Laparoscopic long sleeve pancreaticogastrostomy (LPG): a novel pancreatic anastomosis following central pancreatectomy.

@article{Jiao2016LaparoscopicLS,
  title={Laparoscopic long sleeve pancreaticogastrostomy (LPG): a novel pancreatic anastomosis following central pancreatectomy.},
  author={Long Richard Jiao and Tamara M.H. Gall and Mikael Hans Sodergren and Ruifang Fan},
  journal={Hepatobiliary surgery and nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={245-8}
}
BACKGROUND Central pancreatectomy (CP) is preferred to distal pancreatectomy (DP) for the excision of benign tumours at the neck or body of the pancreas, in order to preserve pancreatic function and the spleen. However, the pancreaticoenterostomy is technically difficult to perform laparoscopically and the postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) rate is high. METHODS A novel laparoscopic reconstruction of the pancreatic stump during CP is described, the laparoscopic long sleeve… CONTINUE READING

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