Head of pancreas

Known as: of head pancreas, Head of the Pancreas, Caput pancreatis 
That portion of the pancreas lying in the concavity of the duodenum.(On-line Medical Dictionary)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE We conducted a phase II trial to assess the outcomes of patients who received preoperative gemcitabine-based… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract The prognosis of patients who undergo resection for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with curative intention is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Pancreatic resections can be performed with great safety. However, the morbidity rate is reported to be 40-60 per cent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE The survival benefit of adjuvant radiotherapy and 5-fluorouracil versus observation alone after surgery was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND An increasing number of intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas have been reported in recent years. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A retrospective study of patients with surgically resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head was undertaken to determine… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
PURPOSE The effects of preoperative versus postoperative fluorouracil (5-FU)-based chemotherapy and irradiation on treatment… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND In about 30% of patients, chronic pancreatitis leads to an inflammatory enlargement of the pancreatic head with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
UNLABELLED OPERATION: Local resection of the head of the pancreas combined with longitudinal pancreaticojejunostomy of the body… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
A duodenum-preserving resection of the head of the pancreas was carried out in 57 patients with chronic pancreatitis and a benign… (More)
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