Pancreaticojejunostomy versus controlled pancreaticocutaneous fistula in pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary carcinoma.

@article{Reissman1995PancreaticojejunostomyVC,
  title={Pancreaticojejunostomy versus controlled pancreaticocutaneous fistula in pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary carcinoma.},
  author={Petachia Reissman and Yaron Perry and Asunci{\'o}n Cuenca and Alan I Bloom and A A Eid and Eitan Shiloni and Avraham Y Rivkind and Arie L Durst},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={169 6},
  pages={585-8}
}
BACKGROUND Anastomotic leak of the pancreaticojejunostomy is a major cause of morbidity and mortality following pancreaticoduodenectomy. Reports have described a large variety of techniques for performing this anastomosis and managing the pancreatic stump. In an attempt to obviate the pancreaticojejunostomy, we prospectively studied the technique of ligating the pancreatic duct and using external drains to create a temporary controlled pancreaticocutaneous fistula. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty… CONTINUE READING
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