Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy: Report from a high-volume center

Michael L. Kendrick, M.D., of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, discusses Mayo Clinic's extensive experience with laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy. He notes that minimally invasive techniques lead to less blood loss, reduced postoperative pain and fewer infections. Prospective evaluations are expected to show a better recovery overall.


September 19, 2011

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