Pancreas-preserving management in reinterventions for severe pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy: a systematic review

@article{Bouras2015PancreaspreservingMI,
  title={Pancreas-preserving management in reinterventions for severe pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy: a systematic review},
  author={Ahmed Fouad Bouras and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Marin and Chafik Bouzid and François-Ren{\'e} Pruvot and Philippe Zerbib and St{\'e}phanie Truant},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={401},
  pages={141-149}
}
Life-threatening postoperative pancreatic fistula (LTPOPF) is the most feared complication after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD). Although completion pancreatectomy (CP) is usually performed when radiological management fails, the associated morbidity and mortality rates remain high. Here, we reviewed pancreas-preserving alternatives to CP. The PubMed database… CONTINUE READING