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Diagnosis of pancreatic cystic neoplasms: a report of the cooperative pancreatic cyst study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Cysts of the pancreas display a wide spectrum of histology, including inflammatory (pseudocysts), benign (serous), premalignant (mucinous), and malignant (mucinous) lesions.Expand
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Hedgehog is an early and late mediator of pancreatic cancer tumorigenesis
Hedgehog signalling—an essential pathway during embryonic pancreatic development, the misregulation of which has been implicated in several forms of cancer—may also be an important mediator in humanExpand
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IAP Guidelines for the Surgical Management of Acute Pancreatitis
During 2002 the International Association of Pancreatology developed evidenced-based guidelines on the surgical management of acute pancreatitis. There were 11 guidelines, 10 of which wereExpand
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Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas.
Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas are an important entity for gastroenterologists and endoscopists because these lesions represent the best example of an early malignancy of the pancreas. In the past,Expand
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Main-Duct Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas: Clinical Predictors of Malignancy and Long-term Survival Following Resection
Objective:To describe clinical characteristics and outcomes of a large cohort of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) of the pancreas affecting the main pancreatic duct. SummaryExpand
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Enzymatic defect in Fabry's disease. Ceramidetrihexosidase deficiency.
FABRY'S disease is a hereditary systemic disorder that was first recognized in affected males as a disease characterized by multiple small dark-purple macules and papules in the umbilical region, s...
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Ten-year experience with 733 pancreatic resections: changing indications, older patients, and decreasing length of hospitalization.
HYPOTHESIS Experience with pancreatic resection for the last 10 years has resulted in new trends in patient characteristics and, for pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), a decrease in the length of stayExpand
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A better model of acute pancreatitis for evaluating therapy.
Existing models of acute pancreatitis have limitations to studying novel therapy. Whereas some produce mild self-limited pancreatitis, others result in sudden necrotizing injury. The authorsExpand
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Incidental pancreatic cysts: clinicopathologic characteristics and comparison with symptomatic patients.
HYPOTHESIS Widespread use of computed tomography and ultrasound has led to the identification of increasing numbers of patients with asymptomatic cystic lesions of the pancreas. DESIGNExpand
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Middle Pancreatectomy: Indications, Short- and Long-term Operative Outcomes
Objective:To evaluate the indications, perioperative, and long-term outcomes of a large cohort of patients who underwent middle pancreatectomy (MP). Summary Background Data:MP is a parenchyma-sparingExpand
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