By P. Rabischong, A. Pissas (auth.), Plinio Rossi MD, Mario Bezzi MD (eds.)
This ebook, written through specialists from quite a lot of nations, presents accomplished assurance of the position of radiology in recognize of the biliary tract. Following history chapters on anatomy, all of the diagnostic imaging ideas is thoroughly mentioned and appraised. The healing methods to many of the biliary problems, either benign and malignant, are then defined extensive. complete attention is given to more recent strategies similar to magnetic resonance cholangiography and percutaneous cholangioscopy. This updated and good illustrated quantity will end up an quintessential resource of data on biliary pathology.
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1988; NEVIN et al. 1976). NEVIN et al. (1976) correlated the depth of cancer invasion with postoperative survival and found a high survival rate among patients whose tumor was confined to the mucosa or muscularis mucosae (AMERICAN JOINT COMMITTEE ON CANCER 1988). Unfortunately, most such early-stage lesions were detected incidentally during cholecystectomy or during histologic examination of specimens M. Bazzocchi et al. resected for what had been diagnosed as benign disease (BERGDAHL 1980; SOLAN and JACKSON 1971).
References ................................. 39 39 41 44 45 48 48 48 49 49 FINK 1980, CARTER et al. 1978; DALLA PALMA et al. 1980; RUHE et al. 1979). Recently the introduction of new methods, surgical and nonsurgical, for treatment of gallstones has caused the exact role of ultrasonography to be reassessed. Furthermore, technological developments Doppler, color, and power Doppler - have brought changes to the contribution that can be made by ultrasonography.
12) or even more echogenic than the liver. Occasionally the sludge forms round, echo genic masses ("sludge balls"; Fig. 13). In the complicated forms of acute cholecystitis one may see echogenic material without a level, which does not move or moves reluctantly. This finding is caused by pus, debris, and fibrinous exudate. In gangrenous cholecystitis one may see the sloughed gallbladder mucosa as a thin membranous echo parallel to the wall of the gallbladder (JEFFREY et al. 1983). - Sonographic Murphy's sign has been reported as having a high positive predictive value for acute cholecystitis, greater than 90% (RALLS et al.