Totally Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Cystojejunostomy for Large Pancreatic Pseudocyst

Youzhu Hu, MD, Junjie Liang, MD, Qiang Li, MD, Qiong Zhao, MD

Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China (Drs. Hu and Liang). Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China (Drs. Li and Zhao).

ABSTRACT

With the advancement of minimally invasive technique, laparoscopic internal drainage becomes an alternative in the minimally invasive management of pancreatic pseudocyst. Although most surgical procedures are laparoscopic cystogastrostomy, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y cystojejunostomy is rarely described in current literature. We report a case of a large pancreatic pseudocyst treated with internal drainage by totally laparoscopic Roux-en-Y cystojejunostomy.

Key Words: Cystojejunostomy, Internal drainage, Laparoscopy, Pancreatic pseudocyst.

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