Biliary versus alcohol-related infected pancreatic necrosis: similarities and differences in the follow-up.

@article{Reszetow2007BiliaryVA,
  title={Biliary versus alcohol-related infected pancreatic necrosis: similarities and differences in the follow-up.},
  author={Jacek Reszetow and Stanisław A Hac and Sebastian Dobrowolski and Tomasz Jerzy Stefaniak and Zdzisław Wajda and Zbigniew Gruca and Zbigniew Śledziński and Michał Studniarek},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={267-72}
}
OBJECTIVES Infected pancreatic necrosis (IPN) is a serious complication of acute pancreatitis. Data concerning survivors' quality of life and pancreatic functions are scarce. Follow-up of the patients with alcohol and biliary etiology of IPN treated with open necrosectomy was performed. METHODS Twenty-eight survivors after operative treatment (Bradley procedure) of IPN were followed up 24 to 96 months after discharge from the hospital (10 biliary and 18 alcohol patients). Their exocrine and… CONTINUE READING