What is Whipple procedure?

Category: Surgeries


The Whipple Procedure, also called a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is the removal of the gallbladder, common bile duct, part of the duodenum, and the head of the pancreas.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Whipple procedure

Side effect Patients Percentage


Stopped having Whipple procedure

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 5
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Whipple procedure.