Solid pseudopapillary tumour of the pancreas: Incidence, prognosis and outcome of surgery (single center experience).

@article{Nakeeb2013SolidPT,
  title={Solid pseudopapillary tumour of the pancreas: Incidence, prognosis and outcome of surgery (single center experience).},
  author={Ayman El Nakeeb and Mohamed Abdel Wahab and Wagdi Fawzi Elkashef and Mina Azer and Tharwat Saad Kandil},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={447-57}
}
BACKGROUND Solid pseudopapillary tumour (SPT) of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm of low malignant potential. The pathogenesis and guidelines for its treatment remain unclear. This study was designed to evaluate the diagnosis, surgical treatment and prognosis of SPT. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study during the period between January 1995 to October 2012. PATIENTS AND METHOD Cases with SPTs treated at our institution were reviewed. Demographic data, clinical manifestations, radiological… CONTINUE READING
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