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Local resection of pancreatic neoplagms: clinical analysis of 17 cases
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Pages: 1405-1407
Year: Issue:  20
Journal: NATIONAL MEDICAL JOURNAL OF CHINA

Keyword:  Pancreatic neoplasmsPostoperative complicationsPrognosis;
Abstract: Objecfive To evaluate the role of local resection in treatment of pancreatic neoplasms.nethods The clinical data of 17patients with pancreatic neoplasms,3 males and 14 females,aged 47.9(34-67),who underwent local resection from January 1996 to June 2007 were analyzed.Results Of the 17 tumors,9 were located in the head,7 located in the body,and 1 located in the tail of pancreas.The diameters of the 17 tumors were 1.5-8.0 cm,3.6 cm on average,and the diameters of 8 tumors were above 4 cm.Pathological examination confirmed 8 tumors as nonfunctioning insulinoma,5 as solid pseudopapillary tumor,1 as neurilemmoma,1 as cyst,1 as gastrointestinal stroma tumor,and 1 as lowgraded malignant tumor.Pancreatic leakage occurred in 7 cases(41.2%)and no death,recurrence,and endocrine and exocfine insufficiency occurred after operation.Conclusion Capable pf preserving endocrine and exocfine functions,local resection is a feasible method for benign or low-graded malignant pancreatic neoplasms,however,with a high rate of pancreatic leakage.
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