Pancreatitis and Its Complications by Chris E. ForsmarkPancreatitis and Its Complications by Chris E. Forsmark

Pancreatitis and Its Complications

EditorChris E. Forsmark

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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World-renowned experts and opinion-makers comprehensively review the clinical challenges of managing acute and chronic pancreatitis and explain the basic science that underlies these management strategies. The authors provide up-to-date discussions of the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnostic strategies, treatment, and complications of the diseases.
Title:Pancreatitis and Its ComplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:348 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617374067

ISBN - 13:9781617374067

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Table of Contents

Part I. Acute PancreatitisEpidemiology and Pathophysiology of Acute PancreatitisAnil B. Nagar and Fred S. GorelickDiagnosis and Risk Stratification of Acute PancreatitisFrank R. BurtonGallstone PancreatitisMatthias Kraft and Markus M. LerchOther Causes of Acute PancreatitisCharles D. Ulrich, IITreatment of Mild Acute Pancreatitis and Prevention of Post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography PancreatitisMichael Morelli and Lehel SomogyiTreatment of Severe Acute PancreatitisPeter DraganovPancreatic Necrosis and Infections in Patients With Acute PancreatitisMichael L. Kendrick and Michael G. SarrPancreatic Fluid Collections and Pseudocysts in Patients With Acute PancreatitisMichael F. Byrne and John BailliePart II. Chronic PancreatitisEpidemiology of Chronic PancreatitisAlbert B. Lowenfels and Patrick MaisonneuveRisk, Etiology, and Pathophysiology of Chronic PancreatitisDavid C. WhitcombNatural History of Chronic PancreatitisSupot Pongprasobchai and Jonathan E. ClainDiagnosis of Chronic PancreatitisChris E. ForsmarkTreatment of Chronic Pancreatitis Pain: Overview and Medical ManagementPhillip P. ToskesEndoscopic Approach to Chronic PancreatitisLee McHenry, Glen Lehman, and Stuart ShermanSurgery for Chronic PancreatitisMartin D. Smith, Elias Degiannis, and Selwyn M. VickersTreatment of Exocrine Pancreatic InsufficiencySupot Pongprasobchai and Eugene P. DiMagnoComplications of Chronic PancreatitisJohn Petersen and Chris E. ForsmarkIndex

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"The book has many characteristics to serve as a useful reference for clinicians as well as to provide a clinical background for those interested in pancreatic or related diseases."- Digestive and Liver Disease"...well written and very well illustrated...an important compendium of the current state of the art and science in treating patients with pancreatitis...it s certainly a 'must have' for gastroenterologists...." - New England Journal of Medicine"...well worth a study." - Comprehensive Therapy