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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Köninger, J; Wente, MN; Müller-Stich, BP; di Mola, FF; Gutt, CN; Hinz, U; Müller, MW; Friess, H; Büchler, MW 
Title:
R2 resection in pancreatic cancer--does it make sense? 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The goal of surgical treatment in patients with pancreatic cancer is the complete resection of tumor tissue; however, the intraoperative appraisal of resectability can be difficult. Extensive surgical exploration for definitive clear resectability may lead to R2 resections in single cases. PATIENTS: We analyzed 38 patients with pancreatic cancer with remaining macroscopic tumor tissue after pancreatic resection, as R0 resection was not possible. Patients were compared to 46 patients...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Langenbecks Arch Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
393 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
929-34 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1435-2443 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik