TITLE

Endoscopic Ultrasound and Pancreatic Cysts: A Sticky Situation!

AUTHOR(S)
Hernandez, Lyndon V.; Bhutani, Manoop S.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2001, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p3229
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Comments on the article "Can EUS Alone Differentiate Between Malignant and Benign Cystic Lesions of the Pancrease?," by Nuzhat A. Ahmad, Michael L. Kochman, James D. Lewis and Gregory G. Ginsberg. Types of cysts of the pancreas; Difference between benign and malignat cyst; Problems in the use of endoscopic ultrasound in analyzing lesions in the pancreaticobiliary region.
ACCESSION #
17611736

 

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