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Prediction Rule of Cai et al for Estimating the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in a Patient with Chronic Pancreatitis and a Focal Mass Lesion

Purpose:

To estimate the risk that a patient has a pancreatic cancer based on the prediction rule of Cai et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

C25, K86.0, K86.1

Description:

Cai et al developed a prediction rule (score) for predicting the risk of pancreatic cancer in a patient with chronic pancreatitis, a focal pancreatic mass, and a negative EUS-FNA cytology study. The authors are from Second Military Medical University and Fudan University in Shanghai.

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