Dr. Freeman has organized his issue address the continuum between acute and chronic pancreatitis, necrosis and pseudocysts, and the expanding role of endoscopic diagnosis and therapy. As a result, there are comprehensive articles devoted to: Role of EUS in the diagnosis of acute and chronic pancreatitis; ERCP for acute biliary pancreatitis;Prevention of post ERCP pancreatitis; Endoscopic therapy of necrotizing pancreatitis and pseudocysts; Endoscopic therapy for acute recurrent pancreatitis; Endoscopic therapy for chronic pancreatitis; ERCP for biliary strictures associated with chronic pancreatitis; EUS for pancreatic ductal access and drainage; Endoscopic therapy for pancreatic duct leaks and disruptions; autoimmune pancreatitis; role of endoscopy in diagnosis and treatment; and Palliation of pancreatic ductal obstruction in pancreatic cancer.
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- 15th October 2013
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