Pancreatitis

Common Name(s)

Pancreatitis

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Digestive Disease National Coalition

The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) has provided national leadership on behalf of patient organizations, professional societies, and industry interested in the full spectrum of digestive disorders.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pancreatitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Digestive Disease National Coalition

The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) has provided national leadership on behalf of patient organizations, professional societies, and industry interested in the full spectrum of digestive disorders.

http://ddnc.org/

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 2518 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Autoimmune pancreatitis can develop into chronic pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Masahiro Maruyama, Takayuki Watanabe, Keita Kanai, Takaya Oguchi, Jumpei Asano, Tetsuya Ito, Yayoi Ozaki, Takashi Muraki, Hideaki Hamano, Norikazu Arakura, Shigeyuki Kawa

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Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) has been recognized as a distinct type of pancreatitis that is possibly caused by autoimmune mechanisms. AIP is characterized by high serum IgG4 and IgG4-positive plasma cell infiltration in affected pancreatic tissue. Acute phase AIP responds favorably ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Treatment in severe acute pancreatitis--still a reason of debate.
 

Author(s): D Popa

Journal: J Med Life. 2013 ;6(4):486-90.

 

Surgical therapy in severe acute pancreatitis significantly evolved in the last 10 to 20 years. The aim was to present the experience of the First Surgery Clinic within the University Emergency Hospital Bucharest, in the management of severe acute pancreatitis, following major etiopathogenic, ...

Last Updated: 28 May 2014

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Acute pancreatitis associated with boceprevir: a case report.
 

Author(s): Juliana Miguel Bilar, Roberto José Carvalho-Filho, Carolina Frade Magalhães Girardin Pimentel Mota, Patricia da Silva Fucuta, Maria Lucia Cardoso Gomes Ferraz

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;18(4):454-6.

 

Approximately 170 million people are infected with hepatitis C, and the sustained virological response rate to treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin is 30-50%. In an attempt to improve the chances of cure, boceprevir is being added to therapy, but it is associated with ...

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 469 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Risk factors for post-ERCP pancreatitis: a systematic review of clinical trials with a large sample size in the past 10 years.
 

Author(s): Jian-Jun Chen, Xi-Mo Wang, Xing-Qiang Liu, Wen Li, Mo Dong, Zong-Wu Suo, Po Ding, Yue Li

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Post- endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis (PEP) is the most common and most severe complication associated with diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP. A multivariate analysis of risk factors for PEP is essential for identifying patients at high risk and subsequently ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Treatment of acute pancreatitis with protease inhibitors administered through intravenous infusion: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Takeshi Seta, Yoshinori Noguchi, Satoru Shikata, Takeo Nakayama

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The intravenous use of protease inhibitors in patients with acute pancreatitis is still controversial. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of protease inhibitors intravenously administered to prevent pancreatitis-associated complications.

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2014

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Incretin treatment and risk of pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised and non-randomised studies.
 

Author(s): Ling Li, Jiantong Shen, Malgorzata M Bala, Jason W Busse, Shanil Ebrahim, Per Olav Vandvik, Lorena P Rios, German Malaga, Evelyn Wong, Zahra Sohani, Gordon H Guyatt, Xin Sun

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To investigate the risk of pancreatitis associated with the use of incretin-based treatments in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study of Copeptin as a Diagnostic Marker for Acute Pancreatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Pancreatitis; Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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EUROPAC-2 - Pain Treatment of Hereditary and Idiopathic Pancreatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2007

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The Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2013

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