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REVIEW  CONTROVERSIES IN PANCREATIC SUGERY 

Minerva Chirurgica 2019 June;74(3):237-40

DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4733.18.07956-7

Copyright © 2018 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: patients’ interest should be the goal of health care

Daniel PIETRASZ , Gabriella PITTAU, Antonio SA CUNHA

Department of Digestive, Oncological, and Transplant Surgery, Paul Brousse Hospital, Paris-Saclay University, Villejuif, France



Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is the fourth deadliest malignancy in developed countries and is predicted to become the second one within the 2030. The present work focuses on the state of the art of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy, including results of recent randomized trials, and discusses technical challenge and patients’ interest of this technique.


KEY WORDS: Adenocarcinoma - Pancreatic ductal carcinoma - Laparoscopy

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