Pancreatic Surgery

Pancreatic surgery is a major surgery that requires great preoperative planning and good postoperative care. These types of surgeries are complex surgeries and require expert to handle such cases. Dr. Bedi specializes in dealing with pancreatic diseases and regularly performs pancreatic surgeries. Majority of these surgeries are being performed by open method requiring large cuts on body however Dr. Bedi performs majority of these surgeries laparoscopically for both cancerous and non cancerous diseases of pancreas.

Necrosectomy for acute necrotizing pancreatitis is traditionally it is done through big incisions with high morbidity and mortality. Retroperitoneal necrosectomy allows us to do necrosectomy without opening up abdomen and necrosectomy is done through the site of image guided inserted drains.

Best Pancreas Cancer Surgeon in India

Dr. Bedi has extensive experience in pancreatic surgery. He also won young investigator award at International conference of Pancreas, 2011. He has devised new minimally invasive way to deal with pancreatic necrosis and its complication in acute pancreatitis. This technique avoid large cuts and decreases complication rates associated with highly complicated open procedure. He also has extenisve experience in dealing with chronic pancreatitis ( stones in pancreas). Surgery for chronic pancreatitis provides best outcome vis a vis medical management and Dr. Bedi is one of most experienced surgeon for chronic pancreatitis in region. Besides benign diseases he also has extensive experience in managing cancer of pancreas that too by laparoscopy.

Pancreas Stone Treatment in Chandigarh

Pancreatic stones are part of chronic pancreatitis that is chronic disease damaging pancreas. It usually causes severe pain, indigestion of fat and diabetes. If intervened early, all these problems can be dealt with by surgery. Surgery involves removal of stones and draining obstructed duct of pancreas. It provides best cost effective relief of pain and slows down development of diabetes. Dr. Bedi has extensive experience in dealing with chronic pancreatitis thus providing great relief to such patient who are usually on heavy doses of many medications and are looking for pain relief.

Pancreatic Surgery Cost in Chandigarh

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Commonly done Pancreatic Surgeries

  • Whipples pancreaticoduodenectomy for carcinoma pancreas and periampullary carcinoma.
  • Lateral Pancreatojejunostomy, Head-Coring with LPJ for chronic pancreatitis.
  • Distal pancreatectomy (often done laparoscopically).
  • Median pancreatectomy
  • Pancreatic necrosectomy (often done laparoscopically or Video assisted retroperitoneal debridement (VARD))
  • Surgery for pseudocyst (often done laparoscopically).

Pancreas Stone Surgery with Pancreas Opened Up

Pancreas Stone
Pancreas Stone
Stones in Pancreas Duct
Stones in Pancreas Duct
Opened Up Pancreas with Stone Removed
Opened Up Pancreas with Stone Removed

Pancreas Cancer Removal Surgery

Pancreas Tumor
Pancreas Tumor
Pancreas Tumor
Pancreas Tumor
Remaining Pancreas After removal of Cancer
Remaining Pancreas After removal of Cancer
Remaining Pancreas After removal of Cancer
Remaining Pancreas After removal of Cancer

Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery

Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery
Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery

Frequently Asked Questions about Pancreatic Surgery

Surgery for pancreas can be for cancer or non cancerous conditions of pancreas such as chronic pancreatitis, acute pancreatitis,cysts of pancreas. They can be done by usual open surgery or by key hole method by laparoscopy.
It varies with surgery. For acute pancreatitis its highly variable depending on general condition of patient and pancreas. For chronic pancreatitis and cancer surgery patient usually recovers in 4-7 days.
Pancreatic surgery is complex surgery with high complication rates. Pancreas is main digestive organ that produces juices to digest our food so leakage of these juices can also result in high rate of complications such as bleeding, infection, fistula formation etc. with recent advances in surgery and critical care, these rates have decreased considerably thus pancreatic surgery very safe.
Pancreastic cancer is aggressive cancer. Only chance for long survival is surgery. So we look for all the ways to increase chances of removing cancer even when complete removal is doubtful.
One can live without pancreas but has to take long term medication for resultant diabetes and digestive enzymes deficiencies. Diabetes is very difficult to manage and carries lot of side effects.
No, pancreas does not grow after surgery. In chronic pancreatitis , pancreas is in self destructive mode, so early surgery can delay destruction of pancreas.
Gastrointestinal and HPB surgeon do pancreatic surgeries.