Radiologe 2021 May 3. Epub 2021 May 3.
Abteilung für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Sana Klinikum Hof GmbH, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Eppenreuther Straße 9, 95032, Hof/Saale, Deutschland.
Approximately 20% of patients with acute pancreatitis develop complications that require surgical or radiological intervention. Radiology plays a central role, not only for imaging (course of the disease, detection of superinfection and their related complications, and development of necrosis) but also for the treatment of vascular and nonvascular complications. In the treatment of severe or necrotizing pancreatitis, a multidisciplinary staged approach with minimally invasive therapies such as endoscopic or percutaneous drainage should be used. Read More