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Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography: A Meta-Analysis of Test Performance in Suspected Biliary Disease

Joseph Romagnuolo, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid); Marc Bardou, MD, PhD; Elham Rahme, PhD; Lawrence Joseph, PhD; Caroline Reinhold, MD, CM, FRCPC, MSc (Epid); and Alan N. Barkun, MD, CM, FRCPC, MSc (Epid)
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From the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Acknowledgments: The authors thank Dr. Patrice Bret, Radiologist-in-Chief at the Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network and Professor of Radiology at the University of Toronto, and Dr. Matthew Barish, Director of 3D & Image Processing Center and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, for their thoughtful review of our bibliographic search and help in identifying additional published or unpublished studies.

Grant Support: Dr. Romagnuolo is a population health investigator funded by the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. Dr. Bardou was funded by the Tomlinson (McGill University) Fellowship. Dr. Rahme was funded by the Arthritis Society (Toronto, Ontario, Canada). Dr. Joseph was funded by Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Dr. Reinhold is the Medical Director, Oncology Division, Synarc Inc., San Francisco, California. Dr. Barkun is a research scholar funded by the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec.

Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Requests for Single Reprints: Joseph Romagnuolo, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid), University of Calgary Medical Clinic, 3350 Hospital Drive NW, G-179, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada; e-mail, j.romagnuolo@ucalgary.ca.

Current Author Addresses: Dr. Romagnuolo: University of Calgary Medical Clinic, 3350 Hospital Drive NW, G-179, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada.

Dr. Bardou: LPPCE, Faculty of Medicine, 7, bd Jeanne d'Arc, BP87900, 21079 Dijon Cedex, France.

Dr. Rahme: Research Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L10-408, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada.

Dr. Joseph: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University and Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L10 509, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada.

Dr. Reinhold: McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital Site, Department of Radiology, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada.

Dr. Barkun: Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, D7-148, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada.

Author Contributions: Conception and design: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, E. Rahme, A. Barkun.

Analysis and interpretation of the data: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, E. Rahme, C. Reinhold, A. Barkun.

Drafting of the article: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, A. Barkun.

Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, E. Rahme, L. Joseph, C. Reinhold, A. Barkun.

Final approval of the article: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, E. Rahme, L. Joseph, C. Reinhold, A. Barkun.

Provision of study materials or patients: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, C. Reinhold.

Statistical expertise: J. Romagnuolo, E. Rahme, L. Joseph.

Obtaining of funding: A. Barkun.

Administrative, technical, or logistic support: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, A. Barkun.

Collection and assembly of data: J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, C. Reinhold.


Ann Intern Med. 2003;139(7):547-557. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-139-7-200310070-00006
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Figure 1.
Flowchart of study and abstract exclusions.

MRCP = magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography.

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The influence of a positive and negative magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) result on the pretest probability of disease for various indications of MRCP.
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Figure 3.
Receiver-operating characteristic curves for magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography targeted at each of 4 imaging end points.
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Noninvasive Diagnosis of Biliary Disease

The summary below is from the full report titled “Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography: A Meta-Analysis of Test Performance in Suspected Biliary Disease.” It is in the 7 October 2003 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 139, pages 547-557). The authors are J. Romagnuolo, M. Bardou, E. Rahme, L. Joseph, C. Reinhold, and A.N. Barkun.

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