- Jose Lariño-Noia,
- Julio Iglesias-Garcia,
- Daniel de la Iglesia-Garcia,
- J Enrique Dominguez-Muñoz
Endosc Ultrasound 2018 Mar-Apr;7(2):102-109
Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Comppostela, Spain.
EUS-FNA is often performed in the evaluation of Cystic Pancreatic Lesions (CPL) for a better preoperative characterization. The objective is to identify premalignant lesions as Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms, and/or a malignant transformation of them (adenocarcinoma). The role of cytological evaluation in this setting is discouraging and intracystic markers analysis, mainly CEA, lacks of a good specificity for the detection of mucinous neoplasms. Read More