The majority of pancreatic fistulae will resolve with conservative measures, including improving pancreatic duct drainage through the ampulla, nutritional support, and somatostatin analogues. When pancreatic fistulae result from pancreatic ductal disruption and pancreatic secretions produced in a portion of the pancreas do not flow into the GI tract, operative intervention is indicated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2007|
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