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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Improving the safety of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the routine use of preoperative magnetic resonance cholangiography.
But ERCP is preferred over magnetic resonance cholangiography in patients with known PSC despite the substantial risk of pancreatitis, he noted.
19) Magnetic resonance cholangiography has a lower sensitivity (80%) but a high specificity (96%) for the diagnosis of a malignant bile duct structure.
We conclude from the experience with our patient that the CA 19-9 level, endoscopic retrograde cholangiography, and stent placement were of no particular help to reach the recommendation for surgical therapy; diagnostic MRI and magnetic resonance cholangiography provided useful information for planning and conducting the resection.
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.

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