Animation - Helping Kids and Teens to Understand and Prepare for Pancreatic Surgery

This animation will help you to understand and prepare for pancreatic surgery. It describes what to expect before, during and after surgery. Pancreatic surgery can involve doctors removing a part or all of your pancreas from your body. It will take time to get better after your surgery, but having pancreatic surgery can help you begin to feel better sooner and go back to enjoying everyday activities.
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Animation - Helping Kids and Teens to Understand and Prepare for Pancreatic Surgery
1. Animation - Helping Kids and Teens to Understand and Prepare for Pancreatic Surgery
Slide Show - Helping Kids and Teens to Understand and Prepare for Pancreatic Surgery
2. Slide Show - Helping Kids and Teens to Understand and Prepare for Pancreatic Surgery
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3. Expert Video - Is surgery ever used to treat children with acute pancreatitis?
Expert Video - What surgical options are available for children and teens with chronic pancreatitis?
4. Expert Video - What surgical options are available for children and teens with chronic pancreatitis?
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This educational activity has been developed by: The National Pancreas Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

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This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series that provides highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.