Incidental pancreatic cystic lesions: is there a relationship with the development of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and all-cause mortality?

@article{Chernyak2015IncidentalPC,
  title={Incidental pancreatic cystic lesions: is there a relationship with the development of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and all-cause mortality?},
  author={Victoria Chernyak and Milana Flusberg and Linda Broyde Haramati and Alla M. Rozenblit and Eran Bellin},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={274 1},
  pages={161-9}
}
PURPOSE To establish the effect of incidental pancreatic cysts found by using computed tomographic (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging on the incidence of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and overall mortality in patients from an inner-city urban U.S. tertiary care medical center. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board granted approval for the study and waived the informed consent requirement. The study population comprised cyst and no-cyst cohorts drawn from all adults who… CONTINUE READING