Whipple procedure


variants or Whipple's procedure
: pancreaticoduodenectomy
especially : one in which there is complete excision of the pancreas and partial excision of the duodenum

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“Whipple procedure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Whipple%20procedure. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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