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Dunking pancreatic anastomosis

This is a technical description of how I do a dunking anastomosis for reconstruction of a pancreaticoduodenectomy in  a patient with a soft pancreas and/or very small duct. The drawings are beyond my ability with powerpoint so apologies for the … Continue reading

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A quick and easy technique for patching small holes in the portal vein.

During pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple’s or Kausch-Whipple procedure depending on where you are from), tumours are often found to be adherent or invading the wall of the portal vein. This can render resection impossible or require a major portal vein resection as … Continue reading

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