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Korean J Gastroenterol. 2015 Sep;66(3):135-143. Korean. English Abstract. https://doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2015.66.3.135
Lee JK .
Department of Internal Medicine, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea. jeromee1971@yahoo.co.kr
Abstract

Acute pancreatitis is common but remains a condition with significant morbidity and mortality. Despite a better understanding of the pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis achieved during the past few decades, there is no specific pharmacologic entity available. Therefore, supportive care is still the mainstay of treatment. Recently, novel interventions for increasing survival and minimizing morbidity have been investigated, which are highlighted in this review.

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