Structured intraoperative assessment of pancreatic gland characteristics in predicting complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy

British Journal of Surgery, 05/07/2012

A high–risk pancreatic gland had a 25–fold higher risk of PJAM after pancreaticoduoden– ectomy than a low–risk gland. This simple classification can contribute to more individualized patient management and allow stratification of study cohorts with homogeneous POPF risk.

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