Total Pancreatectomy: Indications, Technique, and Postoperative Problems

  • Roberto Santoro
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Total pancreatectomy (TP) consists in removing the entire pancreas, together with part of stomach, duodenum, common bile duct, gallbladder, spleen, and nearby lymph nodes.


Common Bile Duct Chronic Pancreatitis Distal Pancreatectomy Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Total Pancreatectomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Santoro
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  1. 1.Division of General Surgery and TransplantationSan Camillo-Forlanini HospitalRomeItaly

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