Conservative Management of Chronic Pancreatitis

  • E. P. DiMagno
Conference paper


Pain and the symptoms of malabsorption are the cardinal manifestations of chronic pancreatitis that require treatment. Complications such as bile duct obstruction secondary to fibrosis or intrapancreatic retention cysts and pseudocysts may also arise and require treatment.


Chronic Pancreatitis Lipolytic Activity Pancreatic Insufficiency Pancreas Divisum Stent Removal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. P. DiMagno
    • 1
  1. 1.GI UnitMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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