Results of radical distal pancreatectomy with en bloc resection of the celiac artery for locally advanced cancer of the pancreatic body

@article{Kondo2003ResultsOR,
  title={Results of radical distal pancreatectomy with en bloc resection of the celiac artery for locally advanced cancer of the pancreatic body},
  author={Satoshi Kondo and Hiroyuki Katoh and Satoshi Hirano and Yoshiyasu Ambo and Eiichi Tanaka and Shunichi Okushiba and Toshiaki Morikawa},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={388},
  pages={205-205}
}
BACKGROUND Locally advanced cancer of the pancreatic body involving the celiac and/or common hepatic arteries is often considered unresectable. Radical distal pancreatectomy with en bloc resection of these arteries without reconstruction was recently introduced to treat these tumors. However, experience is still limited. This study reviewed the safety and utility of the operation. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively studied the charts of 13 patients who underwent radical distal… CONTINUE READING

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