Pancreaticoduodenectomy with or without extended retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy for periampullary adenocarcinoma: comparison of morbidity and mortality and short-term outcome.

@article{Yeo1999PancreaticoduodenectomyWO,
  title={Pancreaticoduodenectomy with or without extended retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy for periampullary adenocarcinoma: comparison of morbidity and mortality and short-term outcome.},
  author={Charles J Yeo and John L. Cameron and Taylor A. Sohn and Joann Coleman and Patricia K. Sauter and Ralph H. Hruban and Henry A. Pitt and Keith D. Lillemoe},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={229 5},
  pages={613-22; discussion 622-4}
}
OBJECTIVE This prospective, randomized, single-institution trial was designed to evaluate the end points of mortality, morbidity, and survival in patients undergoing standard versus radical (extended) pancreaticoduodenectomy (including distal gastrectomy and retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Numerous retrospective reports and one prospective randomized trial have suggested that the performance of an extended lymphadenectomy in association with a pancreaticoduodenal… CONTINUE READING

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