Items tagged “pancreas”

135 results found
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Necrotising pancreatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 12 May 2013
77% complete
CT
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Pancreatic cysts in Von Hippel Lindau disease

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 15 May 2013
73% complete
UltrasoundCT
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CT severity index in acute pancreatitis

The CT severity index (CTSI) is based on findings from a CT scan with intravenous contrast to assess the severity of acute pancreatitis. The severity of computed tomography findings have been found to correlate well with clinical indices of severity.  The CTSI sums two scores: Balthazar score:...
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Annular pancreas

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 21 May 2013
89% complete
CT
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Macrocystic serous cystadenoma of the pancreas

 Diagnosis certain
Jack Ren
Published 13 Jun 2013
89% complete
CT
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Post-traumatic pseudocyst of the pancreas (abdominal radiograph)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 24 Jun 2013
86% complete
X-ray
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Insulinoma

Contrast enhanced...
Dr J. Ray Ballinger
Published 28 Jun 2013
60% complete
MRI
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Invasive pancreatic carcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Nafisa Shakir Batta
Published 22 Jul 2013
89% complete
CT
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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 07 Aug 2013
87% complete
CT
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Pancreatic duct diameter

The diameter of the (main) pancreatic duct is a commonly assessed parameter in imaging. Gross anatomy The duct diameter is greatest at the head and neck region and is slightly narrower towards the body and tail. Its normal reported value ranges between 1-3.5 mm 5, 8: head: 3.5 mm body: 2.5 m...
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Sphincter of Oddi

The sphincter of Oddi (or sphincter of ampulla) is a complex of four smooth muscle sphincters within the duodenal wall. It surrounds, and helps fix to the duodenum, the duct of Wirsung, common bile duct and the ampulla of Vater 1-2.  When relaxed it allows the passage of bile into the intestine...
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Pancreatic pseudocyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 17 Oct 2013
80% complete
CT
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Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jan Frank Gerstenmaier
Published 22 Oct 2013
81% complete
CTMRI
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Mucinous cystadenoma of the pancreas

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 15 Dec 2013
80% complete
CT
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Pancreatic trauma

The pancreas is uncommonly injured in blunt trauma. However, pancreatic trauma has a high morbidity and mortality. Imaging features range between subtle to obvious. Epidemiology The pancreas is injured in ~7.5% (range 2-13%) of blunt trauma cases 1,3. Motor vehicle accidents account for the va...
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Gastroduodenal artery

The gastroduodenal artery is a terminal branch of the common hepatic artery which mainly supplies the pylorus, proximal duodenum, and the head of the pancreas. Due to its proximity to the anterior wall of the first part of the duodenum, the gastroduodenal artery is one of the most important sour...
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Pancreatic ultrasound

Pancreatic ultrasound can be used to assess for pancreatic malignancy, pancreatitis and its complications, as well as for other pancreatic pathology. Preparation Fast the patient to reduce interference from overlying bowel gas, which may otherwise make visualisation difficult. Scanning techni...
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Shwachman-Diamond syndrome

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Luke Danaher
Published 17 Feb 2014
44% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 21 Feb 2014
89% complete
CT
Article

Revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis

The Revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis (2012) is an international multidisciplinary classification of acute pancreatitis severity. It is an update of the 1991 Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis. The worldwide consensus aims for an internationally agreed-upon classifi...

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