Table 3

Surgical manoeuvres, n = 74

ManoeuvreNo. present (%)*
Pancreatic mobilization
 Duodenum kocherized70 (95)
 Lesser sac opened67 (91)
 Tunnel created under pancreatic neck67 (91)
 GDA identified/divided65 (88)
 Cholecystectomy performed64 (86)
 Colon mobilized50 (68)
 Median (range)5 (1–6)
Resection
 Pancreas divided71 (96)
 Distal GI margin divided69 (93)
 Common bile duct divided69 (93)
 Proximal GI margin divided66 (89)
 Level of bile duct division reported52 (70)
 Uncinate process divided49 (66)
 Median (range)5 (0–6)
Anastomosis
 Pancreatic anastomosis type67 (91)
  Sutures used73 (99)
 GI anastomosis type60 (81)
 Pancreatic texture43 (58)
 Bile duct anastomosis type38 (52)
  Sutures used69 (93)
 Median (range)5 (0–6)
Closure/other details
 Wound closure, type73 (99)
 Other procedures described, if performed20/21 (95)
 Intraoperative consult obtained, applicable only8/9 (89)
 Hemostasis performed65 (88)
 Patient condition at end of case59 (80)
 Drains left52 (70)
 Estimated blood loss44 (59)
 Complications, intraoperative24 (32)
 Transfusions received21 (28)
 Transfusion type, applicable only10/66 (15)
 Median (range)5 (0–8)
  • GDA = gastroduodenal artery; GI = gastrointestinal.

  • * Unless otherwise indicated.