Whipple Procedure

Whipple procedure is the removal of a portion of the pancreas and surrounding organs to treat cancer.

Whipple procedure is a type of surgery used to treat pancreatic cancer. The head of the pancreas, the duodenum, and distal part of the bile duct are removed. Sometimes, the lower portion of the stomach and the gallbladder are also removed. The procedure is also called pancreatoduodenectomy.