Margin-negative limited resection of metastatic pancreatic tumors from rectal cancer preoperatively diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies: report of two cases

@article{Tanemura2012MarginnegativeLR,
  title={Margin-negative limited resection of metastatic pancreatic tumors from rectal cancer preoperatively diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies: report of two cases},
  author={Akihiro Tanemura and Shugo Mizuno and Yasuo Okura and H. Inoue and Haruyuki Takaki and Keisuke Nishimura and Katsunori Uchida and Shuji Isaji},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2012},
  volume={44},
  pages={366-372}
}
Pancreatic tumor metastasis from colorectal cancer is very rare. This study evaluated the significance of an endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (EUS-FNAB) and surgical treatment. Case 1 was a 67-year-old male with a history of rectal cancer (6 years ago) and lung metastases (5 years ago) who had two masses in the pancreatic head and… CONTINUE READING