Hepatic ischemia, caused by celiac axis compression, complicating pancreaticoduodenectomy.

  title={Hepatic ischemia, caused by celiac axis compression, complicating pancreaticoduodenectomy.},
  author={David Augustine Bull and Glenn C Hunter and Trudy Crabtree and Victor M. Bernhard and Charles W. Putnam},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={217 3},
OBJECTIVE In the course of pancreaticoduodenectomy, profound hepatic ischemia developed in two patients (one with ampullary carcinoma, the other with chronic pancreatitis). This article addresses the diagnosis and correction of the celiac axis compression responsible in this complication. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Since hepatic ischemia appeared immediately after division of the gastroduodenal--pancreaticoduodenal arcade, which provides mesenteric to celiac collateral circulation, celiac axis… CONTINUE READING
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