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Pseudokystes du pancréas: quel traitement choisir?

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 128, no. 22, p. 871-873
Publication date1998
Abstract

Pseudocysts of the pancreas may require drainage or resection during their evolution. External drainage can be considered as a treatment of first resort with low related morbidity. It also offers a means of treating patients with major contraindications for surgery. In our experience, however, only 55% of external drainages prove successful. Therefore, surgical treatment, even at the cost of low-rate morbidity, remains the only final treatment for complications linked to pseudocysts of the pancreas. In the long term, however, these results depend on the etiology of the pseudocysts.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Drainage
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst/etiology/mortality/surgery
  • Prognosis
  • Reoperation
  • Survival Rate
Citation (ISO format)
ROUIJEL, Jalil et al. Pseudokystes du pancréas: quel traitement choisir? In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 1998, vol. 128, n° 22, p. 871–873.
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