Radiologic diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

J. Rösch

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Modern radiology makes possible an accurate diagnosis of pancreatic cancer in about 95% of cases. Conventional upper gastrointestinal study, isotopic scanning, hypotonic duodenography, and ultrasonography are suitable as screening procedures. Special methods of high accuracy — pancreatic arteriography, endoscopic pancreatography, and transhepatic cholangiography are used as needed for definitive diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-133
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of surgical oncology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes


  • hypotonic duodenography
  • pancreatic arteriography
  • pancreatic cancer‐diagnosis
  • pancreatic scanning
  • pancreatic ultrasonography
  • pancreatography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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