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Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology$
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Thomas Marjot, Colleen McGregor, Tim Ambrose, Simon Travis, Aminda De Silva, and Jeremy Cobbold

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780198834373

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198834373.001.0001

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Pancreatic disorders

Pancreatic disorders

Chapter 5 Pancreatic disorders
Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Thomas Marjot

Oxford University Press

This chapter covers core curriculum topics relating to pancreatic disorders. This includes the investigation and management of acute pancreatitis incorporating knowledge on aetiology, staging of acute pancreatitis, complications including pseudocyst and walled off necrosis, nutritional support, and role of imaging and endoscopy. The chapter also covers genetic pancreatic disorders, anatomical variants of the pancreas, and describes the different cell types of the pancreas. These is also an emphasis on the aetiology and complications of chronic pancreatitis including pancreatic exocrine insufficiency and chronic pain. Finally the chapter also covers the presentation, diagnosis and management of benign and malignant pancreatic tumours. Additional curriculum material regarding pancreatic disorders will also be covered in the mock examination chapter.

Keywords:   acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pseudocysts, exocrine insufficiency, nutrition

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