Uncomplicated Acute Pancreatitis: Evidenced-Based Management Decisions

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Acute pancreatitis is among the most common gastrointestinal disorders requiring hospitalization worldwide. Establishing the cause of acute pancreatitis ensures appropriate management and proper health care resource utilization. Causes of acute pancreatitis include biliary, alcohol use, hypertriglyceridemia, hypercalcemia, drug-induced, autoimmune, hereditary/genetic, and anatomic abnormalities. Fluid therapy remains the cornerstone of managing acute pancreatitis. This article provides a brief summary of current evidence-based practices in the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated acute pancreatitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-438
Number of pages14
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2018


  • Acute
  • Management
  • Pancreatitis
  • Severity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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