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Investigation of liver and pancreatobiliary disease

Robert P. Sutcliffe, Charalambos Gustav Antoniades, Rahul Deshpande, Olga N. Tucker and Nigel Heaton

in Liver and Pancreatobiliary Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199205387
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726019 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199205387.003.02

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Investigation of liver and pancreatobiliary disease

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General approach - Baseline tests - Transabdominal ultrasound - Intraoperative ultrasound - Cross-sectional imaging - Hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scan - Positron emission tomography scan - Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy - Endoscopic ultrasound - Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography - Percutaneous liver biopsy - Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

Chapter.  3958 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery

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