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Biliary Tract Malignancy

Clinical Overview and Novel Detection Method



Related Video

For information on specimen collection and processing, see Biliary Tract Malignancy by FISH Testing.

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For questions regarding the management or treatment of a patient with this condition, contact Dr. Gores (Monday-Friday) at 507-284-6488.

What Do We Do With These Data?

Slide 15

September 2011

Based on data from our validation studies, our biostatisticians have developed a multivariable model that allows us to determine the likelihood that a patient that is being evaluated for pancreatobiliary malignancy has a tumor based on several parameters which include the patient’s age, their PSC status, and their cytology and FISH results.

We enter this information into something we refer to as the “Bile Duct Calculator” which is shown on the next slide.

What Do We Do With These Data?

 


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