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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Post Ercp pancreatitis is a common self-limited complication of this procedure that should resolve. Gallstones and alcohol are the most common causes ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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RX for CRAP: When a person has Chronic Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis it is caused by scarring and stricturing of the main pancreatic duct of Whirsung usually caused ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely to recur: If you had pancreatitis from an ERCP, you are unlikely to get a recurrence unless you have an identified risk factor;
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
13 years experience Urgent Care
Pancreatitis: The treatment of chronic pancreatitis ( what you have from your drscriptions) is mainly treated symptomatically. Surgery is not always answer unless i ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience Pediatrics
For intractable pain: This procedure is performed to treat intractable pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis who have pancreatic ductal dilatation. The rationale for t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
No: a puestow procedure is a very involved operation and not without risk. it is designed for pancreatitis symptoms that are resistant to conventional med ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Major surgery: Whipple surgery involves removal of a part of the pancreas, small intestine & bile duct with several new surgical connections performed. Best performe ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Oxner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Eventually normal: Recovery is slow and can be even slower with complications. Patients who are not diabetic and have normal pancreatic functions maintain normal functio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
See below: Pancreaticoduodenectomy.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Pancreatic surgery: Whipple procedure is to make secretions from the pancreas drain into the digestive tract by surgery. When there is disease in the pancreas ( tumors b ... Read More
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