Primary and Overall Success Rate and Clinical Outcomes for Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Open Pancreatic Cystgastrostomy for Pancreatic Pseudocysts

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the primary and overall success rate for laparoscopic, endoscopic and open pancreatic cystgastrostomy for pancreatic pseudocysts.
Methods: Records of 83 patients (M:F, 46:37) undergoing laparoscopic (LAP; n=16), endoscopic (ENDO; n=45) and open (OPEN; n=22) pancreatic cystgastrostomy from 3/99-8/07 were analyzed on an intention-to-treat basis from an IRB-approved outcomes database. Data are given as mean ± SD. Statistical significance (p

Session: Podium Presentation

Program Number: S115

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