J Biomech 2021 Aug 27;128:110714. Epub 2021 Aug 27.
Berlin Institute of Health at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Julius Wolff Institute, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin 13353, Germany; Berlin Institute of Health at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, BIH Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, GermanyBerlin Institute of Health Center for Regenerative Therapies, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin 13353, Germany; Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Biomaterials, Potsdam 14476, Germany.
Radical resection remains the only curative treatment option in pancreatic cancer. Postoperative pancreatic fistulas (POPF) occur in up to 30% of patients leading to prolonged hospital-stay, increased cost of care and morbidity and mortality. Mechanical properties of the pancreas are associated with POPF. Read More