Current role of imaging methods in the diagnosis of cystic solid pancreas neoplasms: part I

José Celso Ardengh Suzan Menasce Goldman Éder Rios de Lima-Filho About the authors

The authors address the value of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic ultrasound for the diagnosis of cystic and solid neoplasms of the pancreas, demonstrating that each of them is of great importance to undoubtedly increase the diagnostic accuracy of the biliopancreatic system diseases. The best method for each of several tumors is then determined.

Diagnostic imaging; Neoplasms; Neoplasms, cystic, mucinous, and serous; Pancreas


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