Saikalyan Guptha A

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, India


  • Research   
    Assessment of Decompressive Surgeries as a Pain Relief in Case of Chronic Pancreatitis
    Author(s): Saikalyan Guptha A, Ravi Kumar H*, Sidduraj Sajjan, Siva Shankar, Sowmya C U and Yeshwanth S

    Objective: Chronic calcific pancreatitis is a debilitating disease which requires early diagnosis and treatment in the form of medical therapy, interventional, endoscopic and surgical management. Our study included LPJ as the decompressive surgery which significantly improved the quality of life, better symptomatic relief, improvement in the exocrine and endocrine function of the pancreas with less recurrence rates as compared to other studies. The recurrence in pain was managed interventional with celiac plexus block. Other symptoms require long term follow up and there is constant need to improve the surgical procedures, endoscopic interventions and other form of medical therapy for chronic calcific pancreatitis due to its late presentation, irreversible nature and the amount of morbidity it causes. All the therapies require constant foll.. Read More»

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