0

The full content of Annals is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >
Ideas and Opinions |

Incidental Findings in the Pancreas (and Elsewhere): Putting Our Patients (and Ourselves) in a Difficult SituationIncidental Findings in the Pancreas

Russell P. Harris, MD, MPH
[+] Article, Author, and Disclosure Information

This article was published online first at www.annals.org on 30 March 2015.


From University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Disclosures: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M15-0590.

Requests for Single Reprints: Russell P. Harris, MD, MPH, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Martin Luther King Boulevard, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599; e-mail, rharris@med.unc.edu.

Author Contributions: Conception and design: R.P. Harris.

Analysis and interpretation of the data: R.P. Harris.

Drafting of the article: R.P. Harris.

Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: R.P. Harris.

Final approval of the article: R.P. Harris.

Statistical expertise: R.P. Harris.

Administrative, technical, or logistic support: R.P. Harris.

Collection and assembly of data: R.P. Harris.


Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(11):787-789. doi:10.7326/M15-0590
Text Size: A A A

New guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association on the management of incidental pancreatic cysts recommend less aggressive evaluation than previous recommendations from other groups. This commentary discusses lessons extending beyond pancreatic cysts, how physicians should consider diagnostic testing, and what types of recommendations merit their attention.

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Letters

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Comments

Submit a Comment/Letter
Submit a Comment/Letter

Summary for Patients

Clinical Slide Sets

Terms of Use

The In the Clinic® slide sets are owned and copyrighted by the American College of Physicians (ACP). All text, graphics, trademarks, and other intellectual property incorporated into the slide sets remain the sole and exclusive property of the ACP. The slide sets may be used only by the person who downloads or purchases them and only for the purpose of presenting them during not-for-profit educational activities. Users may incorporate the entire slide set or selected individual slides into their own teaching presentations but may not alter the content of the slides in any way or remove the ACP copyright notice. Users may make print copies for use as hand-outs for the audience the user is personally addressing but may not otherwise reproduce or distribute the slides by any means or media, including but not limited to sending them as e-mail attachments, posting them on Internet or Intranet sites, publishing them in meeting proceedings, or making them available for sale or distribution in any unauthorized form, without the express written permission of the ACP. Unauthorized use of the In the Clinic slide sets will constitute copyright infringement.

Toolkit

Buy Now for $32.00

to gain full access to the content and tools.

Want to Subscribe?

Learn more about subscription options

Advertisement
Related Articles
Topic Collections
PubMed Articles
Forgot your password?
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a reminder to the email address on record.
(Required)
(Required)