Prediction and Management of Severe Acute Pancreatitis

Prediction and Management of Severe Acute Pancreatitis

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This volume provides a comprehensive summary of the field, with expert recommendations on prediction and management. It details the recent consensus guidelines (2012) updating the definition of pancreatitis and its complications. The text thoughtfully summarizes the current prediction models for severe acute pancreatitis, including laboratory, clinical and imaging parameters. It also highlights the relative advantages and disadvantages of several of these models. Evidenced-based guidelines into medical and surgical management of both the hospitalized and discharged patient are described, with recommendations from expert authors pertaining to various clinical situations. Finally, complications of acute pancreatitis and their management, including the use of cutting-edge minimally-invasive therapies, is discussed.

Prediction and Management of Severe Acute Pancreatitis will serve as the fundamental source for those interested in and treating this disease, including practicing gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists, intensivists, hospitalists and pathologists.
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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 13mm | 4,728g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
  • 42 Tables, black and white; 30 Illustrations, color; 52 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 236 p. 82 illus., 30 illus. in color.
  • 149395556X
  • 9781493955565

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This volume provides a comprehensive summary of pancreatitis and its complications, with expert recommendations on prediction and management. The text thoughtfully summarizes the current prediction models for severe acute pancreatitis, including laboratory, clinical and imaging parameters, and highlights the relative advantages and disadvantages of several of these models. Evidenced-based guidelines into medical and surgical management of both the hospitalized and discharged patient are described, with recommendations from expert authors pertaining to various clinical situations. The volume also discusses complications of acute pancreatitis and their management, including the use of cutting-edge minimally-invasive therapies.

Prediction and Management of Severe Acute Pancreatitis serves as the fundamental source for those interested in and treating this disease, including practicing gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists, intensivists, hospitalists and pathologists.
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Table of contents

Part I. Definitions of Severe and Necrotizing Pancreatitis



Chapter 1. Revised Atlanta Classification of Acute Pancreatitis

Rupjyoti Talukdar and Santhi Swaroop Vege



Chapter 2. Organ Failure and Acute Pancreatitis

Colin D. Johnson



Chapter 3. Sterile and Infected Pancreatic Necrosis

Elham Afghani and Vikesh K. Singh



Chapter 4. Evolving Definitions of Severe Acute Pancreatitis

John A. Windsor and Maxim S. Petrov



Part II. Predictors and Characteristics of Severe Acute and Necrotizing Pancreatitis



Chapter 5. Clinical Predictors

Rawad Mounzer and Georgios I. Papachristou





Chapter 6. Imaging Predictors

Thomas L. Bollen



Chapter 7. Predictive Scoring Systems in Acute Pancreatitis

Kavya M. Reddy and Bechien U. Wu



Part III. Medical Management of Severe and Necrotizing Acute Pancreatitis



Chapter 8. Fluid Resuscitation in Acute Pancreatitis

Kartik Sampath and Timothy B. Gardner



Chapter 9. Antibiotic Therapy

Wesley Leung and Andres Gelrud



Chapter 10. Nutrition in Severe Acute Pancreatitis

Kishore Vipperla and Stephen J. O'Keefe



Chapter 11. Pharmacologic Therapy

Walter G. Park



Part IV. Interventional Management of Severe and Necrotizing Acute Pancreatitis





Chapter 12. Management of Ductal Leaks

Michael C. Larsen and Richard Kozarek



Chapter 13. Endoscopic Management of Severe Gallstone Pancreatitis

Takao Itoi and Peter V. Draganov



Chapter 14. Direct Endoscopic Necrosectomy

Todd H. Baron



Chapter 15. Retroperitoneoscopic Approaches for Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Janneke van Grinsven, Marc G. Besselink, Olaf .J. Bakker, Sandra van Brunschot, Marja A. Boermeester, and Hjalmar C. van Santvoort



Chapter 16. Surgical Approaches

Roshni Venugopal, Kristin Pokorney-Colling, and Greg J. Beilman



Chapter 17. Interventions for Necrotizing Pancreatitis: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Martin L Freeman, Guru Trikudanathan, Mustafa Arain, Greg J. Beilman, Shawn

Mallery, and Rajeev Attam
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Review Text

"The audience is physicians involved in the treatment of patients with severe acute pancreatitis, including gastroenterologists, radiologists, intensivists, hospitalists, pathologists, and trainees. The book would be a valuable resource for gastrointestinal physicians and fellows, as well as hospitalists and intensivists. ... This is a useful reference on all aspects of treating patients with acute pancreatitis. The potential complications of the disease process are discussed in detail. The chapter on nutritional support is especially helpful." (Ryan R. Sefcik, Doody's Book Reviews, June, 2016)
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"The audience is physicians involved in the treatment of patients with severe acute pancreatitis, including gastroenterologists, radiologists, intensivists, hospitalists, pathologists, and trainees. The book would be a valuable resource for gastrointestinal physicians and fellows, as well as hospitalists and intensivists. ... This is a useful reference on all aspects of treating patients with acute pancreatitis. The potential complications of the disease process are discussed in detail. The chapter on nutritional support is especially helpful." (Ryan R. Sefcik, Doody's Book Reviews, June, 2016)
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