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Private Service, General Surgery

Pancreatectomy

Pancreatectomy involves removing part of, or the whole pancreas. These are complex operations, often with a high level of technical difficulty, risks, and side effects. Common types include the Whipple procedure, distal pancreatectomy, and total pancreatectomy. These are mostly done for cancers or pre-malignant conditions. Some pancreatectomies can be done laparoscopically ("key hole"). 

This page was last updated at 12:31PM on October 26, 2021.