Tag: "pancreatitis" at medical news
First-Ever Robotic Pancreatectomy Performed at UIC
...n at the medical center. Near was diagnosed with pancreatitis
in 2002 and underwent surgery to drain a pancreatic pseudocyst. Since then, his chronic familial pancreatitis
has caused sporadic severe bouts of pain and left him unable to continue his work as a prison guard....
Risk of Acute Pancreatitis Low With Statins
...ersity School of Medicine, and colleagues. 'Acute pancreatitis
is a fairly common condition and cholesterol-lower... Drug Safety, is the first to estimate the risk of pancreatitis
from drugs such as Lipitor? and Pravachol?, known as statins. Researchers found that while the drugs...
Indian Scientists Identify Second Pancreatitis Gene
...in B - responsible for the fatal tropical calcific pancreatitis
disease that leads to a gradual destruction of the...ssive destruction of pancreas and a painful death, pancreatitis
can strike people in tropical countries, including India, and in the west. The gene was identified ...
Acute Pancreatitis On The Rise Due To Alcohol Consumption
... patients suffering from acute pancreatitis. Acute pancreatitis
is mainly caused // by alcohol abuse and gall ston...ack usually lasts about 48 hours. Researchers say pancreatitis
has a poor prognosis overall. Death rates have not improved since the 1970s because no major innovat...
Aspirin usage linked with pancreatic cancer
...ne study showed that regular aspirin use may cause pancreatitis
-- an inflammation of the pancreas that can sometimes lead to pancreatic cancer.Thus researchers conclude that there is urgent need to settle the biologic reasons for pancreatic cancer....
Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief
Many more patients with chronic pancreatitis
can safely turn to a minimally invasive operation for long-term pain relief, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University physicians. Endoscopic therapy is an effective alternative to more invasive surgery or drugs, says Anthony N. Kalloo, ...