Obstructed pancreaticojejunostomy partly explains exocrine insufficiency after pancreatic head resection.

@article{Nordback2007ObstructedPP,
  title={Obstructed pancreaticojejunostomy partly explains exocrine insufficiency after pancreatic head resection.},
  author={Isto Nordback and Mickael C Parviainen and Anneli Piironen and Sari R{\"a}ty and Juhani Sand},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={263-70}
}
OBJECTIVE The majority of patients with long-term survival after pancreatic head resection suffer from pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. The objective of this study was to investigate whether this is due to glandular malfunction or obstructed pancreaticojejunal anastomosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-six patients (10 M, 16 F, mean age 61 years, range 34-81 years) were re-examined a median of 52 months (range 3-76 months) after pancreatic head resection and end-to-end invaginated… CONTINUE READING