Resectable adenocarcinomas in the pancreatic head: the retroperitoneal resection margin is an independent prognostic factor

The retroperitoneal margin is frequently microscopically tumour positive in non-curative periampullary adenocarcinoma resections. This margin should be evaluated by serial perpendicular sectioning. The aim of the study was to determine whether retroperitoneal margin involvement independently predicts survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy within a framework… (More)

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