Early management of traumatic pancreatic transection by spleen-preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy.

@article{Nikfarjam2009EarlyMO,
  title={Early management of traumatic pancreatic transection by spleen-preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy.},
  author={Mehrdad Nikfarjam and MauriceH. Rosen and Todd A. Ponsky},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          455-8
        }
}
Pancreatic trauma is a common cause of acute pancreatitis in children and is often treated by conservative measures alone. Conservative measures are more likely to fail when there is complete pancreatic duct disruption. We report a case of complete transaction of the pancreatic neck following blunt trauma in a 14-year-old boy. Complete duct disruption was confirmed by endoscopic retrograde pancreatography. The patient was successfully managed by a laparoscopic spleen-preserving distal… CONTINUE READING
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