Update on endoscopic treatment of chronic pancreatitis

Byung Moo Yoo, Glen A. Lehman

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Abstract

Endoscopic therapy has been increasingly recognized as the effective therapy in selected patients with chronic pancreatitis. Utility of endotherapy in various conditions occurring in chronic pancreatitis 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)169-179
Number of pages11
JournalKorean Journal of Internal Medicine
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 21 2009

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Keywords

  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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