Long Term Follow up of Small Non-inflammatory Pancreatic Cysts
Conditions
Pancreatic Cysts
Conditions: official terms
Cysts - Pancreatic Cyst
Conditions: Keywords
Incidental pancreatic cysts
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
This study intends to investigate the long term follow-up of small non-inflammatory pancreatic cysts.
Detailed Description
This study intends to investigate the long term follow-up of small non-inflammatory pancreatic cysts in a multicenter setting.

Inclusion criteria:

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.

Study design:

At least 5 year-long term follow up by inclusion of clinical data, cross sectional imaging if available or actual US findings.

Primary outcome:

To determine the proportion of patients with increase is size and/or changed appearance

Secondary outcomes:

Rate of patients undergo pancreatic surgery (indication, histology of resected specimen). Rate of patients undergo FNA (fluid analysis, cytology).
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients with non-inflammatory pancreatic cystic lesions up to 3 cm in diameter

Exclusion Criteria:

- acute or chronic pancreatitis

- pancreatic cysts > 3 cm

- Lesion suspicious for malignancy
Location
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Thomas Rösch, Prof. Dr. - +49 40 7410 - t.roesch@uke.de
Start Date
January 2011
Completion Date
August 2015
Sponsors
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Source
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
ClinicalTrials.gov page