Resection for neoplasms of the pancreas

Michael G. Sarr, Tina W.F. Yen, Douglas B. Evans, Sergio Pedrazzoli, Claudio Pasquali, Cosimo Sperti, Eric Nakakura, Mark Duncan, Frederick Eckhauser

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With the increased experience of centers of expertise in pancreatic diseases, pancreatectomy for neoplasms has become routine, with acceptable morbidity and mortality. Improvements in imaging modalities and heightened awareness of less well-appreciated pancreatic neoplasms (non-functional neuroendocrine neoplasms, the spectrum of primary cystic neoplasms of the pancreas, and especially intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms) has increased the visibility of formal pancreatectomy. The following sections address specific types of anatomic pancreatic resections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAtlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)9783540200048
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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