Pathophysiology of pain in chronic pancreatitis: clinical implications from a surgical perspective.

Abstract

Pain is the main symptom and the major indication for surgery in a large proportion of patients with chronic pancreatitis. Since the characters of pain (including frequency, severity, duration and cause) differ among the patients with chronic pancreatitis, their management remains a difficult and challenging problem. Initial treatment is always conservative… (More)

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@article{Tsiotou2000PathophysiologyOP, title={Pathophysiology of pain in chronic pancreatitis: clinical implications from a surgical perspective.}, author={Adelais G. Tsiotou and George H. Sakorafas}, journal={International surgery}, year={2000}, volume={85 4}, pages={291-6} }