What is Pancreatectomy?

Category: Surgeries


A pancreatectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas gland. This is done to treat abnormalities of the pancreas, such as a tumor.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pancreatectomy

Side effect Patients
Abdominal pain 2
Diabetes type 1 1
Short bowel syndrome 1


Stopped having Pancreatectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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