Pancreatic resections

A pancreatic resection is an operation to remove part of the pancreas. It is mostly performed to treat pancreatic neoplasms or in selected patients with chronic pancreatitis. Removal of the entire pancreatic gland is uncommon, but may be necessary in some cases. Here are outlined the key steps of pancreatic resections. Click on the following links to obtain more information.



Left pancreatectomy

Total pancreatectomy

Middle pancreatectomy

Enucleation of pancreatic neoplasms