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pan·cre·a·tec·to·my

 (păng′krē-ə-tĕk′tə-mē, păn′-)
n. pl. pan·cre·a·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas.
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pancreatectomy

(ˌpænkrɪəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -tomies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of the pancreas or part of the pancreas
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pancreatectomy

Surgery to remove the pancreas gland.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pancreatectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Translations

pan·cre·a·tec·to·my

, pancreectomy
n. pancreatectomía, excisión parcial o total del páncreas.
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pancreatectomy

n (pl -mies) pancrea-tectomía
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Multifocal intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas with total pancreatectomy: report of a case and review of literature.
Indicator variables (1 if yes, 0 if no) were created for each category of "Targeted" elective general surgical procedures in NSQIP (ACS 2013a), namely pancreatectomy, colectomy, proctectomy, ventral herniorraphy, bariatric surgery, hepatectomy, thyroidectomy, and esophagectomy.
Viokase (combined with a proton pump inhibitor) is indicated for treatment of EPI due to chronic pancreatitis and pancreatectomy. Creon also can be given to patients with EPI due to chronic pancreatitis and pancreatectomy (Kizior, Hodgson, Hodgson, & Witmer, 2016).
Then he underwent laparoscopic spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy after a series of preoperative evaluation.
Distal pancreatectomy, splenectomy, gastrorraphy, hepatorraphy, and diaphragm repair were applied and massive blood transfusion was administered.
In the study, the top three procedures linked with higher readmission rates were pancreatectomy, colectomy, and liver resection.
The surgical intervention involved a central pancreatectomy with the preservation of the duodenum (Beger procedure) (Figure 6).
Thus, a left pancreatectomy with spleen preservation was performed.
The rats were then divided into two groups and surgery was performed at 13 weeks of age as follows: five rats underwent a sham operation as the control group (19S), and 15 rats underwent subtotal pancreatectomy (Px group).
Diabetes induced by total pancreatectomy is known as pancreatogenic diabetes and has to be managed effectively.
Total pancreatectomy sometimes leads to the development of diabetes as side effect.