Clinical significance of circumportal pancreas, a rare congenital anomaly, in pancreatectomy.

@article{Ohtsuka2017ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical significance of circumportal pancreas, a rare congenital anomaly, in pancreatectomy.},
  author={Takao Ohtsuka and Yasuhisa Mori and Kousei Ishigami and Takaaki Fujimoto and Yoshihiro Miyasaka and Kohei Nakata and Kenoki Ohuchida and Eishi Nagai and Yoshinao Oda and Shuji Shimizu and Masafumi Nakamura},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={214 2},
  pages={
          267-272
        }
}
BACKGROUND Circumportal pancreas is a rare congenital pancreatic anomaly. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical characteristics of patients with circumportal pancreases undergoing pancreatectomy. METHODS The medical records of 508 patients who underwent pancreatectomy were retrospectively reviewed. The prevalence of circumportal pancreas and related anatomical variations were assessed. Surgical procedures and postoperative outcomes were compared in patients with and without… CONTINUE READING
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