The role of K-ras gene mutation analysis in EUS-guided FNA cytology specimens for the differential diagnosis of pancreatic solid masses: a meta-analysis of prospective studies

Guido Costamagna, Alberto Leonardo Larghi, Lorenzo Fuccio, Liboria Laterza, Loredana Correale, Nico Pagano, Paolo Bocus, Carlo Fabbri, Antonella Maimone, Vincenzo Cennamo, Alessandro Repici, Franco Bazzoli

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Abstract

Differential diagnosis of pancreatic solid masses with EUS-guided FNA (EUS-FNA) is still challenging in about 15% of cases. Mutation of the K-ras gene is present in over 75% of pancreatic adenocarcinomas (PADC).
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)596-608
Numero di pagine13
RivistaGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume78
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2013

Keywords

  • PADC
  • QUADAS
  • Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies
  • pancreatic adenocarcinoma

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