Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) is associated with a high morbidity and a mortality risk of up to 20%. Although much progress has occurred during the latest couple of years, there are still some major controversies on important issues such as monitoring, fluid therapy, antibiotic treatment, and nutrition. In this article we describe the underlying, pathophysiologic mechanisms responsible for organ failure in SAP, and the rationale for monitoring and conservative treatment of SAP.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Monitorering and complications by conservative treatment of severe acute pancreatitis.|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for Laeger|
|Status||Udgivet - 20 maj 2013|