Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists are studying ways to improve care for people considering the Whipple procedure.
Mayo Clinic surgeons are also actively involved in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, which is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge of cancers affecting the intestinal tract and to improving the quality of life of people affected by these diseases.
Cancer research is conducted in coordination with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on the Whipple procedure on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
July 21, 2015
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- Asbun HJ, et al. Laparoscopic vs open pancreaticoduodenectomy: Overall outcomes and severity of complications using the Accordion Severity Grading System. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2012;215:810.
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