Historical review of our knowledge of acute pancreatitis.

Abstract

Acute pancreatitis is one of most common causes of consultation due to abdominal pain in medical emergency units and it requires hospital admission. Although the majority of cases are mild and patients tend to recover quickly, a small percentage of cases is severe, with mortality in the region of 5-10%. This historical review considers how our understanding… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gastrohep.2017.11.004

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@article{Navarro2017HistoricalRO, title={Historical review of our knowledge of acute pancreatitis.}, author={Salvador Navarro}, journal={Gastroenterologia y hepatologia}, year={2017} }