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Pancreatoduodenectomy: a complicated solution.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2219248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. Pancreatoduodenectomy is an effective operative procedure for benign large tumors and cancers of the pancreas and periampullary sites and extensive trauma to these areas. 2. Pancreatoduodenectomy may be performed in two stages: total excision of pancreas, subtotal excision, and pyloric exclusion procedures. 3. Carcinoma of the proximal pancreas is a serious medicosurgical problem, and radical pancreatoduodenectomy is the most effective form of therapy. 4. Pancreatoduodenectomy is a major operative procedure with serious intraoperative and postoperative complications that are directly related to the experience of the surgeon.
E B Smith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Today's OR nurse     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0194-5181     ISO Abbreviation:  Todays OR Nurse     Publication Date:  1990 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-11-21     Completed Date:  1990-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7911719     Medline TA:  Todays OR Nurse     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-11     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Duodenum / surgery*
Education, Nursing, Continuing
Nursing Assessment
Pancreas / injuries*
Pancreatic Neoplasms / nursing,  surgery*
Pancreaticojejunostomy / methods
Surgical Procedures, Operative / adverse effects
Wounds and Injuries / nursing,  surgery*

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