What is Partial pancreatectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pancreatic cancer 2 0
Car accident 1 0
Cystic fibrosis 1 0
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor 1 1
Renal cell cancer 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Partial pancreatectomy

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1

Duration

Stopped having Partial pancreatectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Partial pancreatectomy.