Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgery: What Have We Learnt in 10 Years?

  • Micaela Piccoli
  • Barbara Mullineris
  • Domenico Marchi
  • Gianluigi Melotti
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


The first great lesson we learned is that to achieve the best results you need skills and enthusiasm. Ten years ago two great Schools joined efforts to start a wonderful adventure: the Verona University school of pancreatic surgery, directed by Professor Paolo Pederzoli, and the Modena Hospital school of laparoscopic surgery, directed by Professor Gianluigi Melotti. This made it possible to standardize technique, to achieve very good results, and to specify indications and contraindications. Once again, Italy had climbed to the top of the international literature.


Fibrin Glue Distal Pancreatectomy Splenic Artery Splenic Vein Pancreatic Parenchyma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Micaela Piccoli
    • 1
  • Barbara Mullineris
    • 1
  • Domenico Marchi
    • 1
  • Gianluigi Melotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of General SurgeryNuovo Ospedale Civile Sant’Agostino EstenseBaggiovara (MO)Italy

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