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First-Ever Robotic Pancreatectomy Performed at UIC

Surgeons at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago performed a groundbreaking robotic pancreatectomy in a 39-year-old man to relieve him of debilitating pain. They also performed an autologous islet cell transplant to prevent him from developing surgical diabetes. Terry Near,...

Fox Chase performs the world’s first successful ViKY robot-assisted surgery for pancreatic tumors

...cer Center performed the world's first successful minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy using the ViKY system's revolutionary robotic, compact laparoscope holder. ... Gumbs performed this first ever ViKY assisted minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy on a 65-year-old man who was diagnosed with two pancreatic cysts, one of wh...

Obesity Tied to Poor Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Outcomes

...ess. "The estimated disease-free and overall survival rates were decreased in the obese patients, and the risk of cancer recurrence and death after pancreatectomy (removal of the pancreas) was nearly twice that in non-obese patients," the researchers wrote. "Cancer recurrence was observed in 95 percent (19 of 20...

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Faces Tough Battle Against Pancreatic Cancer

...ancer Center in New York City. Given the length of the hospital stay (seven to 10 days) and the location of the tumor, she probably underwent a distal pancreatectomy (removal of the end of the pancreas) and likely had her spleen removed as well, Sasson said. The tumor was apparently found during routine testing ...

Surgical technique in Spain enables extirpation of benign tumors of the pancreas

...of patients operated on using laparoscopic central pancreatectomy and that has been published in scientific literatu...sults The results of the laparoscopic central pancreatectomy have been excellent, according to Doctor Rotellar,...s to the maximum. This is why laparoscopic central pancreatectomy is not suitable for tumours of poorer prognosis wh...

Digestive Disease Week study examined ACR's guidelines for CT colonography interpretation

...ndividuals underwent partial resection (15), partial followed by completion pancreatectomy (3), or total pancreatectomy (1) for 44 pancreatic lesions (size range 2.6-21 mm) detected by EUS, CT or...

A long-term survival offered by resection of solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas?

...1 after an exploratory laparotomy performed in another hospital for an unresectable pancreatic cystic mass that had infiltrated the portal vein. Total pancreatectomy together with resection and reconstruction of portal vein was then successfully performed. Histopathologic examination showed a solid-pseudopapillary ...
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