Pancreatitis News

  • ATA 2019 Methimazole for Graves Disease Linked to Acute Pancreatitis The risk, though small, prompted a warning in Europe, and a new Danish study shows a higher number of cases than expected. Experts say issue should be looked at in the United States.
  • Subcostal TAP Block May Relieve Chronic Pancreatitis Pain Subcostal transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block with depot steroids provides durable pain relief in many patients with abdominal pain secondary to chronic pancreatitis, according to an observational study.

Pancreatitis Perspective

  • New Reports Guide Screening for Pancreatic-Biliary Cancers   Dr David Johnson provides his key takeaways on two new evidence-based guidance documents for pancreatic cancer and hepatobiliary cancers in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
  • Busting Some Popular Myths About EPI Dr David Johnson on the incorrect assumptions that continue to impair the treatment of this pancreatic condition.