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Abdom Imaging. 2013 Apr;38(2):273-84. doi: 10.1007/s00261-012-9912-4.

Complications of Whipple surgery: imaging analysis.

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Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Unit 1473, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230-1402, USA. priya.bhosale@mdanderson.org

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS:

The purpose of this article is to describe and illustrate anatomic findings after the Whipple procedure, and the appearance of its complications, on imaging.

CONCLUSION:

Knowledge of the cross-sectional anatomy following the Whipple procedure, and clinical findings for associated complications, are essential to rapidly and accurately diagnose such complications on postoperative studies in order to optimize treatment.

PMID:
22623029
DOI:
10.1007/s00261-012-9912-4
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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