Pathophysiology after pancreaticoduodenectomy

Chang Moo Kang, Jin Ho Lee

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Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) will result in removal of important multiorgans in upper intestinal tract and subsequently secondary physiologic change. In the past, surgeons just focused on the safety of surgical procedure; however, PD is regarded as safe and widely applied to treatment of periampullary lesions. Practical issues after PD, such as, effect of duodenectomy, metabolic surgery-like effect, alignment effect of gastrointestinal continuity, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease were summarized and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5794-5804
Number of pages11
JournalWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2015 May 21

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  • Gastroenterology


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