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Animation - Understanding Pancreatic Surgery: Benefits, Risks, and Relevant Anatomy
This animation describes the major indications for pancreatic surgery, as well as the goals, benefits and risks. The animation provides an overview of the most commonly performed pancreatic surgeries, such as a Whipple procedure, distal pancreatectomy, and total pancreatectomy. Potential outcomes following surgery, which can be routinely treated and effectively managed, are also discussed.

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Slide Show - Understanding Pancreatic Surgery: Benefits, Risks, and Relevant Anatomy
This slide show describes the major indications for pancreatic surgery, as well as the goals, benefits and risks. The animation provides an overview of the most commonly performed pancreatic surgeries, such as a Whipple procedure, distal pancreatectomy, and total pancreatectomy. Potential outcomes following surgery, which can be routinely treated and effectively managed, are also discussed.
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