BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Fig 4

Clinical Study

A New Surgical Technique of Pancreaticoduodenectomy with Splenic Artery Resection for Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreatic Head and/or Body Invading Splenic Artery: Impact of the Balance between Surgical Radicality and QOL to Avoid Total Pancreatectomy

Figure 4

Comparisons of overall survival (OS) and recurrence-free survival (RFS) rates after pancreatectomy between PD and PD-SAR. (a) Overall survival. There were no significant differences in survival rates of two groups ( ). (b) Recurrence-free survival. There were no significant differences in survival rates of two groups ( ). MST: median survival time.
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(a) Overall survival
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(b) Recurrence-free survival