All publications of “Alexandre Cruz Henriques”

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En bloc pancreaticoduodenectomy and right hemicolectomy to treat locally advanced right colon cancer: report of three cases

Sergio Renato Pais Costa, Sergio Henrique Couto Horta, Alexandre Cruz Henriques, Jaques Waisberg, Manlio Basílio Speranzini

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010rc786

ABSTRACTAlthough colorectal tumors are fairly common surgical conditions, 5 to 12% of these tumors are locally advanced (T4 tumors) upon diagnosis. In this particular situation, the efficacy of en bloc multivisceral resection has been proven. When right-colon cancer invades the proximal duodenum or even the pancreatic head, a challenging dilemma arises due to complexity of the curative surgical procedure. Therefore, en bloc pancreaticoduodenectomy with right hemicolectomy should be performed to obtain free margins. The present study reports three cases of […]