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Extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the pancreas: case report and review of the literature
Primary extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor (EGISTs) arising in the pancreas is extremely rare: only 20 cases have previously been reported in the English literature from 2000 to 2013. We reported aExpand
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Epstein-Barr virus – associated acute acalculous cholecystitis in an adult
Summary Background: Gallbladder involvement during primary Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection in adults is rare. Case Report: We report the case of a 29-year-old female with acute acalculousExpand
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Outcome of pancreaticoduodenectomy in octogenarians: Single institution's experience and review of the literature.
INTRODUCTION Pancreatic and perampullary neoplasms in patients aged 80 or older trouble the surgeons because of the risk of surgical treatment. We have reviewed our experience and literature'sExpand
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Para-aortic node involvement is not an independent predictor of survival after resection for pancreatic cancer
AIM To analyze the importance of para-aortic node status in a series of patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) in a single Institution. METHODS Between January 2000 and December 2012,Expand
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Parenchyma-sparing pancreatectomies for benign or border-line tumors of the pancreas.
Standard pancreatic resections, such as pancreaticoduodenectomy, distal pancreatectomy, or total pancreatectomy, result in an important loss of normal pancreatic parenchyma and may cause impairmentExpand
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Pancreaticoduodenectomy with unusual artery reconstruction in a patient with celiac axis occlusion: report of a case
Celiac axis stenosis is a relatively common finding that may require major revascularization during pancreaticoduodenectomy. We present a patient that underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy forExpand
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Mesenteric-Portal Vein Resection during Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Cancer
The aim of the present study was to determine the outcome of patients undergoing pancreatic resection with (VR+) or without (VR−) mesenteric-portal vein resection for pancreatic carcinoma. BetweenExpand
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Metastatic tumors to the pancreas: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
INTRODUCTION Metastases to the pancreas from other primary tumors are increasingly recognized in clinical practice, but the real role of surgery remains unclear. This study was designated to evaluateExpand
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Pancreatic Resection for Metastatic Melanoma. Case Report and Review of the Literature
IntroductionPancreatic metastasis from several malignancies are increasingly encountered in clinical practice, and the usefulness of surgical resection has been suggested for certain neoplasms.Expand
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Solid-Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas: A Single Center Experience
Aim of this study was to review the institutional experience of solid-pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas with particular attention to the problems of preoperative diagnosis and treatment. FromExpand
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