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June 2001

This Month in Archives of Surgery

Arch Surg. 2001;136(6):618. doi:10.1001/archsurg.136.6.618

The pancreas remains a difficult organ to treat when diseased. Two of our articles suggest resectional therapy for select patients with problems of postobstructive chronic pancreatitis and adult-onset nesidioblastosis.


With the increasing number of female medical school graduates and their greater presence in surgical residency programs, it is only appropriate that attention be directed to the problems associated with childbearing and child care, the need for better facilities and time sharing, and the effect of these issues on career choice by women. This limited survey and the authors' comments give emphasis to many problems that need resolution.