International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part B (2015)
Clinical study of gall stone associated acute pancreatitis in a tertiary care hospital
Abhishek Shenoy, Shivanand Reddy KV
In the case of acute pancreatitis, a prompt search for the etiologic condition of the disease should be conducted. A differentiation of gallstone-induced acute pancreatitis should be given top priority in its etiologic diagnosis because it is related to the decision of treatment policy. Examinations necessary for diagnosing gallstone-induced acute pancreatitis include blood tests and ultrasonography. Early ERCP/ES should be performed in patients with gallstone-induced acute pancreatitis if a complication of cholangitis and a prolonged passage disorder of the biliary tract are suspected. The treatment for bile duct stones with the use of ERCP alone is not recommended in cases of gallstone-induced pancreatitis with gallbladder stones. Cholecystectomy for gallstone-induced acute pancreatitis should be performed using a laparoscopic procedure as the first option as soon as the disease has subsided.
How to cite this article:
Abhishek Shenoy, Shivanand Reddy KV. Clinical study of gall stone associated acute pancreatitis in a tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(12): 94-95.