pancreatectomy


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pancreatectomy

[‚pan·krē·ə′tek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the pancreas.
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Patients who underwent Whipple/Beger and total pancreatectomy procedures were more likely to have persistent pain, as compared to those who had distal/subtotal pancreatectomies; however, the difference was not statistically significant.
As the disease was limited to the graft itself, pancreatectomy was curative without the need for further adjuvant therapy.
A greater increase of [beta]-cell proliferation was observed with the Silymarin treatment compared to untreated groups at any time after the pancreatectomy.
The splenectomy and distal pancreatectomy specimen contained multiple contiguous solid nodules involving the splenic parenchyma and hilum, measuring 2.
After many early failures, Banting succeeded in extracting a pancreatic solution that contained enough anti-diabetic substance from fetal calf pancreas to lower the blood sugar in a dog made diabetic by pancreatectomy.
Lipacreon is the first pancreatic digestive enzyme replacement therapy to be approved in Japan for the treatment of PEI due to chronic pancreatitis, pancreatectomy, cystic fibrosis and other conditions.
cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatectomy.
The second patient, whose diabetes developed subsequent to a pancreatic tumor, was admitted for a total pancreatectomy.
A family history of type 1 or type 2 DM, early pancreatic calcification and distal pancreatectomy increases the risk of developing DM.
Diabetes associated with carcinoma of the pancreas often resolved after pancreatectomy, indicating a remote (paraneoplastic) effect of the tumour on carbohydrate metabolism.
Because, if a new surgeon from a poor country wishes to execute a pancreatectomy in his country he will be aware of the 50 or even 100% mortality in the conditions of his Hospital, and won't hope for the results of a large Hospital in New York.