Acute pancreatitis

  title={Acute pancreatitis},
  author={Paul Georg Lankisch and Minoti V. Apte and Peter A. Banks},
  journal={The Lancet},

Immune modulation in acute and chronic pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is one of the most common gastrointestinal causes for hospital admission and can develop in response to various factors e.g., gallstones, excessive alcohol consumption, viral infections, as well as strong reactions to certain medications.

[Recent Advances in Management of Acute Pancreatitis].

  • J. Lee
  • Medicine
    The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi
  • 2015
Recently, novel interventions for increasing survival and minimizing morbidity have been investigated, which are highlighted in this review.

5-ASA induces mild acute pancreatitis. Case report and review of the literature.

A case of recurrent acute pancreatitis secondary to 5-aminosalicylic acid, with positive unintentional rechallenge is reported, suggesting that the drug may have an influence on the outcome of pancreatitis.

Management of Necrotizing Pancreatitis.

What Causes Acute Pancreatitis ?

About 4 in 10 cases are caused by gall stones, in these cases, small (<5 mm) stones escape from the gall bladder and pass into the ducts that drain pancreatic juices causing blockade, resulting in inflammation and pancreatitis.

Nutritional support in acute pancreatitis: from physiopathology to practice. An evidence-based approach.

The goal of this review is to demonstrate that false belief that fasting may reduce AP complications and mortality may harm the patients and that the whole management paradigm must change, adopting a more rational, evidence-based approach.

Pancreatic colonization of fungi in the development of severe acute pancreatitis

Clinical studies support pathogenic roles played by fungal infection in SAP, but beneficial effects of prophylactic anti-fungal therapy on SAP have not been proved and molecular mechanisms accounting for the development of SAP in the presence ofFungal infection are discussed.

Acute pancreatitis associated with immunoglobulin A vasculitis: report of fifteen cases.

Acute pancreatitis is a rare complication of immunoglobulin A vasculitis (IgAV) and should be considered in IgAV patients with severe abdominal pain, and the timely application of steroid therapy is important for IgAV-associated pancreatitis.

COVID-19 presentation as acute pancreatitis: A case report

Clinicians should be aware of this atypical presentation of COVID-19 with pancreatitis and adjust their management strategies, keeping in mind the considerations for both diseases.

Nutrition Support in Acute Pancreatitis

In summary, current guidelines and recent analyses confirm that EN is considered as a “gold standard” in the management in patients with severe AP and should be administered within 24 h of admission.