Recent advances in US diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

Y. Hirooka, H. Goto, A. Ito, S. Hashimoto, T. Hirai, K. Niwa, K. Takeda, T. Hayakawa

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Recent years have seen dramatic developments in extracorporeal ultrasonography: Color, including-power Doppler ultrasonography, ultrasonography angiography, harmonic imaging (tissue harmonic imaging and contrast harmonic imaging) and 3-dimensional ultrasonography (including virtualendoscopy). In this report, we describe the present situation and the prospective outlook for these new diagnostic modalities mainly on the basis of our own experiences.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)916-922
Number of pages7
Issue number40
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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