A definition of chronic pancreatitis (CP) is needed for diagnosis and distinguishing CP from other disorders. Previous definitions focused on morphology. Advances in epidemiology, genetics, molecular biology, modeling and other disciplines provide new insights into pathogenesis of CP, and allow CP to be better defined.

Chronic pancreatitis: An international draft consensus proposal for a new mechanistic definition

FRULLONI, Luca;
2016-01-01

Abstract

A definition of chronic pancreatitis (CP) is needed for diagnosis and distinguishing CP from other disorders. Previous definitions focused on morphology. Advances in epidemiology, genetics, molecular biology, modeling and other disciplines provide new insights into pathogenesis of CP, and allow CP to be better defined.
2016
Alcoholic; Chronic pancreatitis; Diabetes mellitus; Fibrosis; Genetic; Pancreatic cancer; Chronic Disease; Humans; Pancreas; Pancreatitis; International Cooperation
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