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ICU Protocols pp 319-326 | Cite as

Acute Pancreatitis

  • Ajay Kumar
  • Akshat Kumar
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Abstract

Acute pancreatitis (AP) can have significant morbidity and mortality. Outcome of AP is determined by its severity, which is, to a large extent, determined by the amount of pancreatic necrosis. Organ failure or infected necrosis is associated with adverse outcome.

Keywords

Acute Pancreatitis Acute Pancreatitis Enteral Nutrition Severe Acute Pancreatitis Pancreatic Necrosis 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gastroenterology & HepatologyIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Mayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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