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Autoimmune pancreatitis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that is often misdiagnosed as pancreatic cancer. Since autoimmune pancreatitis is benign and responds to steroid management, it is important to diagnose it to avoid unnecessary surgical intervention. We describe a novel case of IgG4-associated autoimmune pancreatitis presenting with(More)
L’écho-endoscopie a longtemps été cantonnée au Canada à quelques centres universitaires. Parmi les explications, on peut avancer les difficultés à se former aux nouvelles techniques endoscopiques sur un continent peu équipé dans ce domaine, et l’absence de reconnaissance officielle rapide des nouvelles techniques. La mobilité des médecins nord-américains,(More)
BACKGROUND Demands on gastroenterology are growing, as a result of the high prevalence of digestive diseases, the impact of colon cancer screening programs and an aging population. Prioritizing referrals to gastroenterology would assist in managing wait times. Our objectives were (1) to assess whether there were consistent criteria to guide referrals from(More)
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