Reevaluation of the Indications for Radical Pancreatectomy to Treat Pancreatic Carcinoma: Is Portal Vein Infiltration a Contraindication?

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Portal vein resection (PVR) has become more widely performed owing to improvements in the perioperative mortality rate. The present study was performed to determine whether portal vein infiltration is a contraindication against radical pancreatectomy for patients with pancreatic carcinoma. Between 1990 and 1997, a total of 66 patients with invasive ductal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005950200108

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@article{Kawada2002ReevaluationOT, title={Reevaluation of the Indications for Radical Pancreatectomy to Treat Pancreatic Carcinoma: Is Portal Vein Infiltration a Contraindication?}, author={Masaya Kawada and Satoshi Kondo and Shunichi Okushiba and Toshiaki Morikawa and Hiroyuki Katoh}, journal={Surgery Today}, year={2002}, volume={32}, pages={598-601} }