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Epidural anesthesia improves pancreatic perfusion and decreases the severity of acute pancreatitis

Published inWorld journal of gastroenterology, vol. 21, no. 43, p. 12448-12456
Publication date2015

To study the safety of epidural anesthesia (EA), its effect on pancreatic perfusion and the outcome of patients with acute pancreatitis (AP).

  • Abdominal Pain/diagnosis/drug therapy/etiology
  • Acute Disease
  • Aged
  • Analgesia, Patient-Controlled
  • Analgesics, Opioid/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Anesthesia, Epidural/adverse effects
  • Anesthetics, Local/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Bupivacaine/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Drug Combinations
  • Female
  • Fentanyl/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Infusions, Intravenous
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multidetector Computed Tomography
  • Necrosis
  • Pain Measurement
  • Pancreas/blood supply/drug effects/radiography
  • Pancreatitis/complications/diagnosis/drug therapy
  • Perfusion Imaging/methods
  • Pilot Projects
  • Recovery of Function
  • Regional Blood Flow
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Switzerland
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome
Citation (ISO format)
SADOWSKI VEUTHEY, Mercedes Samira Doris et al. Epidural anesthesia improves pancreatic perfusion and decreases the severity of acute pancreatitis. In: World journal of gastroenterology, 2015, vol. 21, n° 43, p. 12448–12456. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i43.12448
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ISSN of the journal1007-9327

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