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Cronic pancreatitis

A Costa, W Takahashi, T Genzini, E T Yamashita, F E Pessanha, L E Ianhez, R A Oliveira, M Perosa
In pancreas and kidney transplantations, the donor duodenum and pancreas are frequently anastomosed to the jejunum to allow exocrine drainage by creation of a Roux-en-Y jejunal loop. In this situation, those organs are relatively inaccessible using standard endoscopes. We present a case of the use of single-balloon enteroscopy in the treatment of cronic pancreatitis in the donor pancreas.
October 2012: Transplantation Proceedings
G Mantini, M Campitelli, M Balducci, S Manfrida, V Valentini, A Turriziani, A G Morganti, A Scopa, N Cellini
Pain control in patients with cancer represents a significant aspect of radiation therapy practice. Radiation therapy is one of the most effective, and often the only, therapeutic option to relieve pain caused by nerve compression or infiltration by malignant tumor, pain from liver and bony metastases and it provides also successful palliation of dysphagia caused by oesophageal carcinoma and of pain due to pancreatic cancer. Various instruments are avaliable for pain evaluation but a valid methodology to assess the pain status in the patient with cronic cancer pain is still an important clinical problem...
December 2003: Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research: CR
N Elmas
Acute pancreatitis is a frequent inflammatory and necrotic process of pancreas and peripancreatic field. To detect the presence of infected or sterile necrotic components and hemorrhage of the pancreatic paranchyma is important for therapeutic approach. Chronic pancreatitis is characterized by irreversible exocrine dysfunction, progressive loss of pancreatic tissue and morphological changes of the pancreatic canal. Imaging modalities play a primary role in the management of both acute and cronic pancreatitis...
May 2001: European Journal of Radiology
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