Pancreatic cyst fluid analysis--a review.

@article{Bhutani2011PancreaticCF,
  title={Pancreatic cyst fluid analysis--a review.},
  author={Manoop S. Bhutani and Vikas Gupta and Sushovan Guha and Dan Ionuț Gheonea and Adrian Saftoiu},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          175-80
        }
}
An increased number of pancreatic cysts are being diagnosed due to the increased usage of cross-sectional imaging. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology and molecular analysis of these cystic lesions have led to their better detection and characterization. The aim of this review is to assess the value of cyst fluid analysis for the differential diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions, in view of the recent progresses of molecular analysis methods. Pancreatic… CONTINUE READING
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