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Surgery in acute pancreatitis. The United States experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1744448     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Considerable controversy has existed in the United States regarding the operative management of acute pancreatitis. Recently, areas of consensus have begun to form regarding necrotizing pancreatitis and biliary pancreatitis. However, the role of surgery and endoscopy for the prevention of recurrent acute pancreatitis in patients with pancreas divisum has not as yet been established. In the United States, few areas of contemporary surgery have remained as controversial as the operative approach to patients with acute pancreatitis. Recently, however, newer methodologies have appeared that seem capable of addressing those current surgical disputes that exist in necrotizing pancreatitis, biliary pancreatitis, pancreas divisum, and in the various complications of acute pancreatitis.
Authors:
E L Bradley; E P Steinhaus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0169-4197     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pancreatol.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-01-16     Completed Date:  1992-01-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703511     Medline TA:  Int J Pancreatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30309.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Cholelithiasis / complications
Humans
Necrosis
Pancreas / abnormalities,  pathology
Pancreatitis / etiology,  pathology,  surgery*
United States

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