Highly Accurate Identification of Cystic Precursor Lesions of Pancreatic Cancer Through Targeted Mass Spectrometry: A Phase IIc Diagnostic Study.

@article{Jabbar2018HighlyAI,
  title={Highly Accurate Identification of Cystic Precursor Lesions of Pancreatic Cancer Through Targeted Mass Spectrometry: A Phase IIc Diagnostic Study.},
  author={Karolina S. Jabbar and Liisa Arike and Caroline Sophie Verbeke and Riadh Sadik and Gunnar C Hansson},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2018},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={367-375}
}
Purpose Pancreatic cystic lesions are common incidental findings on imaging, but up to half may be forerunners of pancreatic cancer. Therefore, accurate differential diagnosis is crucial for correct patient management. Unfortunately, currently available diagnostic methods cannot robustly identify premalignant and malignant pancreatic cystic lesions. Methods Cyst fluid samples obtained by routine endoscopic ultrasound-guided aspiration were used for the analyses. In a cohort of 24 patients… CONTINUE READING
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