magnetic resonance cholangiography

magnetic resonance cholangiography

A non-invasive form of MRI used to identify common bile duct stones, which has a higher diagnostic yield than ERCP and intraoperative cholangiography.
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Gallbladder Agenesisand Cystic Duct Absenceinan Adult Patient Diagnosed by Magnetic Resonance Cholangiography: Reportofa Caseand Review of the Literature.
The utility of magnetic resonance cholangiography has yet to be established.
A study by Jarhult J recruited 312 patients intended for laparoscopic cholecystectomy who were randomly allocated to undergo preoperative radiology (intravenous cholangiography or magnetic resonance cholangiography) or to a control group.
To determine the specific anatomical variations, several studies have been conducted using different modalities like cadaveric research [15], intraoperative cholangiogram [16, 17], or imaging such as ultrasonography [18] and magnetic resonance cholangiography [19, 20].
But ERCP is preferred over magnetic resonance cholangiography in patients with known PSC despite the substantial risk of pancreatitis, he noted.
Studies report that magnetic resonance cholangiography has 66% sensitivity to show accessory bile ducts, whereas helical computed tomography (CT) cholangiography has up to 100% sensitivity.
Al Ansari et al., "Magnetic resonance cholangiography: past, present and future: a review," European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, vol.

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