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The utility of Ki-ras mutation analysis in the cytologic diagnosis of pancreatobiliary neoplasma.

Authors
  • Dillon, D A
  • Johnson, C C
  • Topazian, M D
  • Tallini, G
  • Rimm, D L
  • Costa, J C
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Cancer Journal
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2000
Volume
6
Issue
5
Pages
294–301
Identifiers
PMID: 11079168
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Results support the routine use of Ki-ras mutational analysis to increase the sensitivity of the cytologic evaluation of pancreatobiliary fine-needle aspirates and common bile duct brushings with atypical or suspicious morphology without compromising specificity.

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