Corpus ID: 21008981

[Acute pancreatitis. A prospective epidemiological study in the province of Alicante. A Hospital Group for Study of Digestive Diseases in Alicante].

@article{Mnguez1995AcutePA,
  title={[Acute pancreatitis. A prospective epidemiological study in the province of Alicante. A Hospital Group for Study of Digestive Diseases in Alicante].},
  author={Miguel M{\'i}nguez and Alberto Titos Garc{\'i}a and Vicente Marhuenda Boix},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={1995},
  volume={87 12},
  pages={
          869-73
        }
}
  • Miguel Mínguez, Alberto Titos García, Vicente Marhuenda Boix
  • Published in
    Revista espanola de…
    1995
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To gather epidemiological data on acute pancreatitis (AP) in Alicante area. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN A prospective study of patients admitted to all public hospitals with AP during 1991. PATIENTS Patients over 14 years, with elevation of serum amylase and a consistent clinical presentation, or in whom AP was confirmed at laparotomy or postmortem. RESULTS We identified 473 episodes of AP in 450 patients (236 males and 214 females). The mean age was 59.4 years. The annual incidence was… CONTINUE READING

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