Editorial: Acute pancreatitis, pancreatic duct obstruction, and the secretin-ultrasound test

Mark Topazian

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Abstract

Pancreatic duct obstruction may explain some cases of acute pancreatitis, of which ampullary dysfunction and pancreas divisum are the most controversial examples. There is no consensus regarding the value of secretin-ultrasound testing for functional pancreatic outlet obstruction, but refinements may improve its clinical utility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-279
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical gastroenterology
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1994

Keywords

  • Obstruction
  • Pancreatic duct
  • Pancreatitis
  • Secretin-ultrasound test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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