Definition of Whipple procedure

Surgical removal of part of the pancreas, duodenum, and distal part of the bile duct. Sometimes, the lower portion of the stomach and the gallbladder are also removed. This procedure is performed for pancreatic, ampullary, duodenal and distal bile duct cancers.

Whipple procedure is from the group

Abdominal Surgical Procedures
Digestive System Surgery

Other Names for Whipple procedure

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