Curatively intended surgery for exocrine pancreatic cancer.


Resective surgery for exocrine pancreatic cancer can currently be performed with little or no hospital mortality. The operation is most often performed as a Whipple resection, but several modifications (e.g., subtotal pancreatectomy) have been advocated. The pylorus-preserving modification has gained in popularity, although its ability to remove all lymph… (More)


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