[Surgery of chronic pancreatitis].


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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