Pancreaticogastrostomy following Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Review of 102 Consecutive Cases

Abstract

Disruption of the pancreatic anastomosis with resultant sepsis is the cause of nearly 50% of deaths following pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). Traditionally, the pancreatic remnant is anastomosed to the jejunum. Pancreaticogastrostomy (PG) was introduced as an alternative by Waugh and Clagett in 1946 and by Park, Mackie, and Rhoads in 1967. The purpose of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002680020080

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