A clinical role of staging laparoscopy in patients with radiographically defined locally advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

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BACKGROUND The aim of current study is to verify usefulness of staging laparoscopy (stag-lap) for patient's selection and to find prognostic factors in patients with radiographically defined locally advanced (RD-LA) pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). METHODS The LA disease was defined as an unresectable disease without distant organ metastasis based… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12957-016-0767-y

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