JPN Guidelines for the management of acute pancreatitis: epidemiology, etiology, natural history, and outcome predictors in acute pancreatitis

@article{Sekimoto2006JPNGF,
  title={JPN Guidelines for the management of acute pancreatitis: epidemiology, etiology, natural history, and outcome predictors in acute pancreatitis},
  author={Miho Sekimoto and Tadahiro Takada and Yoshifumi Kawarada and Koichi Hirata and Toshihiko Mayumi and Masahiro Yoshida and Masahiko Hirota and Yasutoshi Kimura and Kazunori Takeda and Shuji Isaji and Masaru Koizumi and Makoto Otsuki and Seiki Matsuno},
  journal={Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={13},
  pages={10 - 24}
}
Acute pancreatitis is a common disease with an annual incidence of between 5 and 80 people per 100,000 of the population. The two major etiological factors responsible for acute pancreatitis are alcohol and cholelithiasis (gallstones). The proportion of patients with pancreatitis caused by alcohol or gallstones varies markedly in different countries and regions. The incidence of acute alcoholic pancreatitis is considered to be associated with high alcohol consumption. Although the incidence of… CONTINUE READING
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