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EUS Is Superior to CT and MRCP in the Diagnosis of Pancreas Divisum

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dc.contributor.author Azar, Riad R.
dc.contributor.author Kushnir, Vladimir M.
dc.contributor.author Wani, Sachin B.
dc.contributor.author Hovis, Christine E.
dc.contributor.author Early, Dayna S.
dc.contributor.author Jin, David X.
dc.contributor.author Mullady, Daniel
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-08T12:56:31Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-08T12:56:31Z
dc.date.copyright 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0016-5107 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/4255
dc.description.abstract Pancreas divisum (PD), is the most common congenital variant of pancreatic anatomy, and is found in ∼10% of the population. It may account for up to 25% of cases of unexplained acute and chronic pancreatitis. ERCP, the gold standard for diagnosis, is invasive and associated with a 4-7% risk of pancreatitis. The accuracy and comparisons of less invasive testing such as endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) and multi-detector CT (MDCT) in diagnosing PD is not well defined. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title EUS Is Superior to CT and MRCP in the Diagnosis of Pancreas Divisum en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200902767 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy en_US
dc.journal.volume 73 en_US
dc.journal.issue 4, Suppl. en_US
dc.article.pages AB339 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2011.03.717 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Kushnir, V. M., Wani, S. B., Hovis, C. E., Early, D. S., Jin, D. X., Mullady, D., ... & Azar, R. R. (2011). EUS Is Superior to CT and MRCP in the Diagnosis of Pancreas Divisum. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 73(4), AB339. en_US
dc.author.email riad.azar@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://www.giejournal.org/article/S0016-5107(11)00937-0/abstract en_US


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