Fabiana Capuano
University of Verona
Internal medicineRadiological weaponPathologicalPancreatitisAcute pancreatitisAzathioprineAutoimmune pancreatitisMaintenance therapyJaundiceMEDLINEVomitingPancreatic calcificationSteroid therapyWeight lossGeneral surgeryMedicineGastroenterology
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#1Nicolò de Pretis (University of Verona)H-Index: 8
#2Fabiana CapuanoH-Index: 2
Last. Luca FrulloniH-Index: 58
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OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to evaluate the clinical and radiological features and clinical outcomes of paraduodenal pancreatitis (PP). METHODS: A final diagnosis of PP was based on surgical specimens in resected patients and on imaging in nonoperated patients. Clinical, radiological, and pathological data were collected and reevaluated. RESULTS: We studied 120 patients, 97.5% of whom were drinkers and 97.5% were smokers. Symptoms at clinical onset were acute pancreatitis in 78 patients (65%) a...
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#1Nicolò de Pretis (University of Verona)H-Index: 8
#2Antonio Amodio (University of Verona)H-Index: 13
Last. Luca Frulloni (University of Verona)H-Index: 58
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OBJECTIVES:Steroids are used to induce remission in autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP). Low-dosage steroid therapy or immunosuppressant (IMs) has been proposed as maintenance therapy to prevent AIP relapse. Few and conflicting data have been published on the efficacy of azathioprine (AZA) in preventing A
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