Chapter 97. Histology of Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas

  1. Hans G. Beger MD, FACS(Hon) Founding Editor Emeritus Professor of Surgery2,
  2. Andrew L. Warshaw MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chairman3,4,
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery5,
  4. Richard A. Kozarek MD Director6,
  5. Markus M. Lerch MD, FRCP Professor Chair7,
  6. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery8,9,10,
  7. Keiko Shiratori MD Chair Professor11,
  8. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief12 and
  9. Bettina M. Rau MD Coordinating Editor Associate Professor of Surgery13
  1. Wataru Kimura MD, PhD Professor and Chairman

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch97

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kimura, W. (2009) Histology of Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas, in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition (eds H. G. Beger, A. L. Warshaw, M. W. Büchler, R. A. Kozarek, M. M. Lerch, J. P. Neoptolemos, K. Shiratori, D. C. Whitcomb and B. M. Rau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch97

Editor Information

  1. 2

    c/o Universitätsklinikum Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany

  2. 3

    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 4

    W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 5

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 6

    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

  6. 7

    Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

  7. 8

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  8. 9

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  9. 10

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  10. 11

    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  11. 12

    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  12. 13

    Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146647

Online ISBN: 9781444300123

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Keywords:

  • cystic tumor histology of pancreas;
  • cystic lesions of pancreas diagnosed by ultrasonography or abdominal computed tomography (CT);
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP);
  • therapeutic strategies;
  • mucinous cystic neoplasm (MCN);
  • magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography of branch-type intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm;
  • anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal (ASPD) artery and anterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal (AIPD) artery;
  • spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy;
  • epithelial proliferative lesions and age

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cystic lesions of the pancreas: general concepts, definition, classification, and clinical strategies

  • Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm and mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas: histology, clinicopathologic features, and therapeutic strategies

  • Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas: definition and a proposal for a new concept of mucinous round or spherical neoplasm

  • Histologic study of small cystic lesions of the pancreas: how far do atypical epithelia of the pancreas spread intraductally before beginning to infiltrate?

  • Results

  • References