Enucleation for benign or low-grade malignant lesions of the pancreas: Single-center experience with 65 consecutive patients.

@article{Song2015EnucleationFB,
  title={Enucleation for benign or low-grade malignant lesions of the pancreas: Single-center experience with 65 consecutive patients.},
  author={Ki Byung Song and Song Cheol Kim and Dae Wook Hwang and Jae Hoon Lee and Dong Joo Lee and Jung Woo Lee and Eun Sung Jun and Sang Hyun Sin and Heung En Kim and K C Park and Young-Joo Lee},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={158 5},
  pages={1203-10}
}
INTRODUCTION Standard resection for benign and borderline neoplasms of the pancreas is associated with a substantial risk of postoperative morbidity and long-term functional impairment, whereas enucleation leads to less morbidity and preserves healthy parenchyma as well as pancreatic function. The aim of this study was to evaluate the postoperative clinical outcomes and long-term functional and oncologic results after pancreatic enucleation, and to compare the clinical results of laparoscopic… CONTINUE READING
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