Jul 1st, 2010
By Marcella Bucknam, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CCC, COBGC, CCS, CCS-P A pancreaticoduodenectomy, pancreatoduodenectomy, or Whipple, is a surgical procedure involving the pancreas, intestines, and other organs. It is usually performed to treat malignancies on the head of the pancreas, common bile duct, or duodenum (which are near the pancreas) but also may be performed ...