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pancreas cancer paliation

N Iarŭmov, S Toshev
Paliative surgery in carcinoma of the head of the pancreas have thoroughly task to carry out decompression of biliar tract, remove duodenal impassability and reduce the pain. Numerous variants for decompression of biliar tract were recommended, but stil now there is no agreement about optimal approach. As method of choise for decompression of biliar tract in patients with cancer our first alternative is making safeless, with little traumatic and easy performance anastomosis. Duodenostasis in patients with carcinoma of the head of the pancreas was determinated clinicly in 40-60% of casees...
2005: Khirurgiia
Łukasz Piskorz, Marian Brocki, Tomasz Lesiak, Leszek Kutwin, Sławomir Jabłonski, Edyta J Santorek-Strumiłło, Szymon Wcisło, Jacek Kordiak
UNLABELLED: Pancreatic cancer is a great surgical problem. Clinical observations confirm 10-15% level of R0 resection ability. Dissatisfying treatment effects results from: lach of simple screening tests, low specificity of methods used to diagnose less than 2 cm lesions, low availability of advanced diagnostic methods (endoscopic ultrasonography), anatomy of pancreatoduodenic area, ability of infiltration adhering structures and causing metastatic tumors. AIM: Retrospective evaluation of treatment methods administered to patients with pancreatic cancer according to different clinical stages...
May 2007: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
John D Spiliotis, Anastasios C Datsis, Nikolaos V Michalopoulos, Spyros P Kekelos, Arhontia Vaxevanidou, Athanasios G Rogdakis, Athina N Christopoulou
BACKGROUND AND AIM: The aim of this study is to identify the benefit acquired by the use of radiofrequency ablation in parallel to palliative therapy in patients with advanced cancer of the pancreas. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data on 25 consecutive patients who underwent palliative therapy with or without radiofrequency ablation for unresectable pancreatic cancer were included in this retrospective review. Thirteen patients received palliative therapy alone, whereas 12 patients received palliative therapy plus radiofrequency ablation...
January 2007: Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery
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