Infected pancreatic necrosis

Troy M. Duininck, Karen D. Libsch, Tatsuya Ueno, Michael G. Sarr

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Infected pancreatic necrosis is a severe disease harboring potential for major complications and high patient morbidity and mortality. Recent advances have led to a nonoperative approach to sterile necrosis, and attempts to prevent infection using broad-spectrum antibiotics prophylactically. Infected necrosis still requires necrosectomy. We have described the diagnosis and management of patients with this difficult problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-80
Number of pages9
JournalProblems in General Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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