Whipple Procedure

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Last Updated: 08 May 2022
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A Whipple procedure, understood as a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is an intricate procedure to get rid of the head of the pancreas, the first part of the small intestine, the bile and the gallbladder duct. The Whipple procedure is used to deal with tumors and other disorders of the bile, pancreas and intestinal tract duct. It is the most commonly used surgery to treat pancreatic cancer that's restricted to the head of the pancreatic. After carrying out the Whipple procedure, your cosmetic surgeon reconnects the staying body organs to allow you to absorb food normally after surgery.

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