What is the role of pancreatograms in the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis?

Updated: Jul 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason L Huffman, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Pancreatograms can be interpreted and classified according to several schemes, such as the Cambridge criteria. A comparison of ERCP scoring with direct pancreatic function tests demonstrated good correlation. However, pancreatography tended to show significantly more severe changes.


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