Sphincteroplasty for pancreas divisum

Michael G. Sarr, Andrew L. Warshaw

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Strong: recurrent episodes of documented acute pancreatitis (typical pain, increased serum amylase) in patients with congenital pancreas divisum or other variants of a dominant dorsal duct (absent duct of Wirsung, filamentous communication to duct of Wirsung) Weak: patients with pancreas divisum and episodic obstructive pancreatic pain (pain with characteristics and location attributable to a pancreatic origin but without objective substantiation by hyperamylasemia or pancreatic edema).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAtlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783540200048
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Sarr, M. G., & Warshaw, A. L. (2007). Sphincteroplasty for pancreas divisum. In Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery (pp. 805-810). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68866-2_82