Latest Pancreaticoduodenectomy Stories
Research from the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center challenges current strategies SACRAMENTO, Calif.
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Minimally invasive procedure removed precancerous cyst, offers a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Eugene
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the digestive tract.
Mechanical bowel preparations (MBP) are commonly administered preoperatively to patients who undergo a pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) (Whipple procedure) to treat benign and malignant tumors of the pancreas, common bile duct or duodenum.
A laparoscopic surgical technique enables extirpation of pancreatic tumours that are benign or of scant, highly localised malignant potential and that preserves the function of the organ to the maximum, at the same time significantly reducing the number of possible complications and the period of hospitalisation.
By Behrman, Stephen W Zarzaur, Ben L Intra-abdominal sepsis (IAS) following pancreatectomy is associated with the need for therapeutic intervention and may result in mortality. We retrospectively reviewed patients developing IAS following elective pancreatectomy.
By Kim, Tad Grobmyer, Stephen R; Dixon, Lisa R; Hochwald, Steven N We present an interesting case of a 62-year-old woman with a 3- month history of vague, left-sided abdominal pain. CT imaging revealed a hypodense lesion in the tail of the pancreas.
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