American Gastroenterological Association guidelines are inaccurate in detecting pancreatic cysts with advanced neoplasia: a clinicopathologic study of 225 patients with supporting molecular data.

@article{Singhi2016AmericanGA,
  title={American Gastroenterological Association guidelines are inaccurate in detecting pancreatic cysts with advanced neoplasia: a clinicopathologic study of 225 patients with supporting molecular data.},
  author={Aatur D Singhi and Herbert J. Iii Zeh and Randall E Brand and Marina N Nikiforova and Jennifer S Chennat and Kenneth E. Fasanella and Asif Khalid and Georgios Ioannis Papachristou and Adam A Slivka and Melissa E. Hogg and Kenneth K. W. Lee and Allan Tsung and Amer H. Zureikat and Kevin M. Mcgrath},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={83 6},
  pages={
          1107-1117.e2
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) recently reported evidence-based guidelines for the management of asymptomatic neoplastic pancreatic cysts. These guidelines advocate a higher threshold for surgical resection than prior guidelines and imaging surveillance for a considerable number of patients with pancreatic cysts. The aims of this study were to assess the accuracy of the AGA guidelines in detecting advanced neoplasia and present an alternative approach to… CONTINUE READING

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