Management of the pancreatic remnant during Whipple operation
Pancreaticojejunostomy is the most frequent site of fistula
formation in patients undergoing Whipple procedure (pancreaticoduodenectomy).
The results of an end-to-side anastomosis
of the pancreatic stump to the jejunum are discussed
in this retrospective review of 21 patients who underwent
Whipple procedure for cancer of the pancreas or
Key words: Whipple procedure, pancreaticojejunostomy,