Pancreatic Enucleation: Improved Outcomes Compared to Resection

Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 05/04/2012

Compared to resection, pancreatic enucleation is associated with improved operative as well as short– and long–term postoperative outcomes. For small benign and premalignant pancreatic lesions, enucleation should be considered the procedure of choice when technically appropriate.

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