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EUS-guided FNA for diagnosis of solid pancreatic neoplasms: a meta-analysis.
Gastrointestinal symptoms after pelvic radiotherapy: role for the gastroenterologist?
MicroRNAs Targeting Oncogenes Are Down-Regulated in Pancreatic Malignant Transformation from Benign Tumors
Comparing the miRNA expression signatures in pancreatic benign cystic tumors of low and high malignant potential with PDAC revealed 21 miRNAs down-regulated in PDAC compared to SMCA, the most benign lesion that rarely progresses to invasive carcinoma.
Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration for the diagnosis of pancreatic cystic neoplasms: a meta-analysis.
Endoscopic balloon dilatation versus endoscopic sphincterotomy for the removal of bile duct stones: a prospective randomised trial
Endoscopic balloon dilatation offers no significant advantage over the well established technique of endoscopic sphincterotomy for the removal of bile duct stones.
Diagnostic and therapeutic utility of single-operator peroral cholangioscopy for indeterminate biliary lesions and bile duct stones
- E. Kalaitzakis, G. Webster, R. Sturgess
- MedicineEuropean journal of gastroenterology & hepatology
- 1 June 2012
SOC is useful for the differential diagnosis of indeterminate biliary lesions and the treatment of ‘difficult’ biliary stones and the adequacy of SOC-guided biopsies is related to the number of specimens obtained.
Analysis of Endoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation of Biliary Malignant Strictures in Pancreatic Cancer Suggests Potential Survival Benefit
Endoscopic RFA is a safe and efficacious adjunctive treatment in patients with advanced pancreatic malignancy and biliary obstruction and may confer early survival benefit.
Elevated Levels of Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin in Bile From Patients With Malignant Pancreatobiliary Disease
- A. Zabron, V. H. D. Sluis, Shahid A. Khan
- Medicine, BiologyThe American Journal of Gastroenterology
- 1 September 2011
NGAL in bile is a novel potential biomarker to help distinguish benign from malignant biliary obstruction and its diagnostic accuracy was confirmed in the second independent validation cohort.
Pancreatobiliary cytology in the multidisciplinary setting
- R. Dina, M. Tran-Dang, D. Spalding
- MedicineCytopathology : official journal of the British…
- 1 June 2013
The role of endoscopic ultrasound‐guided fine needle aspiration (EUS FNA) cytology in the clinical management of patients with pancreatic tumours in the setting of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) is discussed.
Diagnostic utility of single-user peroral cholangioscopy in sclerosing cholangitis
- E. Kalaitzakis, R. Sturgess, G. Webster
- MedicineScandinavian journal of gastroenterology
- 16 September 2014
SOC is equally accurate in cancer diagnosis in sclerosing cholangitis and patients with single biliary strictures, however,Cholangioscope insertion may be hampered by bile duct narrowing and post-SOC cholangsitis is more common in sclerosis.