Chapter 30. Strategies for Surgical Treatment of Pseudocysts after Acute Pancreatitis

  1. Hans G. Beger MD, FACS(Hon) Founding Editor Emeritus Professor of Surgery3,
  2. Andrew L. Warshaw MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chairman4,5,
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery6,
  4. Richard A. Kozarek MD Director7,
  5. Markus M. Lerch MD, FRCP Professor Chair8,
  6. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery9,10,11,
  7. Keiko Shiratori MD Chair Professor12,
  8. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief13 and
  9. Bettina M. Rau MD Coordinating Editor Associate Professor of Surgery14
  1. Antonio Ramos-De la Medina MD Advanced GI Surgical Fellow1,
  2. Kaye M. Reid-Lombardo MD Assistant Professor of Surgery1 and
  3. Michael G. Sarr MD2

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch30

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ramos-De la Medina, A., Reid-Lombardo, K. M. and Sarr, M. G. (2008) Strategies for Surgical Treatment of Pseudocysts after Acute Pancreatitis, in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition (eds H. G. Beger, A. L. Warshaw, M. W. Büchler, R. A. Kozarek, M. M. Lerch, J. P. Neoptolemos, K. Shiratori, D. C. Whitcomb and B. M. Rau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 3

    c/o Universitätsklinikum Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 5

    W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 6

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 7

    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

  6. 8

    Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

  7. 9

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  8. 10

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  9. 11

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  10. 12

    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  11. 13

    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  12. 14

    Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

  2. 2

    James C. Masson Professor of Surgery, Gastroenterology Research Unit, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146647

Online ISBN: 9781444300123

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Keywords:

  • pseudocysts surgical treatment strategies after acute pancreatitis;
  • pseudocyst classification;
  • pancreatic pseudocyst - clinical signs;
  • radiologic imaging and imaging modalities;
  • pancreatic pseudocysts and differential diagnosis;
  • pancreatic pseudocyst percutaneous management;
  • percutaneous pseudocyst drainage;
  • pancreatic ascites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions

  • Incidence

  • Pathophysiology of pseudocyst formation

  • Classification of pseudocysts

  • Diagnosis

  • Natural history of pseudocysts/management

  • Special situations

  • References