Medical Definition of Whipple procedure

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

Whipple procedure: A type of surgery that is used to treat pancreatic cancer and was devised by the US surgeon Allen Whipple. The head of the pancreas, the duodenum, a portion of the stomach, and other nearby tissues are removed.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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