Affiliation: Shizuoka Cancer Center
- Sugiura T, Okamura Y, Ito T, Yamamoto Y, Uesaka K. Surgical Indications of Distal Pancreatectomy with Celiac Axis Resection for Pancreatic Body/Tail Cancer. World J Surg. 2017;41:258-266 pubmed publisher..DP with celiac axis resection should therefore be indicated in patients with a CA/CHA (-) status. However, it is difficult to justify the use of DP with celiac axis resection in patients with CA/CHA (+) status due to the poor survival. ..
- Sugiura T, Okamura Y, Ito T, Yamamoto Y, Ashida R, Yoshida Y, et al. Prognostic Scoring System for Patients Who Present with a Gastric Outlet Obstruction Caused by Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. World J Surg. 2017;41:2619-2624 pubmed publisher..The scoring system clearly demonstrates the patient survival. Patients with scores of 0 or 1 are favorable candidates for gastroenterostomy, while patients with scores of 2-4 are candidates for stent placement. ..
- Sugiura T, Okamura Y, Ito T, Yamamoto Y, Ashida R, Uesaka K. Impact of Patient Age on the Postoperative Survival in Pancreatic Head Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017;24:3220-3228 pubmed publisher..003), blood transfusion (p = 0.015), and CA 19-9 ?300 U/ml (p = 0.040) were significant prognostic factors. Patient age influenced the survival after pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer. ..
- Matsubayashi H, Kawata N, Kakushima N, Tanaka M, Takizawa K, Kiyozumi Y, et al. A case of type 1 multiple endocrine neoplasia with esophageal stricture successfully treated with endoscopic balloon dilation and local steroid injection combined with surgical resection of gastrinomas. BMC Gastroenterol. 2017;17:37 pubmed publisher..However, in refractory cases with repetitive and/or severe complications due to high acid secretion, surgical treatment could be considered as an option. ..