Endotherapy for Organized Pancreatic Necrosis

Kozarek, Richard
February 2013
Gastroenterology & Hepatology;Feb2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p98
Academic Journal
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.


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