Aggressive IV Fluids Plus Rectal NSAIDs Don’t Prevent Post-ERCP Pancreatitis
January 3, 2023
Dr. Moulder Clinical question: Does the addition of aggressive intravenous hydration to rectal nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) help prevent post-endoscopic retrograde...
No benefit for immediate intervention for infected necrotizing pancreatitis
January 7, 2022
Dr. Berry Clinical question: Is drainage within 24 hours of diagnosis of infected necrotizing pancreatitis superior at preventing complications? Background: Diagnosis of infected necrotizing...
COVID-associated pancreatitis may disproportionately affect young, overweight men
June 24, 2020
The endocrine pancreas may be “particularly vulnerable to this infection” and may result in prolonged hospital stays from poor diabetic control.
Acute biliary pancreatitis linked to poor outcomes in elderly
September 6, 2018
Compared with younger patients, elderly patients admitted for acute biliary pancreatitis have increased rates of adverse outcomes.
AGA Guideline: Use goal-directed fluid therapy, early oral feeding in acute pancreatitis
March 1, 2018
New guideline gives practical recommendations for the first 2 weeks of care.