Lymph node involvement beyond peripancreatic region in pancreatic head cancers: when results belie expectations.


OBJECTIVES Surgery remains the standard therapy for curative management of pancreatic duct adenocarcinoma (PDA) involving the head of pancreas. This study aimed to report our experience in PDA about the prognostic value of lymph node (LN) invasion (N⁺) at the root of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and in N2 subgroup. METHODS From January 2005 to… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e31825f80a9


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