Consider tertiary care for patients with severe pancreatic necrosis

US experts update best-practice advice on management
Reuters Health

A clinical-practice update from the American Gastroenterological Association provides 15 best practices for the management of pancreatic necrosis.

“Pancreatic necrosis is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality, and optimal management requires a multidisciplinary approach,” Dr Andrew Wang from the University of Virginia, US, and colleagues write in Gastroenterology.