Complications after Frey's procedure for chronic pancreatitis.

  title={Complications after Frey's procedure for chronic pancreatitis.},
  author={Adarsh Chaudhary and Sanjay Singh Negi and Shakeel Masood and Mahesh Thombare},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={188 3},
BACKGROUND Frey's operation is indicated on patients with chronic pancreatitis who have "head dominant" disease and involves resection of the head of pancreas and lateral pancreaticojejunostomy (LRLPJ). There is little information about the postoperative complications after this procedure and the factors likely to be responsible for them. This paper addresses this aspect of LRLPJ. METHODS A retrospective review was made of records of 41 patients undergoing LRLPJ for chronic pancreatitis… CONTINUE READING