Diagnosis and management of acute pancreatitis: review of modern guidelines (part 1)

Authors

  • S.M. Chooklin Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital, Lviv, Ukraine
  • S.S. Chuklin Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital, Lviv, Ukraine
  • P.M. Popyk Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital, Lviv, Ukraine
  • G.V. Shershen Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital, Lviv, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0586.16.4.2020.207943

Keywords:

acute pancreatitis, guidelines, diagnosis

Abstract

Modern research substantiates the best tactics in patients with acute pancreatitis. It includes early diagnosis, identification of etiological factors, adequate imaging, and assessment of the disease severity. The article provides an overview of modern national and international recommendations for acute pancreatitis from the Medline database from 2013 to 2020. The main criteria for timely diagnosis are outlined. The approach to determining the etiological cause of the disease is considered. The importance of establishing the severity of acute pancreatitis is indicated, for which clinical, laboratory and radiological examination methods are used, as well as various integrated scales. The feasibility and timing of imaging are determined: ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging.

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Published

2021-09-30

How to Cite

Chooklin, S., Chuklin, S., Popyk, P., & Shershen, G. (2021). Diagnosis and management of acute pancreatitis: review of modern guidelines (part 1). EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 16(4), 131–138. https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0586.16.4.2020.207943

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Practicing Physician