Pancreatic fistulas: etiology, consequences, and treatment.

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Pancreatic fistulas can be internal or external and the consequence of acute or chronic pancreatitis, malignancy, or trauma (to include pancreatic surgery, pseudocyst drainage, and percutaneous biopsy). Contingent on the presence of concomitant pseudocyst, downstream ductal obstruction, or a disconnected duct syndrome, treatment may include maneuvers to… (More)

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@article{Kozarek1996PancreaticFE, title={Pancreatic fistulas: etiology, consequences, and treatment.}, author={Richard A. Kozarek and Lucila Traverso}, journal={The Gastroenterologist}, year={1996}, volume={4 4}, pages={238-44} }