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Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 22, Issue 7, pp 1303–1304 | Cite as

The Vein of Belcher: Revisited

  • Lemuel Pran
  • Shanta Baijoo
  • Dilip Dan
  • Ravi Maharaj
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Superior pancreaticoduodenal vein Vein of belcher Whipple’s Pancreaticoduodenectomy 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Clinical Surgical SciencesUniversity of the West Indies, Eric Williams Medical Sciences ComplexChamps FleursTrinidad and Tobago
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryEric Williams Medical Sciences ComplexChamps FleursTrinidad and Tobago

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