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Effects of Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia on the Prognosis in Patients Undergoing Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

2017-08-10 15:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this randomized controlled trial is to investigate the effects of epidural anesthesia and analgesia on the overall survival,disease-free survival and recovery in patients undergoing pancreatic cancer surgery. This study will also evaluate the effects of this technique on the neuroendocrine, stress and inflammatory response in these patients.

Study Design

Conditions

Cancer of Pancreas

Intervention

GEA, PCEA, GA, PCIA

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Fudan University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-08-10T15:08:21-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The transference of a pancreas from one human or animal to another.

The major component (about 80%) of the PANCREAS composed of acinar functional units of tubular and spherical cells. The acinar cells synthesize and secrete several digestive enzymes such as TRYPSINOGEN; LIPASE; AMYLASE; and RIBONUCLEASE. Secretion from the exocrine pancreas drains into the pancreatic ductal system and empties into the DUODENUM.

A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)

Star-shaped, myofibroblast-like cells located in the periacinar, perivascular, and periductal regions of the EXOCRINE PANCREAS. They play a key role in the pathobiology of FIBROSIS; PANCREATITIS; and PANCREATIC CANCER.

Cyst-like space not lined by EPITHELIUM and contained within the PANCREAS. Pancreatic pseudocysts account for most of the cystic collections in the pancreas and are often associated with chronic PANCREATITIS.

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