A Randomized Trial of Two Surgical Techniques for Pancreaticojejunostomy in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00359320
Verified March 2015 by Thomas Jefferson University. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients must have undergone pancreaticoduodenectomy.
Must have pancreatic remnant remaining in place (body and tail).
Must be candidate for reconstruction by pancreaticojejunostomy by one of the two techniques described below.
Must have an identifiable pancreatic duct which can be used for a duct-to-mucosa anastomosis.
Patients undergoing total pancreatectomy.
Patients undergoing PD who have had previous left-sided pancreatic resection.