Villous tumors of the duodenum: Reappraisal of local vs. extended resection

@article{Farnell2000VillousTO,
  title={Villous tumors of the duodenum: Reappraisal of local vs. extended resection},
  author={Michael B. Farnell and George H. Sakorafas and Michael G. Saq and Charles M. Rowland M.S. and Gregory G. Tsiotos and David R. Farley and David M. Nagorney},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={4},
  pages={13-23}
}
Benign villous tumors of the duodenum are often managed by transduodenal local excision. Risk of local recurrence, coupled with improving safety of radical pancreaticoduodenectomy, has prompted reexamination of the roles of conservative and radical operations. The aim of this study was to determine long-term outcome after local and extended resection in order to identify factors to consider in planning operative strategy. Eighty-six patients (mean age 64 years) with villous tumors of the… CONTINUE READING

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PancreaticoduodenectomyProcedure has partially excised anatomyDuodenum
Pancreaticoduodenectomy is appropriate for villous tumors containing cancer and may be considered an alternative for select patients with benign villous tumors of the duodenum .
Operative treatment included transduodenal local excision in 53 patients , pancreaticoduodenectomy in 20 , pancreas - sparing duodenectomy in five , full - thickness excision in four , and other in six .
Operative treatment included transduodenal local excision in 53 patients , pancreaticoduodenectomy in 20 , pancreas - sparing duodenectomy in five , full - thickness excision in four , and other in six .
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