Radiology 2021 Oct 12:210607. Epub 2021 Oct 12.
From the Department of Radiology (T.Z., P.C., S.A., E.D.), EA 4662 Nanomedicine Laboratory, Imagery and Therapeutics (P.C., S.A., E.D.), and Department of Gastroenterology (S.K., L.V.), University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté, CHRU Besançon, 3 boulevard Alexandre Fleming, 25030 Besançon, France.
Background Assessment of the biliary origin of acute pancreatitis (AP) is crucial because it affects patient treatment to avoid recurrence. Although CT is systematically performed to determine severity in AP, its usefulness in assessing AP biliary origin has not been evaluated. Purpose To assess abdominal CT features associated with acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP) and to evaluate the predictive value of a combination of CT and clinical data for determining a biliary origin in a first episode of AP. Read More