Alcoholic pancreatitis.

  title={Alcoholic pancreatitis.},
  author={Christoph Hanck and David C. Whitcomb},
  journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America},
  volume={33 4},
Without doubt, alcohol consumption is one of the most important considerations in adults with acute or chronic pancreatitis. Understanding chronic pancreatitis as a complex disorder in which complimentary factors are required for recurrent acute and late chronic pancreatitis to develop in subsets of patients is critical for the early diagnosis and management of these individuals. Recent pathophysiological and genetic findings represent the beginning of major diagnostic and treatment… CONTINUE READING