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2019 Apr

J Am Coll Surg



Post-Pancreatoduodenectomy Outcomes and Epidural Analgesia: A 5-Year Single Institution Experience.


Simpson RE, Fennerty ML, Colgate CL, Kilbane ME, Ceppa EP, House MG, Zyromski NJ, Nakeeb A, Schmidt MC
J Am Coll Surg. 2019 Apr; 228(4):453-462.
PMID: 30677524.


Optimal pain control post-pancreatoduodenectomy is a challenge. Epidural analgesia (EDA) is increasingly utilized despite inherent risks and unclear effects on outcomes.