Extrahepatic portal vein occlusion without recurrence after pancreaticoduodenectomy and intraoperative radiation therapy.

@article{Mitsunaga2006ExtrahepaticPV,
  title={Extrahepatic portal vein occlusion without recurrence after pancreaticoduodenectomy and intraoperative radiation therapy.},
  author={Shuichi Mitsunaga and Taira Kinoshit{\'a} and Mitsuhiko Kawashima and Masaru Konishi and Toshio Nakagohri and Shinichiro Takahashi and Naoto Gotohda},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2006},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={730-5}
}
PURPOSE Although there are no definitive studies that characterize the survival benefit of intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT), the therapy does not seem to produce significant complication. In our institution, pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) and IORT are often complicated by the development of extrahepatic portal vein occlusion (EHPO). The aim of this study was to characterize the phenomenon of EHPO after PD and IORT. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between September 1992 and December 2001, 107… CONTINUE READING