Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas

Translated title of the contribution: Adenocarcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas

G. Tiberio, P. De Rai, L. Castoldi, M. G. Turconi

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

The majority of cancer of the pancreas-about 70%-arise in the head of the gland and only 20-30% in the body and tail. The latter usually have grown to a large size by the diagnosis is made, due to absence of symptoms. Jaundice is seldom present and pain is the main symptom. We reviewed recent literature, which present omogenous data. Cancers of the body and tail are rarely resectable, with 30% morbidity and a much lower morbidity-0-10%-in specialized centres. If the lesion is localized and the patient in good physical condition, a laparotomy can be performed, with or without a preliminary laparoscopy to detect distant metastases. Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy is the treatment of choice. In our experience, only tumors different from ductal adenocarcinoma have a good prognosis. Pain can be managed by surgical or chemical splanchnicectomy and, in selected cases, thoracosco-pically.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)643-647
Number of pages5
JournalAnnali Italiani di Chirurgia
Volume68
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1997

Fingerprint

Pancreas
Adenocarcinoma
Morbidity
Pain
Pancreatectomy
Splenectomy
Jaundice
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Neoplasms
Head
Neoplasm Metastasis
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

Cite this

Tiberio, G., De Rai, P., Castoldi, L., & Turconi, M. G. (1997). Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas. Annali Italiani di Chirurgia, 68(5), 643-647.

Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas. / Tiberio, G.; De Rai, P.; Castoldi, L.; Turconi, M. G.

In: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia, Vol. 68, No. 5, 09.1997, p. 643-647.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tiberio, G, De Rai, P, Castoldi, L & Turconi, MG 1997, 'Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas', Annali Italiani di Chirurgia, vol. 68, no. 5, pp. 643-647.
Tiberio G, De Rai P, Castoldi L, Turconi MG. Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas. Annali Italiani di Chirurgia. 1997 Sep;68(5):643-647.
Tiberio, G. ; De Rai, P. ; Castoldi, L. ; Turconi, M. G. / Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas. In: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia. 1997 ; Vol. 68, No. 5. pp. 643-647.
@article{93220ba89d4a4666968f5b6b609328b3,
title = "Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas",
abstract = "The majority of cancer of the pancreas-about 70{\%}-arise in the head of the gland and only 20-30{\%} in the body and tail. The latter usually have grown to a large size by the diagnosis is made, due to absence of symptoms. Jaundice is seldom present and pain is the main symptom. We reviewed recent literature, which present omogenous data. Cancers of the body and tail are rarely resectable, with 30{\%} morbidity and a much lower morbidity-0-10{\%}-in specialized centres. If the lesion is localized and the patient in good physical condition, a laparotomy can be performed, with or without a preliminary laparoscopy to detect distant metastases. Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy is the treatment of choice. In our experience, only tumors different from ductal adenocarcinoma have a good prognosis. Pain can be managed by surgical or chemical splanchnicectomy and, in selected cases, thoracosco-pically.",
keywords = "Pancreatic cancer, Pancreatic resection",
author = "G. Tiberio and {De Rai}, P. and L. Castoldi and Turconi, {M. G.}",
year = "1997",
month = "9",
language = "Italian",
volume = "68",
pages = "643--647",
journal = "Annali Italiani di Chirurgia",
issn = "0003-469X",
publisher = "Edizioni Luigi Pozzi S.r.l.",
number = "5",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Le neoplasie del corpo e della coda del pancreas

AU - Tiberio, G.

AU - De Rai, P.

AU - Castoldi, L.

AU - Turconi, M. G.

PY - 1997/9

Y1 - 1997/9

N2 - The majority of cancer of the pancreas-about 70%-arise in the head of the gland and only 20-30% in the body and tail. The latter usually have grown to a large size by the diagnosis is made, due to absence of symptoms. Jaundice is seldom present and pain is the main symptom. We reviewed recent literature, which present omogenous data. Cancers of the body and tail are rarely resectable, with 30% morbidity and a much lower morbidity-0-10%-in specialized centres. If the lesion is localized and the patient in good physical condition, a laparotomy can be performed, with or without a preliminary laparoscopy to detect distant metastases. Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy is the treatment of choice. In our experience, only tumors different from ductal adenocarcinoma have a good prognosis. Pain can be managed by surgical or chemical splanchnicectomy and, in selected cases, thoracosco-pically.

AB - The majority of cancer of the pancreas-about 70%-arise in the head of the gland and only 20-30% in the body and tail. The latter usually have grown to a large size by the diagnosis is made, due to absence of symptoms. Jaundice is seldom present and pain is the main symptom. We reviewed recent literature, which present omogenous data. Cancers of the body and tail are rarely resectable, with 30% morbidity and a much lower morbidity-0-10%-in specialized centres. If the lesion is localized and the patient in good physical condition, a laparotomy can be performed, with or without a preliminary laparoscopy to detect distant metastases. Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy is the treatment of choice. In our experience, only tumors different from ductal adenocarcinoma have a good prognosis. Pain can be managed by surgical or chemical splanchnicectomy and, in selected cases, thoracosco-pically.

KW - Pancreatic cancer

KW - Pancreatic resection

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0031219607&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0031219607&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Articolo

C2 - 9577041

AN - SCOPUS:0031219607

VL - 68

SP - 643

EP - 647

JO - Annali Italiani di Chirurgia

JF - Annali Italiani di Chirurgia

SN - 0003-469X

IS - 5

ER -