oa South African Medical Journal - The role of surgery in the management of pancreatitis
|Article Title||The role of surgery in the management of pancreatitis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Oct 1963|
|Pages||1054 - 1060|
|Keyword(s)||Complications, Management, Pancreatitis, Subgroups and Surgery|
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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