ULTRASOUND AND COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY IN STAGING OF PANCREATIC CARCINOMA IN PATIENT WITH CHRONIC PANCREATITIS
AbstractThe aim of present work was to determine the possibility of ultrasound and computed tomography in the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic carcinoma in combination with chronic pancreatitis. Rel i a bl e cr i t er i a of pa n cr eatic tumor ar e th e followi n g in di r ect si gn s: tumor exten sion to ad ja cen t st r u ct u r es, lymph n ode in vol vemen t an d di st an t metast ases. On ly in ter ven tion a l pr ocedur e with mor ph ologi ca l assessm en t ar e va luable meth ods in di ag n osi s of p a n cr eatic ca r cin om a in con n ection with ch r on i c pa n cr eatitis.
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