Whipple's operation - image description

This illustration shows the pancreas, stomach, liver, gall bladder and duodenum. The parts of the pancreas and other organs which are removed during a Whipple’s operation are indicated in white. The parts removed during surgery are the head of the pancreas, the gall bladder, part of the common bile duct, the lower part of the stomach and the duodenum. The organs which remain after surgery are in colour. These are the liver, the upper part of the stomach, part of the common bile duct and the tail of the pancreas.