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Vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer: evaluation of endoscopic ultrasonography, computed tomography, ultrasonography, and angiography

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 137, no. 19-20, p. 286-291
Publication date2007
Abstract

Current methods for detecting vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer can be inaccurate, invasive, and expensive. The aim of this study is to assess the value of current imaging modalities in determining vascular invasion by pancreatic cancer.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Angiography/standards
  • Endosonography/standards
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mesenteric Arteries/pathology/radiography
  • Mesenteric Veins/pathology/radiography
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Neoplasm Staging/methods
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms/pathology/radiography/ultrasonography
  • Portal Vein/pathology/radiography
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Switzerland
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed/standards
  • Vascular Neoplasms/radiography/secondary/ultrasonography
Citation (ISO format)
BUCHS, Nicolas et al. Vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer: evaluation of endoscopic ultrasonography, computed tomography, ultrasonography, and angiography. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2007, vol. 137, n° 19-20, p. 286–291.
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