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Pancreatectomy for Tumor

Alejandro R Ruiz-Elizalde, MD, Alessandra Landmann
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Pancreatic disorders in children requiring surgical intervention encompass a broad spectrum of both congenital and acquired disorders and can be divided into four major groups: pancreatitis, anatomical malformations, hyperinsulinism and neoplasms [1]. While pancreatic tumors are of rare occurrence in children, pediatric surgeons need to be familiar with pancreatic anatomy, surgical technique and postoperative management. Here we will discuss relevant anatomy and surgical resections for the treatment of pancreatic neoplasms.

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Last updated: May 13, 2019


Ruiz-Elizalde, Alejandro R, and Alessandra Landmann. "Pancreatectomy for Tumor." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2019. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829690/all/Pancreatectomy_for_Tumor.
Ruiz-Elizalde AR, Landmann A. Pancreatectomy for Tumor. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829690/all/Pancreatectomy_for_Tumor. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Ruiz-Elizalde, A. R., & Landmann, A. (2019). Pancreatectomy for Tumor. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829690/all/Pancreatectomy_for_Tumor
Ruiz-Elizalde AR, Landmann A. Pancreatectomy for Tumor [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829690/all/Pancreatectomy_for_Tumor.
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