Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple Procedure)
Pancreaticoduodenectomy is the treatment of choice of pancreas head lesions, and can be performed as a pylorus-sparing or standard (pylorus resecting) operation. This complex operation is fraught with a high rate of complications, and mortality increases in lower-volume hospitals and is best performed by an experienced team.
KeywordsPancreas resection Pancreas cancer
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