Influence of obesity and other risk factors on survival outcomes in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer.

@article{Dandona2011InfluenceOO,
  title={Influence of obesity and other risk factors on survival outcomes in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Monica Dandona and David C. Linehan and W. G. Hawkins and Steven Martin Strasberg and Feng Gao and Andrea Wang-Gillam},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={931-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Established risk factors for the development of pancreatic cancer include tobacco use, family history of pancreatic cancer, personal history of diabetes, and obesity. The impact of risk factors on prognosis in patients with pancreatic cancer, particularly obesity, has recently become controversial. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy between 1995 and 2009. Patients were categorized by body… CONTINUE READING
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