Normal postoperative computed tomography findings after a variety of pancreatic surgeries

Ji Won Seo, Ho Kyoung Hwang, Minwook Lee, Ki Whang Kim, Chang Moo Kang, Myeong Jin Kim, Yong Eun Chung

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Abstract

Pancreatic surgery remains the only curative treatment for pancreatic neoplasms, and plays an important role in the management of medically intractable diseases. Since the original Whipple operation in the 20th century, surgical techniques have advanced, resulting in decreased postoperative complications and better clinical outcomes. Normal postoperative imaging findings vary greatly depending on the surgical technique used. Radiologists are required to be familiar with the normal postoperative imaging findings, in order to distinguish from postoperative complications or tumor recurrence. In this study, we briefly review a variety of surgical techniques for the pancreas, and present the normal postoperative computed tomography findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-308
Number of pages10
JournalKorean journal of radiology
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Mar 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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