Which specialist consultations are needed for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis?

Updated: Jul 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason L Huffman, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Successful treatment of alcoholism and tobacco addiction requires a team approach, including the involvement and expertise of a chemical dependency counselor and a psychologist trained in cognitive therapy.

In patients with uncontrolled abdominal pain, early referral to a pain management specialist may allow better pain control.


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