Postoperative Pancreatic Fistulas
The use of hemostatic sealants may help provide a new and effective way to manage postoperative pancreatic fistulas.
In a pancreaticoduodenectomy with lateral resection of portal vein, a hemostatic sealant was used to help reinforce the pancreatojejunostomy duct-to-muscosa.
Reinforcing a Pancreatic Stump with a Hemostatic Sealant
In a emergency surgical approach, a hemostatic sealant was effectively used to reinforce the pancreatic stump and cover splenic vessels to prevent bleeding and prevent postoperative pancreatic fistulas.
Senior Consultant, Miguel University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain
Dr. Serradilla-Martín is a Senior Consultant based at the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery Division within the Miguel Servet University Hospital in Zaragoza. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Salamanca, Spain, and subsequently completed his residency in General and Digestive Surgery at Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital, Granada, Spain.