What is Pylorus-preserving Whipple Procedure?

Category: Surgeries


A pylorus sparing Whipple procedure is a surgical operation involving the pancreas, duodenum, and other organs. This operation is performed to treat cancerous tumours on the head of the pancreas, malignant tumors involving common bile duct, duodenal papilla, or duodenum near the pancreas.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pylorus-preserving Whipple Procedure

Side effect Patients
Loose bowel movements 1


Stopped having Pylorus-preserving Whipple Procedure

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Less than 1 month 1
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