TITLE

Surgical drainage was more effective than endoscopic drainage in obstruction of the pancreatic duct in chronic pancreatitis

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the success of surgical drainage in patients with distal obstruction of pancreatic duct in chronic pancreatic (CP). It is informed that 39 patients aged 18 to 80 years who had CP with distal obstruction of pancreatic duct were administered endoscopic transampullary or surgical drainage. It was found that surgical group had lower Izbicki pain scores than the endoscopic group at the end of two years. Relevant charts are also given.
ACCESSION #
27029967

 

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