Pancreatic cancer palliation: using tumor stage to select appropriate operation.

@article{Wade1994PancreaticCP,
  title={Pancreatic cancer palliation: using tumor stage to select appropriate operation.},
  author={Terence P. Wade and T J Neuberger and Teresa Swope and Katherine S. Virgo and F. E. Johnson},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={167 1},
  pages={208-12; discussion 212-3}
}
To assess the effect of tumor stage on the surgical palliation of pancreatic cancer, 350 cancers from 74 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) hospitals from 1987 to 1991 were staged from pathologic and operative data, then grouped by initial surgery: biliary bypass only (BO), gastric bypass only (GO), or combined biliary and gastric bypass (BG). Re… CONTINUE READING