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Whipples procedure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   need help describing a whipple procedure.
User :  
instruments, drapes, prep
User :  
it's for a project in a student surgical technologist
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it is a surgical procedures where they remove lower portion of stomach, 1st 2 nd portions of duodenum , head of pancreas and some part of common bile duct.
Doctor :   later they connect all this things to jejunum
User :  
I know what is removed, what I'm really looking for is how it's removed
User :  
like when your inside, removing the head of the pancreas, are you using a 15 blade,
Doctor :  
it is very tough to describe the procedure in a limited time
User :   alright, well thanks anyways
Doctor :  
you can go through the videos if you really wanted to know
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