Whipple operation in trauma

Y. Kluger, R. Hadad, D. Soffer, D. Aladgem, J. Y. Klausner

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Pancreato-duodenectomy is a formidable operation for the critically injured patient. We describe a patient who sustained a stab wound to the stomach and duodenum. At operation this injury could not be reconstructed. A Whipple operation was performed in which the pancreatic stump was stapled and recovery was uneventful, although there was a low output fistula from the pancreatic stump. Limited indications for the Whipple procedure in trauma patients are suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-368, 383
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2 Mar 1997
Externally publishedYes


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