Simultaneous hepatic resection with pancreato-duodenectomy for metastatic pancreatic head carcinoma: does it improve survival?

@article{Takada1997SimultaneousHR,
  title={Simultaneous hepatic resection with pancreato-duodenectomy for metastatic pancreatic head carcinoma: does it improve survival?},
  author={Tadahiro Takada and Hideki Yasuda and Hodaka Amano and Masahiro Yoshida and Toyohiko Uchida},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={44 14},
  pages={567-73}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS To determine whether aggressive surgery, consisting of a simultaneous pancreatic and partial hepatic resection, for patients with an invasive metastatic ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head improves the postoperative outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 109 patients with adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head were divided into two groups. Group 1 consisted of 33 patients with liver metastasis and Group 2 consisted of 76 patients without liver metastasis. Group 1… CONTINUE READING

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