Clin Surg | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Whipple's Procedure and Variations in the Anatomy of the Vasculature: A Report of a Rare Case

Nikolaos Kokoroskos*, Constantinos Alifieris, Loukas Agorgianitis, Michalis Tsotsios, Charikleia Triantopoulou and Spyridon Delis

Department of Surgery, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece

*Correspondance to: Nikolaos Kokoroskos 

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Abstract

Variations of celiac trunk vascular anatomy is common. We report a very rare case in which the middle colic artery was originating from the gastroduodenal artery. This variation was identified intraoperatively during a Whipple?s procedure for a tumor located in the pancreatic head of a 72 years-old male patient.

Keywords:

Anatomic variation; Middle colic artery; Gastroduodenal artery

Citation:

Kokoroskos N, Alifieris C, Agorgianitis L, Tsotsios M, Triantopoulou C, Delis S. Whipple's Procedure and Variations in the Anatomy of the Vasculature: A Report of a Rare Case. Clin Surg. 2020; 5: 3016.

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