Accelerated gastric emptying and GLP-1 release after pancreaticoduodenectomy: improved glycemic control after the Whipple procedure as compared to pylorus preservation

Johannes Miholic, Stefan Harmuth, Marlene Wewalka & Jens Juul Holst
Introduction: Abnormal glucose regulation is highly prevalent in patients with pancreatic neoplasm. In these patients, partial pancreaticoduodenectomy can be carried out with pylorus preservation (PPPD) or with distal gastrectomy (Whipple procedure), which accelerates gastric emptying. Rapid gastric[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]