Laparoscopy and peripancreatic neoplasia.


Journal Article (Review)

Since its inception laparoscopy has been a valuable tool for diagnosis, and more recently it has become widely accepted as a medium for surgical intervention. In this light, the addition of minimally invasive techniques to the management of peripancreatic cancer has gained notable attention. Although most practitioners agree that there is some role for minimally invasive therapy, opinions vary as to the extent and significance these applications carry to the overall management of peripancreatic malignancies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Westcott, CJ; Pappas, TN

Published Date

  • April 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 378 - 383

PubMed ID

  • 10030861

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10030861

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0364-2313

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/pl00012312


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States