Laparoscopic Surgery for Pancreatic Neoplasms: The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery Clinical Consensus Conference

This is a clinical practice guideline for adult patients with pancreatic neoplasms. The guideline provides recommendations for the use of laparoscopic pancreatic surgery (LAPS) in these patients, with a specific focus on laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy, laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy, laparoscopic pancreatic enucleation, and laparoscopic central pancreatectomy. Other topics discussed include laparoscopic compared to robotic pancreatic surgery, and the use of intraoperative laparoscopic ultrasound as compared to pre-operative imaging.