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- n. The surgical procedure for the removal of part of the pancreas and part of the stomach including the duodenum.
Department of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University has concluded MBPs offer no clinical benefit to patients undergoing a pancreaticoduodenectomy.
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.
Yermilov I, Bentrem D, Sekeris E, Jain S, Maggard MA, et al. (2009) Readmissions following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas cancer: a population-based appraisal.
A pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed.
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.
Pancreatic carcinoma of the head was diagnosed and a pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed.
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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