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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 657071, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/657071
Case Report

Double Duct to Mucosa Pancreaticojejunostomy for Bifid Pancreatic Duct following Pylorus Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Case Report

1First Department of General Surgery, General Hospital Papageorgiou, West Ring Road, Nea Efkarpia 56 403, Thessaloniki, Greece
2Department of Radiology, General Hospital Papageorgiou, West Ring Road, Nea Efkarpia 56 403, Thessaloniki, Greece
3Department of Gastroenterology, Euromedica Kyanous Stavros General Hospital, Vizyis-Vyzantos 1, 54 636 Thessaloniki, Greece

Received 22 August 2012; Accepted 12 November 2012

Academic Editor: Yasuhiko Sugawara

Copyright © 2012 K. Vasiliadis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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