Chirurgische Therapie des Pancreas- und periampullären Carcinoms bei älteren Patienten

  • T. Benhidjeb
  • J. Zanow
Conference paper
Part of the Langenbecks Archiv für Chirurgie book series (DTGESCHIR, volume 1996)

Surgical Management for Carcinoma of the Pancreas and the Periampullary Region in Patients over 70 Years of Age


A review of morbidity and mortality was performed for 84 patients over 70 years of age who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy at our institution. Anastomotic leakage was the only significant complication. Operative mortality, although greater in this patient group, is acceptable

Key words

Pancreatic neoplasms management geriatric surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Benhidjeb
    • 1
  • J. Zanow
    • 1
  1. 1.Klinik und Poliklinik für ChirurgieUniversitätsklinikum CharitéBerlinDeutschland

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