Evaluation of Surgical Outcome after Resection of Pancreatic Tumors, Our Experience in Mansoura Oncology Center, a Middle-Volume Center in Egypt


Background: Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer related deaths in the world. Surgical resection remains the only potentially curative treatment for adenocarcinoma of the pancreas; only 10% - 20% of patients are candidate for standard pancreatic resection. Objective: To evaluate perioperative mortality, morbidity and survival for patients underwent PD in middle-volume center. Patients and Methods: Sixty patients with pancreatic tumors were enrolled in this study for different surgical procedure according to type of tumors. Results: No early postoperative complications were observed in 60% of patients, whereas 40% of patients developed one or more complication, the median survival for this group was 12.3 months with standard deviation 3.8 months.

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N. Shams, M. Mosbah, M. Hegazy, O. Hussein, O. Farouk, S. Roshdy, M. Hafez, A. Khater and K. Wahab, "Evaluation of Surgical Outcome after Resection of Pancreatic Tumors, Our Experience in Mansoura Oncology Center, a Middle-Volume Center in Egypt," Journal of Cancer Therapy, Vol. 3 No. 5, 2012, pp. 477-481. doi: 10.4236/jct.2012.35061.

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