Items tagged “pancreas”

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Gastroduodenal artery

The gastroduodenal artery is a terminal branch of the common hepatic artery which mainly supplies the pylorus, proximal duodenum, and the head of the pancreas. Due to its proximity to the anterior wall of the first part of the duodenum, the gastroduodenal artery is one of the most important sour...
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Pancreatic ultrasound

Pancreatic ultrasound can be used to assess for pancreatic malignancy, pancreatitis and its complications, as well as for other pancreatic pathology. Preparation Fast the patient to reduce interference from overlying bowel gas, which may otherwise make visualisation difficult. Scanning techni...
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Pancreatic trauma

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
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Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas

 Diagnosis not applicable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 21 Feb 2014
89% complete
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Revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis

The Revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis (2012) is an international multidisciplinary classification of acute pancreatitis severity. It is an update of the 1991 Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis. The worldwide consensus aims for an internationally agreed-upon classifi...
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Chronic pancreatitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 21 Jul 2014
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Necrotising pancreatitis

Necrotising pancreatitis (NP) represents the severe form of pancreatitis. It is considered a subtype of acute pancreatitis as necrosis usually tends to occurs early, within the first 24-48 hours, but can also rarely occur with subacute forms. A key feature is a significant amount of pancreatic ...
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Ectopic pancreatic tissue

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jens Christian Fischer
Published 09 Oct 2014
70% complete
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Appleby procedure

The Appleby procedure is a type of pancreatic cancer resection.  For some patients with pancreatic cancer involving the body and tail of the pancreas, involvement of the coeliac axis is a classic contraindication to pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure).  With the Appleby procedure, ther...
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Frey procedure

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 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 19 Nov 2014
95% complete
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Puestow procedure

The Puestow procedure is a lateral side-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy that is used for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis. The pancreas is essentially filleted along its long axis from the uncinate process to the tail and connected to a Roux en-Y loop of jejunum. The pancreaticojejunal anas...
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Pancreas transplant

A pancreas transplant is a procedure performed in some medical centers in which a donor pancreas is transplanted to a recipient.  The donor pancreas is typically cadaveric, but may rarely be a segment from a living donor 1.  The transplant is meant to establish normoglycemia in patients with dia...
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Pancreatic intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm (ITPN)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 15 Jan 2015
90% complete
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Pancreatic intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm

Pancreatic intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasms (ITPNs) are rare variants of intraductal papillary neoplasms. Unlike an IPMN, an ITPN does not produce mucin. Epidemiology Incidence/prevalence is unclear. Small series show an even male:female distribution and an average age of presentation of ...
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Johanson-Blizzard syndrome

Johanson-Blizzard syndrome is a disorder of ectodermal dysplasia with a wide variability in its manifestations. It is thought to have autosomal recessive inheritance. Clinical presentation There is a wide variability in the clinical presentation, but common features are: low birth weight hyp...
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Pancreatic lipomatosis

Pancreatic lipomatosis refers to fatty replacement of pancreatic parenchyma. This finding is most often associated with obesity and aging.  It tends to be commonest pathological condition involving the pancreas. The condition may occassionally simulate a mass like lesion particularly when fatty...
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Walled-off pancreatic necrosis (WOPN)

A large cystic le...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Azza Elgendy
Published 15 Mar 2015
77% complete
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Acute necrotic collection

Acute necrotic collections (ANCs) are an early, local complication of necrotising pancreatitis. Terminology The following are the latest terms according to the updated Atlanta classification to describe fluid collections associated with acute pancreatitis 1,2: fluid collections in interstitia...
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Pancreatic atrophy

Pancreatic atrophy is non-specific and is common in elderly patients, although in younger patients it can be a hallmark of pathology. Most commonly it is associated with aging, obesity and end-stage chronic pancreatitis.  It occurs principally with fatty replacement of the pancreas (pancreatic ...

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