Clinical and surgical factors influencing delayed gastric emptying after pyloric-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy.

@article{Kurosaki2005ClinicalAS,
  title={Clinical and surgical factors influencing delayed gastric emptying after pyloric-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy.},
  author={Isao Kurosaki and Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 61},
  pages={143-8}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is the most common and troublesome complication after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (PPPD), however, definitive treatment has not yet been established. We examined the clinical and surgical factors relevant to DGE using multivariate analyses. METHODOLOGY Forty-four patients with PPPD were divided into two groups according to reconstructive technique: group A (25), Billroth II type with antecolic duodenojejunostomy and group B (19… CONTINUE READING

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