Acute pancreatitis: reflections through the history of the Atlanta Consensus

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Torres López, Ana María; Hoyos Duque, Sergio Iván;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Antioquia
  • Journal: Iatreia (issn: 0121-0793, eissn: 2011-7965)
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  • Subject: Consenso de Atlanta | Falla Multiorgánica | Pancreatitis Aguda | Necrosis | Seudoquiste | Acute Pancreatitis | Atlanta Consensus | Multiorganic failure | Pseudocyst | Falha Multiorgânica | Pancreatites Aguda | Necroses | Pseudocisto | Medicine | R | Medicine (General) | R5-920

Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory process with systemic and local repercussions. Most cases are mild with low mortality rate, but 20% of the patients have severe pancreatitis with a mortality rate up to 30%. Through the years the medical community has tried to reach... View more
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