ISSN 1300-4948 | E-ISSN 2148-5607
Case Report
New treatment of the pancreatic cystic neoplasm: Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided radiofrequency ablation combined with lauromacrogol ablation
1 Department of Gastroenterology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China  
Turk J Gastroenterol 2018; 29: 101-104
DOI: 10.5152/tjg.2017.17340
Key Words: Pancreatic cystic neoplasms, endoscopic ultrasonography, radiofrequency ablation, lauromacrogol ablation
Abstract

Pancreatic cystic neoplasms (PCNs) are being increasingly detected because of rapid advances in radiologic technology and an increased imaging demand. The management of PCNs is challenging as most of these neoplasms are asymptomatic, but have malignant potential, and surgical resection has substantial perioperative morbidity and mortality. Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided ablation, as a minimally invasive treatment, has received increasing attention in the past few years. However, the resolution after EUS-guided ablative therapy still needs to be improved. In this case report, EUS-guided radiofrequency ablation combined with lauromacrogol ablation was applied for the first time in the treatment of PCN, and it showed complete resolution at a 3-month follow-up.

 

 

Cite this article as: Feng X, Linghu E, Chai N, Li H. New treatment of the pancreatic cystic neoplasm: Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided radiofrequency ablation combined with lauromacrogol ablation. Turk J Gastroenterol 2018; 29: 97-100.

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