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[Surgical treatment of acute pancreatitis: experience at a general hospital].

Carvalho, FG; Reina, CF; Waksman, G; Ferreira, EA; Tolosa, EM; (1989) [Surgical treatment of acute pancreatitis: experience at a general hospital]. Rev Paul Med , 107 (1) pp. 10-14.

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Abstract

The authors present a study of 15 cases of necrotizing acute pancreatitis treated surgically at the Surgery Department of the University Hospital of the University of São Paulo. All patients in the series were submitted to exploratory laparotomy with sequestrectomy and drainage. Etiology, sex, age, complications, and Ranson prognostic criteria were compared to mortality. Overall mortality was 33%.

Type: Article
Title: [Surgical treatment of acute pancreatitis: experience at a general hospital].
Location: Brazil
Keywords: Acute Disease, Adult, Female, Hospitals, General, Hospitals, University, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Pancreatitis, Postoperative Complications, Retrospective Studies
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences > Div of Biosciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences > Div of Biosciences > Structural and Molecular Biology
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/73806
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