Standard versus extended lymphadenectomy in radical surgical treatment for pancreatic head carcinoma.

@article{Ignjatovi2016StandardVE,
  title={Standard versus extended lymphadenectomy in radical surgical treatment for pancreatic head carcinoma.},
  author={Igor I. Ignjatovi{\'c} and Srbislav Knezevi{\'c} and Djordje R Knezevic and Vladimir D. Dugali{\'c} and Marjan Micev and Snezana Matic and Slavenko M Ostojic and Marko Bogdanovic and Ivana Pesic Pavlovic and Vladimir Juri{\vs}i{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          232-238
        }
}
PURPOSE The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of extended lymphadenectomy in pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) and to estimate its impact on long-term survival in patients with pancreatic head carcinoma. Secondary endpoints included perioperative mortality, postoperative morbidity and predictors of survival in patients undergoing standard versus extended lymphadenectomy for pancreatic head carcinoma. METHODS From January 2007 to December 2010, 60 patients with potentially… CONTINUE READING
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