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Evaluation of Surgical Outcome after Resection of Pancreatic Tumors, Our Experience in Mansoura Oncology Center, a Middle-Volume Center in Egypt

Author(s): Nazem Shams | Mahmoud Mosbah | Mohammad Hegazy | Osama Hussein | Omar Farouk | Sameh Roshdy | Mohamed Tarek Hafez | Ashraf Khater | Khaled Abdel Wahab

Journal: Journal of Cancer Therapy
ISSN 2151-1934

Volume: 03;
Issue: 05;
Start page: 477;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Pancreatic Cancer | Whipple | Complication | Survival

Background: Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer related deaths in the world. Surgical resection remains the only potentially curative treatment for adenocarcinoma of the pancreas; only 10% - 20% of patients are candidate for standard pancreatic resection. Objective: To evaluate perioperative mortality, morbidity and survival for patients underwent PD in middle-volume center. Patients and Methods: Sixty patients with pancreatic tumors were enrolled in this study for different surgical procedure according to type of tumors. Results: No early postoperative complications were observed in 60% of patients, whereas 40% of patients developed one or more complication, the median survival for this group was 12.3 months with standard deviation 3.8 months.
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