Shock in Acute Pancreatitis

  • G. C. Castiglioni
  • L. Lojacono
  • F. Spinola
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 9)


Shock in human acute pancreatitis is a serious prognostic sign. The average mortality of 14% in the cases of acute pancreatitis increases to 71% when features of shock are present in the early stages of the disease (4, 5, 6, 10).


Acute Pancreatitis Peripheral Vascular Resistance Vasoactive Substance Experimental Acute Pancreatitis Hepatic Arterial Flow 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. C. Castiglioni
    • 1
  • L. Lojacono
    • 1
  • F. Spinola
    • 1
  1. 1.The Surgical ClinicCatholic University of the S. Heart.RomeItaly

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