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Volume : 08, Issue : 01, January – 2021


Waqas Ahmed, Hassan Imtiaz, Saadum Minallah

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The aim of this study was to evaluate accuracy of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) diagnosis taking ERCP as gold standard in diagnosis of obstructive jaundice. A cross sectional study was carried out at Allied / DHQ Hospital Faisalabad and the duration of this study was from July 2019 to May 2020. In the study 80 patients of both male and female genders with age greater than 18 were considered. Those patients were enrolled in the study that had obstructive jaundice, whose diagnosis was made by discoloration (yellowing) of eyes for >1month and above 3mg/dl bilirubin level. MRCP using 1.5 tesla machine was performed followed by ERCP for confirmation of the findings and diagnosis of MRCP. In both tests performed obstruction was labeled yes of more than 50% lumen it was diagnosed.

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Please cite this article in press Waqas Ahmed et al, Obstructive Jaundice: A Cross Sectional Study., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2021; 08(1).

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