Surgical treatment and prognosis of 96 cases of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a retrospective cohort study.

@article{Tian2015SurgicalTA,
  title={Surgical treatment and prognosis of 96 cases of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Xiaodong Tian and Hongqiao Gao and Yongsu Ma and Yan Zhuang and Yinmo Yang},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={13},
  pages={49-53}
}
INTRODUCTION The indications, the extent and type of surgery for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) are still controversial. This study aimed to investigate clinical manifestation, individualized surgical treatment, and prognosis of IPMN of pancreas. METHODS The clinical data of 96 IPMN cases treated in our hospital between January 2006 and December 2013 were retrospectively analyzed. Among the 96 patients (58 male and 38 female), 46 were main-duct type, 29 were branch-duct type… CONTINUE READING