The Results of Operative Management for the Cancer of the Pancreas Y. Saitoh 1 , H. Ohyanagi 1 , S. Okumura 1 , M. Yamamoto 1 , Y. Takeyama 1 1The First Department of Surgery, Kobe University School of Medicine pp.1183-1192
Published Date 1984/11/25
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1403109554
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 All 128 patients were diagnosed as pancreatic cancer at the First Department of Surgery in Kobe University Hospital. One hundred and one patients of them underwent surgery ; resection was done in 31 patients, palliative operation in 54 patients and simple laparotomy in 16 patients. There were five postoperative deaths in the cases which underwent the resection, and four deaths in the palliation.

 The average survival for the patients undertaken the resection was 17.7 months, and that for the patients undertaken the bypass for palliation was 4.3 months.

 According to cases reported to the National Pancreatic Cancer Registration Committee in Japanese Pancreatic Society, there were 2,005 cases in pancreatic cancer between January 1981 and December 1982. Five hundred and three cases underwent the resection, 897 cases were received the palliative operation, and 158 cases were simple laparotomy. There was a postoperative mortality rate of 5.8 percent in the cases in whom the resection was done, and 7.6 percent in the palliative operation.

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