Pancreas Resection and Pancreatitis Hemorrhage: Taking Years Off Your Life
A 54-year-old male with chronic pancreatitis (chronic pain, biliary and duodenal obstruction) is undergoing a pancreaticoduodenectomy procedure. During the dissection of the portal vein off of the inflamed and scarred pancreatic head/uncinate, the vein is torn. The tear is propagated into a larger hole with further attempts at dissection. You are called to help.
KeywordsPancreatic resection hemorrhage pancreatitis pseudoaneurysm post pancreatectomy hemorrhage
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