Treatment Options for Pancreatic Tumours


  • K M Gondal
  • S Akhtar
  • M Iqbal
  • A A Ali
  • T A Shah


Pancreaticoduodenectomy, bypass procedure, distal pancreatectomy


A study of 46 patients with pancreatic tumours admitted in Surgical Unit of Mayo hospital, Lahore in three years is presented. Twenty six (56.5%) were male and twenty (43.5%) were females. The mean age of the patients was 48 years. Obstructive jaundice was the commonest presentation being present in 26 (78%) patients. Head of pancreas was the commonest (54%) site of lesion. Pancreaticoduodenectomy and bypass procedures were the main surgical options carried out in 33% and 39% respectively. Eight patients (17.4%) had pancreatic leakage. Mean hospital stay was 16 days. The mortality was 17.4% in this series.



How to Cite

Gondal, K. M., Akhtar, S., Iqbal, M., Ali, A. A., & Shah, T. A. (2017). Treatment Options for Pancreatic Tumours. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 8(2). Retrieved from




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