Chapter 32. Minimal-Access Surgical Treatment of Necrotizing Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Abscess

  1. Hans G. Beger MD, FACS(Hon) Founding Editor Emeritus Professor of Surgery3,
  2. Andrew L. Warshaw MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chairman4,5,
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery6,
  4. Richard A. Kozarek MD Director7,
  5. Markus M. Lerch MD, FRCP Professor Chair8,
  6. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery9,10,11,
  7. Keiko Shiratori MD Chair Professor12,
  8. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief13 and
  9. Bettina M. Rau MD Coordinating Editor Associate Professor of Surgery14
  1. Saxon Connor MBChB, FRACS HPB Surgeon1,
  2. Michael G. T. Raraty MBBS, PhD, FRCS Senior Lecturer in Surgery10,
  3. Jonathon Evans MD2 and
  4. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery9,10,11

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch32

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Connor, S., Raraty, M. G. T., Evans, J. and Neoptolemos, J. P. (2008) Minimal-Access Surgical Treatment of Necrotizing Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Abscess, in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition (eds H. G. Beger, A. L. Warshaw, M. W. Büchler, R. A. Kozarek, M. M. Lerch, J. P. Neoptolemos, K. Shiratori, D. C. Whitcomb and B. M. Rau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 3

    c/o Universitätsklinikum Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 5

    W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 6

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 7

    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

  6. 8

    Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

  7. 9

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  8. 10

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  9. 11

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  10. 12

    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  11. 13

    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  12. 14

    Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand

  2. 2

    Department of Surgery and Radiology, University of Liverpool, UK

  3. 9

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  4. 10

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  5. 11

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146647

Online ISBN: 9781444300123

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Keywords:

  • necrotizing pancreatitis and pancreatic abscess - minimal-access surgical treatment;
  • minimal-access technique and infected pancreatic necrosis management;
  • contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) and interventional radiologic services;
  • minimal-access surgical pancreatic necrosectomy;
  • International Association of Pancreatology guidelines;
  • infected pancreatic necrosis and pancreatic abscesses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indications

  • Technique

  • Outcome

  • Complications

  • References