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Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis
Chronic pancreatitis can cause blockage in the pancreatic duct. Surgery is used to drain an enlarged pancreatic duct. During this procedure, the main pancreatic duct is opened and connected to the jejunum, part of the small intestine. This allows pancreatic juices to drain while leaving the pancreas and duodenum (first part of the small intestine) intact.
The operation itself doesn’t necessarily result in diabetes. In fact, it may even improve pancreas function. One may end up needing insulin if the disease continues destroying pancreatic tissue after the operation. This operation can relieve pain in around 80 percent of patients and help stabilise the function of the remaining pancreas.
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