Table 30D.2Imaging Techniques for Diagnosis

Organ/SystemBariumIVUUSCTMRI
GI tract++————————
Liver————+++++
Pancreas————+++——
Kidneys——+++++
Uterus/ovaries————+++++
Prostate——+++————

++ = superior; + = helpful; —— = not useful; barium = intraluminal contrasts; IVU = intravenous urography; US = ultrasonography; CT = computed tomography; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging.

From: Chapter 30D, Imaging Neoplasms of the Abdomen and Pelvis

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