One-layered technique

An opening is made in the posterior wall of the gastric body, with a diameter that matches the diameter of the pancreas. A single layer of stitches is performed between the pancreatic parenchyma and the seromuscular layer of the posterior gastric wall.

One-layered pancreatogastrostomy

  1. An opening is made in the posterior wall of the gastric body, with a diameter that matches the diameter of the pancreas.
  2. A single layer of stitches is performed between the pancreatic parenchyma and the seromuscular layer of the posterior gastric wall.

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