Pancreas posters

April 2005
Gut;Apr2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 54, pA50
Academic Journal
The article presents information on abstracts related to pancreas. An abstract informs that the performance of linear EUS, endoscopist aspirate assessment, fluid cytology, and fluid tumour markers in the diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions. Mucinous cystadenomas and introductal papillary mucirlous tumours carry significant malignant potential while serous cystadenomas have an extremely low malignant potential. Accurate differentiation between these lesions is important in ensuring appropriate management. To assess the clinical utility of linear EUS morphology, aspirate appearance, cytology, and fluid markers in differentiating mucinous from non-mucinous cystic neoplasms.


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