Chronic pancreatitis: diagnosis and management of complications
- A Novel Approach in Surgical Palliation for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer with Untreatable Chronic Pain: Radiofrequency Ablation of Pancreatic Mass and Celiac Plexus. Cavallini, Marco; La Torre, Marco; Citone, Michele; Rossi, Michele; Rebonato, Alberto; Kazemi Nava, Andrea; Ferrari, Linda; Salvi, Pier Federico; Ziparo, Vincenzo // American Surgeon;Aug2010, Vol. 76 Issue 8, pE108
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with a unique surgical approach which was used with a patient with unresectable pancreatic cancer and chronic pain.
- Adjuvant gemcitabine extended OS after pancreatic cancer surgery. // Hem/Onc Today;11/25/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p1
A chart is presented that shows adjuvant gemcitabine extended overall survival (OS) after pancreatic cancer surgery.
- Hospital Webcasts Cancer Surgery Live. // India -- West;5/9/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 25, pA44
The article reports on Gem Hospital and Research Center's webcast of pancreatic cancer surgery in Korea, Great Britain, Japan and the U.S.
- Diagnostic criteria for autoimmune pancreatitis in Japan. Kamisawa, Terumi; Okazaki, Kazuichi; Kawa, Shigeyuki; Motoo, Yoshiharu; van Erpecum, Karel // World Journal of Gastroenterology;8/28/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 32, p4992
Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a particular type of pancreatitis of presumed autoimmune etiology. Currently, AIP should be diagnosed based on combination of clinical, serological, morphological, and histopathological features. When diagnosing AIP, it is most important to differentiate it from...
- New Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis: Risk of Missing an Underlying Pancreatic Cancer. Munigala, Satish; Kanwal, Fasiha; Agarwal, Banke; Xian, Hong // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2014, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p1824
OBJECTIVES:Patients with pancreatic cancer (PaCa) sometimes present with symptoms suggestive of chronic pancreatitis (CP). We evaluated the prevalence of undiagnosed PaCa in patients with new CP diagnosis.METHODS:This is a retrospective study with data from Veterans Health Administration...
- Corrigendum: New Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis: Risk of Missing an Underlying Pancreatic Cancer. Munigala, Satish; Kanwal, Fasiha; Xian, Hong; Agarwal, Banke // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2015, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p204
A correction to the article "New Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis: Risk of Missing an Underlying Pancreatic Cancer" that was published in a 2014 issue of "The American Journal of Gastoenterology" is presented.
- Long Term Survival After Pancreatic Resection for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Ahmad, Nuhzat; Lewis, James D.; Ginsberg, Gregory G.; Haller, Daniel G.; Morris, Jon B.; Williams, Neol N.; Rosato, Ernest F.; Kochman, Michael L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2001, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p2609
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the long term survival of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma who underwent surgical resection and to assess the association of clinical, pathological, and treatment features with survival. METHODS: Between January, 1990, and December, 1998,...
- Grey Relational Grade between Preoperative CA19-9 Level and Survival of Patients with Pancreatic Cancer on Palliative Surgery. Ren Shiyan; Zou Ningxin; Dong Jiahong; Zhang Wenzhi; Huang Xiaoqiang; Huang Zhiqiang; Tan Xuerui // Journal of Grey System;2008, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p219
To evaluate the preoperative factors that influence the survival of patients with pancreatic cancer on palliative surgery, data of patients with pancreatic cancer gathered between January 1994 and January 2008 were retrospectively reviewed. Simple correlation and grey relational analysis were...
- Pancreaticoduodenectomy with En Bloc Portal Vein Resection for Pancreatic Carcinoma with Suspected Portal Vein Involvement World J. Surg. Vol. 28, No. 6, June 2004. Poon, Ronnie T.; Sheung Tat Fan; Chung Mau Lo; Chi Leung Liu; Chi Ming Lam; Wai Key Yuen; Chun Yeung; Wong, John // World Journal of Surgery;Jun2004, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p602
Pancreaticoduodenectomy combined with portal vein resection is increasingly accepted as a viable treatment option for pancreatic carcinoma with suspected involvement of the portal vein.However, its clinical benefit remains controversial. This study evaluated the outcomes of...