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Document type:
English Abstract; Journal Article; Review; Article 
Author(s):
Loos, M; Friess, H; Kleeff, J 
Title:
[Surgery of malignant pancreatic tumors] 
Abstract:
Ductal adenocarcinoma is the most common malignant tumor of the pancreas. Despite great efforts in basic and clinical pancreatic cancer research, the prognosis remains poor with an overall 5-year survival rate of less than 5%. Complete surgical resection represents the only curative treatment option and 5-year survival rates of 20-25% can be achieved following curative resection and adjuvant chemotherapy. Although pancreatic surgery is considered one of the most technically demanding and challen...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiologe 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
49 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
137-43 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0033-832X 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik