Surgical trauma leads to a shorter survival in a murine orthotopic pancreatic cancer model.

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BACKGROUND Abdominal surgery is frequently followed by immune dysfunction usually lasting for several days. This is especially important in cases with tumour diseases as an intact immune function is essential in this situation. Therefore, we analysed the outcome of tumour-bearing mice in a mouse model of surgically induced immune dysfunction (SID… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000368226

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