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Table 6 Indication and type of operation of patients with chronic pancreatitis who were operated at the Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg

From: A proposal for a new clinical classification of chronic pancreatitis

N = 191 N [%]
Indication for operation   
   pain 110 57.5
   stenosis of Choledochus 22 11.5
   inflam. Tumor 54 28.3
   pseudocyst 26 13.6
   duodenal Stenosis 5 2.6
   rez. Pankreatitis 26 13.6
   stenosis of pancreatic duct 23 12.0
   other complications 15 7.9
Type of operation   
   duodenum preserving pancreatic head resection 86 45.0
   classical Whipple 12 6.3
   pp-Whipple 47 24.6
   segmental resection 11 5.8
   pancreatic left resection 11 5.8
   pancreatico-jejunostomy 10 5.2
   bili-digestive anastomosis 4 2.1
   other 10 5.2
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