magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography

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magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography

Abbreviation: MRCP
Cholangiopancreatography by magnetic resonance imaging, a noninvasive alternative to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. It is used if biopsies are not needed and direct visualization of the ampulla of Vater is not required.
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cholangiography, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), computed tomography, and scintigraphy can be used for imaging (3,4).