A selective approach to the resection of cystic lesions of the pancreas: Results from 539 consecutive patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Pancreatectomy
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Patient Selection

abstract

  • Selected patients with cystic lesions <3 cm in diameter and without a solid component may be followed radiographically with a malignancy risk (3% this study) that approximates the risk of mortality from resection. Malignancy within mucinous tumors is associated with size, and small mucinous tumors are very unlikely to be malignant.

publication date

  • October 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1856565

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.sla.0000237652.84466.54

PubMed ID

  • 16998366

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 572

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 244

number

  • 4