Unresectable Pancreatic Neoplasms: Endoscopic and Surgical Palliation

  • Antonio Crucitti
  • Luigi Ciccoritti
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the fifth most common cause of deaths from cancer in Europe, with a mortality rate close to 95%. At about 65,000 deaths per year, it represents 5.5% of the total number of deaths from cancer [1].


Pancreatic Cancer Celiac Plexus Endoscopic Stenting Malignant Biliary Obstruction Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Crucitti
    • 1
  • Luigi Ciccoritti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General Surgery, A. Gemelli HospitalCatholic University of the Sacred HeartRomeItaly

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