Presence of Pancreatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia in the Pancreatic Transection Margin does not Influence Outcome in Patients with R0 Resected Pancreatic Cancer

Hanno Matthaei, Seung-Mo Hong, Marco Dal Molin, Christopher Wolfgang, Richard Schulick, Anirban Maitra & Ralph Hruban
Introduction: Margin status is one of the strongest prognosticators after resection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). The clinical significance of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PanIN) at a surgical margin has not been established. Materials and methods: A total of 208 patients[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]