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Complications Associated with Celiac Artery Occlusion Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple Procedure)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery

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Description:

Occlusion of the celiac artery may be tolerated if there is adequate collateral circulation, especially through the pancreatic artery. During pancreaticoduodenectomy the pancreatic artery is ligated, which can result in ischemia in organs supplied by the celiac artery.

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