Illustration showing the Whipple Procedure - a pancreaticoduodenectomy. In this, the head of the pancreas, antrum of the stomach and duodenum are removed en bloc. The gall bladder is also removed. The common bile duct and tail of the pancreas are sutured to the jejunum. The stomach is redirected to empty below the pancreas and bile duct into the jejunum. Shown through the stomach is the tail of the pancreas with ghosted in main pancreatic duct, and splenic artery.
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