Laparoscopic Enucleation of Pancreatic Insulinoma With Control of Intraoperative Bleeding

Bernadette U Laxa, MD, Barnard J Palmer, MD, William B Inabnet, MD. Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Insulinomas are rare but vascular tumors that require surgical removal as a therapeutic measure.  Laparoscopic enucleation has become the standard treatment when feasible with excellent results.  We present a laparoscopic insulinoma enucleation, during which intraoperative bleeding was encountered.  Bleeding was controlled with the technique of suction irrigation and electrocautery with a good outcome.

Session Number: SS21 – Videos: Solid Organ & Foregut
Program Number: V050

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