Ann Surg Oncol (2017) 24:2474–2481 DOI 10.1245/s10434-017-5939-7 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E – HE PA TOBILI ARY T U M O R S Relevance of Dissection of the Posterior Superior Pancreaticoduodenal Lymph Nodes in Gallbladder Carcinoma Jun Sakata, MD, Takashi Kobayashi, MD, Yosuke Tajima, MD, Taku Ohashi, MD, Yuki Hirose, MD, Kabuto Takano, MD, Kazuyasu Takizawa, MD, Kohei Miura, MD, and Toshifumi Wakai, MD, FACS Division of Digestive and General Surgery, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata City, Niigata , Japan ABSTRACT the former group and patients with regional nodal disease Background. This study was designed to evaluate the alone (5-year survival, 40.7%; p = 0.426). prognostic value of positive posterior superior pancreati- Conclusions. In gallbladder carcinoma, involvement of coduodenal lymph nodes to clarify the need for dissection the posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal nodes is similar of these nodes. to that of regional nodes in terms of both the incidence of Methods. A total of 148 patients with gallbladder carci- metastasis and the impact on survival. Inclusion of the noma who underwent radical resection including dissection posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal nodes among the of the posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal nodes were regional nodes should
Annals of Surgical Oncology – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 26, 2017
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