Cholecystitis: Diagnosis by MR imaging

Ralph Weissleder, David D. Stark, Carolyn C. Compton, Joseph F. Simeone, Joseph T. Ferrucci

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Abstract

Morphologic features which allow the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis by ultrasound and CT have now been observed by MR. When present, thickening of the gallbladder wall, intramural abscess, pericholecystic fluid, and the presence of gallstones may be more specific than MR characterization of gallbladder bile.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-348
Number of pages4
JournalMagnetic Resonance Imaging
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cholecystitis
  • Liver
  • Magnetic resonance imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Cholecystitis: Diagnosis by MR imaging'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Weissleder, R., Stark, D. D., Compton, C. C., Simeone, J. F., & Ferrucci, J. T. (1988). Cholecystitis: Diagnosis by MR imaging. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 6(3), 345-348. https://doi.org/10.1016/0730-725X(88)90412-2