A 32-year-old member asked:
hi doctors, was just wondering what is a whipple procedure that is always mentioned in hospital shows?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Kent answered
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Complex surgery: Performed to treat malignant tumors on the head of the pancreas involving common bile duct, papilla, duodenum near the pancreas, and/or pancreatitis. Also called a pancreaticoduodenectomy. See http://www.Pancreaticcancerjourney.Com/whipple-procedure.Html for an in-depth description. Hope that helps!
Answered on May 6, 2016
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