Improving Results of Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer

  title={Improving Results of Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer},
  author={Charles J Yeo and John L. Cameron},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
This report from The Johns Hopkins Hospital reviews the results of pancreaticoduodenal resection during the decade of the 1990s, focusing on two recent publications. The first to be discussed involves a cohort of 650 consecutive patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), with 443 patients having periampullary adenocarcinomas, 282 of whom had a pathologic diagnosis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. The second report to be discussed involves the use of adjuvant chemoradiation therapy in a… CONTINUE READING