What guidelines tell us about acute pancreatitis. A review of the last international guidelines
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Since the Atlanta Symposium several guidelines and consensus conferences have been published to improve the management and understanding of patients with acute pancreatitis. Herein, a review of the most recent guidelines on acute pancreatitis is carried out, trying to find differences and similarities.
Five of the last international guidelines on acute pancreatitis as well as the last consensus conference are critically reviewed.
There is more consensus than disagreement between guidelines, which is why the knowledge of them is of great importance when treating AP.
KeywordsPancreatitis Review Necrotizing pancreatitis Guidelines
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