Severe pancreatitis: The surgeon's role

B. Asiyanbola, D. K. Andersen

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

Severe pancreatitis usually carries considerable more mortality than die mild form of the disease. The role of the surgeon In treating patients with severe pancreatitis has undergone a considerable evolution over the years. Current guidelines established by the International Association of Pancreatology address differences in surgical management, but certain areas remain controversial. The use of traditional open surgical techniques has evolved because of the advent of minimally invasive endoscopic and percutaneous techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-381
Number of pages19
JournalMinerva Chirurgica
Volume65
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2010

Keywords

  • Pancreatitis acute necrotizing
  • Surgical procedures minimally invasive
  • Surgical procedures operative

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Severe pancreatitis: The surgeon's role'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this