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Panminerva Medica 2016 March;58(1):86-93

language: English

Impact of metabolic comorbidities on outcomes of patients with acute pancreatitis: a scoping review

Rachel L. GOODGER, Varsha M. ASRANI, John A. WINDSOR, Maxim S. PETROV

Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


With the increasing prevalence of metabolic comorbidities, their impact on outcomes of patients with acute pancreatitis needs to be considered. Metabolic comorbidities, such as diabetes mellitus, obesity, and metabolic syndrome, have been shown to have a role to play in the course of disease. This scoping review aims to map published clinical studies that have investigated the impact of metabolic comorbidities on outcomes in patients with acute pancreatitis.

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