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How many anastomosis in whipple's operation?

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how many anastomosis in whipple's operation?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 3 months ago.

Hello--there are three anastomoses--

Edge of resected pancreas to the jejunum

Cut common bile duct to the jejunum

Cut lower portion of the stomach to the jejunum

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