Distal Pancreatectomy

  • Jameson L. Chassin


Malignant tumors of body or tail: cystadenocarcinoma; malignant insulinoma or gastrinoma; duct cell carcinoma (rarely resectable) Benign tumors that cannot be locally excised (e.g., insulinoma)


Portal Vein Pancreatic Duct Pancreatic Fistula Distal Pancreatectomy Splenic Artery 
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  1. Pachter HL, Pennington R, Chassin JL et al. Simplified distal pancreatectomy with the autosuture stapler; preliminary clinical observations. Surgery 1979;85:166.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York Hospital Medical Center of QueensFlushingUSA

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