International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Radiological Sciences | India | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019


Role of Imaging in Evaluation of Adult Patients of Acute Pancreatitis

Jernailsingh Bava | Nitesh Jadhav


Abstract: Acute Pancreatitis is one of the acute abdomen conditions that presents to the hospital in which rapid assessment of its severity and complications becomes necessary to avoid potential morbidity and mortality. Plain Radiography and Barium Studies though can be done are not of much help. USG being the first radiological investigation of choice to evaluate extent of organ involvement and fluid collection. CT helps in confirming the diagnosis, assessing the severity, complication and response to treatment. MRI can delineate pancreatic duct integrity, bile duct lithiasis and pancreatic haemorrhage. This study done to evaluate role of imaging in evaluation of acute Pancreatitis mainly in adult Patients. Aim of the study was to determine the role of USG, CT and MRI for evaluating extent of disease Process and its complication. Methods: This study was done in Department of Radiology Lokmanya Tilak Medical College and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital Sion Mumbai India Over a period of 3 years May 2016 to May 2019. Each patient was studied with detailed clinical history and Biochemical results. Conclusion: we found out that USG being initial modality, both CT and MRI has equal accuracy with there own pros and cons.


Keywords: Pancreatitis, USG, CT scan, MRI, Pseudocyst


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019,


Pages: 1955 - 1958


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