Effect of centralization on long‐term survival after resection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. BJS 2017; 104: 1532-1538.
Published: 18th May 2017
Authors: R. Ahola, A. Siiki, K. Vasama, M. Vornanen, J. Sand, J. Laukkarinen et al.
Centralization of pancreatic surgery has resulted in improved short‐term outcomes in a number of healthcare systems. The aim of this study was to see whether hospital volume influenced long‐term prognosis, use of adjuvant therapy or histopathological evaluation of patients undergoing surgical resection for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (
Patients undergoing surgical resection of
Some 467 patients who had undergone resectional surgery for
Both short‐ and long‐term survival was significantly better for patients operated on in
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