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    Hi Can anyone help to understand this CT report and what it indicates.My father had undergone a Whipples Procedure for Periampullary carcinoma and he had Metastatic carcinoma in two peri pancreatic lymph nodes.He underwent Chemo with Gemcitabine till June and was going fine until an LFT showed elevated ALP of 870 which led to further tests and the CT CT Impression   Normal size and conto...

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      Hi, Writing after an year post my dad Whipples Procedure.He underwent chemotherapy with Gemcitabine till June.He was coping well till now with no discomfort and was back to his self.He was going through his routine exams every 2 months with CA 19-9 and Ultrasound which was coming normal till the last test on Oct 7th.Even his LFT was normal when they did on Oct 17th.His sugar levels were varying so was out on meds fo...

      November 26, 2015 view discussion
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        Hi...Havnt been able to post for a while since dad's discharge from the hospital....he got discharged on the day before christmas...exactly a month after he got admitted...his DGE had resolved and he started having small quantity meals at regular intervals...he had severe restlessness and insomnia for long....he was mentioning his legs were restless....doctors have prescribed him tryptomer 10 mg to be given at night ...

        January 21, 2015 view post
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          I cant thank you enough for taking the time out to reply...its encouraging to hear from your experiences....he has started taking orals clear liquids 30ml every hour since noon...had black tea and rice soup....but he is very tired and weak today...they checked blood sugar,bp,pulse everything came normal....The doctor who did the surgery is the best in this part of the world....and he always has reassuring words for u...

          December 19, 2014 view post
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            Thanks a lot for sharing your experience...he had a pylorus removing Whipple....he started walking on the first day itself...and still is happy to walk as much as he can....doctors have delayed the oral feeds by 2 days since he has burps although the RT (nose tube)is removed...he is still on FJ feeds...needed some help to understand his biopsy findings as well...the report says Moderately differentiated adenocarcino...

            December 18, 2014 view post
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              Hi Misha...read your post while trying to figure out regarding the post operative complication of Whipples..My father who is 69 yrs was recently diagnosed with Periampullary carcinoma and he underwent a Whipples Procedure.He is on day 18 after surgery and he had Delayed Gastric Emptying till now.Yday they had removed his RT(nose tube) and he was fine till today morning.In the morning he vomited the green bile juice o...

              December 17, 2014 view post
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