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2020 Apr 19

BMC Surg



Perforation of anastomotic peptic ulcer following pancreaticoduodenectomy: a report of three cases.


Shioi I, Yokoyama N, Hirai M, Komatsu M, Kubota A, Aoki M, Sato D, Otani T
BMC Surg. 2020 Apr 19; 20(1):79.
PMID: 32306934.


Perforation of a marginal peptic ulcer after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) can lead to severe conditions, although its clinical features have not been well reported. In this article, we present three cases of marginal peptic ulcer perforation after PD that we experienced in our institute and attempt to clarify its appropriate treatment and prevention.