The importance of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography in the diagnosis and clinical course of acute pancreatitis


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Kaya M., Degirmenci S., Goya C., Tuncel E. T., Ucmakl F., Kaplan M. A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.29, no.3, pp.342-347, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2018.17338
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.342-347
  • Keywords: Acute pancreatitis, elasticity imaging techniques, diagnosis, prognosis, ATLANTA CLASSIFICATION, MANAGEMENT, CT, SEVERITY
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/Aims: Acute pancreatitis (AP) is characterized by acute inflammation of the pancreas and it has a highly variable clinical course. The aim of our study was to evaluate the value of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography in the diagnosis and clinical course of AP.