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Surgical methods in treating pancreatic tumours


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Title: Surgical methods in treating pancreatic tumours
Authors: Hansson Wennerblom, Johanna
E-mail: johanna.wennerblom@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 3-May-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Surgery
Parts of work: Delarbete 1: A wait-and-see strategy with subsequent self-expanding metal stent on demand is superior to prophylactic bypass surgery for unresectable periampullary cancer
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Delarbete 2: Lymph node 8a as a prognostic marker for poorer prognosis in pancreatic and periampullary carcinoma
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Delarbete 3: Closure of the pancreatic remnant with staple reinforcement fails to reduce postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) compared with standard staple technique after distal pancreatectomy: Result from a multicentre prospective randomized trial (Submitted)

Delarbete 4: Pancreatogastrostomy results in less anastomotic leakage than pancreatojejunostomy - a Swedish register-based study. (In manuscript)
Date of Defence: 2018-05-25
Disputation: Fredagen den 25 maj 2018, kl. 13.00 Sahlgrens Aula,
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: pancreatoduodenectomy
distal pancreatectomy
pancreatogastrostomy
pancreatojejunostomy
postoperative pancreatic fistula
lymph node 8a
palliative surgery
Abstract: Background: In patients with pancreatic cancer 15-20% are resectable at the time of diagnosis. Still another 8-20% are found to be unresectable at laparotomy. The optimal intraoperative strategy for this group is not known. Some patients experience early recurrence of the cancer indicating undetected advanced disease at the time of surgery. We need tools to detect these patients, who do not benefit from surgery. Pancreatic surgery is still associated with a high burden of complications, postoper... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0502-6 (PDF)
978-91-629-0501-9 (PRINT)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55385
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