Prognostic Factors for Primary Duodenal Adenocarcinoma

  title={Prognostic Factors for Primary Duodenal Adenocarcinoma},
  author={Hyung Geun Lee and D. D. You and Kwang Yeol Paik and Jin S. Heo and Seong Ho Choi and Dong Wook Choi},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
The aim of this study was to review the clinical features of primary duodenal adenocarcinoma (PDA) patients and to identify factors that influence survival. The natural history of PDA and the factors that affect patient outcome remain poorly defined. The authors reviewed the medical records of 53 patients treated for PDA from January 1995 to May 2007. Altogether, 28 of the 53 patients (resectability 52.8%) underwent curative resection and 25 (47.2%) surgical palliation (bypass surgery or biopsy… CONTINUE READING
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