Extended lymphadenectomy and vein resection for pancreatic head cancer: outcomes and implications for therapy.

@article{Capussotti2003ExtendedLA,
  title={Extended lymphadenectomy and vein resection for pancreatic head cancer: outcomes and implications for therapy.},
  author={Lorenzo Capussotti and Paolo Massucco and Dario Ribero and Luca Vigan{\`o} and Andrea Muratore and Marco Calgaro},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={138 12},
  pages={1316-22}
}
HYPOTHESIS An aggressive strategy that includes extended lymphadenectomy and vein resection may improve the results of surgical treatment of pancreatic head cancer. DESIGN Nonrandomized control trial. SETTING Tertiary care referral center. PATIENTS The study included 149 consecutive patients undergoing macroscopically curative resection for periampullary adenocarcinoma from January 1, 1988, to December 31, 1998. INTERVENTIONS A standard resection was performed in 122 cases; an extended… CONTINUE READING

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