Longitudinal Pancreaticojejunostomy with Coring Out of the Head of the Pancreas for Chronic Pancreatitis
Patients with chronic pancreatitis should be considered for surgery if recurrent or persistent pain has not been relieved by conservative treatment. The more common indication for decompression of the pancreatic duct by anastomosis to the jejunum is chronic pancreatitis with dilatation and stenosis of the whole pancreatic duct due to diffuse inflammatory changes. Frey’s operation was performed for the present patient because of multiple calcified stones in the branches as well as in the main pancreatic duct in the head of the pancreas as estimated by preoperative examination.
KeywordsCommon Bile Duct Chronic Pancreatitis Pancreatic Duct Cystic Duct Main Pancreatic Duct
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