Treatment of pancreatic ascites with somatostatin.

@article{Pezzilli1993TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of pancreatic ascites with somatostatin.},
  author={Raffaele Pezzilli and Lucio Gullo and Michele Di Stefano and Maurizio Ventrucci and Dvora Ancona},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={1993},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={120-2}
}
Pancreatic ascites is a rare complication of chronic pancreatitis, whose treatment continues to represent a difficult clinical problem. In this report we describe a case of a patient with chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic ascites who was successfully treated with somatostatin given by continuous intravenous infusion of 1.5 micrograms/kg/h for 2 weeks.