Failure of symptomatic relief after pancreaticojejunal decompression for chronic pancreatitis. Strategies for salvage.

@article{Markowitz1994FailureOS,
  title={Failure of symptomatic relief after pancreaticojejunal decompression for chronic pancreatitis. Strategies for salvage.},
  author={John Seth Markowitz and David W. Rattner and Andrew Louis Warshaw},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={129 4},
  pages={374-9; discussion 379-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate causes of intractable recurrent pain following pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis and to evaluate treatment strategies aimed at lasting pain relief. DESIGN Case series. SETTING Tertiary care referral center. PATIENTS Fifteen selected patients having severe pain associated with chronic pancreatitis with onset 0 to 60 months (median, 5 months) following pancreaticojejunostomy. Each patient underwent computed tomography and endoscopic retrograde… CONTINUE READING

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