Laparoscopic treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts

  title={Laparoscopic treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts},
  author={Philippe Hauters and Joseph Weerts and Beno{\^i}t Navez and G{\'e}rard G Champault and Christophe Peillon and Eric R E Tott{\'e} and Romain Barth{\'e}l{\'e}my and Frank Siriser},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
A multicentric study was performed to evaluate the clinical results after laparoscopic treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts (PP). We collected the data of 17 patients presenting with PP and operated on by laparoscopy between 1996 and 2001. There were nine men and eight women with a median age of 42 years (range 30–72). In 15 patients the PP developed after acute pancreatitis and the median delay between the acute onset and surgery was 7 months (range: 2–24). In two patients the PP was associated… CONTINUE READING


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