TITLE

Endotherapy for Organized Pancreatic Necrosis

AUTHOR(S)
Kozarek, Richard
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Gastroenterology & Hepatology;Feb2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Digestive Disease Institute executive director Richard Kozarek is presented. When asked what organized pancreatic necrosis is, he says that it is a condition where rim around the collection of necrotic cells is formed containing enzyme-rich fluid. Kozarek believes that clinical deterioration of the patient is an indication to use endotherapy treatment. He states that a team of pancreatic surgeon, radiologist, and endoscopist should examine a patient before advising treatment.
ACCESSION #
86417693

 

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