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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mihaljevic, AL; Kleeff, J; Friess, H; Büchler, MW; Beger, HG 
Title:
Surgical approaches to chronic pancreatitis. 
Abstract:
Chronic pancreatitis (CP), a benign, inflammatory process of the pancreas, can cause severe pain, diabetes mellitus, steatorrhoea, and weight loss and often leads to a significant reduction in the quality of life. In the past decade our knowledge of the pathophysiology of CP has increased together with the number and quality of treatment options available for this disease. In addition to pharmacological and endoscopic treatment modalities, surgical drainage and resection procedures have become i...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
22 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
167-81 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1521-6918 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik