[Complex duodenopancreatic injuries].

  title={[Complex duodenopancreatic injuries].},
  author={Luciano Alessandroni and Elena Adami and Giovanni Baiano and M Cellitti and Guido Massi and Roberto Tersigni},
  journal={Chirurgia italiana},
  volume={53 1},
Injuries of the duodenopancreatic region are rare and difficult to diagnose and treat. The related high mortality is mainly due to the presence of associated lesions. Complex traumas (AAST grade IV and V lesions) require difficult surgical treatment with high postoperative morbidity and mortality rates. In a review of 200 pancreaticoduodenectomies performed for pancreatic head traumas the postoperative mortality was 31%. The authors present 6 cases of complex duodenopancreatic traumas, treated… CONTINUE READING