Treatment of symptomatic pancreatic fistula by continuous irrigation and drainage via percutaneous drainage of the pancreatic remnant – simple and feasible alternative to total pancreatectomy

Georg Wiltberger
Introduction: Symptomatic pancreatic fistulas occur in 5-30% after pancreaticoduodenectomy and remain a threatening complication. Several surgical approaches have been proposed including total pancreatectomy associated with severe morbidity and high mortality. We report our results of preservation[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]