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Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 230287, 4 pages
Is there a Learning Curve for Pancreaticoduodenectomy after Fellowship Training?
Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-5047, USA
Received 20 September 2010; Accepted 17 December 2010
Academic Editor: Guy Maddern
Copyright © 2010 Jeffrey M. Hardacre. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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