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December 26, 2019

Prognostic Value of Pancreatic Fistula in Resected Patients With Pancreatic Cancer With Neoadjuvant Therapy

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  • 1Department of Pancreatic Surgery, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
JAMA Surg. 2020;155(3):267-268. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5089

To the Editor We have read with great interest the article by Hank et al.1 The authors indicated that neoadjuvant therapy (NAT) could reduce the rate of clinically relevant postoperative pancreatic fistula (CR-POPF). In addition, they demonstrated that CR-POPF is associated with a significant reduction in long-term survival for patients with pancreatic cancer with NAT.

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