The Influence of Prognostic Factors and Adjuvant Chemoradiation on Survival After Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Ampullary Carcinoma

@article{Showalter2011TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Prognostic Factors and Adjuvant Chemoradiation on Survival After Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Ampullary Carcinoma},
  author={Timothy N. Showalter and Tingting Zhan and Pramila Rani Ann{\'e} and Inna Chervoneva and Edith Peterson Mitchell and Charles J Yeo and Ernest L. Rosato and Eugene P. Kennedy and Adam C Berger},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={1411-1416}
}
The prognosis after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for ampullary carcinoma (AC) is superior to that of pancreatic cancer. Decisions regarding adjuvant therapy are influenced by factors such as nodal status, stage, and grade, but the influence of these individual variables on survival is unclear. A prospective tumor registry database was queried to identify patients who underwent PD for AC at Thomas Jefferson University between Jan 1997 and Apr 2009. The study was conducted with the approval of… CONTINUE READING