“Upstream” Chronic Pancreatitis: An Unusual Sequela of Pancreatic Trauma: Reply


I am pleased to see open discussion on the nonoperative management (NoM) of blunt pancreatic trauma with Wirsung disruption, where the letter by Mercantini et al. [1] represents the first contribution on grade IV pancreatic lesions and on the possible delayed evolution of ductal leakage when managed conservatively. The term ‘‘upstream’’ chronic pancreatitis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-011-0975-0


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