This glandular, spongy organ is located at the back of the abdomen. It releases enzymes —chemicals that aid digestion. These enzymes help digest fats, carbohydrates and acids. The pancreas also puts insulin and glucagon into the bloodstream. These chemicals control how much sugar is in the blood.

Pancreatic Disorders

  • acute pancreatitis
  • benign and malignant apullary adenoma
  • benign masses of pancreas
  • chronic pancreatitis
  • cysts and cystic neoplasms of the pancreas
  • duodenal diverticulum and adenoma
  • metastatic pancreatic cancer
  • pancreatic abscess
  • pancreatic adenocarcinoma
  • pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
  • pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm
  • pancreatic necrosis
  • pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
  • pancreatic pseudocyst
  • primary pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic Procedures

  • chemotherapy
  • complex pancreatic surgery
  • endoscopic cystenteric drainage
  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • open surgery
  • radiation therapy
  • robotic surgery
  • sphincter of Oddi manometry and sphincteroplasty
  • Whipple procedure