Non-invasive detection of infection in acute pancreatic and acute necrotic collections with diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary findings.

Islim F., Salik A. E. , Bayramoglu S., Guven K., Alis H., Turhan A. N.

Abdominal imaging, vol.39, no.3, pp.472-81, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00261-014-0076-2
  • Journal Name: Abdominal imaging
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.472-81
  • Keywords: Acute pancreatitis, Diffusion-weighted MRI, Infection, Collection, Pancreatic necrosis, CT, CLASSIFICATION, COMPLICATIONS, INTERVENTION, DIAGNOSIS, NECROSIS, ABSCESS, ABDOMEN, ATLANTA


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the contribution of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) to the detection of infection in acute pancreatitis-related collections.