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Whipple Procedure: 6

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The fourth portion of the duodenum was identified beneath the transverse mesocolon. The inferior mesenteric vein was seen above the duodenum.       

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Whipple Procedure: 7

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The position of the IMV relative to the fourth portion of the duodenum is shown. There was no evidence of tumor involvement at this location.       

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Whipple Procedure: 8

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The lesser sac was entered by opening the gastrocolic omentum below the gastroepiploic arcade. The underside of the stomach is seen above, the body of the pancreas and transverse mesocolon center and right. The right gastroepiploic artery is encircled with umbilical tape where it originates from the gastroduodenal. The other branch of the gastroduodenal, the anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery is seen on the head of the pancreas. The neck and body of the pancreas appeared free of disease and there was no celiac or superior mesenteric adenopathy.     

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