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Table 3 Comparison of the asymptomatic and symptomatic subgroups

From: Clinical impact of duodenal pancreatic heterotopia – Is there a need for surgical treatment?

  Asymptomatic Subgroup n = 56 Symptomatic Subgroup n = 11 p-value
Mean age y (±SD) 56,7 (12.5) 53,6 (12.3) p = 0.45
Sex (m/f) 38/18 10/1 p = 0.12 (X2 = 2.405)
Type of surgery (n=)    
 PPPD n = 43 n = 5 p = 0.10 (X2 = 4.515)
 Whipple n = 8 n = 4  
 Other n = 5 n = 2  
Associated disease (n=)    
 PDAC n = 10 n = 2 p = 0.05 (X2 = 10.47)
 CP n = 18 n = 7  
 Cystic neoplasia n = 11 n = 0  
 NET n = 6 n = 0  
 AP n = 9 n = 0  
 Other n = 2 n = 2  
Heinrich Type    
 I 26 6 p = 0.88 (X2 = 0.2428)
 II 24 4  
 III 6 1  
  1. PDAC pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, CP chronic pancreatitis, NET neuroendocrine tumor