The influence of treatment access regulation and technological resources on the mortality profile of acute biliary pancreatitis.

PURPOSE The influence of treatment access regulation and technological resources on the mortality profile of acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP) was evaluated. METHODS The cases seen in a tertiary hospital were studied during two periods of time: 1995-1999 and 2000-2004, i.e., before and after the implementation of medical regulation. RESULTS Among the 727… CONTINUE READING