Evaluation of imaging-guided core biopsy of pancreatic masses.

@article{Paulsen2006EvaluationOI,
  title={Evaluation of imaging-guided core biopsy of pancreatic masses.},
  author={Sean D Paulsen and Hanh Vu Nghiem and Edsa Negussie and Ellen J Higgins and Elaine M. Caoili and Isaac R. Francis},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2006},
  volume={187 3},
  pages={769-72}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the sensitivity and accuracy of imaging-guided core biopsy in the diagnosis of pancreatic masses. CONCLUSION Imaging-guided core biopsy is sensitive, safe, and accurate in the diagnosis of malignant lesions of the pancreas. Benign biopsy findings cannot be used to exclude the presence of a neoplasm, and repetition of a biopsy should be considered if there is high clinical suspicion of malignancy. 

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…