Which surgical interventions are used in the treatment of pancreatic cancer?

Updated: Mar 07, 2019
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Answer

Curative resection options include the following:

  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple Procedure), with/without sparing of the pylorus

  • Total pancreatectomy

  • Distal pancreatectomy


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