Intraductal papillary neoplasms and mucinous cystic neoplasms of the hepatobiliary system: demographic differences between Asian and Western populations, and comparison with pancreatic counterparts.

@article{Zen2014IntraductalPN,
  title={Intraductal papillary neoplasms and mucinous cystic neoplasms of the hepatobiliary system: demographic differences between Asian and Western populations, and comparison with pancreatic counterparts.},
  author={Yoh Zen and Kee-Taek Jang and Soomin Ahn and Dong Hun Kim and Dong Wook Choi and Seong Ho Choi and Jin S. Heo and Matthew M Yeh},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={164-73}
}
AIMS To improve the characterization of intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct (IPNB) and mucinous cystic neoplasm of the liver (MCN-L). METHODS AND RESULTS A retrospective review of pathology archives (1999-2011) in our three institutions identified cases of IPNB (n = 138) and MCN-L (n = 54). The IPNB/MCN-L ratio was 5.7:1 at Samsung Medical Centre in Seoul, which was significantly higher than those at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle (1:3.0) and King's College… CONTINUE READING