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Diagnosis of Acute Pancreatitis

  • T. P. Kemmer
  • G. Adler
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Abstract

Diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is based on clinical, morphological, and functional criteria with the currently employed definition based on the Second International Symposium on Classification of Pancreatitis [22]. This paper deals with the clinical symptoms and diagnostic procedures in establishing the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis.

Keywords

Acute Pancreatitis Severe Acute Pancreatitis Serum Amylase Level Alcoholic Pancreatitis Trypsinogen Activation Peptide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. P. Kemmer
  • G. Adler
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung Innere Medizin IUniversität UlmUlmGermany

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