Pancreaticojejunostomy (Puestow) for Chronic Pancreatitis
Chronic pancreatitis of the type severe enough to require surgery generally follows chronic alcohol abuse. It is rare after an attack of biliary pancreatitis if the biliary calculi are removed. Occasionally trauma to the pancreas or congenital abnormalities of the pancreatic ducts may produce chronic pancreatitis.
KeywordsChronic Pancreatitis Pancreatic Duct Portal Hypertension Distal Pancreatectomy Uncinate Process
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