Surgical Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis

  • Matthew R. Porembka
  • William G. HawkinsEmail author
  • Steven M. Strasberg


This chapter covers the surgical management of chronic pancreatitis including indications, perioperative workup, procedure selection, surgical techniques, post-operative care and outcomes.


Chronic pancreatitis Surgical management Review 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew R. Porembka
    • 1
  • William G. Hawkins
    • 2
    Email author
  • Steven M. Strasberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of HPB Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of Texas SouthwesternSt LouisUSA
  2. 2.Section of HPB Surgery, Department of SurgeryWashington University in St LouisSt LouisUSA

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