What should be the standard operation in chronic pancreatitis: Whipple or duodenum-preserving pancreatic head resection?


Surgical options in the treatment of chronic pancreatitis have undergone both development and controversial discussion in the past decades. Operations such as the classical and pylorus-preserving Whipple resections are more and more being replaced by operations such as the duodenum-preserving pancreatic head resection, which preserves extrapancreatic organs… (More)


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