Pure laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy with initial approach to the superior mesenteric artery


INTRODUCTION The "artery-first approach" (AFA) to the superior mesenteric artery allows an early assessment of resectability of pancreatic tumours and could improve the benefits of laparoscopy, reducing invasiveness, especially for unresectable tumours. AIM To describe our technique of pure laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy (PLPD) with the AFA, and to… (More)
DOI: 10.5114/wiitm.2015.54040


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