[Surgery of chronic pancreatitis].

Abstract

Between 1982 and 1988 47 patients underwent surgery for chronic pancreatitis at our institution. The main etiological factor was alcohol (41 cases). The mean age of the patients with alcohol-induced chronic pancreatitis was 15 years below that of the other patients. Calcifications were found in 27 patients at the time of surgery. Calcifications and exocrine… (More)

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