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Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic Pancreatitis

Markus W. Buechler, Helmut Friess, W. Uhl, Peter Malfertheiner

ISBN: 978-0-632-06399-4 March 2002 Wiley-Blackwell 592 Pages


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This book contains contributions by leading pancreatologists from around the world summarizing the latest developments in the fields of chronic pancreatitis:

  • Etiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Diagnostics
  • Conservative, interventional and surgical treatment

Invaluable for students, general practitioners and clinicians.



The history of chronic pancreatitis.

Molecular pathogenesis and gentic alterations in chronic pancreatitis.

Pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis: Current state and trends.

Chronic pancreatitis: The role of nerves and neuroimmune interaction.

Diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis: Function tests.

Chronic pancreatitis: Diagnostic imaging.

Chronic pancreatitis: An attempt to classify.

Difficult decision-making in chronic pancreatitis: An interactive workshop.

Chronic pancreatitis; diabetes mellitus and nutrition.

Conservative treatment of chronic pancreatitis.

100th anniversary of pancreatic enzyme treatment.

Endoscopic treatment of chronic pancreatitis: Impact on long-term outcome.

Surgical treatment of chronic pancreatitis: Standard procedures.

Surgical treatment of chronic pancreatitis: Long-term results.