alexa Abstract | Surgical Intervention for Mediastinal Pancreatic Pseudocysts. A Case Series and Review of the Literature

JOP. Journal of the Pancreas
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Abstract

Context Development of mediastinal pancreatic pseudocysts is a rare complication of pancreatitis. There is currently no consensus on the optimal management of this condition, options for which include conservative management with somatostatin analogues, endoscopic drainage procedures and surgery. Case report Here we present two patients with mediastinal pancreatic pseudocysts which were initially managed endoscopically. However, in both cases, this led to complications secondary to the endoscopic procedures, recurrence or non-resolution of symptoms, requiring surgical cystogastrostomy and/or cystojejunostomy. Conclusion These cases suggest that surgery may be ultimately necessary for mediastinal pancreatic pseudocysts where endoscopic procedures might have a high likelihood of failure.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Dafni Metaxa Anita Balakrishnan Sara Upponi Emmanuel L Huguet Raaj K Praseedom

Keywords

Mediastinum, Pancreatic Pseudocyst, Pancreas

 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us