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

Updated: Oct 02, 2020
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Curative resection options include the following:

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

  • Total pancreatectomy

  • Distal pancreatectomy

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