CT Density in the Pancreas is a Promising Imaging Predictor for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

CT Density in the Pancreas is a Promising Imaging Predictor for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Ann Surg Oncol (2017) 24:2762–2769 DOI 10.1245/s10434-017-5914-3 OR IG INA L A R TIC L E – PA NC REATIC TU MO RS CT Density in the Pancreas is a Promising Imaging Predictor for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma 1 1 1 1 Yasunari Fukuda, MD , Daisaku Yamada, MD, PhD , Hidetoshi Eguchi, MD, PhD , Tomoki Hata, MD , 1 1 1 1 Yoshifumi Iwagami, MD, PhD , Takehiro Noda, MD, PhD , Tadafumi Asaoka, MD, PhD , Koichi Kawamoto, MD , 1 1 1,2 Kunihito Gotoh, MD, PhD , Shogo Kobayashi, MD, PhD , Yutaka Takeda, MD, PhD , Masahiro Tanemura, MD, 1,3 1 1 PhD , Masaki Mori, MD, PhD , and Yuichiro Doki, MD, PhD 1 2 Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan; Department of Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Osaka, Japan; Department of Surgery, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan ABSTRACT ROC analysis indicated that the PI had good diagnostic Background. Fatty pancreas (FP) was recently recognized accuracy for FP diagnosis (cutoff value 0.70; sensitivity as a risk factor for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma 0.79, specificity 0.79). Low PI (B0.70) was identified in the (PDAC). It is unclear whether computed tomography (CT) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

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