Pancreatic Cancer Case Study

Pancreatic Cancer Case Study

Portal vein resection during curative resection of pancreatic cancer 52-year old male patient presented with acute onset jaundice. He was a known case of with chronic calcific pancreatitis secondary to alcohol since 6 months with his gastroenterologist. He had steatorrhea and diabetes due to CP. He was on pancreatic enzyme...Read more
What is Acute Pancreatitis?

What is Acute Pancreatitis?

Acute Pancreatitis: This is an inflammation & swelling of the pancreas which develops very suddenly and, in the majority of patients (about 75%) improves steadily with good in hospital treatment over the course of a week or so. Yes, It Requires a Certain Hospitalisation A blood sample usually shows the...Read more
Chronic Pancreatitis : Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Chronic Pancreatitis : Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Chronic Pancreatitis: This refers to a continuous ongoing low-grade inflammation of the pancreas. Because of the continuous inflammation, scar tissue develops within the pancreas. At first this may result in loss of part of the enzyme producing part of the pancreas. After a variable period of time (which could be...Read more