Treatment options in painful chronic pancreatitis: a systematic review


D'Haese J. G. , Ceyhan G. , Demir I. E. , Tieftrunk E., Friess H.

HPB, vol.16, no.6, pp.512-521, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/hpb.12173
  • Title of Journal : HPB
  • Page Numbers: pp.512-521

Abstract

BackgroundLonglasting and unbearable pain is the most common and striking symptom of chronic pancreatitis. Accordingly, pain relief and improvement in patients' quality of life are the primary goals in the treatment of this disease. This systematic review aims to summarize the available data on treatment options.