Extended central pancreatic resection as an alternative for extended left or extended right resection for appropriate pancreatic neoplasms.

@article{Cataldegirmen2010ExtendedCP,
  title={Extended central pancreatic resection as an alternative for extended left or extended right resection for appropriate pancreatic neoplasms.},
  author={Guellue Cataldegirmen and Claus G. Schneider and Dean P Bogoevski and Alexandra R K{\"o}nig and Jussuf Thomas Kaifi and Maximilian Bockhorn and Lena S Deutsch and Yogesh Kumar Vashist and Jakob Robert Izbicki and Emre F. Yekebas},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={147 3},
  pages={331-8}
}
BACKGROUND Whether patients with focal pancreatic lesions of benign or borderline pathology should be treated by extended central pancreatectomy rather than by extended classic resectional procedures, such as extended right and left resections, is controversial. METHODS Between 1992 and 2007, 105 patients underwent operation for focal pancreatic lesions of borderline or benign neuroendocrine neoplasms, cystadenoma, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia (IPMN), and secondary metastasis. In… CONTINUE READING
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