The clinical relevance of obesity in acute pancreatitis: targeted systematic reviews.

@article{Premkumar2015TheCR,
  title={The clinical relevance of obesity in acute pancreatitis: targeted systematic reviews.},
  author={Rakesh Premkumar and Anthony R. J. Phillips and Maxim S Petrov and John Albert Windsor},
  journal={Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.]},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={25-33}
}
BACKGROUND With the rising prevalence of obesity, its impact on the severity and outcome of acute pancreatitis remains an important consideration when managing obese patients with acute pancreatitis. OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical relevance of obesity in acute pancreatitis. METHODS A series of clinically relevant questions were framed which formed the basis of our literature search using PubMed and EMBASE databases. These related to acute pancreatitis severity, systemic inflammatory… CONTINUE READING
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