Computed tomography, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and intra-operative sonography for assessing resectability of pancreatic cancer.

@article{Long2005ComputedTE,
  title={Computed tomography, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and intra-operative sonography for assessing resectability of pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Eliza E Long and Jacques Van Dam and Stefanie Weinstein and Brooke Jeffrey and Terry S. Desser and Jeffrey A. Norton},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={105-13}
}
Pancreas cancer is the fourth leading cancer killer in adults. Cure of pancreas cancer is dependent on the complete surgical removal of localized tumor. A complete surgical resection is dependent on accurate preoperative and intra-operative imaging of tumor and its relationship to vital structures. Imaging of pancreatic tumors preoperatively and intra-operatively is achieved by pancreatic protocol computed tomography (CT), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), laparoscopic ultrasound (LUS), and intra… CONTINUE READING