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Total pancreatectomy

Total pancreatectomy

Total pancreatectomy: Total pancreatectomy is open surgery to remove the entire pancreas, spleen, gallbladder, common bile duct, and parts of the small intestine and stomach.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Total pancreatectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Total pancreatectomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Total pancreatectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Total pancreatectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Total pancreatectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Total pancreatectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Total pancreatectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Total pancreatectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Total pancreatectomy

Possible surgical complications of Total pancreatectomy may include:

Total pancreatectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Total pancreatectomy: Six to eight weeks.

Descriptions of Total pancreatectomy

Total pancreatectomy: Surgery to remove the entire pancreas. Part of the stomach, part of the small intestine, the common bile duct, gallbladder, spleen, and nearby lymph nodes also are removed.
Source: National Institute of Health

Total pancreatectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Total pancreatectomy) include:

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