Publications by authors named "Carlos Fernandez-Del Castillo"

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Hedgehog signaling promotes angiogenesis directly and indirectly in pancreatic cancer.

Angiogenesis 2020 08 22;23(3):479-492. Epub 2020 May 22.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Their 623, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10456-020-09725-xDOI Listing
August 2020

ASO Author Reflections: Does Site Matter? Impact of Tumor Location on Pathologic Characteristics, Recurrence, and Survival of Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.

Ann Surg Oncol 2020 Oct 12;27(10):3913-3914. Epub 2020 May 12.

Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Oncology, G.B. Rossi Hospital, University of Verona Hospital Trust, Verona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-08572-wDOI Listing
October 2020

Diagnosis of Depression is Associated with Readmission Following Elective Pancreatectomy.

Ann Surg Oncol 2020 Oct 30;27(11):4544-4550. Epub 2020 Apr 30.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-08522-6DOI Listing
October 2020

Does Site Matter? Impact of Tumor Location on Pathologic Characteristics, Recurrence, and Survival of Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.

Ann Surg Oncol 2020 Oct 19;27(10):3898-3912. Epub 2020 Apr 19.

Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Oncology, G.B. Rossi Hospital, University of Verona Hospital Trust, Verona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-08354-4DOI Listing
October 2020

Clinical staging in pancreatic adenocarcinoma underestimates extent of disease.

Pancreatology 2020 Jun 19;20(4):691-697. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Vernon Cancer Center, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA, 02462, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pan.2020.03.011DOI Listing
June 2020

Prognostic Value of Pancreatic Fistula in Resected Patients With Pancreatic Cancer With Neoadjuvant Therapy-Reply.

JAMA Surg 2020 03;155(3):269

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5091DOI Listing
March 2020

Primary and Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Cells Exhibit Differential Migratory Potentials.

Pancreas 2020 01;49(1):128-134

From the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPA.0000000000001459DOI Listing
January 2020

Response to Comment on "Reappraising the Concept of Conditional Survival After Pancreatectomy for Ductal Adenocarcinoma".

Ann Surg 2020 02;271(2):e18-e19

Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Verona Hospital Trust, Verona, Italy Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Verona Hospital Trust, Verona, Italy Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Verona Hospital Trust, Verona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003747DOI Listing
February 2020

Does preoperative pharmacologic prophylaxis reduce the rate of venous thromboembolism in pancreatectomy patients?

HPB (Oxford) 2020 Jul 12;22(7):1020-1024. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55, Fruit Street, Yawkey 7B, Boston, MA, 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2019.10.2437DOI Listing
July 2020

Diabetes mellitus is associated with unfavorable pathologic features, increased postoperative mortality, and worse long-term survival in resected pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatology 2020 Jan 31;20(1):125-131. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pan.2019.10.007DOI Listing
January 2020

Can Prognosis Be Modified in Pancreatic Cancer?

Ann Surg Oncol 2020 Mar 7;27(3):632-633. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-08052-wDOI Listing
March 2020

A Step-Up Approach to Infected Abdominal Fluid Collections: Not Just for Pancreatitis.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2020 Feb 20;21(1):54-61. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.056DOI Listing
February 2020

Safe surgery for cystic tumors of the pancreas.

Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2019 02;111(2):85-86

Cirugia, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17235/reed.2019.6042/2018DOI Listing
February 2019

Quasimesenchymal phenotype predicts systemic metastasis in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Mod Pathol 2019 06 25;32(6):844-854. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41379-018-0196-2DOI Listing
June 2019

Lower phosphate levels following pancreatectomy is associated with postoperative pancreatic fistula formation.

HPB (Oxford) 2019 07 29;21(7):834-840. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck St., Boston, MA 02115, USA; Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2018.10.017DOI Listing
July 2019

Reappraising the Concept of Conditional Survival After Pancreatectomy for Ductal Adenocarcinoma: A Bi-institutional Analysis.

Ann Surg 2020 06;271(6):1148-1155

Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Verona Hospital Trust, Verona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003083DOI Listing
June 2020

Association Between Very Small Tumor Size and Decreased Overall Survival in Node-Positive Pancreatic Cancer.

Ann Surg Oncol 2018 Dec 8;25(13):4027-4034. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6832-8DOI Listing
December 2018

Major Complications Independently Increase Long-Term Mortality After Pancreatoduodenectomy for Cancer.

J Gastrointest Surg 2019 10 17;23(10):1984-1990. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman ST, Boston, MA, 02114-02115, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11605-018-3939-y
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October 2019

Diagnostic and Treatment Algorithms of Pancreatic Cystic Tumors.

Visc Med 2018 Jul 22;34(3):212-215. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Department of General and Visceral Surgery, St. Josef-Hospital, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000490817DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6103372PMC
July 2018

To resect or not to resect: a review of pancreatic cyst disease management.

Curr Opin Gastroenterol 2018 09;34(5):343-348

Department of GI and General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOG.0000000000000463DOI Listing
September 2018

Feasibility and safety of microforceps biopsy in the diagnosis of pancreatic cysts.

Gastrointest Endosc 2018 07 3;88(1):79-86. Epub 2018 Mar 3.

Pancreas Biliary Center, Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2018.02.039DOI Listing
July 2018

Staging Laparoscopy Not Only Saves Patients an Incision, But May Also Help Them Live Longer.

Ann Surg Oncol 2018 Apr 31;25(4):1009-1016. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1245/s10434-017-6317-1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-017-6317-1DOI Listing
April 2018

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas: Strategic Considerations.

Visc Med 2017 Dec 8;33(6):466-476. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000485014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5757605PMC
December 2017

Ex vivo human bile duct radiofrequency ablation with a bipolar catheter.

Surg Endosc 2018 06 20;32(6):2808-2813. Epub 2017 Dec 20.

Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 3-H GI Associates, Zero Emerson Place, Blossom St., Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-017-5984-0DOI Listing
June 2018

Early Drain Amylase Value Predicts the Occurrence of Pancreatic Fistula After Pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Ann Surg 2017 12;266(6):e80

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001690DOI Listing
December 2017

Impact of Treatments on Diabetic Control and Gastrointestinal Symptoms After Total Pancreatectomy.

Pancreas 2017 10;46(9):1188-1195

From the *Department of Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; †Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; ‡Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and §Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; and ∥Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPA.0000000000000917DOI Listing
October 2017

Case 27-2017. A 32-Year-Old Man with Acute Chest Pain.

N Engl J Med 2017 08;377(9):874-882

From the Departments of Medicine (D.E.D., D.M.D.), Radiology (M.P.M.), Surgery (C.F.-C.), and Pathology (J.H.C.), Massachusetts General Hospital and the Departments of Medicine (D.E.D., D.M.D.), Radiology (M.P.M.), Surgery (C.F.-C.), and Pathology (J.H.C.), Harvard Medical School - both in Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMcpc1706111DOI Listing
August 2017

Revisions of international consensus Fukuoka guidelines for the management of IPMN of the pancreas.

Pancreatology 2017 Sep - Oct;17(5):738-753. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

Cameron Division of Surgical Oncology and The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pan.2017.07.007DOI Listing
June 2018

Reappraisal of Staging Laparoscopy for Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Contemporary Analysis of 1001 Patients.

Ann Surg Oncol 2017 Oct 17;24(11):3203-3211. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Department of Surgery, Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-017-5973-5DOI Listing
October 2017

Primary lymph node gastrinoma: A single institution experience.

Surgery 2017 11 10;162(5):1088-1094. Epub 2017 Jul 10.

Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.05.017DOI Listing
November 2017

Assessment of the Utility of Laparoscopy and Peritoneal Cytology in the Staging of Pancreatic Cancer.

Pancreas 2017 08;46(7):e60-e62

Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA of Radiation Oncology, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CADepartment of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MADepartment of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MADepartment of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MADepartment of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MADepartment of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPA.0000000000000866DOI Listing
August 2017

Health-related Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes in 5-year Survivors After Pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Ann Surg 2017 10;266(4):685-692

*Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA †Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ‡Department of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA §Department of Surgery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002380DOI Listing
October 2017

Potential impact of a volume pledge on spatial access: A population-level analysis of patients undergoing pancreatectomy.

Surgery 2017 08 11;162(2):203-210. Epub 2017 May 11.

Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.03.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5889083PMC
August 2017

Imaging of pancreatic cystic lesions with confocal laser endomicroscopy: an ex vivo pilot study.

Surg Endosc 2017 12 25;31(12):5119-5126. Epub 2017 Apr 25.

Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-017-5577-yDOI Listing
December 2017

Ductal Carcinoma Arising in a Largely Unchanged Presumed Branch-duct IPMN After 10 Years of Surveillance.

Ann Surg 2017 Dec;266(6):e38-e40

*Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA †Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ‡Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002238DOI Listing
December 2017