Totally laparoscopic stapled distal pancreatectomy


To evaluate the outcomes of totally laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP). A prospective database of patients treated within a single institution was studied retrospectively. Between March 2003 and January 2010, 15 patients underwent pancreatic transection with the use of a stapler, followed by sealing of the pancreatic stump with fibrin-coated collagen… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00595-012-0218-5


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@article{Katagiri2012TotallyLS, title={Totally laparoscopic stapled distal pancreatectomy}, author={Hirokatsu Katagiri and Akira Sasaki and Hiroyuki Nitta and Takeshi Takahara and Satoshi S Nishizuka and G O Wakabayashi}, journal={Surgery Today}, year={2012}, volume={42}, pages={940-944} }