Pancreaticoduodenectomy versus local resection in the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the duodenum

@inproceedings{Zhou2013PancreaticoduodenectomyVL,
  title={Pancreaticoduodenectomy versus local resection in the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the duodenum},
  author={Bo Zhou and Min Zhang and Jian Wu and Sheng ‐ Qiang Yan and Jie Zhou and Shusen Zheng},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal neoplasms. However, duodenal GISTs compromise a small and rare subset and few studies have focused on them. We evaluated the surgical management of patients with duodenal GISTs treated by pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) versus local resection (LR) in our institution and analyzed the postoperative outcomes. METHODS This was a retrospective review of patients with duodenal GISTs managed in our institution from… CONTINUE READING

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