By Professeur P. M. Dubois (auth.), Professor Albert L. Baert MD, Professor Guy Delorme MD (eds.)
For many years the morphologic prognosis of ailments of the pancreas - that is the main hidden organ of the stomach - via radiologic equipment was once inade quate. Diagnostic radiology of pancreatic ailments has been revolutionized by means of new cross-sectional equipment equivalent to computed tomography with quantity CT scanning, extra development in ultrasonography within the type of colour duplex Doppler, and magnetic resonance imaging. hence we had the belief of publishing an up to date treatise on radiology of the pancreas for you to show the contributions made by means of quite a few new imaging modalities for the analysis of pancreatic problems. The editors of this quantity are remarkable experts in diagnostic radiology of the stomach. Albert L. Baert is the writer of 1 of the first actual books on computed tomography of the physique, released by means of Springer-Verlag in 1980. due to the fact then he has released largely in this process, specially because it is utilized to the stomach. he's a widely known instructor on computed tomography of the physique, and particularly the pancreas, and on diagnostic angiography. As a writer he's lively at the editorial forums of a number of radiologic journals. man Delorme has released generally at the radio analysis of the digestive procedure. in addition he has been very energetic as editor of French textbooks and was once the manager editor of the quantity facing the liver, biliary ducts, spleen, and pancreas within the prestigious sequence Traite du radiodiagnostic protecting the entire box of diagnostic radiology.
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Annular Pancreas. . . . . . . . . . . . .. Pancreas Divisum . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Duct Abnormalities. . . . . . . . . . . .. Ectopic (Heterotopic) Pancreas .............. Congenital Cysts and Dysplastic Changes ..... Mucoviscidosis (Cystic Fibrosis) ............. Vascular and Traumatic Lesions ... .. ...... Vascular Lesions .......................... Traumata ................................. Lipomatous Hypertrophy and Atrophy ....... Lipomatous Hypertrophy.
3a,b. Congenital cysts of the pancreas. a Solitary cysts. b Multiple cysts in a left-sided resection specimen from a patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease Fig. 4. Pancreas of a patient with end-stage cystic fibrosis of the pancreas: cystic dilatations of the pancreatic ducts by PAS-positive concretions. Acinar cells replaced by fibrosis. Islets are seen (arrowheads). PAS, x125 Cystic fibrosis is the most common lethal autosomal recessive disease in Caucasians. The cystic fibrosis gene has been localized to chromosome 7 and encodes the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator.