Strong: recurrent episodes of documented acute pancreatitis (typical pain, increased serum amylase) in patients with congenital pancreas divisum or other variants of a dominant dorsal duct (absent duct of Wirsung, filamentous communication to duct of Wirsung) Weak: patients with pancreas divisum and episodic obstructive pancreatic pain (pain with characteristics and location attributable to a pancreatic origin but without objective substantiation by hyperamylasemia or pancreatic edema).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - 2007|
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