Central pancreatectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy for benign pancreatic pathology

@article{Efron2004CentralPW,
  title={Central pancreatectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy for benign pancreatic pathology},
  author={David T. Efron and Keith D. Lillemoe and John L. Cameron and Charles J Yeo},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={532-538}
}
Benign lesions of the neck and proximal body of the pancreas pose an interesting surgical challenge. If the lesions are not amenable to simple enucleation, surgeons may be faced with the choice of performing a right-sided resection (pancreaticoduodenectomy) or a left-sided resection (distal pancreatectomy) to include the lesion, resulting in resection of a substantial amount of normal pancreatic parenchyma. Central pancreatic resection has been reported with Roux-en-Y pancreaticojejunostomy… CONTINUE READING