Clinical Course and Treatment Principles of Biliary Acute Pancreatitis

Julia Mayerle, Ashok K. Saluja, Markus M. Lerch

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Pancreas
Subtitle of host publicationAn Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery: Second Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781405146647
StatePublished - Feb 4 2009


  • Biliary acute pancreatitis-clinical course and treatment principles
  • CT and magnetic resonance imaging
  • Coexisting acute cholangitis
  • Computed tomography (CT) and gallbladder stone detection
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Opie's common channel hypothesis
  • Procalcitonin-pancreatitis prognostic indicator
  • Trypsinogen activation peptide (TAP) levels

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