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The role of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnostics of pancreatic tumors

Elwira Supeł, Mariusz I. Furmanek, Marta Biegaj, Cezary Szary, Jerzy Walecki
Onkol. Prak. Klin 2010;6(3):104-112.

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Vol 6, No 3 (2010)
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Published online: 2010-08-27

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Advances in diagnostic radiology allow detection of small pancreatic lesions, their character, localization, and assessment of preoperative staging. This information has been crucial in the advancement of oncologic therapies aimed at treating pancreatic malignancies. While planning the diagnostic process it is important to keep in mind that while all the diagnostic modalities have their attributes, they do however, have their limitations. This publication will review the role of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of pancreatic tumors.
Onkol. Prak. Klin. 2010; 6, 3: 104–112

Abstract

Advances in diagnostic radiology allow detection of small pancreatic lesions, their character, localization, and assessment of preoperative staging. This information has been crucial in the advancement of oncologic therapies aimed at treating pancreatic malignancies. While planning the diagnostic process it is important to keep in mind that while all the diagnostic modalities have their attributes, they do however, have their limitations. This publication will review the role of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of pancreatic tumors.
Onkol. Prak. Klin. 2010; 6, 3: 104–112
Get Citation

Keywords

pancreatic tumors; pancreatic malignancies; US; ultrasound; CT; computed tomography; MRI; magnetic resonance imaging

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Title

The role of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnostics of pancreatic tumors

Journal

Oncology in Clinical Practice

Issue

Vol 6, No 3 (2010)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

104-112

Published online

2010-08-27

Bibliographic record

Onkol. Prak. Klin 2010;6(3):104-112.

Keywords

pancreatic tumors
pancreatic malignancies
US
ultrasound
CT
computed tomography
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging

Authors

Elwira Supeł
Mariusz I. Furmanek
Marta Biegaj
Cezary Szary
Jerzy Walecki

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