Beyond the whipple operation: radical resections for cancers of the head of the pancreas.

Abstract

Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the most common pancreatic malignancy, and it occurs most commonly in the pancreatic head. It has a relatively low incidence; however it is a deadly disease and is the fourth most common cause of cancer deaths for males and females in the United States. Surgical resection in the form of pancreaticoduodenectomy is the mainstay of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13193-013-0258-3

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@article{Schoellhammer2015BeyondTW, title={Beyond the whipple operation: radical resections for cancers of the head of the pancreas.}, author={Hans F. Schoellhammer and Bryan S. Goldner and Joseph Kim and Gagandeep Singh}, journal={Indian journal of surgical oncology}, year={2015}, volume={6 1}, pages={41-6} }