The American College of Gastroenterology recently released a guideline for diagnosing and treating chronic pancreatitis. Do you know what the guideline recommends about screening these patients for pancreatic cancer? Take our quick quiz and find out!
Some patients with chronic pancreatitis develop diabetes mellitus. Do you know the primary risk factor for the development of this disease? Take our quiz to find out!
In its recent guideline, the ACG acknowledges that controversy exists about the value of pancreatic function testing for diagnosing CP. But do you know its stance on the value of pancreatic function testing for diagnosing CP?
The ACG Clinical Guideline on Chronic Pancreatitis aims to better define chronic pancreatitis and outlined the best tools to make an accurate diagnosis.
Endoscopic ultrasonography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography are useful tools for the diagnosis and management of chronic pancreatitis in adults. The authors of the new NASPGHAN position paper determined whether the methods are also safe for pediatric patients.
Acute pancreatitis is a frequent occurrence in hospital practice. Presenting with epigastric pain, it is diagnosed as fulfilling 2 of 3 criteria, including laboratory, clinical, and radiologic findings.