TITLE

Puestow procedure

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1815
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Puestow procedure" is presented. It refers to a lateral side-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy in Roux-en-Y configuration used to ease pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis. Under this procedure, the pancreatic duct is opened and attached to the small intestine.
ACCESSION #
21242875

 

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