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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 28, 2012; 18(24): 3058-3069
Published online Jun 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i24.3058
Ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head: A focus on current diagnostic and surgical concepts
Mehdi Ouaïssi, Urs Giger, Guillaume Louis, Igor Sielezneff, Olivier Farges, Bernard Sastre
Mehdi Ouaïssi, Guillaume Louis, Igor Sielezneff, Bernard Sastre, Centre for Research in Oncology and Oncopharmacologie, Aix Marseille University, 13005 Marseille, France
Mehdi Ouaïssi, Igor Sielezneff, Bernard Sastre, Department of Oncologic and Digestive Surgery, Timone Hospital, 13385 Marseille, France
Urs Giger, Department of Surgery, Marienhospital Herne, Ruhr University Bochum, 44625 Herne, Germany
Guillaume Louis, Department of Radiology, Timone Hospital, 13385 Marseille, France
Olivier Farges, Department of Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Beaujon Hospital, 92110 Clichy, France
Author contributions: Ouaïssi M and Giger U contributed equally to this paper; Ouaïssi M and Giger U designed and conceived the study and participated in analysis and interpretation; they drafted the manuscript, participated in administrative, technical and material support; Ouaïssi M and Louis G acquired data; Sielezneff I, Sastre B and Farges O contributed to supervision and critical review of the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Mehdi Ouaïssi, MD, PhD, Department of Oncologic and Digestive Surgery, Timone Hospital, 264 rue Saint-Pierre,13385 Marseille, France. mehdi.ouaissi@mail;
Telephone: +33-491-385852 Fax: +33-491-385552
Received: July 7, 2011
Revised: December 13, 2011
Accepted: April 28, 2012
Published online: June 28, 2012
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