[Articles] Partial pancreatoduodenectomy versus duodenum-preserving pancreatic head resection in chronic pancreatitis: the multicentre, randomised, controlled, double-blind ChroPac trial
September 18, 2017
- The Lancet 390, 10099 (2017)
Author: Markus K Diener, Felix J Hüttner, Meinhard Kieser, Phillip Knebel, Colette Dörr-Harim, Marius Distler, Robert Grützmann, Uwe A Wittel, Rebekka Schirren, Hans-Michael Hau, Axel Kleespies, Claus-Dieter Heidecke, Ales Tomazic, Christopher M Halloran, Torsten J Wilhelm, Marcus Bahra, Tobias Beckurts, Thomas Börner, Matthias Glanemann, Ulrich Steger, Frank Treitschke, Ludger Staib, Karsten Thelen, Thomas Bruckner, André L Mihaljevic, Jens Werner, Alexis Ulrich, Thilo Hackert, Markus W Büchler, ChroPac Trial Group
No differences in quality of life after surgery for chronic pancreatitis were seen between the interventions. Results from single-centre trials showing superiority for DPPHR were not confirmed in the multicentre setting.