Total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation for chronic pancreatitis: spectrum of postoperative CT findings

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Abstract

Improved laboratory methods for preparing islets for autotransplantation and postoperative care for the apancreatic patient have led to a surge in centers performing total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation. Accordingly, imaging in this patient population is increasingly being performed. The purpose of this article is to review the expected normal postoperative findings unique to the procedure and common complications on dual phase CT in the immediate postoperative and long-term periods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2411-2423
Number of pages13
JournalAbdominal Imaging
Volume40
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 29 2015

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Keywords

  • Auto islet transplantation
  • CT
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Imaging
  • Surgery
  • Total pancreatectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology

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