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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 349-353

First robotic pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy for Frantz's tumour in an adolescent girl


Deapartment of HPB and Minimal Access Surgery, GEM Hospital and Research Center, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sumanta Dey
GEM Hospital and Research Center, 45, Pankaja Mills Road, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_272_17

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Solid pseudopapillary tumour (SPT) is one of the uncommon benign cystic neoplasms of pancreas occurring predominantly in young females. Being benign in nature, surgical resection is the treatment of choice with excellent 5-year survival. A 14-year-old girl presented with pain abdomen for 1 week. On evaluation, she was found to have a large SPT involving head and uncinate process of Pancreas She underwent robotic pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (R-PPPD) with da Vinci® Si Robotic System (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA, USA). The total operating time was 480 min. Her postoperative recovery was uneventful and she was discharged on postoperative day 6. In the era of minimally invasive surgery, robotic pancreatic resection and reconstruction are becoming more acceptable. Although the operating domain is small in younger age group, the precise movement of robotic arm and high quality magnified three-dimensional view allows the surgeons to perform PPPD on younger patients also. Young female patients suffering from SPTs can electively undergo R-PPPD with minimal morbidity and mortality. R-PPPD can become the treatment of choice for SPTs involving pancreatic head region even in paediatric and adolescent age group.






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