New criteria to differentiate between mucinous cystic neoplasm and serous cystic neoplasm in pancreas by endoscopic ultrasound: A preliminarily confirmed outcome of 41 patients

@inproceedings{Zhang2017NewCT,
  title={New criteria to differentiate between mucinous cystic neoplasm and serous cystic neoplasm in pancreas by endoscopic ultrasound: A preliminarily confirmed outcome of 41 patients},
  author={Wengang Zhang and Enqiang Linghu and Ningli Chai and Huikai Li},
  booktitle={Endoscopic ultrasound},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The ability to distinguish between mucinous cystic neoplasm (MCN) and serous cystic neoplasm (SCN) in the pancreas preoperatively by endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) remains a clinical challenge. To address this problem, we have developed new criteria using EUS findings and cyst fluid carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in the clinic. In this study, the validity and reliability of these criteria were assessed. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between April of 2015 and May of 2016, a… CONTINUE READING
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