ARRS 2022 Abstracts


E2020. Pancreaticobiliary Pearls: An Interactive Case-Based Review
  1. Karoly Viragh; Olive View-UCLA Med Center
Pancreaticobiliary diseases are commonly encountered by the imager, yet diagnosis may be elusive due to the complex nature of these conditions. The goal of this exhibit is to provide an interactive review to diagnostic approaches and to present carefully selected cases from a safety-net county hospital.

Educational Goals / Teaching Points
The exhibit aims to review major imaging techniques and protocols (US, CT, MRI) with advantages/disadvantages; provide an algorithmic approach to pancreatic and biliary diseases (for example, focal pancreatic lesion, ductal dilation, collections); and provide a case-based illustrative review of the major disease entities.

Key Anatomic/Physiologic Issues and Imaging Findings/Techniques
Major pancreatic disease entities illustrated in this exhibit will include the most important congenital abnormalities, the major presentations of pancreatitis with focus on the revised Atlanta criteria, and the common pancreatic neoplasms. Major biliary diseases discussed will range from gallstone complications to cholangiocarcinoma classification updates. Clinical and pathological correlation will be provided when available.

Radiologists’ familiarity with the major pancreaticobiliary diseases will result in more effective diagnosis.