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Table 3 Postoperative complications.

From: Different surgical strategies for chronic pancreatitis significantly improve long-term outcome: a comparative single center study

  Frey procedure
n = 39
Pancreatico-duodenectomy n = 12
Hemorrhage - -
   Conservative > 3 units of red cell concentrate - 2
   Relaparotomy 1 -
Jejunal perforation and peritonitis 1 -
Acute cardiopulmonary instability 1 -
Obstructive icterus 1 -
Pancreatic fistula 1 -
Ileus - 1
Abscess of the abdominal wall 1 -
Bronchopneumonia 2 2
Overall morbidity (%) 8 (21%) 5 (42%)