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Surgical Anatomy of the Pancreas

  • Massimo Sartelli
  • Rodolfo Scibé
  • Guido Cesare Gesuelli
  • Ivo Patrizi
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)

Abstract

The pancreas is a lobular gland, grayish-pink in color and 12–15 cm in length. It extends crosswise along the posterior abdominal wall, behind the stomach, between the duodenum and the spleen.

Keywords

Common Bile Duct Main Pancreatic Duct Superior Mesenteric Vein Celiac Trunk Main Duct 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Sartelli
    • 1
  • Rodolfo Scibé
    • 1
  • Guido Cesare Gesuelli
    • 1
  • Ivo Patrizi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryMacerata HospitalMacerataItaly

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