Total Pancreatectomy: Indications, Operative Technique, and Postoperative Sequelae

@article{Heidt2006TotalPI,
  title={Total Pancreatectomy: Indications, Operative Technique, and Postoperative Sequelae},
  author={David G. Heidt and Charles F. Burant and Diane M Simeone},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={209-216}
}
Total pancreatectomy has been used to treat both benign and malignant disease of the pancreas, but its use has been limited by concerns about management of the apancreatic state with its attendant total endocrine and exocrine insufficiency. Here, we review the indications for total pancreatectomy, operative technique, and improvements in the postoperative management of patients. Total pancreatectomy remains a viable option in the treatment of intractable pain associated with chronic… CONTINUE READING

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Total pancreatectomy remains a viable option in the treatment of intractable pain associated with chronic pancreatitis , multicentric or extensive neuroendocrine tumors , patients with familial pancreatic cancer with premalignant lesions , and in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia with diffuse ductal involvement or invasive disease .
Total pancreatectomy remains a viable option in the treatment of intractable pain associated with chronic pancreatitis , multicentric or extensive neuroendocrine tumors , patients with familial pancreatic cancer with premalignant lesions , and in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia with diffuse ductal involvement or invasive disease .
Total pancreatectomy remains a viable option in the treatment of intractable pain associated with chronic pancreatitis , multicentric or extensive neuroendocrine tumors , patients with familial pancreatic cancer with premalignant lesions , and in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia with diffuse ductal involvement or invasive disease .
Total pancreatectomy remains a viable option in the treatment of intractable pain associated with chronic pancreatitis , multicentric or extensive neuroendocrine tumors , patients with familial pancreatic cancer with premalignant lesions , and in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia with diffuse ductal involvement or invasive disease .
Total pancreatectomy remains a viable option in the treatment of intractable pain associated with chronic pancreatitis , multicentric or extensive neuroendocrine tumors , patients with familial pancreatic cancer with premalignant lesions , and in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia with diffuse ductal involvement or invasive disease .
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