Laparoscopic side-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy (Partington-Rochelle) for chronic pancreatitis.

  title={Laparoscopic side-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy (Partington-Rochelle) for chronic pancreatitis.},
  author={Marina S. Kurian and Michel Gagner},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery},
  volume={6 4},
Intractable pain in chronic pancreatitis has been treated by several different procedures, including resection and drainage, or a combination of the two. We describe the technique of laparoscopic side-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis in five patients. The procedure is performed using five trocars. Stapling and direct suturing are required. Careful selection of patients is important. Preoperative and intraoperative ultrasound is necessary to assess the dilated pancreatic… CONTINUE READING

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