Volume 2 Issue 1

Editorial: Is "Observation" the Single Method of Treatment for Post-Pancreatoduodenectomy Complications Due to the Strictured Anastomosis?

Masataka Kikuyama*

The stricture of pancreatoenteric anastomotic site is one of the problematic late complications after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) [1]. Almost all patients with this disorder are asymptomatic, but roughly 2% of these patients suffer from acute recurrent pancreatitis (ARP) [2,3], which requires repeated hospitalization and negatively impacts patients' quality of life (QOL).

Cite this Article: Kikuyama M. Is "Observation" the Single Method of Treatment for Post-Pancreatoduodenectomy Complications Due to the Strictured Anastomosis? SRL Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016;2(1): 001-003.

Published: 03 January 2016

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