Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: can malignancy be predicted?

@article{Kim2011SolidPT,
  title={Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: can malignancy be predicted?},
  author={Chan Wook Kim and Duck Jong Han and Jihun Kim and Young Hoon Kim and Jae Berm Park and Song Cheol Kim},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={149 5},
  pages={625-34}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to examine the clinicopathologic characteristics of solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPTs) of the pancreas, including the risk factors for disease recurrence and their effects on survival. METHODS The medical records of 114 patients who underwent surgery for a pathologically confirmed SPT between January 1995 and December 2007 were reviewed retrospectively. RESULTS Of the 114 patients, 98 (86.9%) were female, and the median age was 36 years (range, 11… CONTINUE READING