Chicago 2009 Video – Laporobotic Central Pancreatectomy with Pancreatogastrostomy for IPMN
December 23, 2009
Anusak Yiengpruksawan (Ridgewood – USA) Emil Shakov (Ridgewood – USA)
To demonstrate the feasibility of minimally invasive management of IPMN using the daVinci Robotic Surgical System.
72 yo male incidentally found to have 1.5 cm cystic lesion in the neck of the pancreas by CT 3 years prior. Recent CT demonstrated a 1.9 cm cyst with dilation of the main pancreatic duct. EUS-FNA yielded mucous fluid with normal CEA. Clinical impression was IPMN branch-duct type.