Long-term follow-up of chronic pancreatitis patients with K-ras mutation in the pancreatic juice.

@article{Kamisawa2011LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of chronic pancreatitis patients with K-ras mutation in the pancreatic juice.},
  author={Terumi Kamisawa and Kensuke Takuma and Taku Tabata and Naoto Egawa and Toshikazu Yamaguchi},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={58 105},
  pages={174-6}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Pancreatic cancer is known to occur during the course of chronic pancreatitis in some patients. This study aimed to identify a high risk group for developing pancreatic cancer associated with chronic pancreatitis, particularly the presence of K-ras mutations in the pancreatic juice. METHODOLOGY K-ras mutation was analyzed by enriched… CONTINUE READING