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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Phillip, Veit; Steiner, Jörg M; Algül, Hana 
Title:
Early phase of acute pancreatitis: Assessment and management. 
Abstract:
Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a potentially life-threatening disease with a wide spectrum of severity. The overall mortality of AP is approximately 5%. According to the revised Atlanta classification system, AP can be classified as mild, moderate, or severe. Severe AP often takes a clinical course with two phases, an early and a late phase, which should both be considered separately. In this review article, we first discuss general aspects of AP, including incidence, pathophysiology, etiology, and...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
158-68 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik