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Improved survival following pancreaticoduodenectomy to treat adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: the influence of operative blood loss.

Authors
  • Kazanjian, Kevork K
  • Hines, O Joe
  • Duffy, John P
  • Yoon, Diana Y
  • Cortina, Galen
  • Reber, Howard A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Surgery
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2008
Volume
143
Issue
12
Pages
1166–1171
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.143.12.1166
PMID: 19075167
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The survival rate for patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy to treat pancreatic cancer has substantially improved. This finding is partially owing to improved operative technique and limited operative blood loss.

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