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Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 15, Issue 8, pp 1468–1471 | Cite as

A Technique of Gastrojejunostomy to Reduce Delayed Gastric Emptying after Pancreatoduodenectomy

  • Adeel S. Khan
  • William G. Hawkins
  • David C. Linehan
  • Steven M. StrasbergEmail author
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Abstract

Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) through a gastroenterostomy is a clinical problem that affects many patients who have a standard Whipple procedure. A new method, which is associated with a low rate of DGE, is described.

Keywords

Whipple procedure Pancreatoduodenectomy Gastroenterostomy Delayed gastric emptying 

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© The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adeel S. Khan
    • 1
  • William G. Hawkins
    • 1
  • David C. Linehan
    • 1
  • Steven M. Strasberg
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Section of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, Department of SurgeryWashington University in Saint LouisSt. LouisUSA

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