Central pancreatectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy in children.

  title={Central pancreatectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy in children.},
  author={Jason C. Fisher and Keith A. Kuenzler and Lawrence Bodenstein and John A. Chabot},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={42 4},
Children requiring surgical intervention for pancreatic disease may be at risk long term for exocrine insufficiency and glucose intolerance. Pediatric surgeons must balance the need to perform adequate surgical resection while preserving as much normal pancreatic parenchyma as possible. Neoplasms of the middle pancreatic segment with low malignant potential and isolated trauma to the pancreatic body or neck represent 2 conditions where extensive pancreatic resection is unnecessary. Central… CONTINUE READING