Justification for visceral angiography prior to pancreaticoduodenectomy

Volpe, Carmine M.; Peterson, Steven; Hoover, Eddie L.; Doerr, Ralph J.
August 1998
American Surgeon;Aug1998, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p758
Academic Journal
Describes a medical case illustrating the use of visceral angiography prior to pancreaticoduodenectomy. Study of a patient with a replaced common hepatic artery originating from the superior mesenteric artery; Importance of visceral angiography; Prevalence of injury to hepatic blood supply in the presence of aberrant arterial anatomy.


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