Patterns of Recurrence After Resection of IPMN: Who, When, and How?

@article{Marchegiani2015PatternsOR,
  title={Patterns of Recurrence After Resection of IPMN: Who, When, and How?},
  author={Giovanni Marchegiani and Mari Mino-Kenudson and Cristina R Ferrone and Vicente Morales-Oyarvide and Andrew Louis Warshaw and Keith D. Lillemoe and Carlos A. Fern{\'a}ndez-del Castillo},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={262 6},
  pages={1108-14}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the patterns of recurrence after resection of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN) of the pancreas. BACKGROUND IPMNs represent an increasing indication for pancreatic resection, but little is known about the actual incidence and the patterns of recurrence after surgical excision. METHODS Retrospective review of 412 resected IPMNs from 1990 to 2013 who have had near-complete follow-up. RESULTS Median age of the cohort was 68 years, 56% had branch duct (BD… CONTINUE READING