FNA Under Percutaneous Ultrasound or Endoscopic Ultrasound for Pre-Operative Diagnosis and Grading Determination in PanNET. Are They Reliable to Define a Tailored Therapy? Abstract #1889

Introduction: Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNA)under percutaneous ultrasound guided (pUS)or endoscopic ultrasound(EUS)control is a minimally invasive technique allowing diagnosis and grading determination in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNET).Obtaining a correct cytological diagnosis is crucial for a tailored therapy
Aim(s): To determine the diagnostic accuracy of cytological samples obtained by EUS-FNA and pUS-FNA in PanNET
Materials and methods: Data of patients submitted to pancreatic resection for PanNET from 2010 to 2016 at the Authors Institution were retrospectively reviewed.A comparison between pre-operative cytology and final histology was performed
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: MD Roberta Rota
Keywords: FNA, Ki67

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