Pancreatic cancer operation
is the best way of treatment & long term cure. One of the two major operations may be required in a patients. The operations are known as 'Whipple's operation' & 'Distal pancreatosplenectomy' operation. The Whipple's operation & a modified version called PPPD, is used by surgeons to remove the tumour in head of pancreas & reconstruct the digestive tract. The Distal pancreatectomy is the operation used to remove tumour in body-tail area of pancreas.
Removal of tumour in head with reconstruction of digestive tract
DPS - Removal of tumour in body/tail of pancreas