Role of Radical Antegrade Modular Pancreatosplenectomy for Adenocarcinoma of the Body and Tail of the Pancreas

@article{Park2013RoleOR,
  title={Role of Radical Antegrade Modular Pancreatosplenectomy for Adenocarcinoma of the Body and Tail of the Pancreas},
  author={Hyo Jun Park and D. D. You and Dong Wook Choi and Jin S. Heo and Seong Ho Choi},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={186-193}
}
Studies have claimed that in the surgical treatment of pancreas body and tail cancer, radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy (RAMPS) is associated with effective tangential margin and extensive lymph node dissection. In the present study, the authors have compared the surgical outcomes between RAMPS and conventional distal pancreatosplenectomy (DPS) in patients with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas body and tail, and also identified prognostic factors associated with survival after… CONTINUE READING

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