Indications and Contraindications

Indications in ■ Pancreatic ductal disruption secondary to pancreatic trauma

Non-Resolving Fistulae ■ Fistulae following debridement of pancreatic necrosis

■ Fistulae from complications of pancreatic surgery (i.e., enucleation of endocrine neoplasms)

■ Fistulae from pancreatic injury during surgery on juxtapancreatic organs (i.e., stomach, colon, left kidney, left adrenal, spleen)

■ Fistulae secondary to external drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts

■ Fistulae associated with pancreatic ascites

■ Pancreato-pleural fistulae


■ Ongoing acute pancreatic inflammation

■ Pancreatic abscess

■ Undrained peri-pancreatic fluid collection

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