Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas: limitations and pitfalls of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy.

@article{Belsley2008SerousCO,
  title={Serous cystadenoma of the pancreas: limitations and pitfalls of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy.},
  author={Nicole Ann Belsley and Martha P. Bishop Pitman and Gregory Yves Lauwers and William Robert Brugge and Vikram Deshpande},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={114 2},
  pages={
          102-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND Expectant management of serous cystadenoma (SCA) of the pancreas requires an accurate preoperative diagnosis. Previously published cytologic diagnostic sensitivities have ranged widely, from 10% to 100%. In the current study, the authors evaluated the diagnostic sensitivity of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) and cross-sectional imaging for SCA. METHODS Group I consisted of 21 histologically confirmed SCAs. Group II (n = 7 lesions) lacked… CONTINUE READING
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