Acute pancreatitis

A Rare Cause of Pancreatitis

Sept. 1, 2017

A 32-year-old woman presented with vascular, articular manifestations and an acute pancreatitis that was attributed to ischemia owing to Behçet vasculitis.

Member Benefit Spotlight: GastroSlides

June 15, 2017

Free access to AGA's GastroSlides is now a member benefit.

Course for NPs and PAs Benefits All Experience Levels

June 14, 2017

Find out how AGA's popular course, Principles of GI for the NP and PA, benefits all those who attend, regardless of experience level or practice setting.

Acute and Relapsing Hepatitis Caused by Glycogenic Hepatopathy

June 1, 2017

A 31-year-old with type 1 diabetes mellitus and prior cholecystectomy was referred for evaluation of persistent abnormal liver function tests and recurrent acute pancreatitis.

2017-18 AGA GI Resource Catalog

May 30, 2017

Whether it’s the latest in clinical education, cutting-edge science or navigating the future of medicine, AGA has you covered. Find resources to address all of your professional needs in the GI Resource Catalog.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

Can Diet Affect Risk for Gallstone-Related Pancreatitis?

Feb. 14, 2017

Consumption of red meat, saturated fat and cholesterol increases risk for gallstone-related acute pancreatitis, according to CGH research. Learn more on the AGA Journals Blog.
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Dietary Factors Reduce Risk of Acute Pancreatitis in a Large Multiethnic Cohort

Feb. 1, 2017

Associations between dietary factors and pancreatitis were observed mainly for gallstone-related AP.

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

Endoscopic Therapy With Lumen-apposing Metal Stents Is Safe and Effective for Patients With Pancreatic Walled-off Necrosis

Nov. 22, 2016

We investigated the efficacy and safety of LAMS in treatment of WON.

TPIAT Improves Quality of Life in Patients With Refractory Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis

Sept. 6, 2016

In patients with recurrent acute pancreatitis, total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT) reduces pain and requirements for narcotic therapy, researchers report in CGH. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

Rectal Indomethacin Reduces Pancreatitis in High- and Low-Risk Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

Aug. 1, 2016

Rectal indomethacin was associated with a significant decrease in the absolute rate and severity of pancreatitis.

Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Outcomes of Patients With Acute Pancreatitis

July 1, 2016

Prior bariatric surgery in patients hospitalized with AP is not adversely associated with in-hospital mortality, development of organ failure, or healthcare resource use.

Pancreatitis 104: Treatment (Spanish)

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 101: What is Pancreatitis? (Spanish)

June 8, 2016

All Pancreatitis

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 105: Complications

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 104: Treatment

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 103: Getting Tested

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 102: Symptoms

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 101: What is Pancreatitis?

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 105: Complications (Spanish)

June 8, 2016

All Pancreatitis (Spanish)

June 8, 2016

Pancreatitis 103: Getting Tested (Spanish)

June 8, 2016