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Evaluation of the Biliary Tree and Gallbladder With Hepatocellular MR Contrast Agents.
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PMID:  23332139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Newer hepatobiliary magnetic resonance (MR) contrast agents allow the ability to combine the anatomical information from T2-weighted magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography with functional information derived from contrast-enhanced T1-weighted magnetic resonance cholangiography for off-label biliary imaging. Potential applications include determination of biliary anatomy, functional assessment of biliary obstruction, and evaluation for acute cholecystitis. Through MR protocol optimization, it is also possible to achieve this within the standard 30-minute imaging window of liver MR.
Authors:
Rajan T Gupta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current problems in diagnostic radiology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1535-6302     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Probl Diagn Radiol     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607123     Medline TA:  Curr Probl Diagn Radiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Consultant and Speakers Bureau, Bayer Pharma AG. Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. Electronic address: rajan.gupta@duke.edu.
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