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Table 3 Surgical procedures and experience of surgeon

From: Retrospective analyses of trends in pancreatic surgery: indications, operative techniques, and postoperative outcome of 1,120 pancreatic resections

  1994 to 2001 2002 to 2006 2007 to 2012 P value
Resections     
  Annual number of resections 51 57 95 Not significant
  Whipple procedure 51 (14.0%) 23 (7.5%) 35 (7.7%) Not significant
  Pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy 193 (53.2%) 180 (59.0%) 259 (57.3%) Not significant
  Duodenum-preserving pancreatic head resection 67 (18.5%) 41 (13.4%) 16 (3.5%) Not significant
  Distal pancreatectomy 42 (11.6%) 52 (17.0%) 105 (23.2%) Not significant
  Total pancreatectomy 5 (1.4%) 7 (2.3%) 30 (6.6%) <0.001
  Segmental resection 4 (1.1%) 2 (0.7%) 4 (0.8%) Not significant
  Central resection 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (0.6%) Not significant
  PV resection 28 (7.7%) 59 (19.3%) 89 (19.7%) <0.001
Laparoscopic procedure 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 53 (11.7%) <0.001
  1. Number (percentage). PV, portal vein.