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

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The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 2498 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Biliary cast - complication of cholangitis and pancreatitis in a pancreas divisum patient.
 

Author(s): F Graur, H Neagos, A Cavasi, N Al Hajjar

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;109(5):685-8.

 

We report a rare cause of biliary cast secondary to cholangitis and pancreatitis, in a 60 year old female patient with pancreas divisum. She was admitted in our hospital with an acute pancreatitis (alcoholic etiology was excluded) complicated with pancreatic abscess and obstructive ...

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2014

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S3 guideline for chronic pancreatitis - diagnosis, classification and therapy for the radiologist.
 

Author(s): A G Schreyer, M Jung, J F Riemann, C Niessen, B Pregler, L Grenacher, A Hoffmeister,

Journal: Rofo. 2014 Nov;186(11):1002-8.

 

Chronic pancreatitis shows an increasing prevalence and incidence mainly in the Western Hemisphere. Early diagnosis and therapy are frequently delayed because of non-specific symptoms as well as non-specific blood values. The German Society of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS) ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2014

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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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The terms "Pancreatitis" returned 471 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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Myocarditis, pancreatitis, polyarthritis, mononeuritis multiplex and vasculitis with symmetrical peripheral gangrene of the lower extremities as a rare presentation of leptospirosis: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Periklis Panagopoulos, Irene Terzi, Michail Karanikas, Nikolaos Galanopoulos, Efstratios Maltezos

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Leptospirosis is a zoonosis caused by the spirochete, Leptospira interrogans. While most cases of leptospirosis are mild to moderate, the course may be complicated by multiorgan dysfunction. We present a rare case of leptospirosis with acute myocarditis, pancreatitis, polyarthritis, ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 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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