Primary adenocarcinoma of the duodenum: treatment and survival in 89 patients.

@article{Santoro1997PrimaryAO,
  title={Primary adenocarcinoma of the duodenum: treatment and survival in 89 patients.},
  author={Emanuele Santoro and Marco Sacchi and Franco Scutari and Fabio Carboni and Franco Graziano},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={44 16},
  pages={1157-63}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Primary adenocarcinoma of the duodenum is a rare disease and diagnosis is always late in being confirmed because of the non-specific symptoms, consequently leading to poor prognosis. METHODOLOGY A retrospective review of 89 patients with non-ampullary duodenal adenocarcinoma treated in 36 different surgical departments in Italy between 1980 and 1994 was performed. The signs and symptoms, diagnostic studies conducted, tumor locations, surgical treatment, and survival were… CONTINUE READING