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Neoplasms of the Pancreatic Body and Tail, Incidence in University Clinical Centre of Kosova
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Volume 2, 2014
Issue 6 (December)
Pages: 119-122   |   Vol. 2, No. 6, December 2014   |   Follow on         
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Authors
[1]
Dedushi Kreshnike, Department of Radiology, Diagnostic Centre, UCCK, Prishtina City, Kosova; Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Prishtina, Kosova.
[2]
Kabashi Serbeze, Department of Radiology, Diagnostic Centre, UCCK, Prishtina City, Kosova; Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Prishtina, Kosova.
[3]
Ahmetgjekaj Ilir, Department of Radiology, Diagnostic Centre, UCCK, Prishtina City, Kosova; Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Prishtina, Kosova.
[4]
Hoxhaj Astrit, Hospita Hygea, Tirane City, Albania.
[5]
Hasbahta Gazmend, Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Prishtina, Kosova.
[6]
Biçaku Ardian, Department of Radiology, Diagnostic Centre, UCCK, Prishtina City, Kosova; Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Prishtina, Kosova.
[7]
Kabashi Antigona, Department of Radiology, Diagnostic Centre, UCCK, Prishtina City, Kosova; Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Prishtina, Kosova.
[8]
Muçaj Sefedin, Faculty of Medicine, Prishtina University, Prishtina, Kosova.
Abstract
Aim of the paper: The object of this paper is the incidence of the pancreatic body and tail cancers among the total cases of the pancreatic cancers diagnosed in the University Clinical Center of Kosova, with the aim to compare these research findings to similar studies made in the developed countries. This is a retrospective research study done during the period of 2012-2014. Materials and Methodology: This retrospective research study includes 72 patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, examined in the period of 2012-2014 in the University Clinical Center of Kosova. The imaging diagnostics are performed with MSCT Sensation 64 Siemens, MSCT Emotion 6 Siemens, and 1.5T MRI Symphony Siemens, in the Radiologic Clinic of UCCK; while the histopathologic diagnostics has been performed in the Pathologic Clinic of UCCK. Results: Out of a total of the 72 patients diagnosed with pancreas cancer, 9 cases resulted in body and tail cancers (12.5%). Discussion and Conclusions: Compared to studies made in the developed countries (approximately 25% of cases), the percentage found in this study is significantly smaller (12.5%). From an imaging point of view, these cancers were presented in an advanced stage, mainly due to their late clinical symptomatology, compared to pancreatic head and neck cancers.
Keywords
Incidence of the Pancreatic Body and Tail Cancers, MSCT, MRI, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Prishtine, Kosova
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