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Commentary

  • C. W. ImrieEmail author
  • C. R. Carter
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Abstract

After many years in the learning process, our therapeutic guiding principle has become that interventional procedures in patients with severe acute pancreatitis (AP) should be directed specifically at treating or ameliorating complications and the risk of recurrent AP. Open operations have now little place in this approach.

Keywords

Acute Pancreatitis Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Acute Pancreatitis Severe Acute Pancreatitis Common Bile Duct Stone 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pancreato-Biliary Unit, Department of SurgeryGlasgow Royal InfirmaryGlasgowUK

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