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

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The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 3205 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Angiotensin II receptor blockers and risk of acute pancreatitis - a population based case-control study in Sweden.
 

Author(s): Tomas S Bexelius, Rickard Ljung, Fredrik Mattsson, Yunxia Lu, Mats Lindblad

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Acute pancreatitis is a potentially lethal disease, with a rising incidence in the Western world. Yet, no pharmacological prevention or specific treatment for acute pancreatitis exists. Also, the connection with severity of acute pancreatitis is unknown. Experimental and epidemiological ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2017

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Analysis of risk factors related to gastrointestinal fistula in patients with severe acute pancreatitis: a retrospective study of 344 cases in a single Chinese center.
 

Author(s): Zhipeng Hua, Yongjie Su, Xuefeng Huang, Kang Zhang, Zhengyu Yin, Xiaoming Wang, Pingguo Liu

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Gastrointestinal fistula (GIF) in severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) is considered as a sparse episode and studied sporadically in the literature. There is paucity of data on the prediction of the effect on risk of GIF in patient with SAP. This study was aimed to investigate risk factors ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2017

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Scrotal Abscess: A Rare Presentation of Complicated Necrotizing Pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Seyyedhadi Mirhashemi, Mohsen Soori, Gholamhossein Faghih, Hassan Peyvandi, Omid Shafagh

Journal: Arch Iran Med. 2017 Feb;20(2):124-127.

 

Acute pancreatitis is characterized by activation of digestive enzymes inside the pancreas. In severe pancreatitis, necrosis of pancreas and surrounding tissues may occur. Acute necrotizing pancreatitis commonly presents as pancreatic abscess occasionally with systemic complications. ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 600 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hereditary pancreatitis of 3 Chinese children: Case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Li-Na Dai, Ying-Wei Chen, Wei-Hui Yan, Li-Na Lu, Yi-Jing Tao, Wei Cai

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Sep;95(36):e4604.

 

Hereditary pancreatitis (HP) is quite rare and is distinguished by incomplete penetrance presentation as early-onset relapsing pancreatitis, usually beginning in childhood. HP is now known to be commonly relevant to mutations in the PRSS1 (gene-encoding cationic trypsinogen), SPINK1 ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2016

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Improving the Outcome of Acute Pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Marco J Bruno,

Journal: Dig Dis. ;34(5):540-5.

 

Acute pancreatitis (AP) is the most common indication for hospital admission and its incidence is rising. It has a variable prognosis, which is mainly dependent upon the development of persistent organ failure and infected necrotizing pancreatitis. In the past few years, based on ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2016

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Thoracic epidural analgesia: a new approach for the treatment of acute pancreatitis?
 

Author(s): Olivier Windisch, Claudia-Paula Heidegger, Raphaël Giraud, Philippe Morel, Léo Bühler

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This review article analyzes, through a nonsystematic approach, the pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis (AP) with a focus on the effects of thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA) on the disease. The benefit-risk balance is also discussed. AP has an overall mortality of 1 %, increasing ...

Last Updated: 4 May 2016

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Early Enteral Nutrition in Severe Acute Pancreatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2013

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Fluid Resuscitation Goal in Early Stage of Severe Acute Pancreatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2013

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Trial of Index Cholecystectomy Versus Scheduled Cholecystectomy in Biliary Pancreatitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatitis

 

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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