Pancreatitis after surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: incidence and risk factors.

@article{Laplaza2002PancreatitisAS,
  title={Pancreatitis after surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: incidence and risk factors.},
  author={F Javier Laplaza and Roger F. Widmann and Stephen Fealy and Elaine Moustafellos and Marta Illueca and Stephen W. Burke and Oheneba B Boachie-Adjei},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={80-3}
}
Acute pancreatitis has been documented as a postoperative complication in both the general surgery and orthopaedic literature. The etiology of pancreatitis in the postoperative orthopaedic population is not clear. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and possible predisposing factors for acute pancreatitis after scoliosis surgery in adolescent patients. This is a retrospective review of records and radiographs of patients undergoing surgery for adolescent idiopathic… CONTINUE READING

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