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Do consensus indications for resection in branch duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm predict malignancy? A study of 147 patients.

Authors
  • Pelaez-Luna, Mario
  • Chari, Suresh T
  • Smyrk, Thomas C
  • Takahashi, Naoki
  • Clain, Jonathan E
  • Levy, Michael J
  • Pearson, Randall K
  • Petersen, Bret T
  • Topazian, Mark D
  • Vege, Santhi S
  • Kendrick, Michael
  • Farnell, Michael B
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2007
Volume
102
Issue
8
Pages
1759–1764
Identifiers
PMID: 17686073
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Suggested consensus indications for resection identify all patients with malignancy; however, their specificity is low. In the short term it would be safe to follow patients without these features.

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