Management of pancreatic fluid collections: A comprehensive review of the literature.

  title={Management of pancreatic fluid collections: A comprehensive review of the literature.},
  author={Amy Tyberg and Kunal Karia and Moamen Gabr and Amit Desai and Rushabh Doshi and Monica Gaidhane and Reem Z. Sharaiha and Michel Kahaleh},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={22 7},
Pancreatic fluid collections (PFCs) are a frequent complication of pancreatitis. It is important to classify PFCs to guide management. The revised Atlanta criteria classifies PFCs as acute or chronic, with chronic fluid collections subdivided into pseudocysts and walled-off pancreatic necrosis (WOPN). Establishing adequate nutritional support is an essential step in the management of PFCs. Early attempts at oral feeding can be trialed in patients with mild pancreatitis. Enteral feeding should… CONTINUE READING
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