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pancreatoduodenectomy

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

  • Schnelldorfer T, Ware AL, Sarr MG, Smyrk TC, Zhang L, et al. (2008) Long-term survival after pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: is cure possible?

    PLoS Medicine: New Articles

  • A recently published systematic review indicated superiority of duodenum-preserving techniques when compared with pancreatoduodenectomy, for the treatment of patients with chronic pancreatitis in the head of the gland.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Jobs '"surgery was a variation on the Whipple procedure, or a pancreatoduodenectomy, the most common operation for pancreatic cancer.

    MacDailyNews

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