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pancreaticoduodenectomy

Definitions

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  • n. The surgical procedure for the removal of part of the pancreas and part of the stomach including the duodenum.

Etymologies

From pancreas + duodenum + -ectomy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Department of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University has concluded MBPs offer no clinical benefit to patients undergoing a pancreaticoduodenectomy.

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  • 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.

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  • Yermilov I, Bentrem D, Sekeris E, Jain S, Maggard MA, et al. (2009) Readmissions following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas cancer: a population-based appraisal.

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  • A pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed.

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  • That type of tumor is treatable by a procedure called the "Whipple," named after the doctor who invented it and much easier to pronounce than pancreaticoduodenectomy.

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  • Pancreatic carcinoma of the head was diagnosed and a pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed.

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  • Birkmeyer JD, Finlayson SR, Tosteson AN, Sharp SM, Warshaw AL, et al. (1999) Effect of hospital volume on in-hospital mortality with pancreaticoduodenectomy.

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