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Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis Summary

Description: A severe form of acute INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS characterized by one or more areas of NECROSIS in the pancreas with varying degree of involvement of the surrounding tissues or organ systems. Massive pancreatic necrosis may lead to DIABETES MELLITUS, and malabsorption.

Also Known As: Pancreatitis, Acute Necrotizing; Necrotizing Pancreatitis, Acute

Networked: 428 relevant articles (27 outcomes, 87 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF) : 6 outcomes 39 studies in 153 results : IBA
  2. Melatonin : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : IBA
  3. Erythropoietin : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 1
  4. Calcium : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  5. Oxygen : 1 outcome 4 studies in 9 results : IBA
  6. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results : FDA 14 Generic
  7. Imipenem : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : FDA 3
  8. Epoprostenol (Prostacyclin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 4 Generic
  9. Ozone : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. infliximab (Remicade) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis

  1. Infection
  2. Pancreatitis
  3. Necrosis
  4. Inflammation
  5. Acute Lung Injury
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Key Therapies for Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis

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  1. Antibiotic Prophylaxis : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 12 results
  2. Intra-Arterial Infusions : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 10 results
  3. Debridement : 2 outcomes in 9 results
  4. Catheters : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  5. Intravenous Infusions : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
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