Benign diseases of the pancreas in the elderly

Kathrin L Troppmann, Charles F. Frey

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Pancreatic disease is a significant healthcare problem in the elderly. This article focuses on the normal physiology of aging in the pancreas and the etiology of pancreatitis. Early diagnosis, optimal early supportive care, and appropriately timed aggressive surgical treatment are important factors in overcoming pancreatic disease and avoiding complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-107
Number of pages17
JournalProblems in General Surgery
Volume13
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1996

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Pancreatic Diseases
Pancreas
Pancreatitis
Early Diagnosis
Delivery of Health Care
Therapeutics

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Benign diseases of the pancreas in the elderly. / Troppmann, Kathrin L; Frey, Charles F.

In: Problems in General Surgery, Vol. 13, No. 3, 09.1996, p. 91-107.

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Troppmann, Kathrin L ; Frey, Charles F. / Benign diseases of the pancreas in the elderly. In: Problems in General Surgery. 1996 ; Vol. 13, No. 3. pp. 91-107.
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