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Volume 2014, Article ID 219038, 14 pages
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

Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Transplant Surgery, School of Medicine, Mie University, 2-174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie 514-0001, Japan

Received 14 March 2014; Accepted 18 April 2014; Published 12 June 2014

Academic Editor: Masahiko Hirota

Copyright © 2014 Ryosuke Desaki et al. 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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