Pancreatic Disease

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diagnostic testing
doctor screening
diagnostic testing
06/20/2022
Indirect and direct testing for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency may both be used as diagnostic tools, but some health care practitioners do not use direct testing. How do you diagnose suspected EPI? Take...
06/20/2022
treatment
PERT medication
treatment
05/27/2022
Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy aids the breakdown of nutrients that is restricted in individual’s who lack of digestive enzymes. Are you familiar the standard dose of PERT for adult patients with...
05/27/2022
Case in Point
Case in Point
04/26/2022
A 23-year-old white man presented to the emergency department with nonradiating epigastric abdominal pain accompanied by nausea and vomiting for 2 to 3 days.
04/26/2022

Interactive Features

diagnostic testing
doctor screening
diagnostic testing
06/20/2022
Indirect and direct testing for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency may both be used as diagnostic tools, but some health care practitioners do not use direct testing. How do you diagnose suspected EPI? Take...
06/20/2022
treatment
PERT medication
treatment
05/27/2022
Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy aids the breakdown of nutrients that is restricted in individual’s who lack of digestive enzymes. Are you familiar the standard dose of PERT for adult patients with...
05/27/2022
Treatment
Treatment
05/26/2020
Many patients with CP experience pain caused by obstruction in the pancreatic duct. Do you know what the ACG recommends as first-line therapy for pain relief in patients with CP? Take our short quiz to find...
05/26/2020
pancreatitis
pancreatitis
05/21/2020
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...
05/21/2020
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
05/12/2020
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!
05/12/2020

Clinical Insights

pancreatitis
Veronique Morinville, MDCM
pancreatitis
03/22/2022
She talks about the latest NASPGHAN position paper on roles of endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the evaluation and treatment of chronic pancreatitis in children. ...
03/22/2022
Insulin Management
Camillo Ricordi, MD,
Insulin Management
01/20/2017
Camillo Ricordi, MD, discusses different versions of a a bioengineered “mini organ” for islet transplantation that that mimics the native pancreas and could eliminate the need for insulin therapy for type 1...
01/20/2017