pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy

pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy

excision of all or part of the pancreas and the duodenum with preservation of the distal stomach and the innervated pylorus; usually limited to the head and neck of the pancreas and most often performed for pancreatic carcinoma.

py·lo·rus-pre·serv·ing pan·cre·a·ti·co·du·od·e·nec·to·my

(pī-lōr'us-prĕ-zĕrv'ing pan'krē-at'i-kō-dū-od'ĕn-ek'tō-mē)
Excision of all or part of the pancreas and the duodenum with preservation of the distal stomach and the innervated pylorus; usually limited to the head and neck of the pancreas; most often performed to treat pancreatic carcinoma.