oa South African Medical Journal - The role of surgery in the management of pancreatitis

Volume 37, Issue 42
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The treatment of acute and relapsing pancreatitis depends largely on the causative factor, with particular reference to alcohol and gallstones. In alcoholic pancreatitis therapy should be primarily conservative, while in gallstone pancreatitis surgical intervention is necessary.

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