Surgery for Pancreatic Carcinoma: State of the Art

Shailesh V Shrikhande, Savio Barreto

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Carcinoma of the pancreas remains a malignancy with a generally dismal outcome owing to the delayed presentation of the disease. To date, surgery affords the best outcomes when a complete resection can be achieved. Improvements in imaging, surgical techniques and adjuvant therapies are perceived advancements in the management of this cancer. This article reviews the latest evidence in terms of the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-86
Number of pages8
JournalIndian Journal of Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012


  • Anastomosis
  • Complications
  • Extended resections
  • Lymphadenectomy
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatoduodenectomy


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