Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery 2021; 24(3): 169-173
Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Munseok Choi3, Seoung Yoon Rho3, Sung Hyun Kim1,2, Ho Kyoung Hwang1,2, Woo Jung Lee1,2, Chang Moo Kang1,2
1Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
2Pancreatobiliary Cancer Center, Yonsei Cancer Center, Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea
3Department of Surgery, Yongin Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yongin, Korea
Correspondence to: Chang Moo Kang
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, #201 Ludlow Faculty Research Building, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
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This video was presented at the 2020 Asian Congress of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery.
Received: June 17, 2021; Revised: August 24, 2021; Accepted: August 26, 2021; Published online: September 15, 2021.
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Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy (LPD) in pancreatic cancer is primarily criticized for its technical and oncological safety. Although solid evidence has not yet been established, many institutions are performing LPD for pancreatic cancer patients, with continuous efforts to ensure oncologic safety. In this video, we demonstrated a case of standard LPD combined with vascular resection in pancreatic cancer.
Keywords: Laparoscopy, Pancreatic neoplasms, Pancreatoduodenectomy, Vascular surgical procedures
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