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Hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery 

Hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery
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Hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery
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10.1093/med/9780199595587.003.0007
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date: 09 May 2021

Cholecystectomy 210

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) 212

Common bile duct exploration 214

Pancreatico-duodenectomy 216

Liver resection 220

Distal pancreatectomy 224

Cholecystectomy refers to surgical removal of the gallbladder for symptomatic cholelithiasis, acalculous cholecystitis, and gallbladder tumours, or polyps. It is also performed along with other surgical procedures such as hepatectomy for primary or secondary liver tumours, as a part of pancreatic resection for tumours of the pancreas or periampullary lesions, for neuroendocrine tumours of the bowel and along with gastric bypass for morbid obesity....

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