Accuracy of angiography in the diagnosis of carcinoma of the pancreas

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The findings in 116 patients with verified carcinoma of the pancreas have been examined. A correct preoperative diagnosis had been made in 79 and a retrospective diagnosis was possible in an additional 30 patients. An incorrect positive diagnosis was made in 18 patients preoperatively and in 5 patients retrospectively, a common cause being localized pancreatitis. Variations in the vascular anatomy and a poor technique contributed to other errors in diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)449-466
Number of pages18
JournalActa Radiologica - Series Diagnosis
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1973
Externally publishedYes

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