Category: Pancreatic Surgery

Recent Advances in Managing Acute PancreatitisRecent Advances in Managing Acute Pancreatitis

    Introduction Acute pancreatitis can be severe with extensive morbidity, mortality, and hospitalization costs1 . As the most common inpatient gastrointestinal diagnosis in the United States (over 270,000 inpatient stays in 2009), acute pancreatitis was responsible for USD $2.6 billion in health-care costs in 20092 . With an increasing incidence in the last decade […]

Recent Advances and the Borderline Resectable Patient –Pancreatic CancerRecent Advances and the Borderline Resectable Patient –Pancreatic Cancer

Published on Aug 16, 2016 Richard D. Schulick, MD, MBA, FACS, Professor and Chair of Surgery at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus discusses the recent surgical advances in Pancreatic Cancer treatment and the borderline resectable patient. His discussion includes a historical perspective, review of how hospital volume impacts the management of pancreas cancer, […]