Pancreatic metastasectomy: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering experience and a review of the literature.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Isolated pancreatic metastases may occur in patients with many types of cancer. Several retrospective case series have been published demonstrating the feasibility of resection in selected patients. Here we report our experience with pancreatic metastasectomy in 70 patients and review the published literature. Our findings suggest that long-term survival is associated with resection in selected patients but these outcomes must be weighed against the significant morbidity that is associated with pancreatic resection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Untch, BR; Allen, PJ

Published Date

  • January 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 109 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 28 - 30

PubMed ID

  • 24122337

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1096-9098

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/jso.23460


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States