[păng′krē-ə-tō-dōō′ō-dn-ĕktə-mē, -dōō-ŏd′n-ĕk-]


Excision of all or part of the pancreas together with the duodenum.Whipple's operation

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Contemporary Examples of pancreatoduodenectomy

  • He underwent an operation called a modified Whipple procedure, or a pancreatoduodenectomy, Fortune reported.

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    Jobs’s Unorthodox Treatment

    Sharon Begley

    October 6, 2011