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World J Gastroenterol. Mar 21, 2015; 21(11): 3166-3169
Published online Mar 21, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i11.3166
Perioperative management of distal pancreatectomy
Yasuhiro Fujino
Yasuhiro Fujino, Department of Surgery, Hyogo Cancer Center, Akashi 673-8558, Japan
Author contributions: Fujino Y solely contributed to this paper.
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Correspondence to: Yasuhiro Fujino, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, Hyogo Cancer Center, 13-70 Kitaoji-cho, Akashi 673-8558, Japan. yasu120@hp.pref.hyogo.jp
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Received: November 25, 2014
Peer-review started: November 26, 2014
First decision: December 26, 2014
Revised: January 19, 2015
Accepted: February 5, 2015
Article in press: February 5, 2015
Published online: March 21, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: Perioperative management of distal pancreatectomy has been reviewed in order to standardize management for a favorable outcome in these patients.