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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Duncan, Newton D.; McDonald, Archibald H.; James, Michael V.; Brown, B.; Mitchell, Derek I. G
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
Chronic relapsing pancreatitis in a child: Use of the Puestow procedure to achieve ductal drainage
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
49
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
242-44
Language
eng
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ISSN
0043-3144
Notes
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Abstract
A case of chronic relapsing pancreatitis presenting in an 8-year-old African Jamaican girl is outlined. Aggressive supportive management failed to control pain and vomiting. The Puestow Procedure effectively procedure aborted these symptoms. The use of the Puestow procedure should not be inordinately delayed in chronic relapsing pancreatitis if symptoms persist, since it may not only control pain but also halt declining pancreatic function.....
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