Pancreatic head mass: how can we treat it? Chronic pancreatitis: conservative treatment.

  • Aron Pap
  • Published 2000 in JOP : Journal of the pancreas


The main goal of conservative treatment for chronic pancreatitis is to relieve pain and prevent or substitute functional insufficiency without surgery. Pain and functional deterioration in chronic pancreatitis is multifactorial. Intermittent attacks of pain with temporary functional deterioration may originate from recurrent tissue necrosis and inflammation… (More)


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