Successful pancreatic duct-to-jejunum anastomosis in a patient with a double pancreatic duct: usefulness of intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS) and IOUS-guided pancreatography.

We treated a patient with cancer of the papilla of Vater associated with an infrequent pancreatic duct course. With a preoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, the presence of a double pancreatic duct was found. These ducts were bifurcated at the pancreatic body. Intraoperative ultrasonography and intraoperative ultrasonography-guided… CONTINUE READING