Endoscopic Management of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

Siriboon Attasaranya, Ayman M. Abdel Aziz, Glen A. Lehman

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Abstract

Endoscopic therapy has been increasingly recognized as the effective therapy in selected patients with acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis (CP). Utility of endotherapy in various conditions occurring in acute pancreatitis and CP is discussed. Its efficacy, limitations, and alternatives are addressed. For the best management of these complex entities, a multidisciplinary approach involving expertise in all pancreatic specialties is essential to achieve the goal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1379-1402
Number of pages24
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Volume87
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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