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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Müller, MW; Friess, H; Köninger, J; Martin, D; Wente, MN; Hinz, U; Ceyhan, GO; Blaha, P; Kleeff, J; Büchler, MW 
Title:
Factors influencing survival after bypass procedures in patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinomas. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Patients with occult metastasis or locally nonresectable pancreatic cancer found during surgical exploration have a limited life expectancy. We sought to define markers in these patients that could predict survival and thus aid decision making for selection of the most appropriate therapeutic palliative option. METHODS: In a prospective 4-year single-center study, 136 consecutive patients with obstructive pancreatic cancer and intraoperative diagnosis of nonresectable or disseminated...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
195 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
221-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0002-9610 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik