Management of the pancreatic remnant during Whipple operation

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Management of the pancreatic remnant during Whipple operation (EN)

Chatzigeorgiou N.,
Theodosiou A.,
Setzis K.,
Barbetakis N.,

SUMMARY 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 periampullary region. Key words: Whipple procedure, pancreaticojejunostomy, pancreaticojejunal fistula (EN)




Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 15, No 1 (2002) (EN)

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