Management of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma: national trends in patient selection, operative management, and use of adjuvant therapy.


BACKGROUND Surgical resection remains the only potentially curative option for patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC). Advances in surgical technique and perioperative care have reduced perioperative mortality; however, temporal trends in perioperative morbidity and the use of adjuvant therapy on a population basis remain ill-defined. STUDY DESIGN… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2011.09.022