Nationwide epidemiological survey of acute pancreatitis in Japan.

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OBJECTIVES A nationwide epidemiological survey of acute pancreatitis (AP) was performed to estimate the number of patients with AP in 2011 in Japan and to clarify the clinical features. METHODS The first survey was performed by sending a questionnaire to randomly selected 4175 departments to determine the number of hospitalized patients with AP during… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000200

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@article{Hamada2011NationwideES, title={Nationwide epidemiological survey of acute pancreatitis in Japan.}, author={Shin Hamada and Atsushi Masamune and Kazuhiro Kikuta and Morihisa Hirota and Ichiro Tsuji and Tooru Shimosegawa}, journal={Pancreas}, year={2011}, volume={40 4}, pages={503-7} }