Preoperative endoscopic pancreatic stenting for safe local pancreatic resection.

Abstract

Local pancreatic resection and enucleation have the advantage of preserving pancreatic parenchyma but pancreatic fistula often occurs postoperatively. We describe a case in which preoperative endoscopic pancreatic stenting prevented pancreatic fistula formation following local pancreatic resection. A pancreatic stent seems to prevent leakage from small… (More)

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