Retroperitoneal approach and endoscopic management of peripancreatic necrosis collections.

@article{Gambiez1998RetroperitonealAA,
  title={Retroperitoneal approach and endoscopic management of peripancreatic necrosis collections.},
  author={Luc Gambiez and Fabrice Denimal and Henri Lucien Porte and Alain Saudemont and Jean Pierre Chambon and Pierre Quandalle},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={133 1},
  pages={66-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the results of the different modalities of treatment of acute necrotizing pancreatitis that have been used by a single team during a 6-year period to assess the technique and indications of an endoscopic method of retroperitoneal drainage that is routinely performed for the management of peripancreatic necrosis. DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective study of 53 patients in a tertiary care center. RESULTS All patients had signs of peripancreatic necrosis on initial computed… CONTINUE READING