Clinical management of patients with acute pancreatitis.
Gastroenterology. 2013 Jun;144(6):1272-81
Authors: Wu BU, Banks PA
Acute pancreatitis is the leading cause of hospitalization for gastrointestinal disorders in the United States. As rates of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis continue to increase, so does demand for effective management. We review approaches to best manage patients with acute pancreatitis, covering diagnosis, risk and prognostic factors, treatment, and complications, considering recommendations from current practice guidelines.
PMID: 23622137 [PubMed - in process]