Surgical and endoscopic treatment of pain in chronic pancreatitis: a multidisciplinary update.

@article{Issa2013SurgicalAE,
  title={Surgical and endoscopic treatment of pain in chronic pancreatitis: a multidisciplinary update.},
  author={Yama Issa and Hjalmar C. van Santvoort and Harry van Goor and Djuna L. Cahen and Marco J Bruno and Marja A. Boermeester},
  journal={Digestive surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={35-50}
}
Chronic pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease of the pancreas with abdominal pain as the most prominent symptom. Adequate treatment of patients with chronic pancreatitis remains a major challenge, mainly because of the lack of evidence-based treatment protocols. The primary goal of treatment is to achieve long-term pain relief, control of the complications associated with the disease, and to restore the quality of life. Currently, a conservative step-up approach is often used for the… CONTINUE READING
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