Nuovi criteri di resecabilità del K pancreas

Evaluation and proposal of novel resectability criteria for pancreatic cancer established by the Japan Pancreas Society.Shen Y, Chaurasiya S, Bai X, Liang T. Surgery. 2018 Feb 7 [Epub ahead of print]


We read with interest the article by Yamada et al.1 This retrospective report studied the criteria of the Japan Pancreas Society (JPS) based on the recent National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines,2 which are simpler, and predicted survival differences between different groups.

The authors suggested that cancer patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer can be managed as a single subset. Herein, we would like to make the following comments:

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