Surgical management and outcome of grade-C pancreatic fistulas after pancreaticoduodenectomy: A retrospective multicenter cohort study.

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Summary of "Surgical management and outcome of grade-C pancreatic fistulas after pancreaticoduodenectomy: A retrospective multicenter cohort study."

Management strategies for grade-C postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) following pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) vary. The aim of this study was to evaluate surgical indications, approaches, and outcomes of grade-C POPF following PD.


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Name: International journal of surgery (London, England)
ISSN: 1743-9159


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A surgical specialty concerned with management of cancer.

A 36-amino acid pancreatic hormone that is secreted mainly by endocrine cells found at the periphery of the ISLETS OF LANGERHANS and adjacent to cells containing SOMATOSTATIN and GLUCAGON. Pancreatic polypeptide (PP), when administered peripherally, can suppress gastric secretion, gastric emptying, pancreatic enzyme secretion, and appetite. A lack of pancreatic polypeptide (PP) has been associated with OBESITY in rats and mice.

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Extracts prepared from pancreatic tissue that may contain the pancreatic enzymes or other specific uncharacterized factors or proteins with specific activities. PANCREATIN is a specific extract containing digestive enzymes and used to treat pancreatic insufficiency.

The excision of the head of the pancreas and the encircling loop of the duodenum to which it is connected.

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