When to Perform a Pancreatoduodenectomy in the Absence of Positive Histology? A Consensus Statement by the International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery

This is a clinical practice guideline for localized pancreatic head cancer. The guideline examines when to perform a pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) in the absence of positive histology. Other important aspects discussed in the guideline include: the issue of the preoperative biopsy, pancreatitis, and neuroendocrine neoplasms.