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Endoscopic cystogastrostomy

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The pancreas is an important organ which produces hormones that regulate blood sugar, digestive enzymes, and acid neutralization products. Inflammation of the pancreas, called pancreatitis, can give rise to pancreatic pseudocyst which may generate secretion in the cyst itself. Nowadays, performing cystogastrostomy endoscopically is the treatment of choice for most doctors and surgeons.