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Project: Imaging Tests for the Diagnosis and Staging of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

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Systematic reviews of single test accuracy for Key Question 1 Bryant Smith 1
Systematic reviews of single test accuracy for Key Question 3 Bryant Smith 3
Comparative test accuracy Bryant Smith 2, 4
Procedural harms of imaging tests Bryant Smith 5
Screening accuracy Bryant Smith 6


Associated Studies (each link opens a new tab)

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Complications in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS): analysis of 7-year physician-reported adverse events Niv, Y., Gershtansky, Y., Kenett, R. S., Tal, Y., and Birkenfeld, S. 2011
Clearance and safety of the radiocontrast medium Iopamidol in peritoneal dialysis patients Hatakeyama, S., Abe, A., Suzuki, T., Hashimoto, Y., Koie, T., Funyu, T., Satoh, S., Habuchi, T., Ohyama, C., and Matsuo, S. 2011
Risk factors for adverse reactions from contrast agents for computed tomograph Kobayashi, D., Takahashi, O., Ueda, T., Deshpande, G. A., Arioka, H., and Fukui, T. 2013
Factors Predictive of Adverse Events Associated with Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Pancreatic Solid Lesions Katanuma, A., Maguchi, H., Yane, K., Hashigo, S., Kin, T., Kaneko, M., Kato, S., Kato, R., Harada, R., Osanai, M., Takahashi, K., and Nojima, M. 2013
Histological diagnosis by EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy in pancreatic solid masses without on-site cytopathologist: a single-center experience Itoi, T., Tsuchiya, T., Itokawa, F., Sofuni, A., Kurihara, T., Tsuji, S., and Ikeuchi, N. 2011
Randomized trial comparing fanning with standard technique for endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of solid pancreatic mass lesions Bang, J. Y., Magee, S. H., Ramesh, J., Trevino, J. M., and Varadarajulu, S. 2013
Risk of peritoneal carcinomatosis by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for pancreatic cancer Ikezawa, K., Uehara, H., Sakai, A., Fukutake, N., Imanaka, K., Ohkawa, K., Tanakura, R., Ioka, T., Tanaka, S., Ishikawa, O., and Katayama, K. 2012
Rapid on-site evaluation by endosonographer during endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for pancreatic solid masses Hayashi, T., Ishiwatari, H., Yoshida, M., Ono, M., Sato, T., Miyanishi, K., Sato, Y., Kobune, M., Takimoto, R., Mitsuhashi, T., Asanuma, H., Ogino, J., Hasegawa, T., Sonoda, T., and Kato, J. 2013
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided tissue sampling by combined fine needle aspiration and trucut needle biopsy: a prospective study Wittmann, J., Kocjan, G., Sgouros, S. N., Deheragoda, M., and Pereira, S. P. 2006
A clinical study of cutaneous adverse reactions to nonionic contrast media in Korea Jung, K. E., Chung, J., Park, B. C., Jee, K. N., Jee, Y. K., and Kim, M. H. 2012
Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of solid pancreatic lesions: Performance and outcomes Fisher, L., Segarajasingam, D. S., Stewart, C., Deboer, W. B., and Yusoff, I. F. 2009
Objective evaluation of acute adverse events and image quality of gadolinium-based contrast agents (gadobutrol and gadobenate dimeglumine) by blinded evaluation. Pilot study Semelka, R. C., Hernandes, Mde A., Stallings, C. G., and Castillo, M. 2013
The impact of prior biliary stenting on the accuracy and complication rate of endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration for diagnosing pancreatic adenocarcinoma Fisher, J. M., Gordon, S. R., and Gardner, T. B. 2011
How good is endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in diagnosing the correct etiology for a solid pancreatic mass?: a meta-analysis and systematic review Puli, S. R., Bechtold, M. L., Buxbaum, J. L., and Eloubeidi, M. A. 2013
Detection of pancreatic metastases by EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration Fritscher-Ravens, A., Sriram, P. V. J., Krause, C., Atay, Z., Jaeckle, S., Thonke, F., Brand, B., Bohnacker, S., and Soehendra, N. 2001
Diagnostic yield and therapeutic impact of fine-needle aspiration biopsies guided by endoscopic ultrasound in pancreatic lesions Ramirez-Luna, M. A., Zepeda-Gomez, S., Chavez-Tapia, N. C., and Tellez-Avila, F. I. 2008
Impact of biliary stents on EUS-guided FNA of pancreatic mass lesions Ranney, N., Phadnis, M., Trevino, J., Ramesh, J., Wilcox, C. M., and Varadarajulu, S. 2012
Usefulness of 18F-FDG PET, combined FDG-PET/CT and EUS in diagnosing primary pancreatic carcinoma: a meta-analysis Tang, S., Huang, G., Liu, J., Liu, T., Treven, L., Song, S., Zhang, C., Pan, L., and Zhang, T. 2011
Prospective audit of cross-sectional imaging and radiation exposure in general surgical patients Cadwallader, R. A., Walsh, S. R., Burrows, B., Chappell, C. L., and Cousins, C. 2011
Preoperative tissue diagnosis for tumours of the pancreas Hartwig, W., Schneider, L., Diener, M. K., Bergmann, F., Buchler, M. W., and Werner, J. 2009
Cervical esophageal perforations at the time of endoscopic ultrasound: a prospective evaluation of frequency, outcomes, and patient management Eloubeidi, M. A., Tamhane, A., Lopes, T. L., Morgan, D. E., and Cerfolio, R. J. 2009
Predicting what can go wrong at endoscopic ultrasound: a large series experience Kalaitzakis, E., Varytimiadis, K., and Meenan, J. 2011
Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy in diagnosis of pancreatic and peripancreatic lesions: a single center experience in Korea Chang, Y. H., Sang, S. L., Tae, J. S., Moon, S.-H., Lee, D., Do, H. P., Dong, W. S., Sung, K. L., and Kim, M.-H. 2009
Diagnostic accuracy of imaging modalities in the evaluation of vascular invasion in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a meta-analysis Li, A. E., Li, B. T., Ng, B. H. K., McCormack, S., Vedelago, J., Clarke, S., Pavlakis, N., and Samra, J. 2013
Incidence of sedation-related complications with Propofol use during advanced endoscopic procedures Cote, G. A., Hovis, R. M., Ansstas, M. A., Waldbaum, L., Azar, R. R., Early, D. S., Edmundowicz, S. A., Mullady, D. K., and Jonnalagadda, S. S. 2010
18F-FDG positron emission tomography CT (FDG PET-CT) in the management of pancreatic cancer: initial experience in 12 patients Saif, M. W., Cornfeld, D., Modarresifar, H., and Ojha, B. 2008
Value of diffusion-weighted imaging for the discrimination of pancreatic lesions: a meta-analysis Wu, L. M., Xu, J. R., Hua, J., Gu, H. Y., Zhang, X. F., Lu, Q., and Hu, J. N. 2012
Comparison of diffusion-weighted MR imaging and multidetector-row CT in the detection of liver metastases in patients operated for pancreatic cancer Holzapfel, K., Reiser-Erkan, C., Fingerle, A. A., Erkan, M., Eiber, M. J., Rummeny, E. J., Friess, H., Kleeff, J., and Gaa, J. 2011
Prospective evaluation of patient tolerability, satisfaction with patient information, and complications in endoscopic ultrasonography Mortensen, M. B., Fristrup, C., Holm, F. S., Pless, T., Durup, J., Ainsworth, A. P., Nielsen, H. O., and Hovendal, C. 2005
The diagnostic accuracy of 22-gauge and 25-gauge needles in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of solid pancreatic lesions: a meta-analysis Madhoun, M. F., Wani, S. B., Rastogi, A., Early, D., Gaddam, S., Tierney, W. M., and Maple, J. T. 2013
Value of endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis of solid pancreatic masses Voss, M., Hammel, P., Molas, G., Palazzo, L., Dancour, A., O'Toole, D., Terris, B., Degott, C., Bernades, P., and Ruszniewski, P. 2000
Study of patients with intravenous contrast extravasation on CT studies, with radiology staff and ward staff cannulation Kingston, R. J., Young, N., Sindhusake, D. P., and Truong, M. 2012
Prediction of vascular involvement and resectability by multidetector-row CT versus MR imaging with MR angiography in patients who underwent surgery for resection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma Lee, J. K., Kim, A. Y., Kim, P. N., Lee, M. G., and Ha, H. K. 2010
EUS-guided FNA for diagnosis of solid pancreatic neoplasms: a meta-analysis Hewitt, M. J., McPhail, M. J. W., Possamai, L., Dhar, A., Vlavianos, P., and Monahan, K. J. 2012
Positron emission tomography/computed tomography influences on the management of resectable pancreatic cancer and its cost-effectiveness Heinrich, S., Goerres, G. W., Schafer, M., Sagmeister, M., Bauerfeind, P., Pestalozzi, B. C., Hany, T. F., Von Schulthess, G. K., and Clavien, P.-A. 2005
Detection of pancreatic carcinoma and liver metastases with Gadoxetic Acid-enhanced MR imaging: comparison with contrast-enhanced multi-detector row CT Motosugi, U., Ichikawa, T., Morisaka, H., Sou, H., Muhi, A., Kimura, K., Sano, K., and Araki, T. 2011
Rate of contrast material extravasations and allergic-like reactions: effect of extrinsic warming of low-osmolality iodinated CT contrast material to 37 degrees Davenport, M. S., Wang, C. L., Bashir, M. R., Neville, A. M., and Paulson, E. K. 2012
Safety of Gadoterate Meglumine (Gd-DOTA) as a contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging: results of a post-marketing surveillance study in Japa Ishiguchi, T. and Takahashi, S. 2010
Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis Chen, G., Liu, S., Zhao, Y., Dai, M., and Zhang, T. 2013
Preoperative assessment of para-aortic lymph node metastasis in patients with pancreatic cancer Imai, H., Doi, R., Kanazawa, H., Kamo, N., Koizumi, M., Masui, T., Iwanaga, Y., Kawaguchi, Y., Takada, Y., Isoda, H., and Uemoto, S. 2010
Value of EUS-FNA cytological preparations compared with cell block sections in the diagnosis of pancreatic solid tumours Kopelman, Y., Marmor, S., Ashkenazi, I., and Fireman, Z. 2011
The presence of a cytopathologist increases the diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration cytology for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a meta-analysis Hebert-Magee, S., Bae, S., Varadarajulu, S., Ramesh, J., Frost, A. R., Eloubeidi, M. A., and Eltoum, I. A. 2013
The safety of fine-needle aspiration guided by endoscopic ultrasound: a prospective study Al-Haddad, M., Wallace, M. B., Woodward, T. A., Gross, S. A., Hodgens, C. M., Toton, R. D., and Raimondo, M. 2008
Comparison of 1.0 M Gadobutrol and 0.5 m Gadopentetate Dimeglumine-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in five hundred seventy-two patients with known or suspected liver lesions Hammerstingl, R., Adam, G., Ayuso, J.-R., Beers, B. V., Belfiore, G., Bellin, M.-F., Bongartz, G., Ernst, O., Frericks, B., Giuseppetti, G., Heinz-Peer, G., Laghi, A., Martin, J., Pering, C., Reimer, P., Richter, G.-M., Roemer, F. W., Schafer, F. K. W., Vilgrain, V., Vogl, T. J., Weishaupt, D., Wal, A., Zech, C. J., and Tombach, B. 2009
Detection and characterization of focal liver lesions: a Japanese phase III, multicenter comparison between Gadoxetic Acid Disodium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and contrast-enhanced computed tomography predominantly in patients with [TRUNC] Ichikawa, T., Saito, K., Yoshioka, N., Tanimoto, A., Gokan, T., Takehara, Y., Kamura, T., Gabata, T., Murakami, T., Ito, K., Hirohashi, S., Nishie, A., Saito, Y., Onaya, H., Kuwatsuru, R., Morimoto, A., Ueda, K., Kurauchi, M., and Breuer, J. 2010
Acute pancreatitis after EUS-guided FNA of solid pancreatic masses: a pooled analysis from EUS centers in the United States Eloubeidi, M. A., Gress, F. G., Savides, T. J., Wiersema, M. J., Kochman, M. L., Ahmad, N. A., Ginsberg, G. G., Erickson, R. A., Dewitt, J., Van, Dam J., Nickl, N. J., Levy, M. J., Clain, J. E., Chak, A., Sivak, M. V., Jr., Wong, R., Isenberg, G., Scheiman, J. M., Bounds, B., Kimmey, M. B., Saunders, M. D., Chang, K. J., Sharma, A., Nguyen, P., Lee, J. G., Edmundowicz, S. A., Early, D., Azar, R., Etemad, B., Chen, Y. K., Waxman, I., Shami, V., Catalano, M. F., and Wilcox, C. M. 2004
Prevalence of acute adverse reactions to gadobutrol--a highly concentrated macrocyclic gadolinium chelate: review of 14,299 patients from observational trials Forsting, M. and Palkowitsch, P. 2010
EUS-FNA with rescue fluorescence in situ hybridization for the diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma in patients with inconclusive on-site cytopathology results Kubiliun, N., Ribeiro, A., Fan, Y. S., Rocha-Lima, C. M., Sleeman, D., Merchan, J., Barkin, J., and Levi, J. 2011
Perception of care and experience of examination in women at risk of breast cancer undergoing intensive surveillance by standard imaging with or without MR Bredart, A., Kop, J. L., Fall, M., Pelissier, S., Simondi, C., Dolbeault, S., Livartowski, A., Tardivon, A., and Magnetic Resonance Imaging study group ( 2012
Preoperative staging and tumor resectability assessment of pancreatic cancer: prospective study comparing endoscopic ultrasonography, helical computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and angiography Soriano, A., Castells, A., Ayuso, C., Ayuso, J. R., de Caralt, M. T., Gines, M. A., Real, M. I., Gilabert, R., Quinto, L., Trilla, A., Feu, F., Montanya, X., Fernandez-Cruz, L., and Navarro, S. 2004
Magnetic resonance imaging surveillance detects early-stage pancreatic cancer in carriers of a p16-Leiden mutation Vasen, H. F., Wasser, M., van, Mil A., Tollenaar, R. A., Konstantinovski, M., Gruis, N. A., Bergman, W., Hes, F. J., Hommes, D. W., Offerhaus, G. J., Morreau, H., Bonsing, B. A., and de Vos tot Nederveen Cappel WH 2011
Delayed adverse reaction to contrast-enhanced CT: a prospective single-center study comparison to control group without enhancement Loh, S., Bagheri, S., Katzberg, R. W., Fung, M. A., and Li, C. S. 2010
Gadobenate Dimeglumine-enhanced 3.0-T MR imaging versus multiphasic 64-detector row CT: prospective evaluation in patients suspected of having pancreatic cancer Koelblinger, C., Ba-Ssalamah, A., Goetzinger, P., Puchner, S., Weber, M., Sahora, K., Scharitzer, M., Plank, C., and Schima, W. 2011
Adverse events in a freestanding radiology office Shah-Patel, L. R., Piraner, M., and Silberzweig, J. E. 2009
EUS-guided fine needle aspiration with and without trucut biopsy of pancreatic masses Shah, S. M., Ribeiro, A., Levi, J., Jorda, M., Rocha-Lima, C., Sleeman, D., Hamilton-Nelson, K., Ganjei-Azar, P., and Barkin, J. 2008
A new approach for evaluating the resectability of pancreatic and periampullary neoplasms Fang, C. H., Zhu, W., Wang, H., Xiang, N., Fan, Y., Yang, J., Wang, X., and Zhong, Sz 2012
Screening for pancreatic cancer in a high-risk cohort: an eight-year experience Al-Sukhni, W., Borgida, A., Rothenmund, H., Holter, S., Semotiuk, K., Grant, R., Wilson, S., Moore, M., Narod, S., Jhaveri, K., Haider, M. A., and Gallinger, S. 2012
Ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis and determining resectability of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a meta-analysis Bipat, S., Phoa, S. S., van Delden, O. M., Bossuyt, P. M., Gouma, D. J., Lameris, J. S., and Stoker, J. 2005
Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: MDCT versus MRI in the detection and assessment of locoregional extension Mehmet, Erturk S., Ichikawa, T., Sou, H., Saitou, R., Tsukamoto, T., Motosugi, U., and Araki, T. 2006
Utility of contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasonography for diagnosis of small pancreatic carcinomas Sakamoto, H., Kitano, M., Suetomi, Y., Maekawa, K., Takeyama, Y., and Kudo, M. 2008
Clinical usefulness of diffusion-weighted MR imaging for detection of pancreatic cancer: comparison with enhanced multidetector-row CT Takakura, K., Sumiyama, K., Munakata, K., Ashida, H., Arihiro, S., Kakutani, H., and Tajiri, H. 2011
Early morbidity of endoscopic ultrasound: 13 years' experience at a referral center Bournet, B., Migueres, I., Delacroix, M., Vigouroux, D., Bornet, J. L., Escourrou, J., and Buscail, L. 2006
Comparison between endoscopic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging for the staging of pancreatic cancer Shami, V. M., Mahajan, A., Loch, M. M., Stella, A. C., Northup, P. G., White, G. E., Brock, A. S., Srinivasan, I., de Lange, E. E., and Kahaleh, M. 2011
Sedation with Propofol for interventional endoscopy by trained nurses in high-risk octogenarians: a prospective, randomized, controlled study Schilling, D., Rosenbaum, A., Schweizer, S., Richter, H., and Rumstadt, B. 2009
Vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer: predictive values for endoscopic ultrasound and computed tomography imaging Tellez-Avila, F. I., Chavez-Tapia, N. C., Lopez-Arce, G., Franco-Guzman, A. M., Sosa-Lozano, L. A., faro-Lara, R., Chan-Nunez, C., Giovannini, M., Elizondo-Rivera, J., and Ramirez-Luna, M. A. 2012
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of solid pancreatic masses with rapid on-site cytological evaluation by endosonographers without attendance of cytopathologists Hikichi T, Irisawa A, Bhutani MS, Takagi T, Shibukawa G, Yamamoto G, Wakatsuki T, Imamura H, Takahashi Y, Sato A, Sato M, Ikeda T, Hashimoto Y, Tasaki K, Watanabe K, Ohira H, Obara K 2009
Assessment of complications of EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration O'Toole, D., Palazzo, L., Arotcarena, R., Dancour, A., Aubert, A., Hammel, P., Amaris, J., and Ruszniewski, P. 2001
Needle size has only a limited effect on outcomes in EUS-guided fine needle aspiration: a systematic review and meta-analysis Affolter, K. E., Schmidt, R. L., Matynia, A. P., Adler, D. G., and Factor, R. E. 2013
Is combined 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography superior to positron emission tomography or computed tomography alone for diagnosis, staging and restaging of pancreatic lesions Casneuf, V., Delrue, L., Kelles, A., Van, Damme N., Van, Huysse J., Berrevoet, F., De, Vos M., Duyck, P., and Peeters, M. 2007
Clinical value of radiocontrast media skin tests as a prescreening and diagnostic tool in hypersensitivity reaction Kim, S. H., Jo, E. J., Kim, M. Y., Lee, S. E., Kim, M. H., Yang, M. S., Song, W. J., Choi, S. I., Kim, J. H., and Chang, Y. S. 2013
Frequent detection of pancreatic lesions in asymptomatic high-risk individuals Canto, M. I., Hruban, R. H., Fishman, E. K., Kamel, I. R., Schulick, R., Zhang, Z., Topazian, M., Takahashi, N., Fletcher, J., Petersen, G., Klein, A. P., Axilbund, J., Griffin, C., Syngal, S., Saltzman, J. R., Mortele, K. J., Lee, J., Tamm, E., Vikram, R., Bhosale, P., Margolis, D., Farrell, J., Goggins, M., and American Cancer of the Pancreas Screening (CAPS) Consortium 2012
Outcomes after preoperative endoscopic ultrasonography and biopsy in patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy Beane, J. D., House, M. G., Cote, G. A., DeWitt, J. M., Al-Haddad, M., LeBlanc, J. K., McHenry, L., Sherman, S., Schmidt, C. M., Zyromski, N. J., Nakeeb, A., Pitt, H. A., and Lillemoe, K. D. 2011
Computed tomography in diagnosing vascular invasion in pancreatic and periampullary cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis Zhao, W. Y., Luo, M., Sun, Y. W., Xu, Q., Chen, W., Zhao, G., and Wu, Z. Y. 2009
Manganese chloride tetrahydrate (CMC-001) enhanced liver MRI: evaluation of efficacy and safety in healthy volunteer Albiin, N., Kartalis, N., Bergquist, A., Sadigh, B., and Brismar, T. B. 2012
Retrospective analysis of dual-phase MDCT and follow-up EUS/EUS-FNA in the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer Tamm, E. P., Loyer, E. M., Faria, S. C., Evans, D. B., Wolff, R. A., and Charnsangavej, C. 2007
Comparison of 3'-deoxy-3'-[18F]fluorothymidine positron emission tomography (FLT PET) and FDG PET/CT for the detection and characterization of pancreatic tumours Herrmann, K., Erkan, M., Dobritz, M., Schuster, T., Siveke, J. T., Beer, A. J., Wester, H. J., Schmid, R. M., Friess, H., Schwaiger, M., Kleeff, J., and Buck, A. K. 2012
Retrospective analysis of the utility of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) in pancreatic masses, using a 22-gauge or 25-gauge needle system: a multicenter experience Yusuf, T. E., Ho, S., Pavey, D. A., Michael, H., and Gress, F. G. 2009
A prospective comparison of liquid-based cytology and traditional smear cytology in pancreatic endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration Choi, E. R., Jang, T. H., Chung, Y. H., Jang, K. T., Park, S. M., Lee, J. K., Lee, K. T., and Lee, K. H. 2011
A prospective, comparative trial to optimize sampling techniques in EUS-guided FNA of solid pancreatic masses Choi, J. H., Lee, K. H., Kim, K. M., Shin, J. U., Lee, J. K., Lee, K. T., and Jang, K.-T. 2013
Tolerability and diagnostic value of gadoteric acid in the general population and in patients with risk factors: results in more than 84,000 patient Maurer, M., Heine, O., Wolf, M., Durmus, T., Wagner, M., and Hamm, B. 2012
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration and multidetector spiral CT in the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer Agarwal, B., bu-Hamda, E., Molke, K. L., Correa, A. M., and Ho, L. 2004
Does general anesthesia increase the diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of pancreatic masses Ootaki, C., Stevens, T., Vargo, J., You, J., Shiba, A., Foss, J., Borkowski, R., and Maurer, W. 2012
Screening for early pancreatic neoplasia in high-risk individuals: a prospective controlled study Canto, M. I., Goggins, M., Hruban, R. H., Petersen, G. M., Giardiello, F. M., Yeo, C., Fishman, E. K., Brune, K., Axilbund, J., Griffin, C., Ali, S., Richman, J., Jagannath, S., Kantsevoy, S. V., and Kalloo, A. N. 2006
Prospective study of the incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy among patients evaluated for pulmonary embolism by contrast-enhanced computed tomograph Mitchell, A. M., Jones, A. E., Tumlin, J. A., and Kline, J. A. 2012
Diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging compared with Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography for pancreatic malignancy: a meta-analysis using a hierarchical regression model Wu, L. M., Hu, J. N., Hua, J., Liu, M. J., Chen, J., and Xu, J. R. 2012
A prospective, randomized trial comparing 25-gauge and 22-gauge needles for endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of pancreatic masses Lee, K. T., Choi, E. R., Jang, T. H., Jang, K.-T., Lee, J. K., and Lee, K. H. 2013
Pancreato-biliary malignancy diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasonography in absence of a mass lesion on transabdominal imaging: Prevalence and predictors Reddymasu, S. C., Gupta, N., Singh, S., Oropeza-Vail, M., Jafri, S. F., and Olyaee, M. 2011
EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration of the pancreas: evaluation of pancreatitis as a complication Gress, F., Michael, H., Gelrud, D., Patel, P., Gottlieb, K., Singh, F., and Grendell, J. 2002
EUS-guided FNA of solid pancreatic masses: a prospective, randomized trial comparing 22-gauge and 25-gauge needles Siddiqui, U. D., Rossi, F., Rosenthal, L. S., Padda, M. S., Murali-Dharan, V., and Aslanian, H. R. 2009
High single-pass diagnostic yield of a new 25-gauge core biopsy needle for EUS-guided FNA biopsy in solid pancreatic lesions Iwashita, T., Nakai, Y., Samarasena, J. B., Park, D. H., Zhang, Z., Gu, M., Lee, J. G., and Chang, K. J. 2013
Endosonography-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy in the evaluation of pancreatic masses Harewood, G. C. and Wiersema, M. J. 2002
Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of suspected pancreatic cancer Gress, F., Gottlieb, K., Sherman, S., and Lehman, G. 2001
Ultrasound-guided percutaneous fine-needle aspiration of 545 focal pancreatic lesion Zamboni, G. A., D'Onofrio, M., Idili, A., Malago, R., Iozzia, R., Manfrin, E., and Mucelli, R. P. 2009
A prospective diagnostic accuracy study of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography, multidetector row computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in primary diagnosis and staging of pancreatic cancer Kauhanen, S. P., Komar, G., Seppanen, M. P., Dean, K. I., Minn, H. R., Kajander, S. A., Rinta-Kiikka, I., Alanen, K., Borra, R. J., Puolakkainen, P. A., Nuutila, P., and Ovaska, J. T. 2009
A prospective study of complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and endoscopic ultrasound in an ambulatory endoscopy center Mahnke, D., Chen, Y. K., Antillon, M. R., Brown, W. R., Mattison, R., and Shah, R. J. 2006
A prospective evaluation of an algorithm incorporating routine preoperative endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration in suspected pancreatic cancer Eloubeidi MA, Varadarajulu S, Desai S, Shirley R, Heslin MJ, Mehra M, Arnoletti JP, Eltoum I, Wilcox CM, Vickers SM 2007
Comparison of a low-osmolar contrast medium, Iopamidol, and an iso-osmolar contrast medium, Iodixanol, in MDCT coronary angiography Ozbulbul, N. I., Yurdakul, M., and Tola, M. 2010
Pancreatic endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration: complication rate and clinical course in a single centre Carrara, S., Arcidiacono, P. G., Mezzi, G., Petrone, M. C., Boemo, C., and Testoni, P. A. 2010
Endoscopic ultrasound-fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for pancreatic lesions: effectiveness in clinical practice Rocca, R., De, Angelis C., Daperno, M., Carucci, P., Ravarino, N., Bruno, M., Crocella, L., Lavagna, A., Fracchia, M., Pacchioni, D., Masoero, G., Rigazio, C., Ercole, E., Sostegni, R., Motta, M., Bussolati, G., Torchio, B., Rizzetto, M., and Pera, A. 2007
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration with 22- and 25-gauge needles in solid pancreatic masses: a prospective comparative study with randomisation of needle sequence Fabbri, C., Polifemo, A. M., Luigiano, C., Cennamo, V., Baccarini, P., Collina, G., Fornelli, A., Macchia, S., Zanini, N., Jovine, E., Fiscaletti, M., Alibrandi, A., and D'Imperio, N. 2011
Risk of gastric or peritoneal recurrence, and long-term outcomes, following pancreatic cancer resection with preoperative endosonographically guided fine needle aspiration Ngamruengphong, S., Xu, C., Woodward, T. A., Raimondo, M., Stauffer, J. A., Asbun, H. J., and Wallace, M. B. 2013
Retrospective digital image fusion of multidetector CT and 18F-FDG PET: Clinical value in pancreatic lesions - A prospective study with 104 patients Lemke, A.-J., Niehues, S. M., Hosten, N., Amthauer, H., Boehmig, M., Stroszczynski, C., Rohlfing, T., Rosewicz, S., and Felix, R. 2004
An observational study to evaluate the efficiency and safety of Ioversol pre-filled syringes compared with Ioversol bottles in contrast-enhanced examination Vogl, T. J., Wessling, J., and Buerke, B. 2012
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