Whipple’s Surgery in Lagos
The Whipple procedure, also known as pancreaticoduodenectomy, is the most common procedure for removing pancreatic tumours. The best hope for long-term management of all pancreatic cancer types is surgery to remove a tumour. The Whipple is a complicated and complex procedure that involves removing and reconstructing a substantial portion of the gastrointestinal tract.
The surgeon removes the head of the pancreas, the gallbladder, the duodenum, a part of the stomach, and the surrounding lymph nodes in a regular Whipple operation. The remaining pancreas and digestive organs are then linked by the surgeon.