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Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography:
doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e3181dd5bb8
Graphic Anatomy

Arterial Anatomy of the Pancreas: Part 1. Coronal

Collins, Joseph M. MD*; Silva, Alvin C. MD*; Hayman, L. Anne MD†

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Abstract

This is the first in a series of 3 medical graphics articles featuring the arterial anatomy of the pancreas as depicted on computed tomography images. This arterial anatomy is important in clinical practice because it represents a road map of the routes of tumor spread by ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.

Abbreviations: ASPDA-anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery, CT-computed tomography, CT-angio-computed tomography-angiography, IPDA-inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery, PIPDA-posterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery, PSPDA-posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery, SPDA-superior pancreaticoduodenal artery

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

  

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