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Clinical and pathologic prognostic factors for curative resection for pancreatic cancer

MV Perini, AL Montagnini, J Jukemura, S Penteado, EE Abdo, R Patzina, I Cecconello, JEM Cunha

HPB | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2008


BACKGROUND: Pancreatic cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. Operative resection is the only therapeutic option with curative potential for this disease. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to correlate clinical and pathologic parameters with survival in patients submitted to pancreatic resection for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. METHODS: Surgical resection with curative intent (R0 and R1 resections) was performed in 65 pancreatic cancer patients between 1990 and 2006. The overall results of surgical treatment were retrospectively analyzed and compared with the clinicopathologic features of these patients. RESULTS: Pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenect..

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