Revista chilena de cirugía
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DE ARETXABALA U, XABIER et al. Diagnosis and management ofpancreatoduodenectomy complications. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2012, vol.64, n.4, pp. 395-401. ISSN 0718-4026. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262012000400013.
Pancreatoduodenectomy continues to have a high rate of complications. The most common and severe complications are intra or postoperative bleeding, pancreatic fistulae and derangements of gastric emptying. Each of these requires a great deal of clinical suspicion and an multidisciplinary management. This is a review of these complications, their clinical manifestations and their management.
Palavras-chave : Pancreatoduodenectomy; complications.