Automated pancreatic cyst screening using natural language processing: a new tool in the early detection of pancreatic cancer.

@article{Roch2015AutomatedPC,
  title={Automated pancreatic cyst screening using natural language processing: a new tool in the early detection of pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Alexandra M. Roch and Saeed Mehrabi and Anand P. Krishnan and Heidi Schmidt and Joseph G. Kesterson and Chris Beesley and Paul R. Dexter and Mathew J. Palakal and C. Max Schmidt},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={447-53}
}
INTRODUCTION As many as 3% of computed tomography (CT) scans detect pancreatic cysts. Because pancreatic cysts are incidental, ubiquitous and poorly understood, follow-up is often not performed. Pancreatic cysts may have a significant malignant potential and their identification represents a 'window of opportunity' for the early detection of pancreatic… CONTINUE READING