Whipple procedure

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79539   51 years ago
M_Nabil | 0 subscribers
79539   51 years ago
What is a Whipple procedure?

Also called a pancreaticoduodenectomy, the Whipple procedure is performed to address chronic pancreatitis and cancer of the pancreas, ampulla of Vater, duodenum, and the distal bile duct. The Whipple procedure involves removing the cancerous parts of the pancreas, duodenum, common bile duct, and if required, part of the stomach.



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