman, Stuart; Ciaccia, Donato; Ikenberry, Steven; Lehman, Glen // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2001, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p409
OBJECTIVE: In our previous randomized trial, we suggested a possible role for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided celiac plexus block in the treatment of abdominal pain associated with chronic pancreatitis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate our prospective experience with EUS-guided...
- Acute pancreatitis presenting as a perinephric pseudocyst. Goel, Tanmaya; Natarajan, K.; Chawla, Arun; Sasidharan, K. // Internet Journal of Surgery;2009, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p1
Acute pancreatitis presenting as a pseudocyst is well known. The sites of the pseudocyst are usually within the confines of the lesser sac. Herein we report a case of acute pancreatitis presenting principally as a perinephric pseudocyst.A perinephric pseudocyst is rare and can lead to diagnostic...
- An Unusual Cause of Acute Pancreatitis: Annular Pancreas and Papillary Opening of the Cystic Duct. Tas, Adnan; Köklü, Seyfettin; Kocak, Erdem; Akbal, Erdem; Ergul, Bilal // Gut & Liver;Jul2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p403
The article presents a case study of a 45-year-old woman, who was diagnosed with acute epigastric pain spreading to her back. It mentions that abdominal ultrasonography has revealed acute mild swelling of the pancreas. Moreover, abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan confirmed the diagnosis of...
- Pancreatic Imaging. Van Dyke, Jerrold A.; Stanley, Robert J.; Berland, Lincoln I. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Feb85, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p212
Discusses the use of pancreatic imaging for evaluating a patient with pancreatic disease. Methods for evaluating the pancreas; Details of acute pancreatitis; Advantages and disadvantages of ultrasound.