Epidemiology of chronic pancreatitis: burden of the disease and consequences.


The epidemiology of chronic pancreatitis (CP) is incompletely understood. A number of difficulties exist in estimating the prevalence and incidence of CP. Long-term follow-up is often problematic, especially in chronic alcoholics, and obtaining a formal and standardised diagnosis can take years. The available studies are reasonably consistent in their… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/2050640614548208


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@article{Lvy2014EpidemiologyOC, title={Epidemiology of chronic pancreatitis: burden of the disease and consequences.}, author={Philippe L{\'e}vy and Enrique J Dom{\'i}nguez-Mu{\~n}oz and Clem W. Imrie and Matthias L{\"{o}hr and Patrick Maisonneuve}, journal={United European gastroenterology journal}, year={2014}, volume={2 5}, pages={345-54} }