The influence of neural invasion on survival and tumor recurrence in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma - A systematic review and meta-analysis


Schorn S., Demir I. E. , Haller B., Scheufele F., Reyes C. M. , Tieftrunk E., ...More

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY-OXFORD, vol.26, no.1, pp.105-115, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.suronc.2017.01.007
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ONCOLOGY-OXFORD
  • Page Numbers: pp.105-115
  • Keywords: Pancreatic cancer, Neural invasion, Survival, Overall survival, Recurrence-free survival, Disease-free-survival, Systematic review, Meta-analysis, LYMPH-NODE RATIO, PAPILLARY MUCINOUS NEOPLASM, LONG-TERM SURVIVAL, PERINEURAL INVASION, PROGNOSTIC-FACTORS, UNFAVORABLE PROGNOSIS, ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY, DISTAL PANCREATECTOMY, DECREASED SURVIVAL, CURATIVE RESECTION

Abstract

Objectives: To assess the impact of neural invasion/NI on overall survival/OS and tumor recurrence in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma/PDAC.