Laparoscopic lateral pancreaticojejunostomy: our experience of 17 cases

@article{Tantia2003LaparoscopicLP,
  title={Laparoscopic lateral pancreaticojejunostomy: our experience of 17 cases},
  author={Om Tantia and M. K. Jindal and Sudeep Khanna and Bimalendu Sen},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={1054-1057}
}
Although lateral pancreaticojejunostomy (LPJ) is one of the most commonly performed procedures for the management of chronic obstructive pancreatitis, it is seldom performed laparoscopically. We report our experience of 17 consecutive laparoscopic LPJ (lap LPJ) and their outcome. Seventeen patients (nine male and eight female) with ages ranging between 16 and 48 years underwent lap LPJ by a single surgical team. The most common presenting symptoms were abdominal pain and weight loss. The mean… CONTINUE READING
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