Port-Site Recurrence of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Following Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Shamar Young, Patricia Abbitt, Steven J. Hughes

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Abstract

Introduction: Minimally invasive surgical approaches have only recently been applied to pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Discussion: Significant apprehension exists that minimally invasive pancreatic surgery will not lead to equivalent or superior oncologic outcomes compared to traditional surgical approaches. This is the first case report of a port-site recurrence following laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2294-2296
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Volume16
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012

Keywords

  • Adjuvant therapy
  • Trochar
  • Whipple

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