Sami Arslanlar

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No study has evaluated current scoring systems for their accuracy in predicting short and long-term outcome of alcoholic hepatitis in a US population. We reviewed electronic records for patients with alcoholic liver disease (ALD) admitted to Parkland Memorial Hospital between January 2002 and August 2005. Data and outcomes for 148 of 1,761 admissions(More)
Benign biliary strictures are seen in a subset of patients with chronic pancreatitis. Most patients are asymptomatic and require no intervention. In some patients, benign strictures can become symptomatic. In these patients, the aim of biliary drainage is to prevent long-term complications such as recurrent cholangitis and secondary biliary cirrhosis. The(More)
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