Preoperative indications for extended pancreatectomy for locally advanced pancreas cancer involving the portal vein.

@article{Ishikawa1992PreoperativeIF,
  title={Preoperative indications for extended pancreatectomy for locally advanced pancreas cancer involving the portal vein.},
  author={Osamu Ishikawa and Hiroaki Ohigashi and Shingi Imaoka and Hiroshi Furukawa and Yo Sasaki and Miri Fujita and Chikazumi Kuroda and Tomohiro Iwanaga},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={215 3},
  pages={231-6}
}
This retrospective study attempted to determine the indications for extended pancreatectomy for locally advanced carcinoma of the pancreas, in terms of postoperative prognosis. An extended pancreatectomy with portal vein or superior mesenteric vein (PV/SMV) resection and regional lymphadenectomy was performed in 35 of 50 consecutive cancers that extended into the retroperitoneal spaces and involved the PV or SMV. Among the many background factors in the 35 resected specimens, the degree of PV… CONTINUE READING

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