Persistent pancreatocutaneous fistula after percutaneous drainage of pancreatic fluid collections: role of cause and severity of pancreatitis.

@article{Fotoohi1999PersistentPF,
  title={Persistent pancreatocutaneous fistula after percutaneous drainage of pancreatic fluid collections: role of cause and severity of pancreatitis.},
  author={M. Fotoohi and Horacio B. D'Agostino and B Wollman and Kwonsu Chon and S Shahrokni and Eric Vansonnenberg},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={213 2},
  pages={573-8}
}
PURPOSE To assess the relationship between the cause and severity of pancreatitis and the development of persistent pancreatocutaneous fistula (PPCF) after percutaneous drainage of pancreatic fluid collections. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty patients (44 male, 16 female; age range, 10-74 years) were included in the study. The cause of pancreatitis was postoperative in 29 patients, alcoholism in 20 patients, biliary in six patients, hyperlipidemia in two patients, unknown in two patients, and… CONTINUE READING

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