Pancreatitis Journal Articles

 
 
  • Nutritional Status During Inpatient Alcohol Detoxification How might vitamin or other nutritional deficiencies be implicated in alcohol-related cognitive disorders?
  • Emerging Therapeutic Strategies for CF-Related Diabetes A better understanding of the mechanistic basis of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes has led to the development of exciting new treatment options.
  • New Therapies in IBS: What Works and When This review examines the evidence supporting both traditional and recently developed therapies for irritable bowel syndrome. What should be first-line therapy?
  • Isotretinoin-associated Pancreatitis: A Systemic Review Pancreatitis due to elevated triglycerides can be a serious complication of isotretinoin therapy. Which patients require monitoring?
  • Geriatric Anorexia Nervosa This case of a 66-year-old woman with anorexia nervosa underscores the need to recognize eating disorders among older people, which can be associated with significant psychiatric comorbidities.
  • Biomarker Panel to Identify Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer A biomarker panel may add significantly to the predictive power of CA 19-9 to detect early-stage pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
  • Acute Febrile Illness and Complications Due to Murine Typhus What do we know about the complications that can occur in patients diagnosed with murine typhus?
  • Obesity and Pancreatitis This review explores the mechanisms by which obesity contributes to and exacerbates acute pancreatitis, and examines potential therapies for this obesity-related disease.
  • An Update on Cancer Risk and Surveillance in PSC What do we currently know about the risk for developing cancer in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis? This article provides an update and discusses screening recommendations.
  • Pancreas Bifidum With Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis Learn about pancreas bifidum, a rare foregut anomaly, in this unusual case. Does having a bifid pancreas predispose to development of acute pancreatitis?
  • Hepatitis E: Virology, Epidemiology, Presentation and Therapy What is our current understanding of the molecular biology of hepatitis E? Review diagnostic and therapeutic strategies and examine future directions for clinical research in this overview.
  • Reversible Diabetes Mellitus Induced by Zidovudine Was zidovudine the cause of newly developed diabetes mellitus in this patient with HIV?
  • The Spleen What are the perioperative considerations for splenectomy? This article reviews the importance of splenic pathology and the implications of concurrent disease in a variety of clinical situations.
  • Guidelines for Dyslipidemia Management and CVD Prevention The AACE and ACE provide recommendations for the diagnosis and management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
  • The Therapeutic Landscape of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis What drugs are available for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis? This review summarizes those currently in use as well as novel pharmacological options in ongoing trials.
  • Vitamin D Treatment for Connective Tissue Diseases What does the current evidence tell us about vitamin D as a treatment adjunct for connective tissue diseases?
  • GI Manifestations of Autosomal-Dominant PKD Gastrointestinal manifestations play a significant role in autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease, particularly in older patients. Review the effects on the digestive system in this article.
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation This case study serves as a review of the etiology, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation.
  • Simeprevir+Sofosbuvir in Patients With HCV Genotype 4 The OSIRIS study assessed the efficacy of simeprevir plus sofosbuvir for HCV genotype 4-infected patients, on either an 8 or 12 week regimen.
  • Clinical Mimics: An EM-Focused Review of Sepsis Mimics This review highlights some of the clinical mimics of sepsis and provides guidance on the approaches to differentiate sepsis from other conditions.