[Clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas: comparison between tumors ≤5 cm and larger tumors].

@article{Xu2016ClinicopathologicalCA,
  title={[Clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas: comparison between tumors ≤5 cm and larger tumors].},
  author={Ming-yue Xu and Xian-jie Shi and Lei He and Fang Lu and Ming-Yi Chen and Hong-guang Wang and Shi-chun Lu},
  journal={Nan fang yi ke da xue xue bao = Journal of Southern Medical University},
  year={2016},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={780-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of patients with small (≤5 cm) solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas (SPN) and those with large (>5 cm) SPNs. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the clinical characteristics, laboratory findings, radiological features, treatment and prognosis of 148 patients with histologically confirmed SPN between August, 2006 and December, 2014 and compared the data between patients with small SPNs (≤5 cm) and those with… CONTINUE READING