The Whipple Procedure  Johns Hopkins Medicine
The type of operation performed for removal of pancreatic cancer is based on the location of the tumor. For tumors of the head and neck of the pancreas a Whipple procedure, (also called a pancreaticoduodenectomy) is performed. This is a complex operation perfected at Johns Hopkins. This video will explain the surgery and what patients can expect. Learn more about the Whipple procedure at Johns Hopkins: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pancreatic_cancer_center