WVU Medicine Health Report: Robotic Whipple for Pancreatic Cancer

Monday, February 11, 2019

Whipple surgery for pancreatic cancer is a complex procedure that is traditionally associated with a high rate of complications and mortality. Using the da Vinci Surgical System for improved accuracy, WVU Medicine surgical oncologists are able to perform Whipple surgery with smaller incisions to the abdomen making it possible for your patient to have a shorter recovery time and spend less time in the hospital.