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International Journal of Pancreatology

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 1–3 | Cite as

Diagnosis, objective assessment of severity, and management of acute pancreatitis

Santorini consensus conference
  • H. G. Beger
  • R. Isenmann
  • C. W. Imrie
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. G. Beger
    • 1
  • R. Isenmann
    • 1
  • C. W. Imrie
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryUniversity of UlmUlmGermany
  2. 2.Lister Department of SurgeryRoyal InfirmaryGlasgowUK

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