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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Loos, M; Kleeff, J; Friess, H; Büchler, MW 
Title:
Surgical treatment of pancreatic cancer. 
Abstract:
Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive disease with an overall 5-year survival rate of less than 5%. Up to date, surgical resection represents the basis of treatment for localized pancreatic cancer and remains the only chance for cure. Due to continuous improvements in surgical techniques and perioperative care, pancreatic resections have evolved into safe surgical procedures with low mortality and acceptable morbidity rates for experienced surgeons in high-volume centers. Recently, more aggressive...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ann N Y Acad Sci 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
1138 
Pages contribution:
169-80 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0077-8923 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik