Role of biochemical investigation in prediction of biliary etiology in acute pancreatitis.


INTRODUCTION Acute pancreatitis is common clinical presentation. Gall stone disease and alcohol consumption are most common etiologies. Detection of biliary etiology is important in order to provide definite management in form of cholecystectomy to prevent further attacks. Sensitivity for abdominal ultrasound to detect cholelithiasis is decreased to 67-87… (More)


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