Long Term Follow up of Small Non-inflammatory Pancreatic Cysts - a Retrospective Multicenter Study.
This study intends to investigate the long term follow-up of small non-inflammatory
pancreatic cysts in a multicenter setting.
Patients with non-inflammatory pancreatic cystic lesions up to 3 cm in diameter referred to
the University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Israelitic Hospital Hamburg, Sana Klinikum
Lichtenberg, Berlin and Krankenhaus Märkisch-Oderland,Strausberg from 2002 to 2007
identified from EUS database.
At least 5 year-long term follow up by inclusion of clinical data, cross sectional imaging
if available or actual US findings.
To determine the proportion of patients with increase is size and/or changed appearance
Rate of patients undergo pancreatic surgery (indication, histology of resected specimen).
Rate of patients undergo FNA (fluid analysis, cytology).
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Progress of pancreatic cyst
To determine the proportion of patients with increase is size and/or changed appearance of pancreatic cyst.
Thomas Roesch, Prof. Dr.
Germany: Ethics Commission
UKE HH Endoscopy PV3879